Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

£40,000 to £47,000
19 Jul 2021
16 Aug 2021
Experience Levels
Newly Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time
Otto James Consulting is recruiting a Financial Planning and Analysis Manager for a Cheshire based Service Sector client.
Our client has grown throughout the 2020 market uncertainty, now looking to capitalise on their strong position, with expediential growth forecast for 2021 / 2022.
This is a Financial Planning and Analysis Managers position which will see a qualified accountant, using their Business Partnering skills, and taking them to the next level, as you have a seat at the table of the senior decision makers within the organisation.
The successful Financial Planning and Analysis Manager / Commercial Finance Business Partner, will have a wide ranging remit, with all part of the business open to your value add.

The Role

The role of Financial Planning and Analysis Manager is a business critical role which has been created following major investment in the UK operation. This investment has transformed the UK operation, and highlighted area’s within the business which are to change, improve and grow.

My client is looking for a talented Qualified Accountant who understands that the efficiencies within a cost based environment, need to be driven by finance. As part of the Senior Management Team, you will be positioned as the financial interface supporting the Sales, Operations and Marketing Directors. Your input on cost saving benefits and process optimisation is to be communicated at board level and then entrenched within the businesses roadmap.
The first requirement is to ensure that this organisation maximizes their costing, bidding and tender operation, ensuring that full efficiencies are introduced to drive marginal gains.

Area’s of focus:
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • Modelling
  • Selecting a new reporting system
  • Stakeholder engagement across the organisation
  • Costing – Unit, Standard, Prime
The successful qualified accountant is to be encouraged to engage with Operations, Production and Sales Directors, to help drive finances exposure across the business. Yours skills as an accounting professional and a commercial manager will be utilised to show clients that this organisation values its internal talent and uses them to the best of their ability.

Your Profile

This is a challenging role that is best suited to a talented qualified accountant who can communicate at a high level, build relationships, develop processes, and understand the necessity of Finance in an internal and external stake-holding facing position.

This is the ideal career enhancing role for a Business Partner who is looking to take the next step into a full Financial Planning and Analysis Manager role.
Excellent Excel is required
Qualified ACCA / ACA / CIMA

The Company

My Client is one of the UK’s leading service sector organisations who fortified their business through the lockdown period.

Salary & Benefits

£40,000 to £48,000 plus
Contributory Pension
25 days holiday

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