Financial Planning and Analysis Manager (FP&A) - Tech Start-Up

Pollinate Recruitment
United Kingdom
From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Benefits
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Our Client

Our client is one of the UK’s leading customer generation companies. They are a rapidly growing business – they topped the Sunday Times Tech Track, and since then grew 278% per annum before tripling in size again. They now employ over 350 staff in the UK and USA, and conduct marketing activities in more than 120 countries.

They are on a mission to accelerate their partners' growth by building the world’s most effective marketing platform through a passion for data, relentless innovation and the development of world class teams.

The Team

Their rapid organic growth rate of nearly 50% is driven by a constant flow of new employees, products and clients. They are accelerating growth through their US operations and they also plan to make acquisitions to compound this expansion.

The FP&A team is critical to positively fostering this growth by providing High Impact Analysis to the organisations’ business leaders. They are seeking a FP&A Manager to take a pivotal role in supporting their planning and analysis needs as their business continues through its exciting growth phase.

The Financial Planning and Analysis Manager Role

You will be responsible for producing the reporting and running FP&A cutting edge processes. You will analyse performance of each division and partner with MDs to support their commercial decisions. You will identify opportunities and spot performance issues which will help accelerate growth and avoid risks. You will assist in transforming planning process into a world class rolling forecast process.

Responsibilities of the Financial Planning and Analysis Manager:

They want you to take ownership of the business’s analysis including building new excel models and Looker (web-based data analytics) dashboards. You will be working closely with various partners across the business (MDs, FD, CEO etc.) and capturing Business Units’ Plans and Initiatives. You’ll be contributing to building forecasting models and producing MVF Monthly Reporting. They’d like you to go further and also produce deep dive analysis as and when required (including forward looking analysis).

What Success Looks Like:

  • High impact analysis produced to surface performance opportunities & challenges and support smarter decision making
  • Revenue forecasting continuously improved to be more accurate and meaningful
  • Super smooth and sleek planning process rolled out to produce Annual Budget including a longer term strategic plan (3 years)
The Ideal Financial Planning and Analysis Manager:

  • Loves building financial models in excel including complex formulae and high data volumes
  • Loves and embraces change
  • Great at innovating systems, optimising and automating processes

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