FP&A Analyst

Recruiter
Investigo
Location
London (Central)
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
21 May 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The main aims of the role are to support the Head of FP&A in:

  • The development of financial planning and control at various levels across the business
  • Supporting the business with management information, analysis and insight, which can be used to support decision-making and to identify risk and opportunities
  • Support the leadership team in designing and delivering business initiatives and projects through financial support and control

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and developing weekly reporting packs for the Board, Senior Management, and Investors.
  • Facilitating the weekly trading meeting, adding insight and challenge to the commercial agenda.
  • Supporting the Head of FP&A in the corporate financial planning process, with financial modelling and variance analysis of profit and loss account, balance sheet and cashflows.
  • Support the Head of FP&A in creating monthly reporting packs and presentations for the Board, Senior Management, and Investors.
  • Manage and lead the commercial, retail and central budgeting processes, liaising with the Board, Senior Management and Finance Team, and supporting with accurate insight and analysis.
  • Preparing and presenting business cases and reporting for business initiatives, projects and asset investments
  • Ad-hoc analysis of both BAU operations and specific projects which drives and supports improvements in company capability and profitability

Skills Required:

  • Good understanding of financial statements, double-entry accounting and financial models
  • Advanced Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good mathematical ability, able to understand formulas and construct calculations.
  • Attention to detail and a general concern for rigour in work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with various functions and levels, both internally and externally.
  • Organisational skills, ability to plan and prioritise own time and juggle demands

Education / Experience:

  • Part qualified or finalist level ACCA/CIMA
  • A degree or professional qualification, especially in a numerate subject (Maths, Stats, Physics, Engineering or Finance) is beneficial.
  • Experience or appreciation of a retail environment is highly beneficial
  • Experience in a commercial or analytically role is desirable.

Behaviours:

  • Independent thinking and robust thought process
  • Creativity and innovation in their thinking
  • That they put the customer first
  • That they work to deliver the highest possible service
  • That they are committed to the development of others
  • That they have the ability to challenge what has previously been in place
  • A search for new ways of doing things

Benefits:

  • £40-45k basic salary
  • Full study support for CIMA/ACCA if required
  • Discretionary bonus
  • 75% discount across the brand
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • 9-5 working hours
  • Season ticket loan/cycle to work scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • Private health care

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