Finance, Planning and Analysis Manager

Tattenhall, near Chester
Circa £40,000 per annum + benefits
10 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Finance, Planning and Analysis Manager

Superb opportunity for a diligent professional with commercial acumen and proven experience in finance planning and analysis, to join the busy Finance Team at Cogent supporting business growth in a varied role.

Cogent is one of the UK’s leading suppliers of bovine genetics and operates the UK’s largest bull stud. The company brings innovation to breeding and offers a complete range of solutions to deliver improvement on farms. Founded in 1995, the company has since developed a global presence with a workforce in excess of 180 professional team members and forms a critical part of the Wheatsheaf Group. The superb modern facilities at the head office located in Tattenhall near Chester, provide a pleasant working environment.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, you’ll focus on FP&A and Strategic Projects supporting the Senior Management Team with analysis and reporting that provides critical information regarding trends within their functions to support business decision making. In addition, you’ll contribute to strategic projects through analysis of financials, whilst also providing on the ground support in newly acquired international businesses.

As an FP&A Manager your duties will be varied to include although not be limited to:

  • Analysing business financials and preparing detailed forecasting reports
  • Working closely with the CFO and Senior Management Team on strategic projects
  • Identifying trends and opportunities from business performance
  • Supporting the accountancy team with budgeting and forecasting

To be considered for this FP&A Manager role, you MUST have the following experience, qualifications, skills, and knowledge:

  • CIMA or ACCA qualified with post qualification experience in financial analysis and reporting
  • Good knowledge of ERP software
  • Ability to understand key business drivers quickly and assess reporting requirements in line with these drivers
  • Reliable, organised and diligent with strong work ethic
  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT literate with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel including modelling
  • Full driving licence, and willing to travel globally on an occasional basis

Experience within manufacturing and/or inventory management is highly desired, although not essential.

In return:

You’ll be joining a reputable business with a friendly and refreshing culture where you’ll be encouraged and supported to further develop your career.

Salary:                          Circa £40,000 per annum, level dependent on current experience and qualifications

Benefits:                       Annual leave entitlement of 25 days plus bank holidays, pension and life insurance.

Contracted Hours:         37.5 hours per week

Hours of Work:             Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm. Flexibility will be required to meet business needs, with a strong likelihood of international travel.

Contract Type:              Permanent

Location:                      Tattenhall, near Chester

This Finance, Planning and Analysis Manager vacancy is advertised by JVP Jobs on behalf of the employer Cogent. At JVP Jobs we believe in providing complete transparency for you the job seeker, and by applying for this role you give express consent for us to directly submit your application to our above named client in conjunction with this vacancy only. Please note that JVP is an advertising company NOT a recruitment agency, therefore all applications will be reviewed directly by the employer Cogent, and should they wish to progress your application further, they will be in contact with you.

Cogent requests for no recruitment agency contact please.

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