Reference Code:  65621

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager


West Malling, KEN, GB


Since Watchfinder & Co. was first founded in 2002, it has grown to become the premier resource from which to buy and sell premium pre-owned watches. With thousands of watches available from more than 50 brands, including Rolex, Omega, IWC and more, plus boutiques across the UK and a manufacturer certified service centre, Watchfinder has established itself as the top pre-owned watch specialist.

Join Watchfinder and build your career today!




The Financial Planning and Analysis Manager role will bring your career to the next level by immersing yourself in a fast moving and rapidly growing business with the leader in pre-owned watch industry. The right candidate will gain tremendous partnership and experience at both UK and international level while contributing his / her financial management expertise.


He / she will be the key partner of the UK heads of departments & global marketing team to manage their financials, ensure budgets / processes are properly followed up, and offer valuable financial insights to daily operations.

He / she will also support global consolidation and various business analysis where necessary.


Marketing budgeting, planning, and reporting (50%):

  • Lead planning and controlling function of P&L and cashflow for UK & 1 international market
  • Drive annual budget, regular forecast and 3-year planning for responsible markets including system submission

Global marketing investment management & analysis (20%):

  • Partner with global marketing team to define, align and monitor budget on on-going basis
  • Analyse marketing spend to identify rooms for efficiency improvement

Global consolidation & Business analysis (30%):

  • Support brand global budget review, consolidation, and submission
  • Prepare business analysis to support decision makin




  • Professional accounting qualification or University degree in Business Administration or similar providing good knowledge of finance and accounting
  • 8-10 years relevant FP&A experience preferably in HQ level of international online / tech / retail or FMCG business
  • Experienced in working with Heads of Dept and/or C-suite level executives
  • Attention to details at local level, willing to solve problem by going to the bottom of issues
  • Strong analytical skills to analyse operational aspects of finance and business
  • Expert in MS Office, BI and automation tools. Experience with SAP, Thinkcell, PowerBI, Powerpivot is a strong advantage
  • Good communication skills and fluent in English – oral and written
  • High degree of autonomy and motivation
  • Ethics, rigour and organisational skills
  • Very good interpersonal skills
  • Positive attitude, curiosity and a taste for challenges




As a significant member of the Watchfinder community, you are also part of a much bigger family at Richemont. We strongly believe in internal development, mobility and offering various opportunities to enhance both your personal and professional development. At Watchfinder, you will find a passionate and a collaborative environment. We operate according to our values of Connected, Curious, Innovative and Inclusivity. As such, we work closely as a team and empower our colleagues to take ownership and become creative in our pursuit of excellence. 

You will have the opportunity for your voice to be heard, drive change, and make a real impact from day one. This is a fast-growing company, going through an exciting period of change from a UK centric business to an international company. Giving you the opportunity to grow and gain further opportunities in the future. 

 On top of this we offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes: 


  • Private healthcare and dental
  • Life Assurance/Income Protection
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Holiday scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistant programme
  • Extensive group discounts



Your journey with us!

We aim to provide a valuable recruitment process, allowing you to gain exposure to some key decision-makers and influencing individuals:


1st Stage – After your application has been selected, our recruitment team will reach out to you within two weeks to conduct an introductory call

2nd Stage - Video call with the Head of FP&A + technical test.

3rd Stage - Final Video Interview with the CFO.