FP&A Analyst

Recruiter
Marks Sattin recruitment
Location
Central London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
20 Jun 2019
Ref
1174821841
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Involved in several ambitious and innovative projects in the country, this business is committed to offering their people a rewarding career journey where you can shape how you grow. The FP&A team are responsible for the company's forward looking financial information (corporate forecasting and budgeting) and scenario analysis to support business decisions. It also provides a range of management information and financial analysis to the CFO, Executive Committee and Board to help the business achieve its financial goals. The role provides an exciting opportunity for someone wanting to experience a wide variety of tasks and projects. Candidates should have an inquisitive approach to work, and be able to take a big picture view of the business, without sacrificing attention to detail. Candidates should be comfortable working to tight deadlines, and be able to tackle different tasks in a constantly changing environment. The work will involve completing analysis directly for senior management, so both verbal and written presentation skills are important. In addition, an interest in developing skills to use and improve our forecasting software to support business analysis, are key to success in the role. Key Responsibilities Own elements of the corporate forecasting model and reforecasting process to ensuring the model is up to date and the data is reliable Perform scenario analysis using the forecasting model to support business decisions Preparation of key pieces of management information ensuring integrity and accuracy of data (e.g investment activity, leasing activity, treasury activity, performance vs budget) Support preparation of finance papers for the Board and Executive Committees Support the team on the 5 year strategic forecast for the annual Board Strategy Day working closely with the Strategy, Investment and Property Analysis teams Assist the preparation of the annual budget used by the business to monitor performance, taking ownership of key areas Provide a quality of insight to support and challenge the commercial decisions of the business Deliver improvements to our current budgeting / forecasting processes Work on special ad-hoc projects as required, supporting the Head of FP&A Requirements Qualified Accountant (ICAEW or equivalent) with strong analytical and technical skills Experience of working in an FP&A or business partnering role producing financial analysis and forecast information preferable Logical approach to problem solving with ability to interpret financial impacts of commercial decisions Ability to produce well thought through, clearly laid out and expressed schedules and papers Equally effective working with attention to detail and taking a 'big picture' view, adapting to the circumstances Ability to communicate confidently and succinctly with accountants and non-accountants at all levels of seniority within the business both verbally and on paper Ability and interest in acquiring knowledge of forecasting software used internally If you are a confident, pro-active, hardworking and highly professional individual seeking a new challenge please get in touch on if you are interested in hearing about more about this position.

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