Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Analyst
What You Will Do
- The role will be dynamic. It will evolve as the company grows and changes. However, some projects that you might be involved with include:
- Supports the company wide budgeting process, including creating a company wide budget in line with the strategic direction of the company. This involves advanced financial modelling and forecasting skills, ideally through Microsoft Excel and at least one other financial modelling tools.
- Undertake monthly budget variance reporting and holding internal management accountable for performance. This will involve building relationships across the global organisation and driving change.
- Prepare monthly KPI and Management Accounts to used for internal decision making processes and for external reporting to shareholders and other stakeholders of the business.
- Undertake financial analysis of new business opportunities, markets, pricing analysis, efficiency initiatives, and other bespoke financial modelling projects.
- Maintain a live financial model and frequent forecasts of firm performance, capital position, cash flow generation, and valuation. This will also include forecasting and monitoring potential upside and downside risks to the company’s financial plan.
- Forecasting and planning the capital requirements of the business.
- Work with others to design and implement business improvement initiatives across the business globally to become more cost efficient and achieve revenue growth.
What You Should Have
- Ideally have worked as part of an established and well-functioning in-house Financial Planning & Analysis function
- Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related discipline.
- Potentially completed (or some studies towards) an accounting accreditation.
- Strong financial modelling skills are a must. Experience with financial modelling in Microsoft Excel is compulsory. Experience with other financial modelling tools is an advantage.
- Strong and demonstrable understanding of financial statements and accounting procedures. Ability to scrutinise financial statements in the context of an operating business.
- Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including the use of complex functions.
- Strong data analysis and manipulation skills.
- Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, and can gain credibility with both internal and external stakeholders. Fluency in English is a must (we will test this in the early stages of the interview process).
- Can work on their own and as part of a team, particularly in a global team spanning a number of countries and time zones.