Group FP&A Analyst

England, Hampshire, Farnborough
£35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Benefits please apply for more info
Mar 12, 2021
Apr 09, 2021
JN -032021-2179364
James Quinn
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Part qualified

Our client a Global business based in Farnborough, Hampshire are currently recruiting for a Group FP&A Analyst to join the team

Client Details

Our client a Global business based in Farnborough, Hampshire are currently recruiting for a Group FP&A Analyst to join the team


This role reports into the Group Financial Controller and will involve working closely with, and in support of, the Group and Business finance teams in the efficient and timely preparation of forecasting deliverables as well as the monthly Group management reporting pack

Internal reporting:

  • Responsible for delivery of consolidated outputs relating to the Group forecasting processes which include the Strategic plan, Annual budget and Quarterly forecasting
  • Forecasting processes include preparation of instructions, project management of the process, review and consolidation within a forecasting system, and compilation of a PowerPoint pack that summarises the results of the forecast, and clearly articulates the basis of preparation, assumptions, risks and opportunities and drivers of underlying performance across group
  • In addition to income statement forecasting, headcount, capex, balance sheet and cash flow forecasting are also critical parts of the overall forecast process and deliverable
  • Responsible for the end-to-end process of income statement recharges to ensure they are supported by activity driven models, updated for forecasts and reconciled in the Actuals and Forecast
  • Responsible, together with other contributors, for the preparation of the monthly management reporting pack and in particular, narrative that accurately and concisely discusses the performance in the month against Budget, Forecast and Prior Year
  • Work closely with business partners in the business units to improve quality, system use, consistency and efficiency of financial planning and analysis across the Group /

External reporting:

  • Critical member of the team for the Group's statutory interim and year-end reporting cycle. Compile full and half year narrative that accurately and concisely discusses the performance against the equivalent prior period
  • Compile an investor pack that summarises the results for the interim or year-end provides guidance to the market on the outlook


  • ideally ACCA / CIMA Part Qualified / Finalist
  • A high potential individual who has the potential to grow with the organisation and contribute significant value to Group Finance
  • Budgeting & Forecasting systems experience would be advantageous, particularly if the solution used was Tagetik
  • Excellent demonstrable skills in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good problem solver with intellectual curiosity
  • Able to challenge assertions of others with a view to understanding performance
  • Highly numerate
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good organisation skills and ability to work under tight deadlines
  • Skills to liaise effectively with all levels of management and other regional businesses
  • Proven experience in analysing complex issues and making decisions in a timely fashion, balancing priorities effectively to ensure deadlines are met
  • High levels of intrinsic motivation that manifests itself in a 'can do' attitude and reliable and flexible approach
  • Good team player, hunger to learn, confident and articulate

Job Offer

£37,000 - £45,000

Good Benefits please apply for more info

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