FP&A Analyst

Central London
From £45,000 - £50,000 per annum + benefits
18 Aug 2021
15 Oct 2021
Experience Levels
Newly Qualified
Contract Type
Full Time

FP&A Analyst | From £45,000 - £50,000 per annum + benefits | Central London | Business Services / Consultancy Services


Supporting both the Divisional Finance Director and the FP&A Manager, the new FP&A Analyst will be primarily responsible for providing a commercial business partnering service to Product Owners via the provision of astute financial analysis and actionable insights. The role holder will also assist with monthly reporting, budgeting/forecasting and the associated monthly close process whilst establishing sustainable relationships with key internal stakeholders.   

FP&A Analyst Responsibilities:

  • Support pricing activity with scenario modelling and profitability analysis to make informed recommendations to the Product Owners.
  • Own the annual budgeting process, ensuring targets are built with full granularity and buy in from the Product Owners.
  • Manage the monthly forecasting cycle and work with Product Owners to provide short and longer term accurate forecasts underpinned by robust data and trend analysis.
  • Engage cross functionally with business process owners (i.e. client service leaders, human resources, accounting, and group functions) to provide financial information and operating metrics.
  • Preparation of the monthly reporting package for the FP&A Manager and Product Owner’s review. 
  • Assist with weekly and monthly reporting and become a point of contact for questions from managers on analysis and questions.
  • Communicate insights proactively to the business and facilitate connectivity and information flow.
  • Provide monthly walks, flash, revenue analysis and margin analysis as well as monthly sales to target reporting.
  • Review Trial Balance and address any issues with the Accounting team.
  • Assist with developing several budget models such as allocations and recharge and ensure actuals are in line with budgeted models.
  • Own the data integrity for the business-critical tools and systems, including partnering with IT, Accounting, and Operations Support to implement system enhancements and ensure accuracy of data

Candidate Requirements: 

  • Degree level education 
  • Recently qualified or Finalist (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Demonstrable commercial finance experience gained from within a complex organisation 
  • Demonstrable record of delivery in a finance role with exposure to FP&A, commercial finance and corporate accounting
  • Experience with information systems and related tools for staging and deploying information
  • Previous experience of data visualisation tools Power BI (data processing and programming language advantageous)
  • Experience in data modelling is preferable
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Able to build robust, sustainable relationships at all levels of the organisation 
  • Advanced MS Office skills (particularly Excel)

This constitutes an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a role where they can make a mark and deliver meaningful change whilst working within a fast growing, very successful company with ambitious plans for the future. 

Select benefits include:

Competitive salary up to £50,000 per annum
Outstanding flexibility 
Flexible benefits package 

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