Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

  • Location

    Lichfield, Staffordshire

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus

  • Contact:

    Jamie Carter

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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A multi-site consumer business based in Lichfield is recruiting for a newly created Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Manager to join its dynamic Senior Leadership Team. A salary in the range of £65,000-£75,000 is on offer + pension and bonus. Reporting to the CFO, the FP&A Manager directly supports the strategic development of the organisation and underpins commercial performance of the business.

The Company

The UK business is a household name and has a brand synonymous with quality and excellence. The UK turnover sits at circa £300 million and is part of a multi-national business which is currently experiencing high organic and acquisitive growth.

The Role

As FP&A Manager you will be responsible for driving the following:

  • Building the commercial finance provision for the UK business.
  • Improvements to the provision of management information and financial insight to the board.
  • Lead the planning cycle covering P&L, balance sheet, cash flow & liquidity.
  • Production of the annual operating plan and inter-year re-forecasts.
  • Production of the long range plan which covers a three year horizon.
  • Develop a strong understanding of the business model in order to analyse and influence business strategy.
  • Works closely with the CFO and Exec team to develop and implement cash/liquidity stretch plans.
  • Participate as a key member of the Leadership team.
  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship with the Exec including the CEO.
  • Lead and continually improve the budgeting and forecasting processes including the budget, monthly forecasts and co-ordination of the strategic plan.
  • Ensure that the FP&A team are a highly capable, driven finance team through training, development, support and mentoring.

The Candidate

  • The successful individual will have a strong track-record delivering financial planning and commercial support within a similar sized business in a similar role.
  • Gravitas, credibility, passion and the ability to drive a high profile and complex agenda is essential, as is the ability to lead and be inspirational to others.
  • The ideal candidate will be a qualified accountant with exposure to delivering strategic change and driving a performance and continuous improvement culture.

Please click "apply", or call Jamie Carter on 0121 631 1751 for an initial conversation.

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