Corporate Planner

Location: Weybridge

Job reference: CP17-03

To work at corporate level to ensure the strategic alignment of all DAUK department plans, the continuous improvement of the organisation, and the reporting on financial performance.

Contributes to overall results by supporting management to achieve company budget and turnover targets but is not accountable for the budget. 

Job content

Areas and details of responsibility:

  • In conjuction with DENV guidelines, apply the appropriate SGA ratios for different Budget cycles (and longer term)
  • Follow up and create in-depth knowledge and understanding of all departmental budgets; co-ordinate DAUK Sales General and Administrative (‘SGA’) expenses Budget cycles 
  • Continuously monitor DAUK financial results (versus budget) to analyse performance; preparting month end result and proposing and implementing actions to ensure budgeted profit ratios are maintained
  • Supporting the Corporate Affairs Manager on strategic communication, documentation and co-ordination of action plans related to BOD meetings and quarterly communications. 
  • Make recommendations for future corporate planning based on financial analysis and ensure these are executed.
  • Support the company with the co-ordination of contractual [including legal] matters – both administration and legal checking; liaising with other internal and external parties for advice and guidance.
  • Responsible for reviewing, maintaining and appropriately communicating to the business DAUK’s Company Rules, reporting and addressing on any non-compliance issues
  • Ensure continuous and strong communication with DAUK departments on cost control and budget management. Understand and communicate changing business needs, report on substantial disparities and, when applicable, develop and propose actions to address those.  
  • Co-ordinate and review departmental planning across DAUK and make recommendations to the Corporate Affairs Manager to ensure plans are appropriate and joined up at a corporate level.
  • Review and report on company KPIs to senior management, identifying improvement areas 
  • Complete the quarterly self-assessment for J-Sox.
  • Promote the Daikin Corporate Philosophy, and ensure Core Values are adhered to in all company matters.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Preferably educated to degree level.
  • Proven analytical skills.
  • Experience within an accounting and finance function would be advantageous.
  • IT, budget control and report writing skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of standard software packages for data analysis and reporting.
  • Good presentation skills
  • Ability to communicate well at all levels
  • Professional, flexible, proactive and confident individual who will be able to work in a demanding environment