Financial Analysis Manager

Leeds, UK Req #12129
27 February 2023
Great opportunity to join our Commercial Finance Team in a management role! This is a hybrid working opportunity working from home and our Leeds office.

About the role:
Provide analytical support and challenge to Operational, People and Marketing functions, including modelling the financial impact of new initiatives and model changes.
Involvement in many critical business initiatives; providing commercial challenges and analytical support to optimise business decision making.
Assume the persona of “cost champion” through leading the detailed understanding and management of operational costs across the business
Improving the commerciality and financial awareness of non-finance teams through effective partnering and coaching.
Play a key role in the quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting processes, working with the wider business to ensure this is delivered in agreed timescales.
Develop and support the production of KPI reporting & operational costs reporting, developing the reports in-line with operational requirements.
Management and development of 2 Financial Analysts (one qualified, one part-qualified).
Work closely with the rest of the Finance department to ensure management accounts are representative of business performance.
Utilisation of MIS tool.
Being part of a best-in-class commercial finance team. Ensuring best practice is adhered to and helping drive an agenda of continual improvement.

The Person:
Qualified accountant with at least 3 years’ PQE
Demonstrable commercial skills, with experience business partnering Operations teams at a senior level
Exceptional proven financial modelling, analytical and presentation skills
Excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills
Ideally experience of working with multi-dimensional databases (MIS tools)
Preferably able to demonstrate experience and/or understanding of multi-site industries such as retail/leisure
Strong management skills to lead and coach analysts  ensuring personal development alongside business target achievement
Evidence of dealing with senior management and working cross functionally
Demonstrable business partnering skills, able to build effective working relationships outside of the Finance function
Able to self-motivate and work to strict deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Effective prioritisation skills, and able to demonstrate flexibility in working practices

Our Benefits:
Gym membership for you +1
Personal private healthcare
Company pension contribution
25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays
Personal day off on top of annual leave entitlement
Life insurance
Holiday buy back scheme (up to one week)
Enhanced Maternity & Adoption Leave pay

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  • Leeds, UK