Senior FP&A Analyst (Hybrid)

  • £65000 - £75000 per annum
  • London
  • Posted: 09/05/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387148527

Job Details

“Finance without strategy is just numbers, and strategy without finance is just dreaming.” E. Faber. 
A fantastic opportunity awaits in London for an FP&A Analyst to become a valuable part of our client's team on a permanent basis. This role is ideal for Qualified Accountants looking to elevate their career, providing the chance to join a respected company with numerous benefits.
The successful candidate will play a crucial role in providing insightful monthly analysis, managing rolling and quarterly forecasts, and assisting the FP&A Manager in executing the annual budget and strategic plan.

Responsibilities of the Senior FP&A Analyst will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Assume responsibility for monthly group analysis of performance, including crafting monthly Board packs
  • Conduct thorough analysis of key drivers of contribution
  • Examine cost variances across drivers such as inflation, procurement savings, and productivity/efficiency
  • Perform operational analysis of activity performance per business KPI to gauge productivity enhancements aligned with the company's strategic roadmap
  • Oversee the monthly cost pack for engaging with senior stakeholders
  • Deliver value-enhanced, insightful variance analysis and commentaries with robust business engagement
  • Take charge of rolling and quarterly forecasts, as well as managing the annual budget cycle and 3-year plan
  • Enhance profitability analysis and insights
  • Develop capabilities for tracking benefits to support investment appraisals and ROI analysis
  • Enhance analysis to offer a comprehensive understanding of the P&L to the executive team
  • Support the development of forecasting tools and the automation of Management Information (MI)
The successful Senior FP&A Analyst will require the following skills and experience:
  • Qualified CIMA / ACCA / ACA (or equivalent) – Desirable
  • Effective communicator adept at business partnering and supporting senior stakeholders
  • Proficient in cost and profitability analysis
  • Highly analytical with meticulous attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving abilities
  • Well-organised with the capacity to multitask, plan, and prioritise workloads
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Preferable familiarity with QlikView and PowerBI
  • Innate IT curiosity and comfort with IT systems
  • Enthusiastic about process improvement
What’s on offer:
  • Hybrid working environment
  • Life insurance (4x salary)
  • Wellbeing Employee Assistance Program (extended access to family members)
  • Pension Scheme – employer 6% with minimum employee contribution 3%
  • Discretionary bonus scheme based on company and personal performance
  • Holiday trading scheme (buy or sell up to 5 days)
  • Medical & international travel cover (leisure and action sports)
  • Monthly gym allowance
  • Employee referral bonus scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.
If you’re passionate about this position or are keen to hear more, please click on “apply” as soon as possible.

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