Group Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

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An international group of companies with offices in Cyprus is working with GRS Recruitment to hire a Group FP&A Manager for their team. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis activities across the entire group, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives and facilitating informed decision-making by senior management. If you are looking to continue your career within an international company, GRS looks forward to receiving your CV for this Group Financial Planning & Analysis Manager role, today.
Financial Planning and Analysis:
  • Lead the development and implementation of the group-wide financial planning process, including annual budgeting, forecasts, and long-range strategic planning.
  • Coordinate with business unit leaders and finance teams to gather inputs, assumptions, and drivers for financial models.
  • Analyse financial results, variances, and trends to provide insights and recommendations to senior management.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive financial reports, including key performance indicators (KPIs), to executive leadership.
Functional Business Partnership:
  • Manage a team of functional business partners to support Business Enablement leaders and their teams understand their financial performance.
  • Ensure that business partners deliver strong insights into functional performance to drive budget owner accountability and detailed insight into what is driving consolidated financial performance.
  • Partner with cross-functional teams to evaluate strategic initiatives, investment opportunities, cost optimization and business performance.
  • Conduct financial modelling, forecasting and scenario analysis to assess potential outcomes and risks associated with strategic decisions.
Forecasting and Performance Management:
  • Develop robust forecasting models to accurately predict future financial performance and cash flow dynamics.
  • Monitor actual financial results against forecasts and budgets, identifying deviations and drivers of performance.
  • Collaborate with business units to develop performance metrics and dashboards for tracking key business drivers.
Process Improvement and Optimization:
  • Continuously review and enhance FP&A processes, tools, and methodologies to improve efficiency and accuracy.
  • Work collaboratively with business unit FP&A teams to implement best practices in financial planning, budgeting, and analysis to enhance decision-making and resource allocation.
  • Lead initiatives to streamline data collection, analysis, and reporting, leveraging technology and automation where applicable.
Team Leadership and Development:
  • Manage and mentor a team of FP&A professionals, providing guidance, coaching, and professional development opportunities.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, and continuous learning within the Group FP&A team and Business Unit FP&A teams.
  • Ensure effective communication and coordination with other finance and business functions to support organizational goals.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field; MBA or advanced degree preferred.
  • At least 5 years of proven experience in financial planning and analysis roles, with a track record of leadership and achievement.
  • Strong understanding of financial principles, accounting standards, and financial modelling techniques.
  • Proficiency in financial planning software and advanced proficiency in Excel; familiarity with ERP systems (e.g., Microsoft Dynamics (D365)) will be considered an advantage.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to interpret complex financial data and provide actionable insights.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills, with the ability to convey financial information to diverse audiences.
  • Strategic mindset, with the ability to think critically and contribute to the development of organizational strategy.
  • Proven leadership abilities, with experience in managing teams and driving results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexibility for occasional travel is required for the purposes of meetings, conferences, or business reviews.
  • Be able to work across multiple time zones and interact with international stakeholders.
  • Attractive remuneration package including performance-based bonuses.
  • Provident Fund
  • Medical Insurance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid work model
Due to the high volume of applications, we receive at GRS Recruitment, only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
To apply for this position, please email your CV to Ioulia Ananikidou, quoting the above job reference or call +357 25 342720 for further information.
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    14 May 2024
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