Financial Planning and Reporting Manager

10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Financial Planning and Reporting Manager role reports directly in to the Finance Director, Exertis UK&I. The role is responsible for the provision of accurate, timely and insightful financial reporting to the Board and its budget holders.

Key Accountabilities
* To develop the short and medium term financial planning and reporting strategy. To initiate, design and develop a meaningful reporting suite to enable all levels of management to fully understand and monitor performance of all elements of the business;
* To develop, standardise and embed current financial planning and reporting processes with the business;
* To ensure all reporting deadlines are met, and to assist in working towards and achieving goals for all elements of the business;
* To liaise with management, to understand their information requirements and to present and interpret data and analysis produced;
* To help support effective use of financial planning and reporting outputs as opposed to simply providing reports;
* To take a joint lead role in planning and delivering the both annual budget and strategic three-year planning processes;
* Management of a small team of reporting analysts;
* Liaising with and fostering good relations within other areas of finance and the business

* Supporting the continuous improvement of processes within the broader finance team.

Standards of Performance/KPIs

* Development and delivery of financial planning structures and associated outputs
* Building, improving and delivering finance information for multiple business segments
* Development of business wide KPI reporting structures
* Improved integration of subsidiary business units into core financial planning and reporting structures
* Overall accuracy and timeliness of financial reporting
* Internal customer satisfaction performance of the Financial Planning and Reporting team

Person Specification

* Qualified accountant
* High attention to detail and an ability to review work quickly and accurately
* Commercially focused in order to understand, support & respond to demands from other parts of the business around financial planning and reporting
* Extensive knowledge in working with ERP applications
* Advanced skills with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access
* Broader experience with specific data analysis, presentation and reporting tools
* Good communication skills both internally across distances and externally with customers.
* Ability to tailor the communications to the appropriate audience
* Experienced people manager
* Demonstrated ability to lead process and system changes
* Have excellent time management skills

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