Jaguar Land Rover

Senior Finance Analyst - Business Planning

Coventry, West Midlands, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
GBP 44,600.00 - 48,000.00 per year
31 Mar 2023
15 Apr 2023
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REQ ID: 114153
JOB TITLE: Senior Finance Analyst - Business Planning
SALARY: £44,600 - £48,000
POSTING END DATE: 12/04/2023
LOCATION: Coventry

Beyond Property, Purchasing, HR and IT, more than being part of our Finance or Marketing teams, beyond even Sales and Service, every role in every business area offers unique opportunities to make an impact on the future of mobility and the automotive industry.

This role will work on the development of the total entity long range financial plan to the purpose of internal and external reporting by providing expert technical guidance and solutions to reporting issues.

As the Senior Finance Analyst - Business Planning, you'll be responsible:
• Key financial management reporting to senior stakeholders to support strategic and operational decision making at group, senior operating and finance leadership levels
• Supporting the translation of business activity into financial impact, including key assumptions, estimates and sensitivities. Addressing queries on reported numbers as requested by both operational and finance teams
• Loading of data into the planning tool, verifying accuracy and data sources
• Provide variance analysis of the long-range planning scenarios to prior status and prior years
• Perform sensitivity analysis upon key planning drivers
• Adherence to internal and external review & filing deadlines
• Operation of robust and rigorous controls over financial reporting processes to meet internal and external standards
• Support the group audit process through the timely delivery of the long-range plan, detailed basis of preparation and control operation, as well as with resolving queries on reported numbers and variance analysis
• Utilise data management, analytics and reporting tools to continually optimise processes both within finance and the wider business
• Support business projects by advising on accounting and reporting expertise as required in both business and system changes
• Undertake any other work as directed by their line manager in connection with their job as may be requested


• Previous experience in Finance Reporting role gained at a similar level
• Strong analytical skills with an eye for detail and the ability to challenge and embed key processes
• Strong analytical and financial modelling skills, including excel, databases, and data visualisation
• Degree or relevant equivalent experience preferred

• CIMA / ACCA qualified (or working towards)
• Demonstrates a continuous improvement mind-set - able to pro-actively identify and implement process improvement opportunities
• Experience of Sarbanes-Oxley


Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you'll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage.

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.



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