FP&A Analyst FP&A Analyst …

B&FS Finance
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Feb 21
up to £65,000 + bonus + additional benefits
B&FS Finance
in London, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Feb 21
up to £65,000 + bonus + additional benefits
Posted by:
Kelly Fordham • Recruiter
Posted by:
Kelly Fordham
Recruiter
A leading FX/CFD brokerage/trading firm in rapid-growth phase is looking for a FP&A Analyst to join their London team. This is a newly created role due to business expansion and the ideal profile is a FP&A Analyst/Financial Analyst working within Financial Services industry at present.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare daily/weekly/monthly/annual financial analysis for management.
    • Collate and analyse financial information for prior month – revenue, costs, client, and firm performance.
    • Update information as necessary
    • Prepare reports for management review.
    • Perform exception reporting on MI.
  • Perform ad hoc analysis as required.
    • Perform financial analysis as required on an ad hoc basis.
    • This includes analysis of competitors, appraisals of new strategic initiatives, design of new reports, analysis of costs and revenue lines, and projects.
  • Assist with management of Finance data.
    • Has joint ownership of Finance data, including Datamart, Analytics and Tableau filters and exceptions.
  • Prepare KPIs.
    • Collate and analyse financial information for prior week.
    • Update information as necessary
    • Prepare reports for management review.
  • Assist Head of FP&A and Senior Management with preparation of financial information.
    • This includes assisting with the preparation of the budget, forecasts, and exception reporting.
    • Analysis of client and firm performance
  • Assist Finance team with ad hoc tasks as required.

 

Ideal Candidate

  • Education & prior experience
    • Qualified accountant
    • Preferably worked in financial services
    • Has prior experience in business partnering and/or FP&A
    • Prior financial modelling experience preferable
    • Prior M&A experience advantageous though not necessary
    • Ideally someone who knows what ‘best practice’ looks like, and/or has a breadth of experience.
  • Skills
    • Comfortable with P&L, Balance Sheets and Cash Flow statements and forecasting
    • Has a good grasp of accounting concepts.
    • Prior experience with Tableau advantageous
    • Has a commercial mindset and is revenue, cost, and customer focused, and someone who asks the right questions and strives for the right outcomes.
    • Superb data skills – needs to understand and be able to manipulate large datasets for analysis and understand data structures and how they work.
    • Advanced Excel skills – pivot tables, indexes, matches. VBA skills helpful.
    • Advanced PowerPoint skills – comfortable with preparing and presenting Board-level presentations.
    • Comfortable with communicating with senior management/Board.
    • Goal orientated and can deliver outcomes and projects in a timely manner
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