Senior Financial Analyst - Jaguar TCS Racing Cost Cap


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An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Finance Analyst – Jaguar TCS Racing Cost Cap to join the Finance department in a rapidly expanding and exciting work environment. A key role within the Finance team, ensuring the financial integrity and compliance of the Formula E team with cost cap regulations, whilst also supporting Fortescue WAE to balance this effectively with the goals and objectives of motorsport racing.

Job role:

  • Work closely with the Formula E team and other internal stakeholders to ensure compliance with the cost cap regulations set forth by the FIA. 
  • Stay abreast of the latest cost cap regulations and guidelines, ensuring that all financial practices align with the governing body's requirements.
  • Monitor and analyse team expenditure, ensuring adherence to budgetary constraints and identifying potential cost overruns.
  • Develop strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, bridging the gap between racing goals, wider business goals and compliance requirements.
  • Support the monthly reporting process of Fortescue WAE, catching discrepancies and investigating key variances in a timely manner for the Formula E projects, improving data quality for cost cap compliance purposes.
  • Provide guidance to the internal team on financial best practices to ensure ongoing compliance.
  • Support the budget and forecasting process for the Formula E projects, identifying ways Fortescue WAE can best track against cost cap requirements, identifying issues and resolving them quickly.

You’ll have:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) with adequate post qualification experience.
  • Proven experience in financial analysis, challenging norms and driving new ideas.
  • Proficient with ERP systems and Excel, interrogating data and unravelling transaction trails to problem solve.
  • Experience in audit (statutory or internal) would be helpful in this role but is not critical.
  • Experience in the motorsport industry would be advantageous but is not essential.

We’ll provide:

  • Training to add to your existing skills and accelerate your career
  • A supportive and empowering work environment


Kidlington, Oxfordshire (hybrid).

This role will include working at the head office in Grove until an office move to Kidlington in spring 2024.

Disclaimers and DEI:

You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. At Fortescue WAE we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills. Fortescue WAE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.

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