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Manager, Financial Planning & Analysis

2021.07.15. | Budapest | Non-tech

Our international client offers finance solutions that can provide coverage in more than 40 countries with relevant language and technical skills.


We are looking for an experienced and high performing Financial Planning & Analysis (FPA) Manager, who would play a significant role in supporting the day-to-day operation as it continues to grow, and scale in a way that ensures that the exemplary levels of compliance and quality are met.

The Financial Planning & Analysis (FPA) Manager will work closely with the FPA senior manager and with the business leaders and experts in execution of plan, provide necessary support and challenge to respective execution and support the formulation of annual and medium-term financial plans, with a focus on efficiency and profitability.

Tasks and responsibilities:

Business Planning, Modelling & Monitoring :

  • Work closely with the FP&A team and to support the business's financial and strategic plans
  • Work with service and operational leads and assist in building up their annual budgets and forecasts
  • Produce models to project long term growth and determine impacting business factors
  • Evaluate previous budgets, expenditures to develop and implement future budgets
  • Prepare management reports around financial modelling, forecasts and profitability
  • Monitor approved budget, tracking spend vs. actual
  • Resolve exceptions and issues in invoice collection from Member Firms
  • Coordinate with Accounting and Finance for financial information

Service Line Partnering:

Partner with Management Team to:

  • Understand business performance
  • Provide analysis to support decision making
  • Measure performance against plan and track lead indicators to identify issues and opportunities early
  • Support development of transparent rate cards for services and review pricing proposal


  • Analyze financial KPI’s and operational results to better understand business unit performance
  • Utilize BI tools to deliver meaningful insights into business performance
  • Review operations and recommend new productivity, pricing or cost saving initiatives
  • Review existing processes and procedures to develop recommendations for improvement efforts
  • Analyze annual pricing structure and strategy for service lines, and report on to ensure recovery of costs and target margin

Stakeholder Reporting:

  • Communicate to senior management the reasons behind the product, service or department performance and results
  • Provide detailed analysis and commentary on service line and cost center results
  • Support reporting of financial performance to governance groups
  • 7+ years of business experience with 5 of most recent years in progressive FPA role
  • Strong quantitative abilities
  • Excellent analytical skillset, including the utilization of BI and reporting tools
  • Experience of working with stakeholders from multiple entities, countries
  • Able to solve complex problems
  • Excellent communication skills in written/spoken English with ability to build relationships
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced computer software skills, including writing macros in Excel, developing user friendly models for financial leadership packages
  • Professional qualification such as CA or CPA or CFA
Employer's offer
  • Flexible working hours and home office opportunity
  • 3 paid days for volunteering and CSR activities
  • Multicultural working environment in a newly built office
  • Medicover and life insurance package
  • Regular English and Hungarian courses
  • Fast development opportunity
  • In depth professional training from beginner to advanced level
  • Well-being services: office yoga, shoe cleaning, laundry service
  • Relocation support for foreign candidates