Financial Planning Analyst

Robert Walters
Milton Keynes
£34000 - £37000 per annum
30 Sep 2017
05 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A Milton Keynes based leisure company are looking for a Financial Planning Analyst. As the Financial Planning Analyst, your primary responsibility will be to support the Commercial Finance Manager. You will act as a Finance Business partner to operational and commercial teams during budgeting and quarterly forecasting process

Key areas of Responsibility For Financial Planning Analyst but not all:

  • Work closely with senior management
  • Preparation of Cashflow budgets
  • Balance sheet budgets
  • Operational budgets
  • Manage merchandising budget process alongside Machine Director
  • Understand risk and opportunities to report to management
  • Prepare management accounts to month end and report back
  • Provide suggestions to improve financial and KPI reporting
  • Give regular insightful analysis and commentary on trading performance
  • Regular performance reporting on various subject to internal key stakeholders
  • Reconciliation of related balance sheet accounts

Skills & Experience:

  • Ideally with experienced within the retail industry
  • Understanding of GAAP, Double entry accounting, full set of financial statements including profit & loss, balance sheet and FRS cash flow
  • Confident in building relationships, and business partnering with operational staff
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail, with good organisation skills with the ability to follow through on projects with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to utilise technology, through working with MS Excel and SAP, advanced IT skills.


  • Effective interpersonal and strong communication
  • Detail-oriented with superior accuracy skills
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload
  • Proactive, enthusiastic and a willing member of the team
  • Flexible in terms of the ability to operate and contribute in a changing environment

Our Milton Keynes based client offers competitive salary. Apply today or, if you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Kyal McNulty on 07899 061761 or email:

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