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Reporting and Planning Manager

Job Title: Reporting and Planning Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Windsor, Berkshire
Industry:
Salary: Up to £1 per annum
Reference: 3314729_1526548103
Contact Name: Chad Huzarski
Contact Email: chad.huzarski@hays.com
Job Published: May 17, 2018 10:08

Job Description

A reporting, planning and business partnering role with a successful company based in Windsor.

Your new company
An innovative and creative business based in Windsor
Parking available

Your new role
You will be responsible for all the reporting, planning and analysis for the international business

Reporting:
Key Finance contact for the International and North American business
Responsible for the preparation and analysis of the consolidated financial statements, both on US GAAP and management reporting basis;
Review of all consolidation adjustments;
Responsible for preparing analysis and commentary on financial performance, focusing reviewing and presenting to key stakeholders


Planning & Business Analysis:
Responsible for the budget, forecast and target processes and monthly rolling forecasts. This will include contributing towards the creation of standard forecasting models to be used for new business, any subsequent potential reforecasts based on product performance and changing expectations.
Responsible for uploading budget and forecasts in to the Hyperion planning system.
Responsible for the consolidation of departmental international operating expenses forecasting budgets and forecasts
Continuous development of 'robust processes' and reporting to ensure all possible data entry errors are kept to an absolute minimum.
Regular auditing of information disseminated by the Reporting and Planning team and where appropriate to supplement this with the creation of new templates, or the redesign of existing templates.
Help develop the creation of appropriate working instructions for all core business functions from within the team.
Build relationships with the appropriate stakeholders becoming a 'go to' point of contact for each. Help support their information requirements.
Development and growth of potential new areas of analysis and understanding which the team can then share with the business. This should be across both the digital and physical market place and supplemented by data currently stored within our data warehouse.
Presentation of data to the Senior Management Team based here in Windsor.
Produce various reports, such as:
o Sell Through Reports
o Weekly Rolling Forecast
o Variance analysis versus sales target by product
o Dashboard creation

What you'll need to succeed
Experience in a similar role at a senior level
Experience of managing a small team
Advanced excel skills plus experience in building reports using report writing tools such as OBI or Business Objects. HFM or similar SAP systems experience is required
Ability to pulling data from systems and be proficient at analysing numbers
Demonstrable experience building reports, creating new dashboards and be able to fully utilise the data warehouse
Advanced knowledge of financial processes - ideally CIMA qualified or part-qualified. An ACCA background be acceptable
Experience working in the broader commercial field of business analysis rather than in a traditional finance role. An FP&A background could be suitable
Excellent communication skills, attention to detail and efficient time-management
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills and is able to draw high-level business conclusions and trends from detailed financial and statistical data
Demonstrable experience of stakeholder management and working with key business stakeholders in finance, sales and marketing departments. Confident preparing and presenting results to a senior management team, taking feedback and communicating complex analyses in an easy to understand format to sales and finance leads and the executive teams throughout the business
Ability to build and maintain excellent relationships with key stakeholders in the UK, Spain, Germany, France, Benelux and Australia
Experience and technically competent in USGAAP reporting, advanced excel, Hyperion/Essbase/Smartview, JDE, OBI, Business objects (GFK consolidation tool, powerpoint)

What you'll get in return
Competitive salary
Bonus
Pension
Healthcare
Gym Subsidiary
Parking
25 Days annual leave

What you need to do now
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