Senior Financial Planning Analyst

February 22, 2024

Senior Financial Planning Analyst

Job description

Our client, a dynamic organisation with a Finance Team of 30+, is currently seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to join them as a Senior Financial Planning Analyst. This pivotal role, based in our Head Office, offers a unique opportunity for career advancement, with the successful candidate reporting directly to the Financial Controller and playing a vital role in shaping the strategic direction of the organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

As a key member of the Finance Team, the Senior Financial Planning Analyst will be responsible for the following:
Annual Budget Management:

  • Oversee the annual budget process, ensuring the delivery of accurate and timely data to senior management and other stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with Business Managers across Sales, Operations, and Finance functions to gather relevant information

Monthly Forecasting:

  • Drive the completion of the monthly forecast process, analysing and interpreting variances to the budget.
  • Liaise with Business Managers to provide insights into Sales, Operations, and Finance functions

Management Reporting:

  • Work closely with the Management Reporting team to support the external reporting cycle.
  • Deliver pertinent information to our parent company as required.
    Capex Reporting:
  • Manage monthly and annual Capex reporting for the company.

Business Support:

  • Provide support to the business by delivering accurate sales, pricing, and margin information.
  • Ensure timely provision of regulatory returns and other ad-hoc information as needed.

Qualifications and Experience:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Qualified accountant with a minimum of 3 years of experience in Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) or a similar role.
  • Excellent analytical skills with a strong foundation in Management Accounting.
  • Proven experience in budgeting for both Profit & Loss and Balance Sheets, including expertise in variance analysis and reporting.
  • Familiarity with ERP systems; experience with JDE accounting systems is advantageous but not essential.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage workloads efficiently to meet tight reporting deadlines.
  • Self-starter, flexible, and comfortable working independently.
  • Strong numeracy skills with proficiency in MS Excel and Word.

If you are a dedicated professional with a passion for financial analysis and planning, and if you are ready to contribute to the strategic success of our organisation, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity

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