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Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst

Service Express
Bedford, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Nov 26, 2022

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Job Role
Financial Planning & Analysis
Contract Type
Full Time
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Service Express UK has a brand new vacancy for an experienced Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst to join the finance department. This is an exciting time to join the business with double-digit growth and a lot of M&A activity which will look to position us centrally in Europe.

Reporting into the Head of FP&A, this is an opportunity to work across the business within the UK and USA to provide analytical and commercial insight to inform decision making and support growth!

What you will get?

  • Up to £60,000 annual salary + Productivity Bonus
  • Flexible hybrid working model subject to business need
  • Lifestyle Benefits, Employee Assistance Programme, Life assurance, Private Medical Insurance and more.
  • Paid volunteer hours
  • On site Gym and use with personal trainers
  • A Collaborative company that focuses on providing our employees and customers through the best experience

What are some of the things you will do?

  • Support the annual budgeting process and own the first version of monthly rolling forecast Model
  • Preparation and ownership of slides and commentary for ELT presentations
  • Prepare group KPI reporting and commentary
  • Maintain KPIs to measure and highlight technical implementation delays by type and suggest courses of action to ensure efficient delivery times
  • Support business growth by producing analysis on salesperson performance vs target, pipeline conversation, customer churn and renewals.
  • Maintain a rolling forecast of the company’s recurring contract base, taking input from the sales, commercial and technical teams
  • Analyse the company’s financial performance and position to provide Management with insight to assist in decision making and growth
  • Analyse the company’s cost base and make suggestions of ways to save cost without negatively affecting either customer or employee experience
  • Analyse customer payment patterns to support the Credit Control team in maximising cash inflows from customers
  • Provide analysis on the company’s competitors and suppliers
  • Partner with department Leads and support them in commercial decision making and in producing business cases for spend, such as recruitment and capex
  • Work with Management to help build a sustainable and scalable business model and cost base
  • Review the company’s financial processes and controls and recommend improvements
  • Support M&A activities, including due diligence, identifying potential cost synergies and onboarding of newly acquired entities
  • Month end deliverables including contract revenue and cost of sales reporting/analysis

What you will bring?

  • Fully ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualified with 2 years post qualification experience
  • Experience with business forecasting and preparation of presentations for stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Commercial nous
  • Ability to present complicated data in a concise and digestible manner
  • Ability to talk to non-financial specialists about complicated financial concepts in an understandable way
  • Strong Excel skills

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