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Financial Planning & Analysis Manager - Telecoms - Contract

Job Title: Financial Planning & Analysis Manager - Telecoms - Contract
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Berkshire, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PP/C/FPAM/C/FC_1495559711
Contact Name: Fred Cope
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager - Telecoms - Berkshire - Contract

Leading Mobile Operator in Berkshire require an FP&A Manager on an ongoing contract basis.

This senior role will involve reporting to and engaging with senior stakeholder / board level.

  • 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.
  • 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.

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 group deadlines.
  • Be the key liaison with group 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.

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA / ACCA)
  • 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
  • Telecoms background

Please apply via this site in the first instance or send a CV with covering note to

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