Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst

Finance London, United Kingdom



Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst

Location: London, UK


About Argus

Argus is the leading independent provider of market intelligence to the global energy and commodity markets. We offer essential price assessments, news, analytics, consulting services, data science tools and industry conferences to illuminate complex and opaque commodity markets. Headquartered in London with over 1,400 staff, Argus is an independent media organisation with 30 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading hubs.

Companies, trading firms and governments in 160 countries around the world trust Argus data to make decisions, analyse situations, manage risk, facilitate trading and for long-term planning. Argus prices are used as trusted benchmarks around the world for pricing transportation, commodities and energy.  Founded in 1970, Argus remains a privately held UK-registered company owned by employee shareholders and global growth equity firm General Atlantic.

Argus Media is committed to ensuring career and personal growth for all its staff and provides extensive training and career development opportunities, as well as participation in employee-led initiatives, including a women’s network.  Our core values are Excellence, Integrity, Partnership and Inclusivity.

What we’re looking for


We are looking for a passionate, driven and ambitious Analyst to join our global Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team at Argus.


The Financial Planning Analyst will produce the monthly reports for senior management, dashboards, KPIs, developing new insights, working on budget/forecast cycle and support the various internal stakeholders from a finance perspective.


The ideal candidate will be a part-qualified accountant with experience in the production of reports and information for senior management and business heads. They will have strong analytical and modelling skills and good communication skills.


Key Responsibilities


  • Support the FP&A team with the production of daily, weekly and monthly reporting including providing the business with financial information
  • Work alongside the team on the delivery of the financial planning cycles; strategic plan, annual budget and ongoing forecasting
  • Support the preparation of all necessary analysis, reporting and presentations for the forecast and plan processes and provide support to the 5YP process
  • Help develop financial models and prepare in-depth analyses to support strategic initiatives and enable effective decision making
  • Support in the preparation of presentations for board, group management and committee meetings
  • Other regular and ad hoc reporting as required to support the FP&A and reporting requirements
  • Business Partnering with various departments
  • Month end tasks and responsibilities


Skills and Experience


  • Part-qualified accountant with a background in Business, Economics, Accounting/Finance or related discipline
  • Strong and effective analytical skills and good business acumen
  • Ability to present findings in an insightful and informative manner
  • Good communication skills and strong interpersonal skills with ability to maintain a professional and collaborative relationship with all levels of the organisation
  • A pro-active nature and ‘can-do’ work ethic in seeking out and resolving issues; and identifying opportunities to deliver improved processes and effectiveness within the team
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office products such as Excel, PowerBI and Power Point.


What’s in it for you


Our rapidly growing, award-winning business offers a dynamic environment for talented, entrepreneurial professionals to achieve results and grow their careers. Argus recognizes and rewards successful performance and as an Investor in People, we promote professional development and retain a high-performing team committed to building our success.


  • Competitive salary and company bonus scheme 
  • Group pension scheme 
  • Group healthcare and life assurance scheme 
  • Flexible working environment 
  • 25 days holiday with annual increase up to 30 days  
  • Subsidised gym membership 
  • Season ticket travel loans 
  • Cycle to work scheme 
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Extensive internal and external training
  • Training and support available for further job-related studies


For more details about the company and to apply please make sure you upload your CV via our website: 


By submitting your job application, you automatically acknowledge and consent to the collection, use and/or disclosure of your personal data to the Company. Argus is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.