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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Job Title: Financial Planning and Analysis Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 3 Months
REF: PP/FP&A/C/CS_1495797974
Contact Name: Chris Small
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager:

We are looking for a very experienced Financial Planning & Analysis Manager (ACCA/CIMA)who has interfaced at Director and Board Level ideally having provided reporting to a shareholder

You will have solid business partnering experience coupled with excellent Excel knowledge and a history of providing high-level "flash packs"/management reports to SMT/Board.

In addition they will also be involved in a high-level project working with the CFO and Chief Commercial Officer to design and implement a new flash reporting pack.

The Role:

The Financial Planning and Analysis team responsible for the P&L production and analysis of monthly management and shareholder reporting, plus delivering and improving the business forecasting and budgeting.

As part of this team, the role, along with 2 direct report, is responsible for ensuring insightful monthly management reporting is delivered to management and shareholder in a timely, accurate and simple way.

This role also manages the Systems Accountant, the go-to person for the Finance Team to ensure systems continuity that enables the production of timely and accurate Financial Accounts and Reporting.

The Main Description:

Own month end, forecast & budget presentation packs and Management Pack, ensure they communicate key messages, suggest and incorporate changes to format where necessary.

Own Investor Relations Financial reports. Work with our External Communications team to ensure reporting is completed on a timely basis to support releases; support team in building clear and simple message around financial results.

Own Budget and forecasting timetable, work with wider FP&A team to ensure detailed timetables fit to achieve deadlines.

Be the key liaison with on month end, forecast & interim/annual results queries.

Review Management reporting/KBIs & drive changes where required.

Own flash report - assess whether changes necessary, ensure accuracy and timely production.

Own 10 year plan model - update and challenge the assumptions. Work with wider Business to review inputs on a timely basis to ensure they are relevant and drive insight on which to base decision making.

Manage and support the development of 2 Direct Reports.

Drive ownership and adherence to reporting deadlines.

Providing ad hoc analysis to support senior finance team.

Skills, Experience and Qualification:

Must Have:

Qualified Accountant

Higher level of academic qualifications (e.g. degree)

Excellent MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint skills

Previous hands on experience in the consolidation, preparation and delivery of monthly financial analysis.

Experience of interfacing with commercial teams.

Report writing for a senior management audience

Nice to Have:

Experience of Hyperion/ Smartview/ Essbase and Oracle

To apply for this position please send an updated CV to

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