FP&A Analyst

Posted 03 July 2024
Salary £50000 - £55000 per annum
Discipline Qualified FinanceTransactional & Part Qualified
Contact NameKirk Wilber-Moran

Job description

Are you an experienced FP&A Analyst? Do you have have financial modelling experience? Do you want to work for the largest education tech company in the UK and the fastest growing in the USA?

If you answered yes to the above then we may have your next role for you.

My client is a world leading tech based business and they are looking for an experienced and ambitious FP&A Analyst to join their Leeds based business on a permanent basis.

The role:
  • Responsible for collating Group forecasting, scenario planning and budgeting.
  • Responsible for maintenance & development of complex 5yr plan financial models to support strategic initiatives.
  • Responsible for delivering central cost centre forecasting, scenario planning & budgeting.
  • Responsible for insightful and action-orientated analysis of the central cost centre performance.
  • Design & build of new reporting suite and subsequent roll-out across the group.
  • Requiring both commercial and analytical skills, the position offers the right candidate the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the performance of the business. The Analyst working with the Group Head of FP&A will also review current practices and will have the opportunity to make and implement recommendations for improvement across the Group.
  • This role is a company-wide reaching role that will work across the organisation to help build engagement with the analytical platform and ensure efficient generation of valuable insight.
  • Pro-actively using data to identify issues, trends and opportunities then visualise these for key stakeholders and drive for action to address.
About you:
  • Excellent financial modelling capability (This is a key requirement for this role)
  • Attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills, Power BI skills desirable
  • Ability to read and understand vba coding is desirable
  • Outcome orientated with strong commercial acumen
  • Solid problem solving and analytical skills
  • Articulate with strong verbal and written communication
  • Understands how to convert data into compelling BI reporting and/or analysis.
  • Can translate complex business decision or challenges into analytical questions that can be methodically assessed using data.
  • Knowledgeable in creating and modifying SQL queries
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in an FP&A role or Financial Modelling role
  • Budget preparation & forecasting
  • Business insights and analysis
  • Advanced Excel modelling
  • Minimum part-qualified ACA, ICAS, CIMA, ACCA