The financial modelling senior manager is responsible for all aspects of the Group’s key long term planning, forecasting and cash flow budgeting processes.
This role will not have any direct reports, so the candidate must be confident planning and delivering processes and outputs directly.
The role, based in London, will report into the Group Director of Financial Planning & Analysis. The Group FP&A team manage the financial reporting and planning processes across the Group, to ensure that the Group is using all available financial and operational data to optimise decision making.
The role provides key financial analysis for a wide range of stakeholders, including the Group executive management team, the Plc Board, Group finance functions, particularly Group Treasury, and Divisional senior management teams
Responsible for all aspects of the Group’s key long term planning, forecasting and cash flow budgeting processes, includingGroup five year strategic planLong term liquidity analysis, to support the Group going concern and viability statementGoodwill impairment testingFinancing scenario analysis, including M&A modellingCovid-19 business scenario planning & analysis
Developing working capital metrics reporting for group, divisions and strategic accounts including forecasting monthly run-rate targets to help influence actions and focus areas for year end targets.
Automation of reports personalised for strategic accounts including historical, current and future performance.
Developing data visualisations for the purposes of presenting financial data in board reports, management reports and key external presentations including analyst presentations, capital markets and financing presentations.
Responsible for delivering the Group financial Data Book to the executive management team to support all financial data requirements for external reporting events (most typically full year and half year results and trading statements).
Develop and continuously improve the Group's KPI reporting; monitor and improve monthly KPI dashboards to highlight key trends within the business.
Preparation of presentations for executive management and Board meetings.
Provide performance analysis for the Group Investor relations and Group Strategy teams and answer ad hoc queries to support their activity and engagements with shareholders.
This role is an opportunity for the candidate to work on a variety of different initiatives within a dynamic environment.
The candidate will be expected to drive innovation within the team. The candidate will learn about a diverse range of facilities management services and will have exposure to senior executives across the organisation.
The role will involve travel within the UK to various regional office locations, particularly Bristol.
Must have worked in a Facilities Management ( FM ) business with revenue >
£1bn and diverse revenue streams across a number of different service lines / sectors.
Must have proven experience of leading and owning a financial long-term plan at a group-wide level for a large services business (Revenue >
£1bn), incorporating detailed monthly integrated Income Statement, Cash Flow and Balance Sheet.
Must have 5+ years proven experience of working in Big 4 accounting professional services firm (EY, PWC, Deloitte, KPMG), including direct experience of working within data analytics.
Must have proven experience of building complex models from scratch in a fast-changing finance environment with multiple sensitivity outputs to help plan against a diverse range of potential outcomes and scenario testing to understand planning pinch points.
Must have proven experience of working directly for executive management teams (CEO, CFO etc) with end to end responsibility for production and review of financial information being presented.
Clear and confident communicator who is able to demonstrate understanding of complex financial data and present insights and summary findings in clear and simple formats.
Ability to make the complex’ simple. Must be able to present complex models in a very simplified fashion to executive teams in a clear, balanced and understandable format.
Must be able to clearly demonstrate working with numerous (and not always consistent) sources of data to provide a single overarching data set to accurately reflect performance and aid management decision making.
Must be able to work independently and be responsible for delivering outputs directly to a wide range of senior stakeholders across an organisation.
Must have proven experience of developing a wide network across the Group with senior finance & operational stakeholders.
Confident and self-starting individual able to provide proactive solutions to problems without requiring detailed additional review.
Strong attention to detail is essential, with drive to identify and implement processes improvements.
Must be a strong team player with excellent interpersonal skills, ability to leverage a network of colleagues to help resolve issues.
Initiative, drive, enthusiasm and a passion for performance is essential
Required Skills / Qualifications
CA, ACA, ACCA qualified (or equivalent)
5+ years of post qualification experience (PQE) in professional services / accountancy practice, including direct experience of working with data analytics
Required financial systems experience : Power BI, Oracle HFM, IBM TM1 Financial planning
Advanced financial modelling experience, particularly with advanced Excel skills.
Fluency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint) is essential
Degree level education
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