Financial Planning & Analyst Manager

Recruiter
2i Recruit Ltd
Location
Guildford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Sep 2019
Closes
19 Sep 2019
Ref
1242124698
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
The successful FP&A Manager will be responsible for financial data used to analyse business performance aiding the rapid growth aspirations. You will be expected to dramatically improve the quality of the forecasting and management information. This is a senior position within the finance team and will see you working closely with operational managers to understand, analyse and model business growth and evaluate areas for improvement across all areas of the business. The role of FP&A Manager is seen as a key development position within the business. THE ROLE You will lead business planning and analysis and provide insight into underlying trends and performance improvement opportunities. Participate as a key member of the finance team - influencing decision making and strategic priorities. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES Analyse, demonstrate and implement an application architecture that streamlines the quote to cash process Develop, implement and maintain an effective planning and analysis capability that will provide senior management with appropriate analytical tools to establish targets and measure performance of the business Communicate financial and operational performance, analyse trends and identify implications and engage with business teams to drive corresponding actions Develop and execute processes to allow for routine analytical reviews of company financial and operational performance Lead the strategic aspects of the annual operating plan and budget process for the company Manage the strategic business planning process and lead scenario modelling efforts for the development and growth of the business Coordinate the capital spending review process for the company and liaise closely with operational areas and the wider finance team to develop and evaluate business cases Prepare presentations in support of senior management, board and shareholder meetings Monitor competitive dynamics of the sector and key competitors and provide impactful analysis and insights to support the senior management team in having a robust external perspective Manage the business planning and financial reporting analysts, role-model the cultural values of the business to drive a high performing and cohesive team KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE NEEDED FOR THE JOB A fully qualified accountant with significant business partnering and FP&A background Strong communication skills with a high level of professionalism Proactive approach to problem solving Strong focus on quality and attention to detail Strong Excel modelling skills Ability to engage with both finance and operations at a senior level. REQUIRED ATTRIBUTES Proactive and motivated Calm and considered - able to make judgment and prioritisation calls when needed Excellent attention to detail Ability to work independently and as part of a team Must be organised and able to prioritise, multi-task, work under pressure and to deadlines Excellent spoken and written communication skills If you have not been contacted within 5 working days, then unfortunately on this occasion your CV has not been shortlisted.

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