An innovative tech/engineering business is seeking a Financial Planning and Analysis Manager/Commercial Finance Manager to join their finance team. The primary focus of the role will be to perform budgeting, forecasting, analysis and evaluation of financials to enable the Group to meet its financial targets and to support major corporate decisions. The role will also work closely with other managers on their budgets and forecasts and will support the commercial teams and the Financial Controller with tendering new contracts and reporting against delivery. Responsibilities include: Managing the group financial budgeting and forecasting process (currently 6 monthly) Presenting financial planning outputs to the Executive Board Modelling and risk assessments, performing sensitivity analysis on business activity scenarios Forecasting key customer contract milestones and invoice payment intervals to allow FX exposures to be hedged Working with Programme Managers to review and validate commercial and grant tenders Preparing monthly commercial project reports including margin and variance analysis, working with Programme Managers to understand margin drivers Working with the FC to calculate monthly revenue on long-term commercial contract, and to complete pipeline revenue forecasts for ongoing commercial contracts and perform sensitivity analysis based on key deliverable risks To be considered for this role you must be/have: CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified Analytical mindset, commercially focused, great communicator FP&A experience Experience of managing the budget process and financial modelling Demonstrable intermediate/advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel modelling Ideally, experience of revenue recognition, specifically long-term commercial contracts If you believe that you have the skills and experience to succeed in a role of this nature and you match the criteria above please send me your current CV with ASH17481WC in the subject line of the email. The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.