FP&A / Resourcing Manager - Southwark ( with hybrid working)

Andrea Groom-Shorter
Date Posted
10 Mar 2023
Work Type
Full Time
Management Consultancy
c£50-55k negotiable

This management consultancy business is a trusted, independent, and agile consultancy that works closely with a range of public-sector organisations, principally in local and central government. Specialising in the areas of strategy, leadership, assets, procurement, regeneration, housing, and organisational change, they benefit from a rare combination of experience that is more specialist than that of traditional consultancies. This allows them to deliver the tailored, creative results their clients want to meet their individual needs.

The FP&A Manager will play a pivotal role in the growing business and will be primarily responsible for ensuring the effective resourcing of projects through aligning staff capacity and capabilities with client and company needs. It will also have a role in managing and deploying associate network, reconciling resourcing and financial performance, and project managing key bids.

Finance support:

  • Liaise with the Finance lead to ensure month-end reconciliation is completed
  • Keep income and subcontractor cost forecast budgets up to date
  • Work with job managers to secure POs and ensure correct filing
  • Monitor outstanding invoices and liaise with accounts’ teams where necessary to resolve issues
  • Submit monthly project invoices via corresponding frameworks
  • Report MI to relevant frameworks
  • Support monthly financial reporting and reconciliation process
  • Support the annual business planning process to set budgets and financial targets
  • Monitor creditors and outstanding payments
  • Ensure appropriate agreements are in place with suppliers

Resource management:

  • Hold a detailed and accurate understanding of current and projected resource requirements and proactively develop options for resourcing both external and internal projects
  • Engage with the team to understand experience and skillset to appropriately resource projects
  • Plan agenda and chair the Operations Board, supporting internal resourcing alongside job managers
  • Support resource planning and allocation of resources for projects within the job management system
  • Broker and liaising with job managers to resolve conflicts and develop creative solutions
  • Escalate resourcing decisions to Leadership as appropriate
  • dentify spare capacity and develop proposals for productive use of available time
  • Maintain the management information required by the business
  • Analyse and report on key metrics to support performance management and decision making
  • Ensure compliance of key training across the team

Job management and bid support:

  • Assist with job set up and close down process, ensuring key data is available for monitoring and reporting
  • Support the bidding process by monitoring deadlines and project managing major / competitive bids and coordinating bid teams where necessary
  • Ensure key collateral is captured in an effective information management framework and accessible

  • 3+ years’ experience working in a consultancy or equivalent professional services environment
  • Previous experience acting in a similar role, with resource planning / management being a central focus
  • A commercial mindset, with the ability to interrogate and understand financial and performance data.
  • Experience and understanding of utilisation rates, project management and profitability.
  • Proficiency in Scoro or a similar project management system (e.g. Monday, Asana, Toggl, Zoho)
  • Intermediate – advanced skills / ability in MS Office suite, in particular PowerPoint, Excel, and Teams
  • Aligned values with our company culture and ethos 

   This Vacancy
Ref: 2562
Role: FP&A / Resourcing Manager
Location: Southwark ( with hybrid working)