Head of Financial Planning & Analysis - Manchester

BCT Resourcing
£70,000 - £85,000 per annum
07 Oct 2017
08 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Title: Head of Financial Planning & Analysis Salary: 70,000 - 85,000 + 25% Bonus + Car Location: Manchester Post type: Permanent Client is a leading retail business in the search for a new Head of Financial Planning & Analysis. The successful candidate will have a key role in helping drive and support profitable and cash-generative decision-making of the business, helping to ensure that the groups commercial and operational activity maximises to shareholder value. Main Responsibilities * Lead in producing effective Business Plans (3, 10 and 25 year) and Annual Budgets aligned to business strategies * Write and communicate process timetable and instructions to divisional teams and ensure these are adhered to. * Manage consolidation of divisional submissions. * Produce high quality and insightful analytical packs to support each business plan submission. * Analyse and challenge divisional submissions, providing summaries of issues to GFC and CFO to use in challenge meetings * Produce final Board reports and consolidated written business plans and coordinate production of detailed written business plans for divisions. * Generate a long-term financial forecast for the Group that will help to provide longer-term strategic parameters for the Business. Key focus to ensure that capital investment meets Group investment criteria and future capacity requirements. * Provide and communicate budget, business plan and long-term forecast information to relevant external stakeholders e.g. Bank, Rating Agency, as required. * Keep up to date with new forecasting techniques and technological developments and apply them where relevant to produce output that can be used to assist decision-making by senior management to support the company's commercial, strategic and long-term business planning objectives. Successful Candidate: * Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA * High energy and dynamic individual * Excellent interpersonal skills to be able to communicate and influence people at all levels within the business * Experience of leading teams * Good project management experience and skills * Able to motivate and develop team members * Able to work to deadlines and manage priorities * Good verbal and written communication skills * Knowledge of seeking to instil a culture of continuous development and process improvement Benefits: * Excellent salary reflecting the level of the role * Outstanding bonus potential * Generous pension scheme * Flexible benefits choice
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