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FP&A Analyst

Job Title: FP&A Analyst
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
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Salary: £325 - £350 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: SB19846_1607448161
Contact Name: Sam Banks
Contact Email: sam@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an interim FP&A Analyst to join a FTSE listed business based in Central London. Your role will support the Group Executive team with the provision of management information to aid our business in making strategic decisions.

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Lead the month end reporting and analysis against budget, forecast and prior year results
  • Work alongside Business Unit Finance VPs to understand, review and challenge monthly variances
  • Prepare monthly Board report providing relevant information to the Board members
  • Support the quarterly forecasting cycle requirements
  • Support the annual financial budgeting process and create simple summary outputs to enable the Group and Business Units budgets to be easily understood
  • Responsible for communicating and liaising with finance and business stakeholders
  • Ensure that all FP&A submission templates are robust, tested and fit for purpose and be the "go-to" person for any questions regarding them
  • Assist the Investor Relations function during reporting periods with relevant analysis
  • Manage the continued development of reporting, budgeting, financial forecasting and modelling tools to improve the quality of the analysis and ensure best practice across the Group
  • Other ad hoc responsibilities/projects as they occur

The ideal candidate will [be/have]:

  • Preference for manufacturing or similar industry with multi-revenue stream operations
  • Professional accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA only) at big 4 practice - not a must but a strong preference
  • Experience as a FP&A analyst preferable, including experience with operational planning, management reporting, scenario analysis and modelling
  • Excellent excel skills with outstanding attention to detail and accuracy, including experience working with large / complex datasets to run analysis and create reports