FP&A Manager - Planning & Reporting

This vacancy is now closed

Job reference
International | Finance
United Kingdom - London (Global Support Office)
Closing date


About Us:


Marie Stopes International (MSI) is a global organisation providing personalised contraception and safe abortion services to women and girls. Our local teams of professionals are passionate about the work they do in communities across 37 countries. The services we provide give a woman the power to choose when she has children so that she’s free to pursue her plans and dreams for herself and her family.

The primary responsibility of this role is to further MSI’s Goal: The prevention of unwanted births and its mission of ensuring an individual’s right to: children by choice, not chance


The Role:


This role reports to the Head of FP&A and has responsibility for leading the global annual budgeting and quarterly

forecasting processes; and for delivering high quality, insightful analysis and reporting to the Country Programmes,

Regional Support teams, Executive team and Board. Key stakeholders for this role include the CFO and COO, the

Global Accounting team and Regional Directors and Finance Directors.


The ideal candidate will be a financial manager with the ability to communicate complex financial information in a

simple way; work with stakeholders across the partnership to understand the business to deliver high quality

analysis and process improvements in a considered manner. You will need to be confident line managing a finance

analyst and providing coaching and feedback to help them develop their analysis skills. You will need strong excel

skills, a questioning and analytical mind and attention to detail. Ability to manage competing priorities is essential.


About you:


To succeed in this role, you must have:

Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to build relationships across the business and to influence and negotiate
  • Good numerical and analytical skills using Excel
  • Effective communicator and ability to explain complex processes and principles to colleagues remotely and with

people who are less confident in English language

  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to juggle multiple pieces of work simultaneously.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong team player
  • Experience in reporting and analysis is essential
  • Financial systems and database experience is desirable
  • Experience of line management is desirable
  • Experience of communicating complex processes and principles to colleagues in a clear manner
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines and managing conflicting priorities.


Qualifications and Training:

Professionally Qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, other) – desirable.

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent desirable.


Personal Attributes:

  • Self-starter – looking to build on and improve existing processes.
  • Responsive to changing priorities and demands.
  • Energetic and enthusiastic about the Marie Stopes mission.


For more information about the role, please view the job framework on our website.


In addition, you will be pro-choice


Location: London, W1T


Closing date: 03/07/2019 (midnight GMT). Interviews may take place before this date for exceptional candidates.


Salary:  £48,000-53,000



Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.




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