Financial Planning Systems Manager

Job details

Posted Monday 22 January 2024
Salary 70000
Location Reading
Job type Permanent
Reference 3125
Recruiter Name Miles Gallagher
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Permanent Financial Planning Systems Manager – £70,000 – Remote/Flexible

Wade Macdonald is currently recruiting for a Financial Planning Systems Manager for a well-known and highly successful online educational company based in Reading, Berkshire.

As Financial Planning Systems Manager you will lead our clients financial planning and forecasting processes. This is a pivotal role, where you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of the Anaplan financial planning system, supporting the Director of Finance Operations by providing both the Executive Board and Senior Leadership team with robust financial models and analysis to aid decision making.

They currently use Anaplan as its annual budgeting and forecasting tool. Your main responsibility will be to lead and continue to drive forward the development of this system across the company, initially focusing on building models to analyse programme provision and deliver profitability analysis. This will help to inform the major operational, financial, and strategic decisions to support the business towards profitability and long-term success.

Further development of Anaplan is required to support our continuing growth in student numbers, new programme provision and increasing regulatory reporting requirements. This will involve developing models for financial statements & reporting and forecasting & analysis to produce both short and long-term plans.

Role accountabilities and responsibilities

Management information

Person specification

The successful Financial Systems Manager will be ideally a qualified (ACA, ACCA OR CIMA) accountant with previous experience of implementing and integrating Anaplan financial planning systems being essential. Ideally you will also have experience of managing / supervising a small team. (1 direct report).

What you will receive in return 

Hybrid working (3 days in the office In Reading). 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays. Exceptional company benefits.

Salary £60,000 - £70,000 plus benefits

Location Reading, Berkshire.