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Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Essex   •  Permanent

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  • Financial Planning and Analysis Manager
  • Commercial Finance Manager

About Our Client

This market leader has ambitious plans to expand its European operations. Having recently acquired two businesses to create a footprint in Europe this organisation is looking to further expand their EMEA operations.

Job Description

The Financial Planning and Analysis Manager will report to the Finance Director and working closely with the Financial Controller. As this is a newly created role, this individual will play a critical role in supporting the delivery of a first class finance function and be instrumental in driving quality commercial information to support the growth and development of the business.

As the Financial Planning and Analysis Manager;

  • Responsible for the design, development, deployment and maintenance of all internal FP&A reports.
  • Responsibility for the preparation of the monthly forecast and quarterly business review for all functional areas of the business and related subsidiaries.
  • Business partnering with key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Participating in the annual strategic planning and budgeting processes. This will include establishing assumptions, spreadsheet modeling, consolidation, analysis and presentation preparation to key stakeholders in the business.
  • Responsibility for preparing ad-hoc financial analysis to support senior management decisions.
  • Monitoring the company orders, sales, profit, and cash against the targets on a weekly basis.
  • Reviewing and updating cost and expense trend reports, and analysing variations ensuring alignment with the forecast.
  • Responsible for Working Capital and department spending analysis.

The Successful Applicant

  • A Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA).
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance and/or MBA is preferable .
  • Experience in preparing, analysing, and implementing accounting and reporting requirements.
  • A proven track record in a complex manufacturing environment is highly desirable.
  • A desire to add value and providing a valuable contribution to the wider business.
  • The ability to business partner and communicate with non-finance stakeholders effectively and articulately.
  • A proven track record of building relationships at all levels within the organisation
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills with a demonstrated ability to gather, analyse and present data.
  • Operations and commercial literacy.
  • Ability to organise multiple responsibilities and deliver results in an accurate and timely manner while adapting to changes in priorities.
  • Ability to influence and strategically partner with individuals of various educational and technical backgrounds, both inside and outside the organisation.
  • Detail and process oriented.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines under pressure.
  • Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and follow up skills.

What's on Offer

Competitive package and benefits

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