Director of Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Charities & Not For Profit

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £90000 - £105000 per annum + 10% bonus potential

  • Contact:

    Phil Southern

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:

    Phil Southern

A fantastic government backed youth charity who work with teenagers across the UK are partnering with Goodman Masson to recruit a Director of Financial Planning and Analysis on a permanent basis. This role will be working within a dynamic and fast paced environment where agile working is encouraged. You will also manage a team of Analysts. Although the role is with a charity, applications from the commercial sector are welcomed. please apply if you are looking for a challenging yet rewarding opportunity where the focus is purely on Financial Planning and analysis.

Specifics include:

  • Ensure the Trust is provided with quality data analytics that allow for data driven decision, which seeks to maximise value for money, whilst maintaining quality
  • Lead the monthly reporting process which seeks to provide high quality monthly financial information that is timely and accurate with action orientated commentary and analysis
  • Partner with the organisation to develop and implement reporting of operating metrics that drive financial performance e.g. unit price, unfilled places and non-government income
  • Support the Annual Business Planning Process, with specific responsibility for Finance related activities within the process
  • Support the validation of projects, ensuring accurate cost/ benefit assumptions and carrying out post completion reviews

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Own budgeting and forecasting process, including ensuring process accuracy and effectiveness, supporting budget holders in adhering to the process, preparing consolidated of information and presentation of data to senior management, cost centre owners and the Board

Other Duties

  • Line management of the FP&A function, with three Direct reports
  • Drive efficiencies within Finance team and wider business, including looking for opportunities to streamline budgeting and forecasting activities through the Trust to ensure continuous improvement
  • Maintain open and clear lines of communications throughout the Trust, ensuring effective communication with SLT members and their respective teams
  • Ad-hoc projects / requests as required

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