Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

England, Lancashire, Preston
£40000 - £65000 per annum + market leading bonus and pension scheme
09 Oct 2019
06 Nov 2019
Olivia Greer
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified

A brilliant, newly created role for a Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Unique opportunity to join one of Lancashire's best finance teams

Looking for qualified accountants who come from a finance analyst / fp&a / commercial accounting / finance business partner background

Client Details

Our Preston based client is a thriving business with a reputation for accelerating careers and offering wide exposure to senior stakeholders around the company.

A true market leader with a forward thinking strategy, this is a reputable and stable business with an enviable staff retention rate.


 Lead, develop and manage the Financial Planning & Analysis team

 To deliver key analysis and reports to the senior management of the business whilst supporting the wider finance team; including modelling and BI report writing

supporting the financial aspects of M&A transactions and special projects.

 Manage the budget, forecasting and strategy processes.

 Identify key drivers in future financial performance

 Review and improve budgeting and forecasting

 Constantly build strong working relationships with senior stakeholders

 Confidence to challenge the accepted norm

 Identify opportunities for execute process improvement.


The successful candidate will be:

  • A fully qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
  • A brilliant communicator
  • Ideally have some exposure to team management
  • Strong budgeting and forecasting skills
  • Inquisitive in nature with confidence to follow ones instinct when performing analytic
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills
  • Proactively identify and execute process improvement
  • Advanced Excel modelling and PowerPoint skills

Job Offer

This Financial Planning & Analysis role can offer a salary range from 40-65k totally dependent on experience, + bonus and brilliant benefits package.

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