Financial Planing & Analysis Analyst

Axon Moore
£40000 - £50000 per annum
30 Nov 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Outstanding, commercial Financial Planning and Analysis role for renowned Chester firm who are looking to recruit a FP&A Analyst to work on a 12 month contract due to an internal secondment. This is a great opportunity to join an established team with direct exposure to a company with strong business projections over the next 12 months.
The objectives of the role are to prepare, analyse and present, financial and non-financial operational information to inform strategic decision making.
Key Responsibilities will include;
• Preparation of weekly and monthly Operational Reports and Key Performance Indicators, specifically:-
o Assisting the Head of Finance in compiling the weekly Group KPI report.
o Preparation of monthly operational P&Ls to show performance against budget and prior periods.
o Preparation & detailed analysis of other monthly performance analysis, e.g. Like-for-like analysis, Year-on-Year performance.
o Preparation of various monthly KPI reporting and associated presentations for input into the Group monthly management accounts report together with detailed narrative.
• Maintain and adjust the annual budget.
• Liaise with IT team to ensure Operational data is stored and can be accessed effectively.
• As part of the Financial Planning & Analysis team, assist with any other ad-hoc reporting, analysis or planning that may be required from time to time
Required Skills and Experience.
• Qualified accountant with over 5 years Management Accounting/Analyst experience.
• Demonstrating an ethic of delivering high performance through hard work, commitment and team-work.
• Accuracy and attention to detail, organisational skills and ability to work to tight timescales are critical attributes.
• Good communication skills both written and verbal, ability to confidently explain financial information to non-financial personnel to support decision. making.
• Advanced excel skills essential, use of Datawarehouse reporting preferable.
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