We have a fantastic opportunity for a qualified accountant with a minimum 8 years PQE or proven equivalent experience to take on the position of Financial Planning & Commercial Analytics Manager based at Luton Airport, next to our state-of-the art flagship private terminal. If you have a passion for data and turning insights into stories for key stakeholders we’d love to hear from you.
Financial Planning & Commercial Analytics Manager
Remote 3-4 days per week / Luton HQ 1-2 days per week
£Competitive Perm Salary or Day Rate
Plus Benefits Package
Product / Service: Global VIP Aviation FBO
Skills: Qualified Accountant 8 years’ PQE or proven equivalent experience
No.of direct reports: 5
Reporting to: EMEA Finance Director.
Key Stakeholders: MD & Area Director.
Overview: Approximately 50% Forecast and budget. 50% commercial analysis for ops team
Who we are:
We provide VIP services to business and private aircraft customers. They land their aircraft with us and we do everything we can to deliver a truly exceptional service. Our businesses provide specialist on-airport support services, including refuelling and ground handling, to the operators and passengers of private, business and military aircraft.
We operate from more than 200 individual locations across North America, UK, Mainland Europe, and Asia.
We have a diverse customer base and see the utmost benefits of a diverse workforce; therefore, we are committed to continuing to be an equal opportunities employer.
Your new role:
You will dynamically lead the FP&CA team, proactively driving financial business partnering forward across the entire EMEA network.
This role is split with approximately 50% of your time based around forecast and budget and 50% on commercial analysis for the ops team, e.g. tendering opportunities, labour efficiency, acquisition of new sites etc.
+ Qualified accountant (minimum 8 Years PQE or proven equivalent experience)
+ Strong academic record (BA, BSc or equivalent)
+ Experienced in financial modelling, comfortable working with systems
+ People Management experience, with a proven ability to engage, motivate and lead a team
+ Proven ability to partner with business leaders at all levels
+ Proven experience in team leadership and development in a comparable environment
+ Excellent analytical, communication, presentation and influencing skills (both written and oral)
+ Ability to build effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders, e.g. sales, finance, operations, head office
+ Proven self-starter with experience of being able to work independently, juggling and prioritising across workloads and consistently meeting deadlines
+ Strong attention to detail, yet also showing ability to identify and highlight the key material issues
+ Ability to explain financial information to financial and non- financial populations
+ Exposure to SAP BPC a bonus
Personal Attributes Desired:
+ Professional, “get it done” attitude and work ethic
+ Commercial intuition and interest
+ Takes great pride in the quality of outputs
+ Positive proactive can-do work ethic
+ Strong focus on process improvement
+ Ambitious, driven self-starter
+ Ability to work autonomously
+ Ability to prioritise across many different tasks
+ To have a friendly and approachable attitude to work
+ To be flexible and adaptable and self-motivated worker
+ Effective at planning and organising
+ Works well in a fast-paced changing environment
+ Strong team leader with ability to appropriately delegate
+ Good communicator
+ Thorough and analytical
+ Ability to learn quickly
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager!
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.