Group Financial Performance & Analysis Manager

Group Financial Performance & Analysis Manager

  • Location

    Coventry, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension, PHI

  • Contact:

    Bilal Sheikh

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are supporting a well-established constituent of the FTSE 100 Index. The business in question has developed an outstanding reputation for creating a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

Our partner is seeking to appoint a Group Financial Performance & Analysis Manager that sits at the heart of organisations financial decision-making, having responsibility for the development of the annual budget and the monthly reporting of financial performance to the Executive Committee and the Board.

In this high-profile role, you will need to develop excellent relationships with key stakeholders across the business and be able to influence senior management by translating the external stakeholder needs (e.g., from investors) into actionable insight that can be used in the day-to-day operations of the organisation.

Your position will require you to be comfortable both understanding the drivers of cost at an operational level and appreciating the competing needs of the company's stakeholders to drive the right strategic decisions for the business.

You will be a Qualified Accountant (ACCA, ACA, ACMA) with extensive financial performance & analysis experience and have the ability to smoothly move between a detailed focus on the numbers to the strategic level decision-making.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Work with the Business Partnering teams to create a consolidated view of our in-year financial performance, which is reported through to the Executive Committee and the Board on a monthly basis.
  • Ownership of the monthly forecasting process, which needs to operate to a clear and defined rhythm across the organisation. Accountability for creating a consolidated view of risks and opportunities to the forecast for the business and the external forecast for the Investor Relations team, allowing them to manage external consensus.
  • Accountability for the end to end budget process, from engagement with the Finance Business Partners and broader business through to development of the reporting for Executive Committee and the Board.
  • As part of the year end activities, the Group FP&A Manager has responsibility for landing the year-end PBIT forecast, and other key components of our external market guidance. The role will also have ownership for production of the CFO Fact Pack, production of external performance commentary and a number of other key deliverables (e.g., CFO script, Executive Committee Q&A, etc.)

This exceptional career opportunity allows you to work closely with the CFO and Finance Senior Management team and become part of the key strategic financial decision-making team within a FTSE 100 listed firm.

You will be able to understand the wider financial landscape of the business, particularly in relation to how analysts view the value the business creates for investors and play a key role in the external reporting process for the Annual Report and Accounts.

The business operates under a hybrid working routine - with a general requirement to be at the office c.3 days a week.

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