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Senior FP&A Analyst - SaaS

Job Title: Senior FP&A Analyst - SaaS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TJ0211_SFA_1541150016
Contact Name: Tom Johnstone
Contact Email: tjohnstone@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently looking for a Senior FP&A Analyst to join a Tech Track 100 SaaS business based in Central London.

Reporting in to the Direcotr of FP&A this is an opportunity to join a Private Equity Backed business on an upward trajectory.

Responsibilities:

  • Weekly tracking of key topline metrics and updating key models to reflect current trends
  • Month end responsibility for commissions and bonuses
  • Lead on assurance process for topline and all applicable reporting
  • Lead on key aspects of the quarterly re-forecast process
  • Extensive interaction with the sales and marketing teams to improve administration and assist with implementation of key business processes
  • Develop comprehensive knowledge of the reporting and planning models, maintain and improve them
  • Participation in ad-hoc projects within the FP&A and other teams
  • Business and functional level analysis and reporting of actual and forecast spend
  • Assist with analysis of key metrics across all operational regions
  • Support Regional and Group wide ad-hoc projects
  • Work with the FP&A Commercial Director and CFO to produce ad-hoc management information for a variety of internal and external audiences
  • Developing new reports to meet the changing requirements of the business and the needs of company stakeholders
  • Provide commercial insight, analysis and decision support to the business
  • Act as a key business partner to the Sales and Marketing teams
  • Develop detailed working knowledge of systems, to ensure accuracy of financial reporting
  • Extraction and analysis of data from finance and operational systems
  • Analysis of spending in-line with budgets, preparation of relevant monthly accruals and reporting & insight to support the budget holders & drive cost & efficiency or support business development
  • Responsibility for some standard finance journals
  • Assist with maintaining our reporting system (IBM Planning Analytics / TM1) and keeping it up to date
  • Ensure actuals are recorded accurately in our financial reporting system (IBM Planning Analytics / TM1)

Requirements:

  • Analytical experience, with an aptitude for problem solving and decision making
  • Strong data management and Excel skills- applied use of Excel to advanced level (macros, pivots, reporting, queries etc)
  • Confident, articulate, able and willing to challenge peers and seniors
  • SaaS or other subscription business background
  • Salesforce experience (or other relevant large CRM exposure)
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, ability to build relationships with key stakeholders
  • Ability to prioritize workload, perform under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Part or Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Focus on continuous improvement
  • Ability to easily determine the key drivers of a result and articulately explain the "story"
  • Previous experience working with IBM Planning Analytics / TM1 or similar planning tools preferable
  • Able to succeed in a fast, high-growth and fairly unstructured work environment