Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Job Title: Financial Planning and Analysis Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: BBBH727_1523033748
Contact Name: Harper May
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Job Published: April 06, 2018 17:55

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with London based handbag designer seeking a Financial Planning and Analysis Manager to lead their commercial team. My client is firmly established in the luxury market and has seen steady growth over the last 3 years. Moreover, they are looking to expand into Asia and increase their American offering; this role will play a key part in delivering the neccessary frameworks to facilitate that growth. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with prior retail experience and strong commercial acumen.

Key Responsibilities:

· Analysis and presentation of management information

· Assist in the development of a new monthly reporting pack

· Improve the existing quarterly board pack which covers all elements of the organisation including Investor returns

· Assist in establishing reporting systems and methodologies which can easily scale up to cover more opening globally (and reporting in different currencies)

· Assist in establishing a management reporting dashboard to help the CEO monitor all the activities and major capital projects

· Provide the leadership team with ad hoc analysis to support decision making

· Play a key role in evaluation, selection and implementation of a new BI tool as part of the group IT systems overhaul Financial forecasting and business planning

· Play a key role in the continual improvement of the organisation's financial forecasting capability

· Be responsible for re-cutting the business's budgeting and forecasting timetable, oversee the refinement of budgeting templates and assist in managing the budgeting and forecasting processes

· Oversee the ongoing development of five year financial forecasts

· Assist with the preparation of the business plan for a new business concept which the group intends to launch

· Assist in evolving the group's cash flow reporting and forecasting at group and sub-group levels.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must be fully ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Availability to start immediately would be highly beneficial
  • Prior retail experience is beneficial
  • FP&A leadership experience is essential
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines