International Finance Manager Planning & Reporting

International Finance Manager Planning & Reporting

  • Location

    West End, London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus

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    Miles Gallagher

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    about 1 year ago

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International Finance Manager Planning and Reporting £70,000 - £90,000 West End, London

Wade Macdonald id delighted to be recruiting for a Finance Manager Planning & Reporting for a rapidly growing well known global pharmaceutical company.

The International Finance Manager will establish and operate a world class planning and reporting function enabling fast and accurate business decisions. Develop and continuously improve the planning cycle in the International area with strong connection to the global planning cycle. Develop and continuously improve the controlling reports, their content and design, in order to support smooth understanding of business reality and forward-looking decisions. Assure the accuracy of underlying data (actuals and budget). Industrialise the production of such reports and pay attention to specific business needs. Include market analysis and participate on development of consolidated reporting tools.

You will Develop and maintain the International planning process and cycle throughout the year in alignment with the global cycle (budget, latest estimates and strategic plan). Continuously challenge and improve the planning process and cycle, so it fits the purpose of business needs. Develop and continuously improve templates, reports and other tools used for planning during the reviews. Develop and continuously improve controlling reports and tools used in monthly controlling cycle and during specific business reviews. Guarantee the accuracy of reports (actuals and budget) through journal entries approval, account reconciliation and well-structured budgeting process. Support headcount reconciliation and reporting in partnership with HR. Collaborate with FP&A, accounting and external data providers to enable data sourcing for the reports and tool. Focus on appropriate granularity and format. Work with business analytics function to develop reports including ex-factory and in market sales. Recommend analytical indicators and drive their implementation in the planning and controlling reports.

The successful International Finance Manager will be either ACA, ACCA, CIMA OR MBA qualified with extensive experience of working in a global planning and reporting teams with in a global Pharmaceutical or FMCG environment. Strong IT skills with in depth experience with ERP and corporate reporting systems. You will be focused on the Story telling through reports, experience with innovative reporting solutions, dynamic, interactive reports. In depth experience with large company budgeting process, Experience from working within matrix organisation with strong financial analysis and business analysis skills. Strong presentation and communication skills are a must as are strong Microsoft Excel skills and database literacy with the ability to handle priorities whilst under tight and demanding time pressures. You will be self-motivated, driven individual with a commitment to high quality results.

£70,000- £90,000 plus bonus plus excellent benefits. West End, London

Applications are encouraged from all candidates meeting or exceeding the minimum criteria for the role regardless of age, disability, gender, orientation, race, religion or ethnicity.