Financial Planning & Reporting Controller

Job Title: Financial Planning & Reporting Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Start Date: asap
Reference: 3830047_1594814639
Contact Name: Luke Grant-Maw
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 15, 2020 13:04

Job Description

Financial Planning and Reporting Controller role to improve BI and efficiency around the Budgeting + Forecasts

Your new company
A Financial Planning and Reporting Controller role Financial Planning and Reporting Controller role to improve BI and efficiency around the Budgeting + Forecasts. Based in High Wycombe you will be joining a business that is unique and innovative. With a strong Finance team, they are keen to use this to improve the rest of the business.

Your new role
As Business Planning and Reporting Controller, you will be responsible for overseeing the budgeting cycles for the entire business, generating departmental and business wide plans/KPIS's/budgets and projections. And the subsequent tracking of these from a financial and non-financial perspective accompanied with meaningful insight. You will also work with closely with stakeholders to help shape business plans for sign off by senior management and to keep abreast of the progress of potential and live projects. You will have a team of 2 reporting in to you and manage relationships with the Leadership Team, Management Team and all budget Holders. Core Responsibilities

  • Foster close relationships with all budget holders, ensuring that you meet on a regular basis and that you strike an appropriate balance between challenge and support
  • Work with the business to identify, understand and track all potential future activity and resource requirements, maintaining a continual 12 month view
  • Work with the business to build business cases for new projects ready for sign off by senior management
  • Work with the business to generate rolling departmental plans and track progress against them
  • Ensure accurate production of annual budget and rolling financial projections
  • Oversee accurate production of monthly management and departmental accounts
  • Ensure accurate tracking and projection of market P&L's
  • Track all projects, ensuring timely communication that highlights any road blocks/risks/overspends
  • Define and track a comprehensive set of KPI's
  • Adopt a continual improvement approach to areas of responsibility

What you'll need to succeed

  • 5 Years PQE with ACCA, ACA or CIMA
  • Ability to constructively challenge the wider business
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills at all levels
  • Experience of international and cross-cultural working desirable
  • Experience working in a service-oriented organization desirable
  • Able to work under own initiative whilst working collaboratively with key stakeholders
  • Commercial acumen
  • Able to present complex information in a clear and concise way
  • Adept at data manipulation in Excel

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