Senior FP&A

Firefly Human Capital Ltd
Slough, UK
11 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior FP&A

Firefly are working closely with a Private Equity-backed, market-leading telecoms organisation, who have an exciting opportunity for a senior FP&A individual to join their extremely high-functioning finance team, based in Slough. The role will report into the Head of Group FP&A, and will work closely alongside senior executives (CEO & CFO), assisting in the delivery and development of Group Reporting (i.e. monthly Forecasting and annual Budgeting) and driving key projects, such as customer profitability.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Own the monthly Group Financial and Sales Forecasting reporting process and liaise with country Finance Directors to ensure its on-time delivery.
  • Revenue reporting on a weekly basis.
  • Business Partner with Supply Chain to support its efforts to control Costs, Capex and Inventory.
  • Build the annual Group Budget through:

o Clear communication and distribution of standardised templates,

o Governance of the Hyperion system and proactive support of stakeholders.
  • Work with the business to understand their customer and machine profitability metrics and communicate the findings to management in a clear manner.
  • Work proactively with the Sales and Marketing team and support them in sales and pricing initiatives.
  • Create, refine and automate reporting tools / models / dashboards that provide analysis and insight into KPIs, thus enabling the business leadership to make timely, accurate, and fact-based decisions.
  • Prepare written narratives and / or presentations to support analysis and findings.
  • Liaise with the in-house sales system / IT team to understand data outputs.
  • Ad hoc projects and analysis as required by management.

Skills & Experience:
  • Excellent academic background, ideally with a numerate / engineering degree,
  • Qualified accountant.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel (e.g. vlookups, sumifs & pivots),
  • Excellent data manipulation skills with a proven ability to analyse and interpret complex data sets,
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills and great attention to detail,
  • Commercial intuition with a proven ability to think laterally to solve problems,
  • An inquisitive mind and be able to demonstrate rigour and passion,
  • Integrity, sensitivity and discretion at all times,
  • Ability to work with stakeholders and deliver results by either working solely or in a team,
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with a proven ability to work in a fast-paced and changing environment.

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