Finance Manager, FP&A

Recruiter
Elavon Financial Services DAC
Location
Leavesden
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
13 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Title: Finance Manager, FP&A

Job type: Full-time, Permanent

Location: Watford, UK (some flexibility is considerable)

Elavon is wholly owned by U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB) and provides end-to-end payment processing solutions and services to more than 1.3 million customers in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico.

As the #1 provider for airlines and a top five provider for hospitality, healthcare, retail, and public sector/education, Elavon’s innovative payment solutions are designed to solve pain points for businesses from small to enterprise-sized.

Your career is here at Elavon

It’s an exciting time to be in the payments industry, and at Elavon, we know our company is only as strong as our people. We are constantly on the lookout for strong team members who can provide value and superior service to our customers and partners worldwide. Elavon is committed to a diverse workplace, and we celebrate the individuality of each member of our global team.

We provide benefits to help you protect your health and financial security; they also give you peace of mind. We invest in your career growth with development resources that give you the opportunity to stretch and shine.

We draw strength from diversity

At Elavon, embracing diversity and fostering inclusion are business imperatives. We view everything we do through a diversity and inclusion lens to deepen our relationships with our stakeholders.

ROLE OVERVIEW:

Reporting to the EU CFO, you will be responsible for the analysis, reporting and planning of pan-European EMS revenue.

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job Dimensions / Financials

  • Manage EMS revenues (hundreds of millions) in multiple currencies and markets.
  • Bottoms-up Planning for all Sales, RM, Product etc. of over 300+ people
  • Manage a team of 3-4 people in various geographies

Principal Accountabilities

Planning:

  • Engage with HQ in top-down revenue planning. Provide insights and 3-5 year long term views
  • Engage with the business (Sales, RM, Product etc.) in bottoms-up planning and align with top down requirements
  • Reporting & Forecasting:
  • Lead month end closing activities including reporting, and variance analysis to all stakeholders.
  • Lead monthly forecasts highlighting risks and opportunities for the full year.
  • Assist in development and timely execution of robust activity based forecasting

Analysis:

  • Develop deep insight into the figures to facilitate query resolution and drive business decisions. Assist target owners, senior management and other stakeholders in understanding financials, underlying drivers and trends. Build relationships and liaise regularly with target owners for planning and forecasting purposes providing effective and constructive challenge as appropriate. Provide support for profitability, investment and other ad-hoc analysis as required by customers or Finance
  • Assist in the development and improvement of appropriate internal controls
  • Act as a leader within the European Finance team, working across the teams in a supportive and cohesive manner.

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

Experience/Qualifications

  • Qualified in a commercial or numerical discipline
  • A Qualified accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent) or MBA; with an emphasis on commercially-focused accounting and finance support
  • Previous experience in FP&A, revenue analytics or as a business partner facing sales/commercial business functions.
  • Highly numerate with excellent analytical skills
  • A high level of proficiency in Excel is a must - preferably including VBA
  • Exposure to BI/Analytical platforms
  • Strong command in written and oral communication skills
  • Strong team player with good stakeholder management skills
  • Experience in Financial Services, particularly acquiring/payments highly desirable.
  • Use & understanding of SQL, Oracle Financials and Essbase is desirable but not a pre-requisite

Skills/Disposition

  • A focus on the Customer
  • Ability to rapidly build functional understanding of complex issues
  • Capacity to perform to a high standard while meeting deadlines
  • Ability to delve into the detail but also communicate at a high level
  • Intellectual curiosity & an Innate desire to learn
  • Dedication to process & control improvements
  • Experience in a multi-currency, matrixed environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

Compliance:

This role has been identified as a Controlled Function ("CF") under the Central Bank of Ireland’s Fitness & Probity Regime. Accordingly, the Company must be satisfied on reasonable grounds that the role holder complies at all times with the Fitness and Probity Standards.

Applicants agree to permit the Company (or its agents) to conduct such due diligence as it deems necessary to satisfy itself on reasonable grounds that you comply with the Fitness and Probity Standards and that you will provide the Company with all information and/or documentation relating to your qualifications, experience, employment history, financial soundness and other interests that the Company requests for that purpose.

U.S. Bank Named a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company® by Ethisphere Institute

Elavon are an equal opportunities employer and as such make every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.