Head of Financial Analysis (Budget, Planning & Forecasting)

Woking, Surrey
27 Jan 2020
16 Feb 2020
Full Time
Contract Type

The Organisation

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls.

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. And it’s girls who are most affected

Working together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges facing girls and all vulnerable children.

We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries. 

The Opportunity

We are transforming our approach to Finance in Plan International developing its impact, effectiveness and how it enables us to be a financially sustainable, commercially astute INGO, in an increasingly challenging economic and sector landscape. This exciting high-profile position as the Head of Financial Analysis (Budget, Planning & Forecasting) is fundamental enabling us to provide insightful budget planning and forecasting analysis to ensure decisions are made at all levels in Plan that are evidence based, value for money and align our resources to delivering our strategic goals and objective with maximum impact. As part a key member of our new Analyst Cadre this role is also key in building analytical capacity across Plan, both within the Finance communities and beyond.

The Individual

With a full professional Accounting qualification (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) you will have excellent analytical skills and the ability to interpret financial information and trends. Demonstrable advanced financial modelling skills with experience of leading and transforming budgeting and forecasting in large complex international organisations.

You will have a commercial mindset and an eye for detail, with the ability to produce engaging and impactful budget and forecast reports, analysis and presentations.

A strong communicator with excellent as well as diverse stakeholder management and influencing skills.

For a detailed description, please see:  https://www.dropbox.com/s/mrqcxgywoeyh6hw/Head%20of%20Financial%20Analysis%20%28Budgeting%20%26%20Forecasting%29%2036314.docx?dl=0

Type of Role: Permanent

Location: Global Hub, Woking, Surrey

Salary: Competitive

Reports to: Director of Financial Planning & Analysis

Closing Date:  16th February 2020

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

Please note that only applications and CVs written in English will be accepted.

A range of pre-employment checks will be undertaken in conformity with Plan International's Child Protection Policy.

As an international child centred community development organisation, Plan International is fully committed to promoting the realisation of children's rights including their right to protection from violence and abuse. That means we have particular responsibilities to children that we come into contact with.

Plan International believes that in a world where children face so many threats of harm, it is our duty to ensure that we, as an organisation, do everything we can to keep children safe. We must not contribute in any way to harming or placing children at risk. 

Plan International operates an equal opportunities policy and actively encourages diversity, welcoming applications from all areas of the international community.

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