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FP&A Analyst

Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst - FP&A

At Primark, we’re here to create maximum joy at minimum cost – less money and less impact on the planet. Our strong values run through everything we do – we are Caring and always strive to put people first. We’re Dynamic and bravely push the boundaries. We succeed Together knowing that we learn more, laugh more and acheive more as a team.

Our Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst Teams are an integral part of what we do. Surrounded by some of the best FP&A specialists in the industry, you’ll bring your own unique ideas to the business - helping to shape the experience of our colleagues and customers as part of a forward-thinking team.

We are looking for an FP&A Analyst to join our growing Finance team. In this role, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with the FP&A team and work directly with Supply Chain stakeholders to create robust plans and forecasts, uncover understandings in our data – dissect performance metrics, identify trends, and provide actionable insights. This role is the bridge between numbers and strategy.For the right candidate, this role offers the potential for significant personal development and a strong career pathway in the business. If this sounds like you, join our amazing team!

What You’ll Get

The world is changing and it’s important we support our colleagues to be dynamic. People are at the heart of what we do at Primark, so it’s essential we provide the right environment for you to feel that you belong and to perform at your best. That’s why we offer benefits that put you first…

Some of our benefits are:

  1. 27 days of leave, plus bank holidays and if you want, you can buy 5 more.
  2. Flexible Working, opportunity for an 2pm early Friday finish, and a subsidised cafeteria.
  3. Primark Perks – Discounts with some local partner business to our offices

What You’ll Do:

In your role, you’ll collaborate with different people across a range of departments, markets and skillsets. Here’s a flavour of your day-to-day:

  • Preparation and submission of budgets and forecasts to Primark’s parent company, ABF, following collaboration with the Supply Chain teams. You will ensure that inputs are delivered accurately and efficiently to all levels of the organisation.
  • Provide in-depth analysis on business performance, working closely with the FP&A managers and Supply Chain teams to emphasises the implications of the numbers and suggested actions.
  • Construct compelling pieces of analysis, outlining issues, opportunities and solutions overseeing development & ensuring output is insightful & actionable.
  • Ability to work closely with various key stakeholders within the business and bring knowledge from various sources to support with the insights, which will enhance decision-making and ensure positive outcomes.
  • Work collaboratively across different finance teams, particularly the financial reporting and financial business partnering teams and key stakeholders, Supply Chain.
  • Bring new ideas to the team and to the business using initiative and experience.
  • Support the FP&A Manager in preparing recommendations to senior stakeholders.
  • Provide Ad-hoc analysis as required by the business.

What You’ll Bring

Here at Primark, we want everyone to feel that they belong and they can bring their best selves to work – so please bring your authentic self, and other key experiences and abilities for this role in particular:

  • Fully Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CPA or equivalent)
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment in Supply Chain/retail / FMCG.
  • High level of commercial expertise with the ability to see beyond the confines of the corporate Finance area.
  • High level of commercial expertise with the ability to see beyond the confines of the corporate Finance area.
  • The ability to produce relevant, coherent, succinct information analysis for all levels of management.
  • Previous experience with MS Office tools, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
  • Effective planning and organisation skills, ability to plan and align tasks strategically schedule and work within agreed timescales.
  • Storytelling and communication skills and comfortable working cross-functionally throughout the business.
  • Ability to collect, process & perform data analyses with high skills in data interrogation across financial & non-financial data

Ready? Great - because we can’t wait to see what you can offer. You’ll be joining a team of diverse, passionate, and talented individuals, collaborating on projects that will shape the future of our industry. If you’re excited about this role but don’t meet all the criteria, we still encourage you to apply. You may be the right candidate for this role or another one, and our recruitment team can determine where your skills may fit in at Primark.

Apply now to be part of our future and we’ll promise to invest in yours!

If you need any reasonable adjustments or have any accessibility requests, during your recruitment journey, such as extended time or breaks between online assessments, a sign language interpreter, mobility access, or assistive technology please contact your talent acquisition specialist.

All offers of employment are subject to background checks, including right to work, reference education and for some roles criminal, and financial checks. If you have any concerns please reach out to our talent acquisition team to discuss.


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