Financial Planning & Analysis Manager - Manchester

Recruiter
BCT Resourcing
Location
Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Posted
05 Jul 2017
Expires
02 Aug 2017
Ref
1436987
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Title: Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + Package
Location: Manchester
Post type: Permanent

Client is fastest growing retail businesses based in Manchester. The organisation boasts a fantastic growth story having achieved over 300% revenue growth over the last 3 years, having expanded nationally and internationally.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the provision of all forward looking financial information across the business. This involves leading cross-functional teams in the production of financial forecast, working closely with Merchandising, Marketing and Operations.

Main Responsibilities

* Manage the Financial Planning timetable for the business, aligned to City reporting deadlines
* Produce regular weekly (bi weekly) site Promotional recommendations having reviewed past promotional performance vis sales, conversion and margin performance
* Lead cross-functional teams in the production of quarterly re-forecasts, annual budgets and three year business plans, including:
* Gross and Net Sales forecasts, including visitors, orders, customers, average order value and returns (monthly, weekly and daily forecasts, as required)
* Margin forecasts including buying-in margin, re-pricing, markdown and promotional activity
* Distribution cost forecasts (carriage / warehouse)
* Support the FC in presenting quarterly forecasts to the FD and MD
* As part of each reforecast, produce a full Board pack which will be used by the FD in board meetings.
* Work closely with Merchandising to ensure finance and product team forecasts are aligned, and buying / intake is adjusted accordingly.
* Support the FC in the production of the Weekly sales and EBITDA forecast
* Support the FC in production of Marketing monthly update
* Manage the production of cash forecast by currency, and use to advise the Group FC on FX hedging decisions (in line with Company policy).
* Provide a business partnering service to budget holders, including monthly cost review meetings, with appropriate level of challenge and support (including help with production of business cases).
* Ad hoc financial analysis as required

Successful Candidate:

* Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA
* High energy and dynamic individual
* Excellent interpersonal skills to be able to communicate and influence people at all levels within the business
* Strong Commercial Finance experience.
* Experience within Retail desirable but not essential

Benefits

* Excellent salary reflecting the level of the role
* Outstanding bonus potential
* Generous pension scheme
* Flexible benefits choice

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