Financial Planning Analyst

Job Description

 The Role

Reporting to the Group Financial Controller you will have full authority to improve the business’ financial status by reviewing results and providing an insight on progress against objectives. To monitor variances, identify trends and interpret comparative data, and through doing so to be able to recommend actions to management (for example, changes to methods and materials)

Key Responsibilities 

  •  Creating, maintaining and improving the quote model
  •  Delivering ongoing training to colleagues on the quote model, ensuring that all stakeholders are able to use it easily and efficiently
  •  Producing dashboards and generating regular reports in order to support ongoing business analysis and provide insights on potential performance, risk and opportunities
  •  Reporting on project profitability (with the broader objective of evaluating operational performance)
  •  Planning and forecasting for future revenues and margins based on revenue recognition accounting principles
  •  Facilitating reporting automation where possible in order to support group consolidation across international entities, including integration with our US parent
  •  Building management information models (financial and non-financial) and associated reporting processes
  •  Creating and monitoring corporate metrics (“KPIs”)
  • Preparing CAPEX business cases and return on investment analyses
  •  Responding to queries from senior management, using data compiled from multiple sources where necessary
  •  Suggesting and implementing process improvements for both the Finance department and the wider business
  •  Additional ad-hoc reporting and project work where required

 The Successful Applicant

 Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)  

  • 2+ years’ experience in FP&A (as a Business Performance Analyst or in a similar role) 
  • Commercially-minded and inquisitive, comfortable challenging assumptions
  •  Passionate about the quality of their work and driven to succeed
  •  A confident and eloquent communicator, both in verbal and written forms
  •  An expert user of Excel, with previous experience of Excel based financial modelling
  •  Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics Navision, Power BI or a similar ERP system (desirable)


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