Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Location: 

Warwick, GB, CV34 6DA

Division:  Financial Planning & Analysis
Job Type: 
Requisition Number:  34500
Job Category: 
Job Function:  Finance and Risk

About the role:

 

We are looking for a UK FP&A Manager to join our FP&A Team!

 

Salary £60-65k

Warwick based - hybrid working (1-3 days in the office, rest from home)

Double-match Contributory pension - up to 12% company contribution!

Annual bonus and annual salary reviews

Gym and canteen onsite

 


As UK FP&A Manager, you will be responsible for leading the end-to-end forecasting and reporting processes to increase effectiveness and maximise the insight provided to meet all internal and external stakeholder requirements. You will also support the FP&A Senior Manager develop and embed the quarterly forecast process across the UK regulated business.

Key Accountabilities:

 

  • Deliver the end to end Management Reporting processes. Including the preparation of Entity Executive reporting, Entity Board reporting and Group reporting. FP&A responsibilities including Budgeting, forecasting and long-term planning processes, and other internal and external management reporting, including working with Investor Relations where needed.

 

  • Take the lead in transformational activities affecting the UK FP&A team, working closely with project teams to deliver a smooth transition to enhanced processes and outputs.  

 

  • Manage and co-ordinate processes by setting accurate timetables, key performance metrics and guidance to ensure delivery to agreed timescales and stakeholder requirements. 

 

  • Act as a business partner for assigned stakeholders to support them in generating and interpreting business information and using it effectively to make informed business decisions.

 

  • Proactively build own knowledge of RIIO-T2 and its impact on the industry and the business to support key decisions and advise and guide own business area.            

 

  • Proactively seek opportunities to enhance operational efficiency through best practice.

 

  • Review and challenge Entity performance to provide insightful reporting, aligned to group and entity targets.

 

  • Provide ad hoc analysis as and when required.

About you:

 

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ICAEW / ICAS; CIMA, ACCA)

 

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills. The ability to summarise complex transactions, weighing up all the relevant factors, such as how transactions impact other areas of the business to senior management and in formal board papers

 

  • Working knowledge of accounting systems (e.g. SAP BPC)

 

  • Excellent Excel skills

 

  • Experience of leading planning, forecasting and budgeting processes

 

  • Working knowledge of balance and cash flow forecasting

 

  • Good commercial understanding and experience

 

  • Strategic finance leader with the credibility and strength to influence and shape decisions

 

  • Focused on the detail, with excellent analytical and problem solving skills

 

  • Excellent inter-personal skills with the ability to build relationships across the business and influence stakeholders

What we can offer you:

 

A competitive salary of circa £60 - 65,000 per annum – dependent on experience. 


As part of our hybrid and flexible working approach permanent role offers a mix of office working in our Warwick office and home working. We can also offer some flexibility in terms of hours/times. 


As well as your base salary, you will receive an annual bonus based on personal and company performance and a competitive contributory pension scheme where we will double match your contribution to a maximum company contribution of 12%. You will also have access to a number of flexible benefits such as a share incentive plan, salary sacrifice car and technology schemes, support via employee assistance lines and matched charity giving to name a few.

About us:

 

National Grid touches the lives of almost everyone in the UK, with an energy network that stretches across the Atlantic. We’re an international team, and our work underpins the lives of millions of people. Feet forwards, head up, and eyes bright, we’re working hard to create value for people today – and shape the future of energy tomorrow.


In the UK, we don’t generate or sell energy – we join the dots to get energy from A to B. From making a cup of tea in the morning, to keeping the lights on in hospitals, our electricity network puts power in the hands of people. Without it, the world as we know it would grind to a halt.


The world of energy is changing beyond recognition. Working at National Grid, you won’t just be touching the lives of almost everyone in the UK – you’ll be shaping the way we use and consume energy for generations to come.

More information:

 

The closing date for applications is 4th October 2022.

Interviews will be w/c 10th October 2022.


At National Grid, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.


Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.

 

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