Sunbury
Finance
Permanent
About The Role

We are looking for a Finance Planning and Analysis manager to own the delivery of consistent and accurate business analysis to improve business decisions. You will be working in a “start-up” like environment, driving the need to create reporting from base systems. You will need to bring together data from across various functions of the business to produce insightful reports for operational decisions and the long-term strategy for our business.

The successful candidate will work across all functions of the UK business, with a wide group of subject matter experts to gather, analyse and help visualise critical business data in useable reporting formats.

You will have the ability to conceptualise new business reporting requirements, interrogate various systems to understand inputs available and apply strong technical skills to create brand new reports for the business.

Key responsibilities

  • Work with the Group Finance Director to define a list of business reports required in the day to day running of the business
  • Gather necessary data directly from the source systems or from other departments in order to deliver these reports in a timely, accurate and user-friendly manner. Automate as much as possible and minimise manual steps in finalising reports, increasing the speed of availability
  • Create, develop and maintain databases in order to provide ongoing accurate business analysis as and when required – the source of all management reporting
  • Work with key stakeholders across the business to understand available data sources. Formulate and push best practice guidance to ensure highest quality of analytics and reporting
  • Understanding the key commercial KPIs and levers that drive business value. Use this to create, develop and promote relevant dashboard reporting
  • Process owner for a monthly revenue and quarterly P&L forecast process. Work with relevant stakeholders to create am efficient process, simplifying inputs required through standardised templates and using advanced excel modelling to automate the process as much as possible. Apply similar methodology to the annual budget process
  • Process owner for monthly business unit P&L reporting. Monthly P&L to be split into business units with output to be delivered for global consolidation on monthly basis.
  • Manage the accounting and reporting of projects business
About The Candidate

Skills

  • Strong demonstrable track record of using Microsoft Office to an Advanced level; particularly Excel and PowerPoint to advanced VBA level
  • Attention to detail is critical as reports must be accurate
  • Ability to interrogate various systems in order to understand how they work and how to extract required datasets; experience of Microsoft Dynamics, NetSuite and CPM view advantageous
  • Experience in the AV or IT Industry would be advantageous

About you

  • Ability to work independently (remotely in the immediate term) and comfortable to engage independently with various parts of the business to gather insights
  • Strong problem-solving skills. Able to understand complex problems and use strong technical data manipulation skills to propose solutions
  • Starting from a very low base, strong understanding of business information requirements with a passion and drive to build exceptional reporting which is sustainable and repeatable in the longer term
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to focus on and deliver on clear goals and requirements of the business independently

Qualifications

  • Qualified / Part-qualified accounting or Business Management qualification
  • Advanced Excel and database skills. VBA/Macro level preferred
  • Experience in working with Microsoft Dynamics and NetSuite ERP systems and CPM view preferred
About Kinly:

Kinly provides secure and flexible visual collaboration solutions that make it easier to work better together.

At Kinly, we think working together is the most exciting thing in the world. Our vision is to engage people in a world of possibilities. Our brand promise is Working together. Everywhere. Our role is to provide a seamless and reliable experience that enables people to work together, in different spaces and places.

Kinly has over 1,200 employees and its solutions and services include video conferencing, audio visual integration, cloud solutions and unified communications and collaboration. Kinly serves corporate and public customers from established office locations in the Netherlands, Norway, India, UK, USA, Hong Kong, and Singapore.