Role details

Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst

London   •   £45,000 - £50,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • FP&A role in multinational FTSE 100 Company
  • Opportunity for newly qualified ACA Accountant in Central London

About Our Client

My client is a FTSE 100 Global Technology company, listed on the London Stock Exchange and with a multinational presence in over 50 countries and continually progressing into emerging markets. This role is highly competitive and the company look to hire candidates who have a wide spectrum of skills and a strong work ethic. My client invests a lot of time in its employees and want to make sure that the people who come on board have the ambitions and scope to become future leaders within the business. They promote numerous career progression opportunities within the company and have key development tools in place to ensure the success of anyone who comes into the business. This is a rare opportunity to work in a very high profile firm among high quality peers and colleagues.

Job Description

The individual will be a key part of the divisional Finance team, supporting timely and accurate division-wide financial reporting and analysis, budgeting and forecasting. This is a newly created role reflecting the need for improved reporting and analysis following significant investment in SAP and BW reporting.

  • Financial Reporting and Analysis: prepare analysis of consolidated divisional financial information, ensuring accuracy and consistency, throughout the monthly reporting cycle. Includes the preparation of interim and year end results analysis to stakeholders, including Group board, divisional board and regional management teams. Support analysis of divisional performance required for quarterly/monthly business updates to Group board.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: support the budgeting and forecasting process for the whole division, including preparing consolidated information and presentation of data to senior management. This includes dealing directly with cost centre owners/board members to forecast accurate costs.
  • Management Information: work with senior divisional stakeholders to design and execute management information leveraging Detection's investment in SAP enhancements and BW reporting tool.
  • Communication: maintain open and clear lines of communications between the divisional HQ and the business units throughout the world. Maintain effective communication with divisional Board members and senior stakeholders at divisional HQ.
  • Continuous Improvement: drive efficiencies within Finance team and wider business, including looking for opportunities to streamline budgeting and forecasting activities through the division.
  • Ad-hoc projects/requests: complete various ad-hoc projects as required, including the opportunity to get involved in SAP enhancements and support.

The Successful Applicant

This is a highly competitive role and the successful candidate must have the following:

  • University degree or equivalent.
  • Professionally qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent).
  • Strong analytical skills, using historical financial information, strategic plan or forecast data. Record of delivering business performance improvement is a plus.
  • Strong Excel skills
  • A conscientious approach to reporting and thirst for analysis and problem solving.
  • Team player with ambition and self-motivation.
  • Excellent communication skills and influencing skills. The position needs to work across all the business units. Experience of dealing with large organisations and consolidations is an advantage.
  • Comfortable working with different cultures.
  • Experience working with SAP is an advantage.

What's on Offer

  • £50,000 plus benefits
  • Opportunity to work in FTSE 100, career progression opportunities
  • Based in Central London

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