Financial Planning Manager (Supply Chain)

13 Feb 2019
14 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
North Acton
Full Time

This role has been created to support the development of a Planning CoE; owning and adapting all models used for commercial forecasting across the business. The Planning CoE will also be tasked with building models that do not yet exist. The role holder will be accountable for preparation of accurate, insightful and timely short, medium and long term supply chain forecasts across both Dixons and Carphone (owning the development of these forecasts on behalf of the Dixons Commercial FD, the Carphone Commercial FD and the Channels FD respectively). The role holder will work with Supply Chain and Services Finance counterparts across all business functions influencing effectively to ensure that forecasts are robust, challenging and meet the targets. The scope of the role extends to the production of Distribution Opex.

You will:

•Create Supply Chain Forecasts, Outlooks, Budgets and Long-terms Plans (for both Dixons and Carphone)
•Provide key support for the Category Heads of Finance providing insight, updates on progress/timelines and communication with the wider Commercial Finance and business functions as necessary
•Furnish the business (at all levels) with a continual update on expected performance, symptoms/issues inherent in this performance and solutions for discussion and agreement
•Ensure that all Supply Chain functions provide timely assumptions for input into forecasts
•Deal with, support and challenge multiple business owners at senior level within the business. Requires constant interaction with non-finance colleagues.
•Working collaboratively with 4 peers across the Planning & Forecasting CoE
•Support a programme of standardisation, tightening of processes, process optimisation
You will have:

•A professional accounting qualification (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
•An ability to inform and influence senior stakeholders
•Experience within a large retail/services organisation
•An ability to operate in the detail but see the trends and understand bigger picture
•Strong presentation skills both in preparation and delivery of commercial and financial strategic insights
•Good technical accounting skills and strong data and analytical skills

Dixons Carphone is Europe's number one electrical and telecommunications retailer and services company, with more than 40,000 colleagues across nine countries, including the UK and Ireland. Every day, we use our people's expertise to reach out and help new customers. What's more - we're exploring extraordinary new markets, from wellness to security, so that in an ever more connected and constantly changing world, we can offer our customers the most comprehensive service.

It's an exciting time to join us and find yourself a place in our growing success story, apply now

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