FP&A Manager

Job Title: FP&A Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + £6k Car + 10% Bonus
Reference: CG291220_1609247913
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
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Job Published: December 29, 2020 13:18

Job Description

Our client, a global market leader with a reputation for providing a fun and flexible working environment, is looking to source a bright and enthusiastic Financial Planning Manager to join its talented team. This is a fantastic role, covering strategic and financial planning, as well as commercial analysis and leadership.

You will primarily be responsible for leading annual and quarterly financial forecasts for the Europe and UK business, partnering with internal stakeholders to lead monthly variance analysis and communicating results to leadership team. You'll also serve as a key commercial partner to the leadership team and functional heads by providing analytical support for strategic initiatives and identifying growth opportunities.

This organisation will be very flexible post-covid and are happy for the successful candidate to be in the office as many days as it suits; it may only be required a few days a month. Due to the global nature of the business, it would be preferable that candidates have worked in a dynamic, international environment where they will be well versed building relationships with stakeholders overseas.

Main duties:
* Leading financial planning for 3 year, annual & quarterly P&L forecasts
* Working closely with key stakeholders to bring business strategy together
* Partnering with control team to manage and deliver a high quality and insightful end to end month end process by analysing financial performance versus forecast
* Tracking financial risks and opportunities
* Owning and analysing top line performance and communicating a clear and coherent story to the senior leadership team, including developing and building presentation decks
* Acting as a key commercial partner to European cross functional teams to bring analytical rigour to strategic initiatives
* Leading or supporting other key strategic projects

Knowledge and skill required:
* ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified coupled with impressive academics
* Minimum of 3 - 5 years' experience in a financial analysis role or experience in positions that require value add financial reporting
* Desire to develop career into senior leadership
* Highly analytical, with excellent interpersonal skills
* Can adapt in a fast-moving environment with a high sense of urgency and accountability
* Confident presenting to and challenging senior stakeholders where necessary
* Strong Excel

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