Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

  • Location

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance, Qualified Finance

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Love

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  • Contact phone:

    0115 922 2240

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  • Published:

    19 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Ben Love

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager | Offering up to £70,000 + 15% Bonus + Benefits 

Exciting opportunity to join a high-growth privately owned group in Wembley as their new Financial Planning and Analysis Manager. 

In the past 2 years, this business has more than tripled in size, dramatically increasing both their revenues and workforce, and they're predicting the same amount of growth in the next year alone. 

This is a rare and exciting opportunity to work in a highly entrepreneurial SME environment. During a period of terrific growth you will be taking control of the Commercial Finance Department and working with the Management Team to drive their financial strategy.

Salary will be up to £70,000 plus 15% Bonus, Private Medical Life Insurance & VERY flexible working 

The ideal candidate will work with the Senior Leadership Team to influence strategy and business outcomes, offering expert analysis and interpretation, presenting options to resolve problems and exploit opportunities and support informed financial decision-making.

The Opportunity…
Our client is looking for an ambitious candidate who can provide the very best financial support and challenge the business where appropriate. Key responsibilities in this role will include:

- Develop insight and analysis, ensuring the provision of forward looking data to enable business decision making
- Working with the Senior Management Team to develop the 5 year plan and support strategic decisions
- Financial analysis including forecasting, budgeting and linking this to the financial strategic plan
- Creation of business cases, including performance of relevant analysis, for potential capital purchases
- Analysing and making recommendations for improvement of financial and production processes and driving the implementation of changes
- Cost analysis and tracking of new products
- Undertaking detailed / 'deep dive’ financial analysis using advanced Excel and financial modelling skills to provide business insight and support to ensure the business meets its performance objectives
- Getting involved in projects that revolve around best practice and continuous performance initiatives 

Your Experience...
- You will be a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with related post-qualification finance experience preferably with experience in FP&A or Commercial Finance  
-  Experience of working in Manufacturing, FMCG or Distribution industry (product costing experience would be ideal) 
- Strong systems and Excel skills 
- Substantial experience of financial analysis 
- The ability to build and maintain strong relationships and to use these relationships to get results
- The ability to challenge senior stakeholders and operate with appropriate impact and influence

What’s on offer…
The company provides a first-class working environment
Salary will be up to £70,000 plus 15% Bonus, Private Medical Life Insurance & VERY flexible working 

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