Senior FP&A Analyst (40)



We are recruiting for an exciting business in Swindon, who are growing fast and strengthening their finance offering. We are looking for a highly commercial Analyst/Accountant to join the FP&A team and act as the main support for the FP&A Manager. This role is a fantastic opportunity for someone to play a pivotal role in a highly reputable business with an enviable reputation in their market- as well as an opportunity for someone to own the monthly reporting autonomously and provide commercial insights to aid business decisions making.

The role

The Financial Planning & Analysis team enables the company to have better financial information to make informed and financially relevant decisions to support its strategy and ambition.

Working as part of the FP&A team, the FP&A Senior Analyst will be responsible for delivering value-added monthly reporting, rolling and quarterly forecasts as well as supporting the FP&A Manager in delivering the annual budget and strategic plan.

A key focus of the Senior FP&A Analyst will be to lead monthly reviews with stakeholders and ensure variances to plan/forecast are well understood and explained. Furthermore, this role holder will be required to understand commercial arrangements with our clients with a view to maximising contribution and profitability.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Ownership of monthly group reporting including the productions of monthly Board packs;
  • Perform detailed analysis on customer billing events to ensure customers are correctly billed and costs are passed through in line with contracts;
  • Provide value-added, insightful variance analysis and commentaries supported by business engagement;
  • Improve customer profitability analysis;
  • Develop benefits tracking capabilities to support investment appraisals and ROI analysis;
  • Provide adhoc analysis for the Group / FP&A Manager and the CFO;
  • Improve Qlikview reporting to provide a deeper understanding of the P&L to the executive team;
  • Support to finance team and various tasks

The person

  • Qualified CIMA / ACCA / ACA (or equivalent)
  • Excellent communicator with a track record of business partnering and supporting senior stakeholders
  • Highly Analytical and a keen attention to detail
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Highly organised with the ability to multi-task, plan and prioritise own workloads
  • Exceptional Excel and Powerpoint skills
  • Knowledge of Qlikview would be preferable
  • Natural IT curiosity and at ease with IT systems
  • Have a passion for process improvement

This role can be worked with 3 days in the office and 2 days from home.

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