06 November 2023
Financial Planning Analyst

 November 6, 2023 Andy Hickey
Consult Recruitment NZ > 06 November 2023Financial Planning Analyst

06 November 2023
Financial Planning Analyst

A Little Bit About The Company
Allegion is a global pioneer in seamless access, focusing on security around the door and adjacent areas. Allegion secures people and assets with a range of solutions for homes, businesses, schools and institutions.

Allegion is known for its innovative security products and solutions, with brands that have established leadership positions in their markets and strong reputations for quality. Those brands have roots in businesses from as early as 1750, and many have since created their respective product categories, adding to the breadth of the company's global heritage and pioneering spirit. Today, Allegion and its brands continue innovating and developing leading-edge solutions through engineering, industrial design and IT as well as strategic partnerships and acquisitions.

The New Zealand business is located in their state of the art, award-winning, manufacturing facility in Avondale. The new facility has been designed to achieve a high level of operational efficiency and sustainability, providing a connected and inspiring work environment supporting a natural flow between offices, warehouse and factory.

Some More Information About The Role
The Financial Planning Analyst is a key role for Allegion here in New Zealand. Supporting the Financial Controller, you will be a business partner to the wider organisation by building strong working relationships with other functions, understanding their needs, and providing support as appropriate.
Some of the main responsibilities of the role include:
  • Manage, collate and submit the Annual Operating Plan (AOP) and Long-Range Plan (LRP)
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly forecasts and manage the forecasting process
  • Consolidate and distribute revenue flash results during and after month end
  • Compile, report and submit Month End results
  • Discuss variances and accounting issues with the finance team
  • Management reporting and analysis, including preparation of analyses for the monthly and quarterly business review.
The role will be responsible for long-term and short-term financial planning, forecasting, management reporting and analysis, and the creation of tools to help drive better and faster decision making. You will play a key role in providing analytical and business decision support to drive financial forecasts, operating budgets and strategic goals. This role will work with other finance, business unit and regional finance leaders to compile and review annual budgets, long range plans, generate forecasts, analyse trends in business performance and operating expenses, and provide internal management reporting and analysis.

So Who Are You & What Is Your Profile?

We are looking for a commercially minded accountant with advanced analytical skills. Above all, you will be curious, analytical and someone who can build relationships with every part of an organisation. You will need to be CA/CPA qualified to be considered for this role with at least 5 years experience under your belt working in commercially focused roles. A Big 4 background would also be looked upon very favourably. 
You will need to have Advanced MS Excel skills, experience using Modelling and Forecasting tools and some exposure to Power BI would be a real advantage. Manufacturing industry experience and an understanding of standard costing systems would also be highly desirable. This is a key role in the organisation so your ability to manage multiple senior stakeholders will be important. Your ability to present financial results and insights to global leaders will also be important so excellent verbal and written presentation skills are needed in this role. This role is suitable for someone who is genuinely excited by the prospect of joining a business who value their people.
To apply, follow the instructions or to discuss, please contact Andy Hickey on 0211693764 or email andy.hickey@consultrecruitment.co.nz
  • Global business leading the way in innovation
  • West Auckland location
  • Business Partnering role

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