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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager - CIMA/ACCA

Job Title: Financial Planning and Analysis Manager - CIMA/ACCA
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 Months
REF: PP/FPA/C/RG_1496224477
Contact Name: Richard Gallagher
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager - CIMA/ACCA

Recruiting immediately and on a 3 month contract basis, for a fantastic client in the Maidenhead area, who are looking for a CIMA/ACCA qualified Financial Planning and Analysis Manager.

Role overview

  • This is a highly visible role ultimately providing monthly P&L reporting and analysis to company shareholders
  • Candidates must be able to interface at Director and Board Level
  • Excellent business partnering experience coupled with strong Excel knowledge and a history of providing high-level "flash packs"/management reports to SMT/Board.


  • 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.
  • This is an exciting role that requires an individual who is capable of providing clear and insightful management reporting whilst achieving deadlines. You must have a pro-active and get it done attitude, be flexible in a fast-moving environment and have excellent interpersonal skills with all seniority levels.

Main description

  • Responsible for the P&L production and analysis of monthly management and shareholder reporting, plus delivering and improving the business forecasting and budgeting.
  • 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 shareholder deadlines.
  • Be the key liaison with shareholders 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.

In order to apply for the opportunity, please email your most recent CV to and your application will be considered.

Due to the large volume of applications that we receive for these roles, please do not call regarding the opportunity. Candidates will go through an initial shortlisting based on CV application and those suitable will be called back in due course.

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