FP&A Analyst - Interim

Job Description

The Role 

Immediate start, 6 months, possible permanent opportunity..... 

To support the European FP&A Managers, providing financial planning and analysis to the region allowing them to have the space to act as true business partners to the FD. This is a highly commercial role with significant responsibility and senior stakeholder engagement for the major European portfolio – (largest countries being Germany and France, but others include Spain, Italy, Portugal, Belgium, Netherlands).

The successful applicant will need to be very much a self-starter and able to work with little day to day supervision. The role will support the FP&A Managers in all aspects of  collating country submission & preparing the numbers for in depth analysis & finance business partnering and decision support. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Analyse and review monthly country and regional performance and provide commentary and insights 
  • Support the planning and forecasting process for the region, reviewing and challenging submissions and ensuring delivery to deadlines.
  • Support the European FP&A Managers in developing reporting procedures and templates and to continuously upgrade performance management
  • Lead on and support process improvement initiatives
  • Analyse trends and KPI's and support the FP&A Managers in making recommendations to maximise opportunities and manage risks to ensure targets are met
  • Complete adhoc projects and analysis as required

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent
  • Strong FP&A skill set
  • Evidence of strong & effective stakeholder management.
  • Strong user of Hyperion (/HFM etc) - essential
  • HFM in Excel (SmartView) or/and in the web portal - essential
  • Advanced Excel – no macros, but strong pivot tables , Vlookups etc. essential
  • Advanced PowerPoint 
  • International/European exposure would be advantageous
  • Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skills, collaborative team player.
  • Ability to work in a standalone role, self-starter, works autonomously with low level of supervision.
  • Evidence of attention to detail.
  • Beneficial – PE backed business experience


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