Financial Planning & Analysis Accountant

Michael Page
West Yorkshire, Leeds
£35000 - £42000 per annum
30 Aug 2019
30 Sep 2019
Anna MacDonald
Contract type
Full time

The Financial Planning & Analysis Accountant role will work closely with the FPA&R Manager and will involve both regular reporting and ad-hoc analysis. This will be a dynamic position, picking up areas of responsibility over time, which will include cash forecasting, budgeting and management reporting along with financial and business analysis.

Client Details

One of Yorkshires fastest growing businesses, with a strategic focus to establish a tier 1 position in the UK market. A solid track record of ongoing organic and acquisitive growth.


The FP&A Accountant will be responsible for:

  • Maintaining monthly P&L forecasts for businesses across the UK group, providing expected performance for future months
  • Cash forecasting, liaising with site teams and identifying the reasons for changes between months
  • Assisting the FP&A Manager in the preparation of high-quality budgets and understanding how these relate to the strategy for the business
  • Assisting in the creation of financial Board packs
  • Preparing monthly reporting to submit to the head office
  • Identifying and analysing variances between actual performance and previous forecasts
  • Ad-hoc analysis to inform decision making


The FP&A Accountant should be:

  • Fully qualified (ACA (preferred), CIMA, ACCA)
  • Knowledge of accounting principles and financial statements
  • Extensive IT skills
  • Experience of cash forecasting, budgeting, management reporting, along with financial and business analysis
  • Analytical and mathematical mindset, with a problem-solving approach
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Team-oriented; excellent interpersonal skills and able to develop collaborative relationships at all levels in the organisation
  • A self-motivated individual thriving in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment, to meet tight deadlines
  • Flexible approach and the ability to deal with high levels of change
  • Driven and motivated to develop their skill set and progress a career

Job Offer

Basic salary range between £38, 000 - £42,000 plus great benefits