Financial Planning Analyst - Central - London

£55,000 - £70,000 + Bens - Accountancy (Qualified)
Ref: 2251 Date Posted: Monday 12 Oct 2020
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Market-leading Financial Services firm based in London, are looking for a talented Qualified Accountant to support the business in achieving their continued growth. Reporting directly into the Group Head of Finance, and working closely with the operating divisions, this is a newly created role which offers a dynamic role in a changing and progressive finance team.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the business through decision making by providing meaningful analysis, transparency & insight into new business opportunities
  • Develop key financial models – ‘what if’ scenarios, pricing, cashflow forecasts, and profitability analysis
  • Support the sales team with the production of Bids and Tenders, driving company growth and new business
  • Plan and manage budgetting and forecasting. Maintain a robust planning environment
  • Analyse Income vs Costs, to provide key product profitability information
  • Analyse trends in financial performance (year-on-year, month-on-month etc)
  • Develop customer segmentation to understand performance/profitability by client
  • Assist in the development of new business cases and deliver strategic insight into new business opportunities
  • System & process improvement – enhancing the end-to-end efficiencies and outputs from the FP&A function

Your Profile

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA), with post-qualification experience in a FP&A, financial modelling, or commercial accounting role
  • Extensive Stakeholder Engagement experience with both finance and non-finance
  • A good level of gravitas with the ability to challenge/influence an experienced high energy sales team
  • Advanced Excel skills with experience of financial modelling
  • An inquisitive and analytical mindset, with a good level of commercial acumen
  • Thrives in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment
  • Pragmatic and self-assured