Financial Planning Analyst

Warrington, UK

The Financial Planning Analyst will support the FP&A Manager to prepare, analyse and present, regular and ad hoc operational information (both financial and non-financial) to allow Managers to make informed operational and strategic decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of weekly and monthly operational reports and Key Performance Indicators
  • Weekly and monthly analysis of company activity, tracking the movements from week to week, comparing to budgets and recent forecasts
  • Weekly analysis of the movements and future forecasting based on these
  • Preparation of the weekly operational KPIs report together with appropriate narrative
  • Preparation of monthly summaries on activity for the purposes of presentation by the Board
  • Provide support to other members of the Financial Planning and Analysis team on regular monthly reporting and ongoing projects
  • Confidently explaining financial information to non-financial personnel to support decision making

Essential Skills:

  • Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA or similar experience is essential
  • Possessing a commercial reporting background and a P&L focus
  • Demonstrating an ethic of delivering high performance through hard work, commitment and team-work
  • Accuracy and attention to detail, organisational skills and ability to work to tight timescales are critical attributes
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal, ability to confidently explain financial information to non-financial personnel to support decision making
  • Excel skills are essential. Navision or other accountancy system skills desirable
  • Flexibility to cover other department tasks or assist as required

CIMA, ACCA, FP&A, financial planning, analytical, Analyst, analysis, Navision, accounting, accountancy 

Benefits include:

A competitive salary, flexible working hours, healthcare cover, free parking, childcare vouchers, cycle to work scheme, excellent on-site facilities such as Starbucks, a subsidised gym, and outdoor boot camps plus many more.

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