Financial Planning Analyst
Due to an internal promotion, an opportunity has arisen for a qualified Financial Planning Analyst to join this Milton Keynes based blue chip business. Internal progression is the norm with this company, they want you drive the business forward, becoming the future leaders through their rewarding development program.
Reporting to the FP&A Manager you will lead entire forecasting cycles from creation of forecasting timetables to communication of finalised forecast to all key stakeholders ensuring the plan is achievable but still enables working at pace and work with wider finance team in the creation of the timetable to ensure buy in and achievability. You will obtain relevant level of detail on forecasts, challenging where appropriate to ensure the creation of a robust plan and liaise with balance sheet and cash team to plan and deliver the forecast in a collaborative manner. In addition you will support the leadership team in their decision making process by providing accurate updates on forecasts, drawing out the key messages and areas requiring focus. You will also support to FP&A Team in providing Group Finance with ad hoc information, whether that be related to forecasts or otherwise and work closely with all members of FP&A and Corporate Reporting Teams to ensure a collaborative approach with clear linkages between areas of responsibility and outputs. Interpersonal skills are essential for this role as you will have to build relationships with key stakeholders and gain a thorough knowledge of the business.
As the ideal candidate for this role you will be recently qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA or at the later stages at least two years experience of working in financial planning role.
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