Group Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

50000.00 - 55000.00 GBP Annual + GBP50000 - GBP55000/annum
20 Apr 2017
21 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Sellick Partnership are currently recruiting for a permanent Group Head of Financial Planning and Analysis for a highly reputable Not for Profit organisation in Central Manchester. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an award winning, innovative organisation that will offer you the opportunity to thrive in your specialised field.

The Group Head of Financial Planning and Analysis will ultimately lead on the forecasting and budgeting process for the organisation and provide financial insight and commentary to Group SMT and company MD's. They will Lead Financial support to tender bids and strategic decisions as required providing sound financial guidance and support and advice across the Group.

Specific features of the role include;

* To develop and manage financial systems and processes in order to support the business requirements
* To ensure timely and accurate preparation of financial forecasts and other appropriate financial management information to support the needs of the Company and to advise SMT and Company MD's
* To lead and co-ordinate the annual budgeting process
* To provide strategic and operational financial input into projects and initiatives
* Liaise with Group Head of Reporting to ensure effective collaboration on Financial reporting and analysis and any issues addressed effectively
* Lead and day to day management of team to ensure to ensure team responsibilities are met to strict deadlines and accurately and robustly
* Financial support to contract reviews including post contract review analysis
* Financial review and narrative to monthly financial accounts
* Lead Financial support to company business unit SMT and BRMs meetings ensuring effective financial support is provided
* Develop financial analysis to provide insightful financial intelligence into effective costs management and margin maximisation on contracts
* Provide robust financial support to contract bids, tenders, and grant claims as required
* Ensure consistency of process and analysis across the team with efficient process and maximisation of automation tools to reduce manual intervention and adequate cover across the team

The Candidate:

Candidates wishing to apply for the Group Head of Financial Planning & Analysis must be CCAB Qualified. You must have significant experience in finance with at least 5 years in a Senior Management role. You will have proven business partnering skills across a large organisation, proven commercial skills and the ability to work across multiple business units.

The post holder should be able to converse about complex accounting issues with the senior manager, external auditors and other bodies such as banks, funders sub-contractors etc. Candidates must also have experience of leading and managing a similar sized accounting team to deliver production of month end accounts and have up to date knowledge of accounting requirements under UKAAP.

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