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Finance Manager
Ref: FM

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Role Overview:

This role will be a key member of the FP&A team and will play critical role in strengthening the UK financial discipline, by providing robust forecasts and management reporting, insight into key business drivers, commercial rigor and analysis to the UK business.  

Key Responsibilities:Own the business planning process, including the annual operating plans, regular re-estimates and long-term forecasts.

  • Design and communicate LE and AOP detailed timetables
  • Liaise with the Global teams to keep fully up to date with latest deadlines for submissions and review meetings and communicate on to the rest of the UK business
  • Submission of all UK LE’s/AOP into HFM to agreed deadlines
  • Preparation of LE/AOP packs, including testing and feedback to US team
  • Prepare financial information for reviews/presentations made by the UK Management team
  • Maintain suite of forecasting / actual files, updating and maintaining historical results and consolidated forecasts

Pro-actively support the UK month / Quarter end accounting process and own the associated management reporting for the UK entities.

  • Production of the monthly management reporting pack and support cost centre reporting to provide insight to the management team, including cost reviews with key stakeholders
  • Update and review of cash forecasting models for all revenue streams
  • Assessment of accruals and prepayments, variance analysis for all revenue streams and marketing spend

Perform regular reviews, analytical assessments and challenge of results vs. forecast/plan, trends, with a view to ensuring and supporting commercially and financial sounds decisions.

  •  Ownership of the daily / weekly business performance analysis and commentary; liaise with other Finance Managers and Business Partners to ensure all inputs are received
  • Develop and maintain promotional and retention analysis which provides insights into consumer behaviours

Working with other members of the FP&A team to continually improve reports, processes and support new initiatives.


Key Skills/Competencies:

Have proven experience in budgeting, forecasting and creating / updating financial models, as well as running regular planning cycles

Possess strong management accounting skills to support the month end process and explain variances to latest estimates & Prior Year

Possess strong communication skills, including the ability to interface effectively with senior staff and be able to explain complex financial information to non-finance individuals

Be an energetic team player with impeccable organisational skills. Be able to use their own initiative, prioritize and manage workload under pressure

Be able to interpret and present data/information in a visually impactful way

Be solution focused with a ‘can do’ approach – possess strong collaborative skills and work in a consultative way

Be able to work with large data sets and utilise Advanced Excel skills are critical

Experience with Oracle and Hyperion enterprise would be beneficial

Be able to support and develop other members of the team

Ideally a new or nearly Qualified Accountant or an experienced Accounting Professional


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