Financial Planning & Analysis Manager – Manchester (England)

Mon, 18 Jul 2022 07:02:00 GMT
Manchester, England
Job Type


Financial Planning & Analysis Manager / Manchester (Hybrid Work, 2 days in Office) / Up to £55K & Excellent Benefits

Fantastic opportunity for an experienced FP&A Manager to join a market leading business, with an excellent culture and vibrant working environment.

 WEX Europe Services Ltd is a rapidly expanding organisation, with offices across Europe. We pride ourselves on our desire to help employees realise their potential. This is an exciting time to join the business as we embark on a journey of significant growth. WEX Europe Services Ltd is a subsidiary of WEX Inc. (NYSE: WEX).

As an FP&A Manager you will support the Head of Financial Planning & Analysis with the provision of financial information and high-quality support on many aspects of finance including development of financial models, budgetary ownership, performance evaluation and forecasting.

What’s in it for me?

  • Highly competitive salary of up to £55,000/year (dependent on experience)
  • Permanent contract
  • Monday-Friday, 37.5 hours/week – no weekends
  • Hybrid working, 2 days in office
  • Company pension & life assurance scheme
  • Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus bank holidays
  • Holiday purchase scheme, the ability to get an additional 5 days annual leave per year
  • Life assurance, company sick pay and pension scheme
  • Employee Fuel Card (after 6 months)
  • Employee discount platform
  • Incentives schemes, companywide and departmental
  • Continuous training, coaching and development within a helpful and encouraging environment
  • Progression opportunities
  • Employee referral programme

Key Responsibilities of the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager:

  • Develops, interprets and implements financial concepts for financial planning and control
  • Performs technical analysis to determine present and future financial performance by coordinating periodic meetings with financials controllers of the various business units. Objective is to understand the financial performance for the month and being able to challenge the financial controllers for accuracy of the figures
  • Coordinates and prepares consolidated monthly pack for business review. Provide clear and concise commentary on functional P&L and cost bridges. Work closely with the Accounting department, HR and Finance Systems to create complete view of the business performance
  • Owns the financial reporting (Microsoft Access) database used for Financial modelling and analysis
  • Prepares the expenses analysis (COS and SG&A) and explains these during monthly sessions with Head of FP&A and Director of FP&A and Strategy
  • Coordinates and reviews the monthly department expense packs and ensure accurate and timely distribution to budget holder as well preparing and providing analysis on risks and opportunities
  • Owns the technical financial reporting process to Corporate Finance and liaise with Corporate team to ensure timely and accurate reporting
  • Coordinates and reviews KPI reporting
  • Gathers, analyzes, prepares and summarizes recommendations for financial budget, quarterly forecasts and strategic plan for costs, telematics and balance sheet. Work closely with budget holders and managers across the business to achieve support and understanding on business goals
  • Coordinates and reviews headcount reporting and analysis while working with HR business partners to ensure accurate and complete source data in the system
  • Tracks Project costs and acquisition activity
  • Manages and supports two financial analysts and drives their development and growth
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