FP&A Manager, City of London

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager (Financial Services)

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Who we are

An award-winning bank here to help Britain’s go-getters.

More about us

In 2009, Aldermore set out to be the bank helping those with ideas, big and small, to realise their dreams and to seek and seize opportunity in their personal and professional lives. We call it banking for the bold. Today, we’re an award-winning bank that has helped fund the growth of Britain’s small businesses through a range of business finance solutions, specialist mortgages and savings accounts that provides our customers with the support they need to make things happen. Join us if you want to find yourself at the heart of a dynamic, growing organisation where our employees are empowered to grow their expertise and build their careers.

Aldermore’s Finance teams work across the business to enable swift, accurate reporting of all activity and more.

Aldermore’s FP&A team provides swift, accurate reporting to ensure the stability that supports business growth. It’s a dynamic environment in which to gain invaluable career experience.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a driven, enthusiastic and dynamic Financial Planning & Analysis Manager to be part of a very visible team based in London. You will support the Head of Financial Planning &Analysis in the delivery of the Group’s annual budgets and quarterly reforecasts. In addition, you will be responsible for Group level management reporting and analysis and will support the business Executive and Board by providing analysis, guidance and challenge on business level reporting. You will be exposed to highly sensitive Group data so expected to conduct themselves with a high level of professionalism and discretion.

The role will assist in all aspects of the formal corporate planning cycle, engaging senior stakeholders and finance business partners, delivering insightful presentation packs to ExCo, which highlight areas of focus, as well as complex analysis in response to varied ad-hoc commercial questioning.

You will have specific responsibility for production of the monthly performance pack to ExCo, Board and FirstRand. The successful candidate will be expected to work closely with other key stakeholders across the Group, including the Executive management, business line Finance Business Partners, Financial Control and Treasury in order to produce a suite of commercially insightful management information for the changing needs of the business.

Accountabilities include

Stakeholder Management

  • Professional communication with and challenge of various stakeholders across the bank including Executive management as well as peers and FR contacts to ensure a robust and accurate performance story is communicated to senior management

Budgeting/Forecasting

  • Take responsibility for the Group budgeting and forecasting processes, co-ordinating with Business Unit leaders as well as Heads of Group Functions and FirstRand
  • Ownership of the monthly forecasting process (cashflow and monthly rolling forecasts) and the planning model including any additional modelling requirements
  • Design and management of annual budgeting process including challenge to the businesses of data submitted
  • Critically review process after each cycle, making and suggesting improvements to it

Reporting

  • Accountable for production of the performance reporting for month end ensuring that slides and commentary for various governance boards are insightful and relevant to make informed business decisions
  • Providing insight into the future financial position through monitoring of Scorecards
  • Analysis of current and past trends of key performance indicators including revenue, impairments and balance sheet to understand and highlight variances, providing relevant insight wherever appropriate. The expectation is that monthly ‘deep dives’ on issue areas will be prepared by the job-holder
  • Constantly adapt management information packs to meet the changing needs of the business and liaising with ExCo/Board members as appropriate

Ad-hoc analysis

  • Responsible for delivering monthly and ad-hoc analysis required to provide financial support to senior management and the wider business to assist key decision making at Group level
  • Responsible for actively improving and shaping future reporting processes to ensure continuous improvement

The Person

  • CIMA / ACCA / ACA Qualification is essential
  • Financial Services experience, preferably Banking
  • Strong analytical skills and modelling skills
  • Good grasp of budgeting and reforecasting processes
  • Ability to easily determine the key drivers of a result and articulately explain the “story”
  • Strong data management, Power Point and Excel skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be essential to liaise and challenge key stakeholders

The Rewards

As you would expect, this opportunity offers a competitive basic salary and reward package, and you’ll also benefit from our commitment to investing in your professional development.

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Where a DBS check or CIFAS check is identified as necessary, all application forms, job adverts and recruitment briefs will contain a statement that an application for a DBS certificate or a CIFAS check will be submitted in the event of the individual being offered the position.

Aldermore is an equal opportunities employer

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