Group Planning and Analytics Director

circa £200,000 + bonus + LTIP + benefits
30 Mar 2021
13 Apr 2021
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Our retained client is a large scale, UK headquartered group with international operations.

This is a high profile role, as Group Planning and Analytics Director, reporting to the Group CFO.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Driving planning and reporting excellence, group-wide
  • Developing data driven decision making into financial analysis
  • Driving performance via advanced analytics, scenario planning and portfolio reviews
  • Overseeing the global planning and forecasting cycle
  • Owning the 5 year strategic plan and model for the group
  • Leading a small team of Analysts / Data Scientists
  • Supporting the Group CFO to partner with the CEO on driving company vision
  • Providing support to M&A activity

The successful candidate will have the following profile:

  • An exceptional academic record
  • MBA from a leading business school is desirable
  • Proven experience within a large scale international group
  • Extensive experience with data modelling, trend analysis and analytics
  • Experience of leading Strategic Planning
  • Ability to drive a data science mind-set to solving complex problems
  • Specific accounting background is not required
  • Ability to translate numbers into business analysis, and recommendations
  • Stays up to date with the latest thinking and advances of analytical techniques such as machine learning, deep learning, AI

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