Financial Planning Analyst
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 30/07/2020

Job Description



Position - Financial Planning Analyst / Business Partner - Stoke on Trent


Robert Half are partnering with one of the UK's major players in the competitive EPOS Software and Online Ordering Solution market (IT). They have seen an explosion in growth, and this year on year success is due to their commitment to delivering product excellence and investing in thier people. They are now recruiting for a Financial Planning Analyst to join the team.

Being a young vibrant success story, they do things a little differently and provide a happy, fun, progressive workplace. If you are ready for a challenge and are passionate about what you do, then we want to hear from you.

The Role as Financial Planning Analyst

This role will be responsible for supporting key business stakeholders on the development of robust financial plans, initiatives and business strategies. Through building understanding, insightful analytics, impactful commentary and presentations of the business they will drive business performance. By understanding in depth, the business performance, the role will also act as a control point.

Business analysis & planning support:

  • Establish strong trusted partnering relationships with business stakeholders to ensure current and future business performance understood by product, client, geography and distribution etc. Provide deep insights on operational & financial performance, identifying and supporting development of improvement initiatives
  • Produce regular reports by market to support business analysis, monthly Profit & Loss performance vs. plan and highlights trends/analyses causes of unexpected variances
  • Financial Modelling by market - GM, Net Profit, Cash, EBIT, Revenue, CAPEX & Marketing ROI
  • Update forecast files to re-assess on a monthly basis expected financial performance for the full period
  • Prepare annual budget files and monthly re/forecasting to help mid and long-term financial planning
  • Construct, support and monitor KPIs
  • Present findings to the business to improve management decisions
  • Provide key support to business on delivery of key initiatives within the financial plan
  • Business partnering support, build relationships and engage positively with internal stakeholders
  • Support drivers for change and takes ownership of change activity ensuring implementation is timely, to quality within budget and risks are mitigated.
  • Maintain and develop reporting and financial planning tools (Excel, MS & Zero).



  • Bachelor's degree and/or Qualified/Finalist CIMA, ACCA
  • Experience in FP&A, financial modelling and business partnering or similar functions, preferably in Retail/FMCG/SAAS

Technical skills and Abilities

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Advanced Excel
  • High ability to meet deadlines
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • High flexibility
  • Strong work ethics and integrity
  • Business and results oriented

The salary range/rates of pay is dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training.

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