The applicant is to support the group’s management decisions, this role is to focus on the design, development, and maintenance of meaningful Management Information and the implementation of the systems for this purpose.
This role is part of the Finance Systems and Management Information (MI) team, reporting to the Senior Developer – Financial Systems. It works closely with colleagues across the Finance team, particularly in Financial Control and Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) but also includes Finance Business Partners and colleagues in the Systems and MI team.
PRINCIPAL ELEMENTS AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Work with Financial Control & FP&A to develop systems and models to embed best practices for group consolidation, transfer pricing, budgets & forecast, and other projects
Work with stakeholders in the Systems and MI team to ensure that existing models are understood and fit for purpose
Build relationships with Financial Business Partners, the Group Head of FP&A, the Head of Commercial Finance, and members of the Financial Control team to gather the reporting requirements and develop and maintain solutions in order to ensure their needs are met
Develop efficient solutions for model reporting, input, and maintenance using the existing Anaplan and Power BI systems
Manage the development pipeline for new and enhanced MI required by the FP&A team, Finance Business Partners
Ensure the quality and accuracy of reporting that is being developed and help design controls to guard against inaccurate reporting
Working with the Systems teams to ensure that system changes and/or systems take into account the needs of the reporting infrastructure
Training of model end users.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor-level degree or equivalent
Specialisation in Accounting, Statistics, or Information Systems (recommended)
Excellent Financial Modelling skills
Production of Management information for use by the CFO and business
Experience in using Anaplan or Power BI would be an advantage
+3 years’ experience in Financial Control of other Group Finance functions
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Microsoft Excel / PowerPoint – Advanced
Knowledge of MS Dynamix AX / NAV (or other multi-ccy ERP systems) would be an advantage
Ability to deal with management and staff at all levels and excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to train users of systems at all levels
Great attention to detail, alongside excellent organizational skills
A high degree of professionalism, confidentiality, and discretion
Ability to deal with third parties in a professional and confidential manner
Schedules and manages workload effectively, think ahead and sets plans to achieve the goal.
Supports and works towards team goals, shares information
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