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Senior Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis, UK & Canada

Finance & Insight   |   Job ID  1042722
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Job Summary

Want to be part of a revolution in digital entertainment? We’re Audible, an Amazon company, and we’re the leading digital provider of spoken word entertainment. Every day, millions of people around the world choose to be more entertained, informed, and educated by listening to over 200,000 fascinating stories, original programming and non-fiction titles on their smartphones and tablet devices with Audible. Since we first started in 1995, our mission has been to unleash the power of the spoken word, providing a breath-taking range of titles that includes best sellers, non-fiction and classics, for people who love to read and people who love to be read to.

Your Role:

Based in our London office, and reporting to the Senior Director, Finance, the Senior Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) will work closely with all areas of the business to manage the financial planning processes for the UK and Canada. The successful candidate will be own budgeting, forecasting and long-term planning and modelling for these territories, as well as be involved in ongoing monitoring of financial and non-financial performance indicators, highlighting trends and analysing causes of unexpected variance.

Alongside key finance colleagues in the UK and US, this person will be responsible for the analysis of operating results, quantifying actual results versus budget or forecast and ensuring that cost controls are in place to monitor actual spending versus budget. They will also be responsible for ad hoc deep dive analysis as required by the business, driving key insights that assist in making business decisions.

Working closely with colleagues in EU and APAC, as well as key members of the US FP&A team, this person will also be responsible for improving budgeting and forecasting processes, including designing, testing and implementing appropriate modelling functionality in Cognos TM1.

Basic Qualifications

· Qualified accountant with strong academic record
· Relevant post qualification experience in FP&A
· Proven ability to build relationships and effectively communicate with peers, senior leaders and wider stakeholders
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills; fluency in English
· Proven time management, problem-solving and critical thinking ability, with structured and systematic way of working
· Strong analytical and conceptual skills
· Excellent attention to detail
· Proven ability to pick up new skills and knowledge quickly
· Experience in a fast-paced, high-intensity and rapidly evolving environment
· Experience in developing budgets and forecasts and/or other financial planning responsibilities
· Advanced Excel skills

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience with Cognos TM1 a plus

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