Coop Careers – Lead Financial Planning Manager

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Job Description:

As a lead financial planning manager, you’ll be playing a key part in the team that’s responsible for analysing performance and trends, providing insights from that data and forecasting, budgeting and planning for the future. We’ll look to you to coordinate the delivery across the team and act as the glue that binds our planning and reporting activities together in line with our finance strategy. If you can bring us the great people skills and strong technical knowledge that we need, we can offer you the chance to build your career with a business that always puts people at the heart of its strategy.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the team delivery of periodic, quarterly and annual forecast
  • Present accurate and meaningful insights into the data that tells the performance story to inform strategic decision making
  • Produce clear planning communication packs for a range of audiences up to senior level
  • Have a focus on continuous improvement and drive innovation in processes and outputs
  • Lead the planning and reporting across one of our business areas or central function
  • Engage with senior teams across the business to make sure any financial impacts, risks and opportunities are understood and reflected in the budget and forecast

Job Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present to financial and non-financial audiences, challenging and influencing at to senior level
  • Good knowledge of finance systems and processes, including general ledger and /or BI tools
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment with a culture of continuous change
  • An accountancy qualification (CIMA, ACA, ACCA, or equivalent)
  • Experience working as a finance manager in a similar role, with a focus on planning, analysis and reporting
  • Proven experience managing budgets and forecasting
  • A track record of owning key projects and working as a team to deliver them

Job Details:

Company: Coop

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Manchester, GB

Application Deadline: N/A


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