Financial Planning and Analysis Director

Last updated 5 hours ago
Location:Greater London, South Yorkshire
Job Type:Full Time

Location: Sheffield or London

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Up to £110,000 depending on experience and location

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


You will lead the bank’s financial planning, management reporting, business analysis/insight, government finance liaison roles and central cost management, along with continuous improvement within FP&A, working with the team, across Finance and across BBB as required.

You will lead on the long-term financial planning through the 5-year business plan, managing short-term financial reforecasting and ad-hoc planning projects, and cost budget-holder partnering as needed by Finance Business Partnering.

For reporting and management information you will oversee preparation of regular and ad-hoc management information; direct business analysis and board reporting/ commentary and ensure reports provide insight as well as data.

As Government Liaison you will manage the Finance dimension of BBB’s relationship with UK Government and lead on Finance input to budget bids for new government products/ resources.

You will direct and prioritise the team’s activities in line with business priorities, manage team performance, including objective-setting, regular one-to-one meetings and formal performance management, and contribute to the leadership of the Finance department

As a qualified accountant, you will have senior management experience in an FP&A team, experience of forecasting in a complex and dynamic environment and substantial excel and financial modelling skills.

Knowledge of comparable financial products, experience of managing budgets and forecasts in the context of Parliamentary and Departmental spending controls and experience of transforming a Financial Planning and Analysis function would be beneficial but not essential.

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The British Business Bank is a unique and exciting institution. Its mission is to make finance markets work better so smaller businesses across the UK can prosper and grow.

Established in 2014, it is a 100% government-owned economic development bank but independently managed.

To deliver its programmes, the Bank works through more than 180 delivery partners such as high street, digital, specialist and challenger banks, venture capital and private debt funds and fintech platforms.

Currently, we employ around 390 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.