Business Planning Manager

Last updated 9 days ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Contract/Temp, Full Time

Location: London

Contract: 12 Month FTC

Hours: Full Time 37.5 Hours

Salary: £47,500 depending on experience

Benefits package: 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays, 15% employer pension contribution, flexible working, cycle to work scheme, buy and sell holiday scheme, health cash plan, life assurance & lifestyle benefits


You will ensure the bank has robust but flexible modelling and forecasting capabilities to support decision making at Board, SMT and product team levels.

You will maintain and develop the team’s forecasting models with the assistance of the Business Planning Senior Manager, and coordinate with product teams to understand their modelling and ensure robust processes to incorporate their key assumptions and sensitivities into the forecasting modelling.

You will challenge and review product team inputs, support the Business Planning Senior Manager in preparing the financial sections of the annual Business Plan and managing the review and support of these sections.

You will develop and maintain model standards to ensure models are robust and well documented and support the Business Planning Senior Manager in Scenario modelling to support strategic decision making, including the development of business cases and change initiation in liaison with product teams.

You will have experience working in finance, with strong analytical and modelling skills. You will have high attention to detail and strong Excel skills, along with experience forecasting in a complex and dynamic environment.

You will be effective at making decisions, collaborating and partnering, and be driven by continuous improvement.

Some experience of managing budgets and forecasts in the context of Parliamentary and Departmental spending controls would be desirable, in addition being a qualified accountant will be advantageous.

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The British Business Bank is a unique and exciting institution. Its mission is to help drive economic growth by making finance markets work better for small businesses - wherever they are in the UK and wherever they are on their business journey - enabling them to grow and prosper.

Established in 2014, it is a 100% government-owned economic development bank organised as an arm’s length body with an independent Board.

To deliver its programmes, the Bank works through more than 150 finance partners such as high street and digital banks, leasing companies, venture capital and private debt funds and fintech platforms.

Currently, we employ around 370 people, split between offices in Sheffield and London.

Please note all candidates applying for this role should have the right to work in the U.K.