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Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Job description

Our client in the insurance industry have an Financial Planning & Analysis Manager role available

Set up the Financial Planning and Analysis function for Cover More EMEA

Improve the existing monthly management reporting packs (including development of the KPIs) to monitor and explain business performance and ensure ownership and delivery of financial targets across the business

Standardisation of reporting across entities

Tailor reporting to meet the requirements of the local management team and regional executive team

Automate reporting and processes as far as is possible.

Design and prepare monthly management reporting packages (both financial and key performance indicators)

Deliver insightful and appropriate management information which facilitates timely senior management decision making and provides appropriate visibility into the financial performance of the business including budgetary performance and ongoing forecasts

Analyse actual results to budget and prior year to identify trends, variances, irregularities and performance

Reporting to be completed at a local/business unit level and at a Consolidated level for EMEA regional Management Preparation of ad hoc reports to management

Product Profitability & Margin Analysis

Involvement in the preparation of all presentations for the CFO to make to the Executive and other interest groups

Conduct market and competitor analysis to develop insights into performance improvement opportunities Budgeting / Forecasting 

Lead and facilitate the annual budget process and rolling three year business plan Preparation of budgets and forecasts split by product, location, sales, revenue, expense etc. based on input from Senior Management team

Assist in the preparation of presentation materials and strategic plans Be a key point of contact with Senior Management team to discuss queries and find solutions to problems.

Expense Analysis & Cost Control Carry out regular analysis of expense base

Understand the main expense drivers of the business Systems development & Implementation Support the Head of Finance EMEA Cover-More with ad hoc activities relating to company strategy, reporting, analysis etc. K

• Qualified accountant • Accounting standard and legislation

• Good understanding of key operational drivers of travel insurance products

• Expert Excel / modeling skills; strong PowerPoint / presentation skills Experience

• Minimum 5+ years’ PQE • Financial Services background preferred

• Multi National Experience • Systems – SUN accounts and Anaplan would be an advantage.

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