The Manager, Financial Planning and Analysis reports to the Head of Financial Planning and Analysis and is a key role in a team of 7 leading on financial planning, management reporting, decision support and finance partnering for the Institute, across a spend base of c£200m p.a. The role has one direct report and will be responsible for delivering key financial management information and group analytics to support mid-term financial decision making. The role will be responsible for ensuring that the Crick has the information it needs to demonstrate financial delivery against its strategy and make informed choices and will drive ‘one version of the truth’ from the Finance, Sourcing and Grants teams. This is a senior role in the finance team and the postholder will need to be both proactive and credible in building relationships, developing strategies and ensuring the integrity and robustness of information provided across the team to support a complex organisation.
- Supporting development of financial plans and models that influence and support decision-making, including significant involvement in the annual budget setting and quarterly forecasting processes
- Driving data integrity across the team, including development of a clear and well understood data structure
- Driving partnership with key stakeholders, which include both research and non-research colleagues as we seek to deliver insight
- Delivering against and seeking to drive and shape a vision for the reporting roadmap across the team, to include development of dashboards and visualisation methods
- Working with the Head of F,P&A to ensure that month and year–end processes are completed in an accurate and timely manner and consistently looking for improvement
- Supporting the Head of F,P&A and Group FD on strategic projects as required
The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute dedicated to understanding the fundamental biology underlying health and disease. Its work is helping to understand why disease develops and to translate discoveries into new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat illnesses such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, infections, and neurodegenerative diseases.
An independent organisation, its founding partners are the Medical Research Council (MRC), Cancer Research UK, Wellcome, UCL (University College London), Imperial College London and King’s College London.
The Crick was formed in 2015, and in 2016 it moved into a new state-of-the-art building in central London which brings together 1500 scientists and support staff working collaboratively across disciplines, making it the biggest biomedical research facility under in one building in Europe.
The Francis Crick Institute will be world-class with a strong national role. Its distinctive vision for excellence includes commitments to collaboration; developing emerging talent and exporting it the rest of the UK; public engagement; and helping turn discoveries into treatments as quickly as possible to improve lives and strengthen the economy.
- If you are interested in applying for this role, please apply via our website.
- The closing date for applications is 24th November 2023
- All offers of employment are subject to successful security screening and continuous eligibility to work in the United Kingdom.