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Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Location : Cardiff/hybrid
Type : Permanent
Salary : to £65k

Role Profile:

We are looking for an ambitious, hands on, qualified finance professional to support the Group Financial Planning and Analysis function.  This is a great opportunity great opportunity to gain a wide knowledge of the business, involvement in key financial analysis and to build relationships with senior management across the Group

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing a good understanding of the activities of the Group and a strong working relationship with managers across the various businesses (UK and overseas), to provide financial and numerical analysis on a variety of subjects
  • Taking a leading role in the Group planning / budget / reforecast cycle, including the challenge of business plan submissions from Group businesses and the preparation of presentations and analysis for Senior Management and the Group Board
  • Developing a process to monitor performance across the Group to identify areas requiring investigation and further analysis, and communicating issues and conclusions effectively to Group Senior Management
  • Work closely with the Group Business Development Team to support Group initiatives and projects, including financial analysis of the Group’s UK and International Businesses
  • Performing ad-hoc financial analysis to assess various aspects of the Group’s performance, including deep-dive reviews into various business segments
  • Providing financial and analytical support for Group level projects to support management decisions
  • Providing general support and ad-hoc analysis as required by Group Finance managers and Group Senior Management

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • Qualified accountant with strong academic background with approx. 5 years PQE experience and strong numeracy and analytical skills
  • Commercial outlook is essential, and experince of preping business plans, producing detailed financial anylisys and Board reporting would be beneficial
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with and influence all types of people and all levels of management
  • Self-motivator, pro-active in all aspects of the role

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills are essential, and proficeincy in using other MS Word and PowerPoint

Position of : Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, Cardiff/hybrid

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