Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Recruiter
Willow Resourcing Ltd.
Location
Birmingham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
27 May 2019
Ref
1143675750
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Manager is required by a leading global Insurance provider to assist with the strategic planning and budgeting processes, provide insightful financial analysis and assist with commercial decision-making within the business. This is a newly created role ideal for an experienced Financial Planning & Analysis specialist.

Your responsibilities will include
  • Providing financial analysis support to executive and operational management to assist in the business decision-making process.
  • Performing month-end review and analysis of financial results during the monthly accounting close process whereby comparisons are made to planned and historical results, and corrections and/or suggested accrual adjustments are communicated to the Finance department.
  • Maintaining, updating, and distributing various management monthly financial reports including the Executive Package, Client Revenue Reporting, and Others.
  • Consulting with executives and operational management on financial performance issues including the identification of positive and/or negative performance trends and the formulation of plans of action when needed.
  • Providing support to management before, during, and after the annual budget process including answering financial policy related questions, estimating revenue and/or expenses, verifying accuracy, and validating assumptions.
  • Constructing and managing the financial model utilized in conjunction with the strategic planning and budgeting processes.
  • Estimating certain financial reserves assuring the Company is sufficiently provisioned for expected liabilities consistent with GAAP.
  • Acting as liaison between management and the Finance department including the interpretation of financial results and/or policies, and the investigation of extraordinary or unusual activity within monthly financial results.

You will ideally be a qualified (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) accountant - although this is not essential - with very strong FP&A experience. You will possess superior analytical skills and have the ability to understand and interpret complex models and reports and translate them into tangible conclusions and recommendations. You must have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate complex financial information to all levels within a company. Previous international exposure and/or insurance / financial services would also be advantageous but again is not essential.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/86344791

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