Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Wales, Cardiff
£45000 - £55000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Daniel Roberts
Contract Type
Level of qualification

A key Business Partnering role, supporting Senior Business Leaders with valuable insight and analysis on commercial and strategic decisions. The role is based in Cardiff.

Client Details

Our Client is a fast paced, large UK brand that delivers solutions across the UK and Europe.


As the Commercial Financial Planning and Analysis Business Partner you will be responsible for:

  • Preparing pricing forecasts for senior management team, and country General Managers to facilitate commercial decision making and profit maximisation.

  • Report on business and pricing trends, margin development, market changes to inform the management team on a timely basis to enable appropriate business decisions.

  • Development and co-ordination of data sources to enable meaningful analysis and interpretation of trading activity to drive profitable, volume growth and cross business commercial decision making.

  • Co-ordination of internal transfer pricing mechanisms and forecasts to inform decision making and enable accurate profit forecasting.

  • Control and standardise the forecasting processes across the Division to enable consistency and continuous improvement in generating timely and accurate business forecasts

  • Track volume growth and tender success rates to maximise the margin opportunity across the business units

  • Control sensitivity and risk modelling of the constituent parts of the value chain.

  • Co-ordinate the prevailing assumptions of General Managers and Industry sources to drive a consensus within the business to inform annual corporate planning and budgeting processes.


The successful candidate will possess experience within a highly analytical and commercial role, with a track record in Business Partnering senior executives ideally from a large company background.

  • Proven experience of driving business performance improvement initiatives
  • Strong interpersonal skills, capable of communicating and influencing at a senior level
  • Strong Excel and Financial Systems background with SAP a key advantage.
  • Target driven with a passion for service delivery.

Job Offer

up to £55k Basic Salary + Benefits

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