Senior FP&A Analyst

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United Kingdom
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This is a full-time, permanent position

About the role…

The Senior FP&A Analyst will provide comprehensive commercial finance insight and reporting to the business. In addition, they will support the Director of Financial Planning and Analysis with delivery of planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial modelling, reporting and analysis in a timely and accurate manner.

Key accountabilities include:

Strategy

  • Contributing and assisting the Director of FP&A with the development and implementation of a coordinated strategy for the Finance function.
  • Developing and maintaining financial models and analysis to support strategic initiatives

Forecasting, Planning and Analysis

  • Supporting with the annual budget end to end process. Building an FP&A model and tool that will drive information across the business for effective decision making as part of the budget process
  • Continuously reviewing, improving quarterly and rolling 2-year forecasts that are fully integrated within the financial planning process
  • Preparing Management Information and Board reports including balanced scorecards, management accounting packs and financial models
  • Providing management overview of the commercial financial support to Continuous Improvement projects and other investment initiatives.
  • Developing appropriate risk and opportunities methodologies and frameworks that provide insight, and value adding analysis to safeguard the business.
  • Conducting regular financial evaluations and cost benefit analysis where required.
  • Assessing, developing, and monitoring KPI’s and identifying the cause of unexpected variances.
  • Building and maintaining excellent relationships with business and divisional leaders.
  • Driving shareholder value with accurate and timely financial information.
  • Supporting the management team and the Heads of Department with data-driven analysis.
  • Acting as a mentor as part of an FP&A Team of 6

Skills, Experience, and Qualifications…

We are looking for a talented individual who thrives in a very busy and commercial environment – someone who is highly analytical with a thirst for solving complex challenges.

It is essential you have the following:

  • Full Accountancy Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Financial/Performance Reporting experience with an FP&A background
  • Experience of effectively communicating financial complexity to non-financial colleagues
  • Advanced MS Excel skills and financial modelling capabilities
  • Experience of using Microsoft Power BI (advantageous)
  • System development and process improvement experience (advantageous)

Where: Milton Keynes (Hybrid working options available)

Contract type: This is a full-time, permanent position

MRN are proud to be an equal opportunity employer

We are an equal opportunity employer who values diversity. Our aim is to work simultaneously to promote a more inclusive and safer environment for everyone, which attracts all candidates and portrays our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.

DBS Disclosure

DBS Disclosure may be requested in the event of being offered the position.  Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us. This will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances and background of the offence(s).