Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
The role of Group Financial Planning & Analysis Manager at Group level with one of the UK's leading fashion retailers. Considered one of the best employers in London and is continually recognised as an employer of choice. They have an outstanding record of nurturing talent which is rewarded through promotion.
This is a highly commercial and strategically focused position situated within the group finance function of a globally successful retail group. The team focuses upon delivering meaningful analysis for the group and deputy CFOs, and compile reports that are reviewed by the Executive Committee. Much of the work is ad hoc and can include (but not be limited to) competitor analysis, group forecasting, capital analysis, business unit deep dives, and expense analysis.
The team also owns the group planning and budgeting process, and will face-off to senior figures in Risk, Treasury, and across Finance. The role will suit a qualified accountant who likes to tell a story through numbers and offer critical business insights and recommendations that are adopted by management at the most senior levels. To be considered for the role it is essential that you are a qualified accountant with banking knowledge, and demonstrable experience of working with and influencing senior stakeholders. Analytical tools will be welcomed and being an advanced user of Excel would be advantageous.
- Strong complex problem solving skills
- Strong analytical and commercial skills
- Excellent communication skills and stakeholder management, in particular with senior stakeholders
- ACA/CIMA qualified