Head of Financial Planning & Analysis Gillingham, North Dorset Competitive salary good benefits package Our client is a retail organisation with an amazing brand, product range and ethos with over 50 stores UK wide and a further large number of 'in-departmental store 'outlets'. An individual is needed to join as Head of Financial Planning & Analysis to drive forward a newly set-up Financial Planning & Analysis function. You will report into the COO and manage a team of 3. You will be working out of HQ is a stunning location. Key responsibilities Management of the Financial Planning & Analysis function. Team Leadership Financial analysis / Financial performance analysis Lead commercial financial budgeting and forecasting processes Business analysis and business reporting / financial reporting Work with departmental managers re month end reporting / analysis Hold monthly budget holder meetings Financial business modelling Financial data ownership Skills needed Qualified management accountant (CIMA or equivalent). Commercially aware Data manipulation Data modelling Large data sets. Excel (including VBA) PowerPoint. MSSQL, SharePoint, D365 or similar and Power BI would be an advantage. This role may suit an individual who has held the following roles; Head of financial planning, Head of financial reporting, Head of Finance, Finance Manager. Recruitiful provides an HR recruitment support service to this hiring client. On receipt of your application, we will email you full details of this opportunity: Hiring organisation name, job desciption and any supporting documentation. We will then wait for your email authorisation before then forwarding your application/CV. The hiring organisation may choose to contact you directly should they wish to invite you to interview or may channel via ourselves.