FP&A Analyst

Company: Aston carter
Location: Bracknell, UK
Industry: Accounting, Aston carter, Accounting, Financial Analysis
Rate: 35000.0 - 40000.0 GBP Salary
Job Type: Permanent
ID: JP-002222650
Posted: 15 Jul 2021

Job Description:

FP&A Analyst

Role:Financial Planning Analyst


Hours of Work:08:00 – 17:00, Monday to Friday

Place of Work:Bracknell


We are working with a global staffing solutions company that is currently hiring a qualified or part-qualified CIMA Analyst in the Financial Planning & Analysis function to assist with accounting, budgeting, forecasting and month to month cost control & analysis responsibilities, as well as working with improvement &change projects. This position sits within the Finance team, reporting into the FP&A Manager and will be expected to be involved in the full planning cycle.

This position will work alongside multiple internal business functions including Finance, the Commercial Team, and a multitude of budget owners, and the successful applicant will have the opportunity to have regular interaction at the most senior level of the business.

This position requires an individual with proven strong listening and communication skills, well developed numerical and analytical skills, the ability to multitask, work under pressure and the ability to take data and translate into effective analysis.

Core Responsibilities

    • Planning Cycle
      • Work closely with the key budget owners to produce Annual Budget (Gross Profit, Headcount, & Other Overheads)
      • Upload Budget in Planning with the help of the Accountants
      • Produce Budget reporting for Budget review with Finance Controller, Group Finance Director and CFO
      • Produce Monthly Forecast

    • Cost Control
      • Identify large cost items and work with budget owners to manage the budget and variances to budget.
      • Instill a culture of accountability and cost containment across the business through creating partnerships with key budget owners.
      • Work with Accounts Payable and the Accountants to get the costs booked in the right place

    • Reporting
      • Monthly reporting and month-end review with the team and Group Finance Director
      • Monthly reporting for Executive review
      • Monthly reporting on key cost items (i.e. Information Systems, Job boards, Legal fees, Payroll fees, Facilities) with commentary in collaboration with the Accountants
      • Set-up meetings/calls with key budget owners to walk them through their spend versus budget/forecast (adapt frequency to the needs of each budget owner)

    • Other
      • Ad-hoc analysis that may be required from time to time.

    Skills and Knowledge

    •BSc/BA degree or similar further education (ideally in a Business or Finance related subject)

    •Post graduate accounting, financial analyst qualification or working towards CIMA

    •Advanced or Super user level in MS Excel

    •Financial analytical skills

    •Demonstrated budgeting experience in complex environments

    •Identifying efficiency opportunities and providing effective solutions

    •Managing data

    •Excellent problem-solving skills

    •Effective time management

    •Superb organisation skills

    •Relationship management with internal or external customers

    •Presenting experience


    •Leading self: takes personal responsibility, is self-aware, is open-minded, is flexible, take the opportunity to learn and develop, is a team player

    •Impeccable communication – written and oral

    •Demonstrable problem-solving skills – eagerness to work through complexity and uncertainty

    •Conflict resolution and resistance management

    •Adaptable – ready and willing to move the business forwards through change

    •Fair, open, and honest

    •Strong work ethic

    •Results driven


    • Fp&a
    • Reporting
    • accounting
    • Financial analysis
    • Financial reporting
    • V look ups
    • budgeting
    • forecasting
    • business partnering
    • Financial planning analysis
    • Ifrs
    • Gaap

Job Title: FP&A Analyst

Location: Bracknell, UK

Rate/Salary: 35000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Yearly

Job Type: Permanent

Trading as Aston Carter. Allegis Group Limited, Maxis 2, Western Road, Bracknell, RG12 1RT, United Kingdom. No. 2876353. Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. Aston Carter is a company within the Allegis Group network of companies (collectively referred to as "Allegis Group"). Aerotek, Aston Carter, EASi, Talentis Solutions, TEKsystems, Stamford Consultants and The Stamford Group are Allegis Group brands. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at https://www.allegisgroup.com/en-gb/privacy-notices.

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Required Skills:

Fp&a,Reporting,accounting,Financial analysis,Financial reporting,V look ups

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter has grown to become a preeminent global provider of top talent to businesses requiring highly specialised professionals focusing on Accounting & Finance, Change & Transformation, Compliance, Management Consulting, Operations and Risk & Regulation. Aston Carter’s global reach extends to 16 countries across Europe, Asia and North America – each with a firm focus on the core values that made Aston Carter the company it is today: Commitment, Character & Trust, Relationships, and A Passion for Excellence.

Contact Information:

Connor Taylor

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