Role details

Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

Milton Keynes   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Based in Milton Keynes
  • Consumer Goods/FMCG

About Our Client

Fast growing, consumer goods, manufacturing business

Job Description

  • Leading the financial planning activities for the business:

  • Ensure appropriate input from the business in accordance with the departments timetables

  • Understand and appropriately communicate business assumptions in forecasting and planning, providing appropriate challenge to the business

  • Provide analysis on budget and forecast submissions, providing interpretation and guidance

  • Preparation of the budget packs for the Leadership Team, Shareholders and cascade to the wider business

  • Driving the month end closure in conjunction with the Financial Controller and ensure timely, accurate and complete results reporting

  • Working with aligned business teams to ensure the financial performance is understood and appropriately communicated.
  • Providing interpretation and financial analysis to enable the business to make key decisions and achieve targets.
  • Preparation of month end packs.
  • Detailed variance analysis of the results providing insight on key business trends, risks, opportunities and actions to be reviewed with senior management.
  • Providing input as required in terms of cost, margin and profitability analysis.
  • Build working relationships with internal stakeholders.

The Successful Applicant

  • Sound commercial and business awareness.
  • Strong communication skills - able to communicate confidently with key customers at varying levels across the business.
  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritise workload and meet tight/multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to use initiative in identifying process improvements and driving implementation of these into the planning process.
  • A strong attention to detail.

What's on Offer

Excellent career opportunities and package

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