Financial Planning Analyst

Eden Scott
£30000 - £40000 per annum + DOE + Pension
13 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
This company is a very high growth business with strong forecasts and plans for further development. This role reports into the Head of Planning & Budgeting to support the financial analysis and business modelling functions. The Head of Planning & Budgeting covers all of the forecasting, business analysis and scenario modelling that focuses on the future of the business, you will take ownership for aspects of this team and deliver strong performance in this area. This role has been created to make a significant contribution to this function which is forward looking and aligned to planning for the future of this business. The core skills required for success in this role include: very well developed expertise on MS Excel in the management, manipulation and analysis of data, financial modelling including the development of "what-if" scenario analysis and the development of robust financial models that predict outcomes for business ventures. Beyond that the successful person will need to be able to tell the "story" of what this analysis tells them. To be considered for this role you will have the following experience and qualifications; Degree or relevant professional training in a financial, data or numerate discipline. This may suit an Accountant, Finance or Data Analysis professional. Proficiency in using Excel to very high level including the development of financial models and other analysis tools. Strong ability to look at large and complex data and to draw operational conclusions to tell the story of what the data means. Strength in ability to forecast revenues, costs and to have detailed sensitivity analysis/what if factors built into reports. Demonstrable ability to challenge existing working practices and to make a positive contribution to the development of the department. Someone who is readily able to enjoy further career enhancement opportunities in the near future. To ensure that you don't miss out on this fantastic opportunity please apply with your CV and contact details as soon as possible and we will get in touch to discuss this in more detail. Alternatively, for a confidential discussion you can get in touch with us on 0131 550 1100. Eden Scott offers the services of an employment agency for the placement of permanent staff members and acts as an employer for the delivery of temporary an interim solutions.