Head of Financial Reporting and Analysis

Job Title: Head of Financial Reporting and Analysis
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cardiff
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -012021-1995252_1610109647
Contact Name: Jack Dawson
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 08, 2021 12:40

Job Description

Pivotal role as an expert in relation to cost reporting, analysis and forecasting.

Client Details

Global financial services organisation and large provider of life assurance products.


  • Oversee the cost operations, planning and analysis teams
  • Work collaboratively with the strategic cost teams
  • Set the strategic direction of cost reporting and analysis
  • Improve forecasting and planning, tooling and automation
  • Ensure strong working relationships internally to enable efficient cost reporting, forecasting and planning activities
  • People management (direct and indirect reports)
  • Ensure all reporting and analysis is complete
  • Work well across wider teams (Analysis, Planning, Operations)


  • ACCA / CIMA Qualified Accountant
  • Must have experience in a Large Organisation with complex cost and cost allocation structures
  • Worked with multiple stakeholders and management of complex cost and cost allocation structures
  • High level experience of cost forecasting, reporting and analytics tools
  • Experience of cost allocation processes
  • Experience in improving systems and automation
  • Experience of supporting cost optimisation activities
  • Ability to analyse complex situation and provide guidance
  • Ability to take existing processes and improve or simplify
  • Strong communication and influencing skills

Job Offer

  • Lucrative base salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Additional benefits

Excellent senior people leadership finance position with a global organisation offering further career advancement.