We are now looking to recruit a Cash Planning Manager to join our Financial Control and Information Segments team based in Coventry.
E.ON is a privately-owned international energy company. Our 40,000 colleagues in 13 countries work daily towards the improvement of technical innovations and user-friendly customer solutions for the new energy world. We are the first large energy company to focus more heavily upon the energy of the future through our three business areas of energy networks, renewable energies and customer solutions.
E.ON provides electricity and gas to millions of homes and businesses here in the UK. It’s incredibly complex work. It takes the talents of thousands of people to do what we do. Yet our vision is a simple one. We want to be the trusted energy partner for our customers. We’re doing that by making energy cleaner and simpler to understand. We’re also doing it by being genuinely helpful people and treating our customers fairly.
Strong stakeholder management skills and the ability to constructively challenge peers and superiors.
Excellent technical accounting skills, ideally with understanding of cash accounting.
Excellent numerical and analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and turn it into meaningful proposals.
Dedicated individual with the ability to deliver high quality results against tight deadlines.
High level of self-motivation and proactive attitude.
A strong team player, willing to contribute to the team’s development and success and willing to use experience and skills to support the development of other team members.
It would be great if you
Have a proactive approach to problem solving.
Possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong working relationships.
Are flexible to work to tight timescales and to travel when required.
Have the desire for continuous improvement.
Are IT literate, with advanced Excel user skills.
Are experienced and skills in PowerPoint.
What we’ll give you in return
2 for 1 pension contributions
Comprehensive flexible benefits scheme
Voluntary benefits – discount and cashback
Group Life Insurance
Personal Accident Insurance
Financial advice and guidance website
This role can be based in either Nottingham or Coventry with travel.
This is a permanent position.
Due to the nature of this role a DBS (Disclosure Barring Service) check will be required.
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Here’s what you’ll be doing:
The Cash Planning Manager is responsible for the production of insightful and action-orientated board performance reporting and delivery of quarterly forecasting and associated storyline for a business with a turnover of c£7bn.
In this high-profile finance role, you will take the lead on all business partnering where there are material cash and working capital implications. As part of this you’ll need to actively engage with senior management; identifying working capital opportunities through insightful reporting and analysis.
You’ll also be responsible for maintaining the working capital governance framework and ensuring it is fully embedded and adhered to as well as leading in ensuring that the working capital performance and processes for all new commercial ventures are optimised. Delivery of a number of workshops will ensure that you raise the profile of cash and working capital across both finance and the operational business.
Coaching and supporting more junior members of staff, you’ll share best practice learnings with them and colleagues from across the wider group, driving further efficiencies in operational performance and delivery of group reporting/ forecasting requirements.
Finally, through utilisation of your excellent stakeholder management skills you’ll be able to challenge the business in financial and strategic decision making processes and contribute to maintaining a robust and consistent Business Plan through preparing Board and Senior Stakeholder communications and briefing documents and presenting analysis and insight across the business.