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Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £48000 - £53000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lucy Regan

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently working with a well-known retail business based on the outskirts of Huddersfield. They have recently received a significant investment to continue growing their stores and with this comes the need for some experienced finance professionals to join their team.

They are now looking for a Head of Financial Planning & Analysis, to lead a small team and to influence the business performance through effective analysis and business partnering. This is a pivotable role in the business that reports into an experienced Finance Director and will give you excellent commercial exposure to the wider business.

As the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, your role will include the following: -

-Business partnering with the Retail Director to ensure all stores are profitable and running efficiently
-Managing a team of 3 analysts, supporting them with regular one to ones and development plans
-Overview of the monthly management accounts for Retail, Logistics and Central costs
-Ownership of the weekly trading pack
-Managing the budget process and quarterly cash flow forecasting
-Regular performance reviews for both stories and e-commerce with heads of departments and regional managers
-Ownership and analysis of e-commerce P&L
-Lead central cost performance reviews
-Interpretation of all financial/management information, making commercial and financial recommendations to senior management
-Provide financial analysis to senior management in respect of strategic and operational decisions
-Analyse and scope new business opportunities within stores and new business partners

To be considered for this opportunity you need to be a qualified accountant and have experience working in a fast paced and commercial environment. You must be confident in presenting to key stakeholders and have strong excel/analytical skills.

This is a position that needs to be based in the office, therefore unfortunately hybrid working cannot be offered at this time.

For further details please contact Lucy Regan or Emma Dugdale.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.