Elevation Senior Finance are currently working with a global business based in Leeds city centre who are seeking a dynamic Financial Planning & Analysis Manager.
Reporting to the Head of Finance this is a high profile, commercial, business-facing role aimed at driving business reporting performance. You will be a key support to the business providing high-quality business analysis and reporting to assist in understanding the financial performance and key trends of the organisation. The role will encompass periodic management reporting, planning and forecasting, budgeting, business case preparation and analysis in accordance with strategic priorities.
This is a fantastic opportunity if you are a commercial account looking for that next step in your career. You can be rewarded with a clear succession plan and a continued pathway of progression.
Key Responsibilities will include:
- Providing a financial decision support service in evaluating and analysing business performance and preparing financial proposals to assist in ensuring expected business returns are targeted and achieved
- Support the development and delivery relevant and timely periodic reporting
- Work with the senior management team to understand the commercial performance
- Preparation and submission of high quality financial and business reports
- Supporting the Head of Finance in ensuring optimum financial performance
- Pro-actively investigating variances in expected financial performance
- Contributing towards a high performing team, taking control of self development to provide opportunity for personal advancement in the organisation
- Help build, lead and motivate a high performing team
The successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills and experiences:
- Strong interpersonally with excellent stakeholder engagement
- Excellent analytical skills and the ability to manipulate data
- Strong commercial acumen
- Highly proficient with Excel
- Ideally CIMA/ACCA/ACA Qualified
Elevation Accountancy & Finance is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on the recruitment of talented Accountancy and Finance professionals across all levels, from Ledger Clerks through to Financial Directors. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you