FP&A -Senior Financial Analyst

Recruiter
Circle Square Talent
Location
London, South East England
Salary
50000.0000
Posted
22 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a PE backed lender and we are looking for someone who is highly commercial.

Financial Planning and Analysis – Senior Analyst
£50/55,000 + benefits + bonus
Central London

Accountabilities

- Drive Business Objectives through the provision of information
- Ensure that the Business (Department heads) are provided with the necessary financial analysis and KPIs to assist them in running their area/function
- Ensure that Management Information/KPIs  are available or distributed in a timely manner
- Work with the Controllership team in the final stages of monthly accounts production to ensure accurate reports and variance analysis
- Produce a monthly trading report to go in the monthly Board pack detailing key observations/variances/actions required 
- Ensure that Risks and Opportunities are identified early and tracked
- Produce the annual budget and forecasts along with support packs e.g. pitch pages
- Act in a Treasury capacity ensuring that there is a clear understanding of cash requirements, facilities and that cashflow forecasting is frequent and accurate
- Work on Revenue generation initiatives and “Cost-out” opportunities with the relevant team/function
- Work on Strategic plans and model as required
- Support the CFO as required on various projects
- Initiate and support existing revenue generation initiatives and costing out opportunities with the entire senior management team
- Develop strategic plans and models as and when required by the CFO
- Support all processes related to proactive cost control initiatives

Key Performance indicators

- Timely production of accurate information
- Accepted suite of management information
- Accurate cashflow reporting
- Positive feedback on commercial improvement initiatives

Previous Experience

- 4-6 years accounting and analytical experience
- Nearly qualified or qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
- Excellent academics
- Experience in industry essential
- Excellent Excel skills
- Operational finance with a focus on a high level of attention to detail with the added ability to see the wider picture
- Experience of budgeting/variance analysis/stakeholder management

Desirable

- Financial services experience
- SUN accounting system

Competencies

- Ability to plan, budget and forecast to a high level of accuracy
- Ability to explain variances in P&L and Balance Sheet vs Budgets and Forecasting
- Advanced level of Excel experience including ability to create and use v-look ups, offset and pivot tables.
- Ability to work autonomously and to tight deadlines
- Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills
- Commercially minded