FP&A Manager

Permanent employee, Full-time · London

What we do at KatKin

For uncompromising cat parents who want the best, KatKin goes hardcore for cat health. We make the UK’s only fresh cat food: 100% human-quality meat, gently cooked, and frozen for freshness. 

Where the competition cuts corners, catfishes customers and puts profits over health, we put cat wellbeing first. No shortcuts. No secret recipes. We’re cutting the fluff, thinking fresh and channelling hardcore love into industry-wide change. So cats live long and cat parents can love hard without compromise.


Why You’ll Love Working With Us

We’re all-in for cats, and it shows: our energy will blow you away from day one. You’ll be surrounded by knowledgeable scientists, big creative thinkers, astute business brains, and a whole team of hardcore cat parents. All on a mission to make hardcore love the new standard in cat care – with a fresh take on every product in the cat industry.

All about your role

We are looking for a commercially savvy finance professional to join our team as FP&A Manager. This role will be our first FP&A hire and so this is a really exciting opportunity for the right person to come in and set the foundations for FP&A as a function within Finance at KatKin. You will lead on all things forward looking, being the driving force behind our short and long term planning, as well as supporting stakeholders across the business to make the right strategic choices through insightful analysis. It will be a challenging role, but with that comes huge growth opportunities and real influence over shaping your role in the company.  

This Hands-On Role Includes Ownership Of
  • You will own our financial models, maintaining and improving these to ensure they accurately reflect the realities of the business as it continues to develop. 

  • You will play a key part in our annual budgeting process, as well as owning our rolling forecasts. You will be integrated with the rest of the business, making sure that we always have the latest inputs to deliver accurate forecasting. 

  • You will act as a true partner to all areas of the business, supporting stakeholders to understand and own the financial performance of their respective areas. You will help them to solve key business problems and make the right strategic decisions through insightful ad-hoc analysis, ensuring that the financial and broader business implications of their decisions are front of mind. 

  • Work closely with our accounting team to assess actual business performance, analysing variances to budgets and identifying risks and opportunities. You may also need to support on some month end activities.

  • You will be laser focused in monitoring our KPIs, spotting key trends and developing new metrics to ensure that we have the right level of insight across the business. 

  • You will support in the preparation of investor reporting and Board materials. 

  • You will own our FP&A processes, future proofing these and looking to automate where possible. 

  • Supporting the Head of Finance with fundraising activities and due diligence requests. 

Who we’re looking for:
  • Qualified accountant with at least 2 years PQE, some of which must be FP&A experience. If you have experience working in a subscription business that would be a plus. 

  • Adept at financial modelling.

  • Ability to get to grips with and report on complex data. You will have excellent financial communication skills, with the ability to tell the story with data and influence across all levels of the business. 

  • Be comfortable working in a dynamic, and fast-paced environment.

  • Be a self-starter with an ability to work alone, taking ownership and responsibility.

  • Proficient using Google Sheets and/or Excel. Experience with data visualisation tools such as Looker would be a plus.

  • Hunger to learn cross-functionally in DTC and FMCG, spanning manufacturing, e-commerce, data, marketing. 

  • You want to get in on something from day one - to change, create and build something.

The qualifications and experiences above are a guide and we’d still love to hear from candidates with more or less experience, provided the requisite skills can be demonstrated.

What We Offer
  • Competitive salary and a MacBook.

  • Career defining opportunity in being instrumental to scaling our brand, fast.

  • No egos and a small close-knit team.

  • 25 days holiday every year plus your birthday off.

  • 4 week WFA (work from anywhere) policy.

  • Up to 2 days WFH every week.

  • 12-weeks paternity / maternity leave.

  • Discount for KatKin fresh meals.

  • AXA Health Insurance including optical and dental.

To Apply
To Apply for this role ​send your CV to ​natasha@katkin.com 
About us
We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. At KatKin we celebrate differences, and everything that makes our colleagues unique, by upholding an inclusive environment in which we can all thrive. 

We want to make our recruitment processes accessible to everyone, so if there is any way that we can support you to be the best you can be, please contact terrie@katkin.com
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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