Financial Planning and Analysis Manager
Harper May is currently working with a chain of holiday resorts with over 20 parks across the world.
They are currently looking for a Financial Planning & Analysis Manager to join their team. They have put in an awful lot of hard work, passion and a bunch of amazing staff to create their growing family of parks, all with their own unique personality and a business at the cutting edge of the sector to grow to where they are.Key Responsibilities :• Planning, coordinating and managing the annual budgeting and quarterly forecastingprocesses in association with departmental colleagues and management to agreed timetables.• Production and ownership of appropriate models to support the budgeting and forecasting.• Making recommendations for improvements to financial planning tools and methods u.• Supporting the growing Fundraising team to develop the financial modelling needed tosupport the income growth plans.• Providing financial information and analysis for various stakeholders e.g., yearend analysis,annual returns and others as and when required.• Producing a set of monthly organisational management information reports• Working closely with the business partners to provide high level analysis on the organisationalfinancial performance.• Making improvements and developing management information and other financial reportsin line with the changing organisational requirements and a number of new projects andinitiatives being undertaken.• Leading and / or supporting on system development projects including the potentialintegration of financial systems with other operational systems used.• Providing project and business partnering support to some key stakeholders, as and whenrequired.Skills and Experience:• CIMA/ACCA/ACA qualification or non-UK equivalent.• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.• Experience of managing and developing the financial planning cycle in anorganisation undergoing significant change and development.• Excel advanced level skills and knowledge of various accounting systems.
Knowledgeof Sharperlight and BI reporting would be of advantage.• A good track record in financial management, systems development and processimprovement.• Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to adapt style andapproach to different audiences.• Ability to build effective relationships across teams, ensuring staff are supported,motivated and challenged to achieve objectives, ability to influence change.• Experience in designing processes and delivering solutions to drive improvements andefficiencies.• Knowledge of the third sector would be of advantage.