Rexel UK have a great opportunity for an FP & A Apprentice to join our Finance team based in Sheldon, Birmingham on an 18 month apprenticeship programme.
As an FP&A Apprentice, you will support the work of the FP&A function across budgeting & forecasting, bonus processes, and Group reporting, with a particular focus on FP&A system support.
In addition, the role will provide contingency support on business systems in the wider Financial Control team.
The Role :
As an Apprentice in the FP&A Team you will be responsible for the following :
Take ownership of flash reporting cycle, incl. Daily Sales’ into Group reporting system (Magnitude)
To be proficient in the use of the TM1 and Group budgeting systems, incl. bottom-up’ budgets, head office budgets, and fielding budget queries
To produce MI and Financial data / reports for use in monthly reporting cycles (e.g. Business Reviews, Package Reviews, Mid-month Margin Reviews
To be responsible for administration of the FP&A function, co-ordinating completion of BR decks, PR responses, budget timetable & working sessions etc.
To support the FP&A Manager in the production of the quarterly and annual bonus calculations
To provide accurate and timely reporting on Cap-Ex spend in the Rexel & Denmans network
To assist the Management Accounts team in month-end close, with particular focus on system support
Ensure that all processes and procedures are documented and updated as required, and that they are routinely followed
To support the FP&A Manager in fielding ad hoc requests for financial reports
The Person :
As a FP&A Apprentice for Rexel you will need the following experience :
Demonstrable experience in a fast-paced, finance function either as a business analyst, or assistant accountant
Experience of working in either a retail / wholesale environment, or in a business with a branch network, would be desirable
Role would suit a Graduate with an Accounting and Finance background or someone currently studying towards AAT
Min. 5 GCSEs A-C, incl. English & Maths
Excellent communication skills and the ability to produce and present financial / statistical data
Proficient, confident user of IT and Finance systems
As an FP&A Apprentice for Rexel you must have :
Part-Qualified accountant (either AAT or studying towards AAT) with strong numerical reasoning ability a keen eye for detail and confidence in their own judgment
Experience of using an ERP system in addition to manipulating and analysing large volumes of data to support decision making
Highly effective communicator written and oral
Able to build effective working relationships with key stakeholders in matrix management environment
Rexel is a global industrial distributor serving the Electrical, PPE and MRO sectors with over 30,000 employees and operations in over 37 Countries.
In the UK Rexel has over 2,000 staff working from 250+ branches.
We value people who have a sense of urgency and excitement, who demonstrate candour, insight and creativity, and thrive in an environment of change and challenge.
We value people who take the company personally - being a part of Rexel UK means being part of the most exciting customer focused electrical wholesaler, a place where employees want to build their futures.
Rexel is an equal opportunities employer.
Rexel UK Ltd. believes that this role does not meet the criteria to be considered within the Home Office Shortage Occupation list.
Therefore, Rexel UK Ltd. will not support an application for visa sponsorship and all applicants for this role must have an unrestricted right to work in the UK.