Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Central London, UK
09 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced FP&A Manager, reporting directly to the Group Financial Controller, this is a highly commercial position for a FP&A Manager to lead the FP&A activities across Legalzoom's operating companies. You will provide financial acumen and analysis to assess new business opportunities, whilst seeking to maximise the commercials of existing opportunities.

We're a fast growing, flat-structured, tight-knit team always looking for the right people to join us. We consider positive workplace culture an integral part of our success as a company and take pride in our people. Not only do we host regular social events, but we make an effort to get to know each other and figure out how to make our office the best place to work, for everyone.

What you'll do:
  • Taking ownership of budgeting, forecasting, reforecasting and cashflow planning process:
    • Facilitate the forecasting process with the business partners to collect assumptions and business drivers to input in financial modelling;
    • Analyse monthly budget/forecast versus actual performance, preparing commentary for senior management (Finance, Business Partners, US & UK);
    • Prepare and coordinate the reporting of UK forecasted P&Ls and financial metrics with UK senior management and US headquarters.
  • Providing thorough financial planning appraisals and scenario modelling to support the managing director and senior leadership team in assessing new business opportunities or progressing existing opportunities.
  • Providing quality analysis across a wide variety of business disciplines, including presentation to C-suite management.
  • Assist in the monthly preparation of KPIs for UK senior management reviews and US headquarters.
  • Supporting ad hoc finance-led projects to provide the oversight, expertise and management capabilities in order to deliver the projects from start to finish.
  • Manage and maintain financial planning system and tool, Anaplan:
    • Understand Anaplan models to be a first line of support of operational users;
    • Manage the monthly uploads of data to keep the system up to date;
    • Maintain lists, data integrity and access to the model.

What you need:
  • Must be proficient in Anaplan
  • Ability to build, develop and enhance complex financial models, including business cases
  • Sound technical accounting skills and strong familiarity with financial appraisal, business plan and modelling techniques.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written English with the ability to prepare high quality, well-crafted reports to senior management.
  • Robust personality and gravitas to present to and challenge directors / senior management.
  • Excellent organisational skills and an ability to balance and deliver against varied workloads.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Degree level (ideally in a finance related field)
  • 10+ years' experience


No matter what your role or position is at LegalZoom, you'll have a space to voice your opinion. Our flat-structured approach cultivates creative meetings and brainstorming sessions, plus we encourage ideas-sharing through digital platforms such as Slack.

If you'd like to join our team, here's what we'll offer you:
  • Private health insurance
  • Generous annual leave
  • Company pension scheme
  • Onsite massages in London (treat yourself)
  • The "Hub": onsite chill out space
  • Cycle to work scheme (tax-free bike that you can pay off as you work)
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Discounted legal services
  • Regular social events (game of pool, anyone?)

About us

Join our movement to democratise law.

LegalZoom is on a mission to make legal and business services more accessible and affordable to UK consumers.

LegalZoom is known as a disruptive innovator in the legal services market. We've grown rapidly as a business since our inception in 2001 and are now a half a billion turnover business.

Our UK subsidiary consists of several business units focused on company formation, SME engagement and SME product development and consumer legal services.

We're creating a community of wonderful employees to fulfil our business mission to support SME customers in the UK. From conception and design, to developing and ensuring continued engagement, we're there every step of the way. We pride ourselves on creative, cutting-edge solutions.


Our UK Headquarters is situated right by London's bustling tech and startup hub, Old Street Roundabout. Our other UK offices are north of London, in Wakefield and Leicester. Our US head office is in Los Angeles, plus we have a large campus in Austin, Texas.

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