FPandA Analyst / Senior Analyst - Payments - London

City of London Permanent £60,000 - £70,000 per year
  • Leading global payments and merchant acquiring house - innovative vibe
  • Profitable, well managed balance sheet - well led, strong career trajectory

About Our Client

FPandA Analyst / Senior Analyst - Payments - LondonLeading global payments and merchant acquiring house - innovative vibe

Profitable, well managed balance sheet - well led, strong career trajectoryCity of London location

Job Description

FPandA Analyst / Senior Analyst - Payments - London

Banking & Financial Services

City of LondonROLE SCOPE:The role will require the right individual to be in the office 2-3 days per week on a hybrid basis to effectively partner with the business and broader finance team. What sets this role apart is the opportunity to showcase your expertise in financial modelling, analysis and accounting, as well as being an effective business partner with the ability to support on complex matters and support decision making. You will have ownership of critical processes, including budgeting, forecasting, cash flow analysis and typical month-end deliverables. We value accuracy, efficiency, and the ability to meet deadlines, while continuously improving processes and leveraging automation to enhance reporting capabilities. You will work with team members across the UK, Europe and North America.RESPONSIBIITIES:

  • Prepare monthly management accounts, Group and Board reporting, i.e. analysing variances to budget, forecast and prior year
  • Analyse and interpret financial data to identify trends, risks, and opportunities, providing proactive recommendations to optimise financial performance
  • Drive the budgeting and forecasting processes/models, ensuring accuracy and alignment with strategic along with preparing analysis/presentations for Group and senior leadership team relating to budget and forecast
  • Partnering the business on areas we can reduce costs and support business cases around capital investment
  • Provide support by highlighting financial challenges and running scenario analysis
  • Working with internal stakeholders to provide financial insight and analysis to make data driven decisions
  • Customer profitability reporting and margin/yield analysis
  • Analyse and report on the sales pipeline working closely with the sales team to ensure that deals are being accounted for as part of the budgeting and forecasting cycle
  • Pricing - working with the commercial and operations teams, providing decision support on all pricing matters



The Successful Applicant

FPandA Analyst / Senior Analyst - Payments - London

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with a strong academic background
  • Proven experience in FP&A, financial planning, or similar roles within high-growth companies
  • Strong financial modelling and analytical skills, with the ability to translate complex data into meaningful insights
  • Keen business acumen with the ability to interpret financial data into actionable improvements within the business
  • Experience working in lean finance functions and working within a matrix organisation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels
  • Highly strategic mindset, with the ability to think holistically and contribute to the company's overall business strategy
  • Proactive and results-oriented, with a track record of driving process improvements and implementing best practice
  • Proficiency in financial systems and tools, such as Excel, ERP systems, and data visualization software
  • A "can do" attitude to go beyond the defined parameters of the role to learn and improve the outcomes of business

What's on Offer

  • Base salary from £60,000 to £70,000
  • Exellent company benefits package
  • Competitive Bonus scheme
  • Hybrid working 2-3x days per week in office
  • Strong profile in a non-political, well managed environment who encourage cross-polination of skill sets (so learning curve will never end - continual value add to your CV)
Contact
Jonathan Gilmore
Quote job ref
JN-042024-6404400
Phone number
+44 (0)207 776 5957

Job summary

Job function
Banking & Financial Services
Subsector
Accountancy & Finance
Sector
Financial Services
Location
City of London
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Jonathan Gilmore
Consultant phone
+44 (0)207 776 5957
Job reference
JN-042024-6404400