FP&A Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Somerset, Bath
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
09 Oct 2018
Closes
09 Nov 2018
Ref
13941473/001
Contact
May Travis
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

Support and challenge business decision making by providing high-quality and insightful performance analysis.

Client Details

A multi-site, market-leading, support services group based in Bath, with an excellent reputation and culture within the finance team and wider business.

Description

FP&A Accountant's Key responsibilities:

  • Ensure teams (business partners/divisions) are supported with accurate & insightful performance analysis.
  • Highlight risks and opportunities to financial and commercial management and provide variance and trend analyses to support decision making.
  • Support and challenge the Business in the quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting processes.
  • Perform month end analysis to support financial reporting entries accurately and timely to facilitate the month end close. Ensure entries are reviewed and documented.
  • Provide consolidated views, analysis, and reporting of monthly/ half yearly/ annual performance, revenue and commercial spend; collaborate closely with the Operating Board Directors to provide timely information and insights into the drivers of key variances.
  • Build robust relationships across both the Business and with other finance teams to ensure seamless FP&A support to the Business, and supporting their decision making
  • Appraise, provide analysis and recommendations on potential business opportunities and investments.
  • Develop and foster a strong financial integrity & stewardship culture across the business.
  • Conduct deal evaluations, pricing and profitability analyses, and recommendations for the Business
  • Support of the group strategy, growth and profitability objectives.
  • Drive a continuous improvement mind-set ensuring that best practice is embedded.
  • Ad hoc project appraisal and analysis work as required.

Profile

Essential:

  • CCAB qualified accountant or qualified by experience
  • Ability to assimilate information and make decisions quickly
  • Experience of presenting complex information in a user friendly way to non-financial managers
  • Proven track record of influence decision makers in key business areas
  • Proven track record of building relationships, gaining credibility and challenging constructively
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Comfortable with large volume data extraction and manipulation

Desirable:

  • Experience in multi company, multi product offering environment
  • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics
  • Experience in Business Objects

Job Offer

Competitive basic salary + package

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