Mars UK • United Kingdom

FP&A Business Partner (Digital)

Employment type:  Full time

1–2 days/week at home

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Job Description

Job Description:

FP&A Business Partner (Digital)

Location: Slough or Paddington, UK

Hybrid Working – 2 days a week onsite.

Salary £45,000-£55,000 + bonus + benefits

We are seeking an FP&A Business Partner (Digital) to join our Mars Wriggly team in either Slough or Paddington. In this role, you will play a crucial part in developing and executing the FP&A Digital agenda that improves the integrity of our underlying financial data/systems, develops new analytics to drive process efficiency, and elevates the timeliness and quality of reporting, forecasting, and insights. Typical projects include developing the use of new tools e.g. Anaplan, driving analytics, identifying opportunities to simplify and automate financial reporting, etc.

What are we looking for?

  • Working towards or holding a financial qualification (e.g., CIMA or ACCA).
  • Business acumen in the required market and experience in Demand Finance.
  • Collaborating and Partnering - Ability to foster relationships and cross-functional partnerships that lead to effective collaboration and value creation.
  • Effective Communication - Ability to communicate financial and non-financial information appropriately to diverse audiences in different situations.
  • Management Reporting & Analysis - Ability to drive value creation through timely and accurate reporting of results and sharing insightful analysis using digital tools and technologies.
  • Integrated Value Creation Planning - Ability to develop an integrated 3-5 year plan that aligns business strategy, ambition, and priority initiatives for long-term value creation.
  • Financial Reporting - Knowledge and application of Mars Incorporated's accounting policies and principles to provide timely and accurate financial reporting.
  • Business Planning - Ability to set goals, develop strategies, and identify relevant metrics that adapt to changes in the internal and external landscape.
  • Proficiency in Excel and experience with PowerBI/Tableau.

What will be your key responsibilities?

  • Provide financial insight, initiative, and thought leadership to Finance leadership teams on future reporting automation and standardisation.
  • AI lead for the Regional Finance Team.
  • Lead the FP&A Digital value creation plan process, collaborating with finance business partners to develop a consolidated plan
  • Digital Deployment lead for FP&A and the broader Regional Finance Team.
  • Support the period-end, quarterly, and year-end financial reporting process.
  • Adhere to corporate required submission guidelines, including system validations.
  • and timeliness of submission e.g., IVCP and AEP
  • Assist in variance analysis and insights on portfolio and market financials.
  • performance to Finance Business Partners
  • Assist with the driving/leading of key Governance related initiatives and projects.
  • Support the Finance team in other areas, including special projects and requests,
  • perform ad hoc analysis as needed.
  • Contribute and support an effective, highly competent and engaged Finance team.

What can you expect from Mars?

  • Work with over 130,000 diverse and talented Associates, all guided by the Five Principles.
  • Join a purpose driven company, where we’re striving to build the world we want tomorrow, today.
  • Best-in-class learning and development support from day one, including access to our in-house Mars University.
  • An industry competitive salary and benefits package, including company bonus.


Mars is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to job sharing
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
Enhanced paternity leave – 26 weeks at 90% pay
24 days annual leave + bank holidays
“Pawternity” leave
Pregnancy loss leave

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First we assess the flexibility options Mars UK provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Mars UK is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

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Working at Mars UK

Company employees

4,000 In the UK

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

London, Slough, Waltham, Castle Cary, Birstall, Plymouth

Hiring Countries

United Kingdom
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