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Plant FP&A

Date: 07-Oct-2021

Location: Melton Mowbray, GB, LE13 1PD

Company: Jeld-Wen Inc.

JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD), founded in 1960, is one of the world’s largest door and window manufacturers, with more than 22,000 employees operating in 24 countries globally. This role is based out of our Melton Mowbray site.



Role Summary and Purpose

We are looking for driven and dynamic individual to join our business at arguably one of the most exciting times, to support and drive the Financial function of our Melton Operations.  The role reports to the FP&A Lead, UK, France and Benelux, with a dotted line to the General Manager, Melton Operations, and is responsible for all aspects of forecasting, variance and budget planning.



Critical Performance Objectives

  • Sales performance - revenue & margin budget, mix, key account management, new business development, new product sales.
  • Business Unit performance - profitability, productivity, working capital and cash flow targets.
  • Financial – systems, reporting and internal/SOX controls to standards and timelines.


Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities

  • To live by the JELD-WEN Values and lead by the JELD-WEN Leadership Model, to build businesses ethically and safely, to invest in people, to inspire customers through innovations, to deliver on our promises and to improve every day.
  • Produce weekly profit and loss forecasts (weekly “Pulse”)
  • Complete month-end journals and reconciliations
  • Complete Group reporting – P&L reconciliations (“financial walks”)/ KPI’s (SQDCI)
  • Complete monthly financial statements for three businesses
  • Develop monthly reporting pack
  • Maintain and update product costing records
  • Develop forecasting models to run results scenarios
  • Produce annual budgets and present to management
  • Complete year-end accounts and deal with PWC audit team
  • Work with Operations team to identify and evaluate project savings and capital expenditure applications
  • Work with Distribution and Planning teams to reduce working capital requirement
  • Review product and customer margins with local Sales and Operations teams
  • Ensure processes are SOX compliant and meet internal audit requirements
  • Present results and analysis at monthly management meeting


Behavioural Competencies

  • Business Insight
  • Drives Results
  • Manages Complexity
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Plans and Aligns


Experience / Knowledge

  • Strong excel skills
  • The ability to work closely with the senior management teams at sites and head office where applicable
  • Experience in using data analysis to drive change
  • Part or fully qualified accountant
  • Be a team player but also enjoys working on their own initiative and taking the lead on issues.


Language Skills

  • Must be fluent in both written and spoken English





JELD-WEN is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant for employment or employee on the basis of race, color, religious creed, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws.

Unless explicitly requested or approached by JELD-WEN, the company will not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies, or fee-based recruitment services