Robert Half

Commercial Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£62000 - £72000 per annum
18 Sep 2017
16 Oct 2017
Andrew Forrestill
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type

The role of Commercial Financial Planning & Analysis Manager has been created following my clients 2017 growth into the West Coast of America following their foothold in the East - this has massively increased opportunities and revenues which has highlighted a need for a new FP&A position to sit in the Manchester Head Offices.

This position will be tasked with spreading "value add methodologies" across the organisation and ensuring that 2018 to 2019 goals are both achievable, and subsequently hit.

This is a role which will give you an all-encompassing commercial role looking at business optimisation and market growth.

The Role

This is a role which is positioned to take you away from "The Numbers" and have you engaged in the businesses growth strategies for the future.

My client is a £185million turnover business with a growth strategy across 2017 which will see them achieve unprecedented growth.

The nature of my clients business is such that they have a real growth opportunity, which requires the input of an accounting professional, who understands that this growth will require a foundation of solid accounting practices and procedures which will enable a robust framework to support the commercial and technical upskilling of the teams.

Key Aspects Within the Role:
  • Commercial Management Reporting Pack
  • Identifying future growth - Acquisitions & Mergers
  • Budgeting and Forecasting
  • KPI creation for Sales & Operations
  • Competitor Analysis and Pricing Structure
  • Marketing Rationalisation - Cost to Return ratio's
  • Project Management
  • Ad-hoc Reporting
  • Cross Boarder - My client has operations Pan European and America's

The Commerciality of this role pivot around a high level of Analytical Skills within Excel and highly effective communicative skills. You will be responsible for the creation and delivery of a reporting suite which will be to a senior stakeholder group, who are not all from a finance background.

The Person

The successful candidate will have strong influencing skills and be able to put across his or her ideas and views clearly to both peers, team members and the fellow members of the Leadership Team. In addition, he/she will have strong communication skills and be capable of liaising with a broad cross-section of departments, skillsets and capability levels to discuss all matter financial, particularly to assist the compilation of, and adherence to budgets.

Growth is a key aspect to the organisation, however they have stressed that this growth can only be supported through a solid finance foundation. This is why my client wants to recruit a qualified accounting professional, who sees the opportunity that this role brings.


My client is looking at c£65,000 to c£72,000 plus bonus

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.