B&CS Energy Strategic Planning, Projects and Reporting Finance Manager

  • 52,889 - 66,783
  • Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • E.ON UK plc
  • 16 Aug 18

We are now looking to recruit an Energy Strategic Planning, Projects and Reporting Finance Manager to join our team based in Nottingham or Coventry.

Nottingham / Coventry

Salary £52,889 - £66,783

Business and Community Solutions is at the heart of delivering E.ON's vision; to improve people's lives and become the energy solutions partner of choice. Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for a qualified and commercial individual to join our Finance team. 

Working as an Energy Strategic Planning, Projects and Reporting Finance Manager, you’ll be responsible for providing financial & commercial business partnering support to the business, acting as the finance interface on B&CS Energy Strategic Planning, Project support and Reporting.

You’ll lead your team to deliver quality financial support to senior business stakeholders, ensuring the insight your team provides helps to shape the commercial decisions of the business area, driving commercial performance & delivery of the financial plan.

This is a great opportunity to really impact our business from day one.  Invest in us and we’ll invest in you by rewarding you with opportunities to develop both yourself, and your career, in a market leading energy company.

Here’s what you’ll be doing:
•Acting as Commercial Financial partner to the Energy Sales, Commercial and Transformation leadership teams.
•Using external market information, competitor insight and E.ON performance to produce credible strategic plans and insight.
•Leading a team of senior analysts in developing strategic business plans, forecasting and reporting models, challenging where appropriate.
•Quickly developing innovative solutions to challenges posed in an ever-evolving Energy business.
•Managing production of monthly directors and board reports.
•Owning the EBIT outturn forecasts and risks & opportunities and drive awareness and conscious management & control of key financial risks.
•Driving the B&CS Energy EBIT mid-term planning process, monthly reporting, quarterly re-forecasting for your business.
•Partnering the ABP Energy accounting and planning and investment controlling teams, providing commentary and analysis for reporting to UK and Group boards.
•Responsible for development and succession planning within your team.

What we need from you:
•Degree educated and/or relevant professional or accounting qualification.
•Excellent stakeholder management skills, with the ability to influence at Senior Leadership & Director level.
•Ability to lead and develop a high performing finance team
•Experience in driving commercial delivery, with ability to highlight and manage key commercial risks
•Excellent oral and written communication, interpersonal, influencing and presentation skills
•A pro-active and creative approach to problem solving. Demonstrate passion for the business.
•Self-motivated with the ability to build excellent working relationships with various parts of the business

It would be great if you had:  
•Ability to understand the technical aspects of an Energy Business
•Numerical and analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and information and present in a clear and logical format. Good levels of financial and commercial acumen
•Experience of translating information into financial models and challenging assumptions
•Proven financial business modelling skills utilising Microsoft Excel with a history of using the analysis to influence decisions
•The ability to consistently support decision makers and produce high quality work to tight deadlines

What we’ll give you in return:

We lead the way when it comes to giving our employees more with our award-winning benefits package. This includes 26 days' holiday plus 8 bank holidays, a generous pension scheme from E.ON and tax and NI savings on childcare costs. For the full list of benefits, please visit our website. [http://www.eon-uk-careers.com/en/careers/why-work-for-us/employee-benefits.html]

About E.ON

E.ON is a global provider of specialised energy solutions. We work hard to make the best deals possible and provide energy solutions for our customers.

Additional information
•Due to the nature of this role a DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check may be required.
 The role is based at our Coventry and Nottingham offices.
•For more information on reasonable adjustments please click here.