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Planning Round Finance Manager

  • Sector: Automotive
  • Location: Crewe, Cheshire
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/04/2019
  • Duration: 6 months initially
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The Role:
Main goals & Objectives:
To develop the Planning Round process, monitor progress towards the Plan and guide the Business in future strategic direction.
To help implement and improve the Planning Round process, integrating it with the new integrated strategic planning process
This role is also responsible for developing individual targets derived from overall company goals.
To perform deviation analysis and to initiate and achieve plans/ measure in the case of deviation.
To carry out financial reviews with key stakeholders, including Board level.

Main Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for driving the company wide 10 & 5 year Planning Round process & model for the business. Ensuring the long term goals deliver financially robust business plan which deliver sustainability
2. Co-ordinate the adoption of the 1st year of the Planning Round into the yearly Financial Budget for the business, ensuring the annual budgets effectively deliver the long term goals.
3. Ensuring that any potential financial issue is properly challenged at the highest level of the business to ensure efficient resolution
4. To guide the full development and implementation of the Planning Round process as part of the new integrated strategic planning process

The Company:
Is a leading Automotive manufacturer with a reputation for outstanding quality the world over. With demand increasing and an upturn in production, there is a need to bring further skills into the business to deliver on current and future projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Skills & Experience:
Strong communication and influencing skills
The role requires a significant amount of understanding commercial aspects of a Business, with a keen entrepreneurial flair to help maximize business opportunities
Strong organisational skills
Good Commercial Awareness / Business Accumen
Strong analytical skills

Practical & Technical Knowledge:
Practically understanding how each function deliver towards their financial targets and how each function is interlinked in terms of delivering the company's financial goals
Knowledge of SAP systems, Cognos, PowerPoint , Access and Excel

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