FP&A Analyst / Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst

  • Job Reference: N6030-527S
  • Date Posted: 24 July 2017
  • Location: Stevenage
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting, Consulting & Corporate Strategy, Engineering, I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sue Allen
  • Email: info@gregory-martin.com
  • Telephone: 01252 710215

Job Description

FP&A Analyst / Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst


Our client is looking for an experience FP&A Analyst / Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst to join their team this role will be based in Stevenage in Hertfordshire with some travel to Chesham. The successful candidate should be qualified or part qualified and have experience of analysis and modelling this will suit someone that likes to problem solve, a very attractive salary is offered and the opportunity to work for a very stable and growing company.


As the FP&A Analyst you would report into the Senior Finance Manager – you would work within the Costing & Commercial Finance team and drive various initiatives aimed to strengthen management reporting capabilities in tracking business performance.


As an FP&A Analyst your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Part/Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with a thorough understanding of financial processes and systems

Proven FP&A / Analyst experience required

Ability to digest and analyse multiple data sources to provide valuable insight in support of business decision making

Excellent computer skills (including Excel at pivot, vlookups, sumifs level)

Experience in a manufacturing / FMCG or retail environment would be a plus

Ability to interact effectively with functional stakeholders (Commercial, Operations, R&D, Support functions) in building management reporting tools and business partnering to drive customer focus and cost structure efficiencies

Have a ‘hands on’ approach in a financial and operational context


As an FP&A Analyst your main responsibilities will involve:

Support the Senior Finance Manager - FP&A within the key finance areas:

Monthly management reporting

Quarterly forecasts

Annual budgets

Submission of 5 year Strategic Plan

Tracking of business transformation initiatives

Defines financial situation by completing quantitative analyses

Evaluates optional plans by identifying outcomes and potential returns.

Values assets by appraising current condition; assessing potential.

Builds financial database by identifying sources of information; assembling, verifying, and backing up data for month end analysis.

Recommends financial actions by assessing options in relation to organization goals.

Prepares financial reports by collecting, formatting, analysing, and explaining information.

Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


FP&A Analyst / Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst

Location:  Stevenage, Hertfordshire

Salary:  Negotiable