Financial Analyst - High Growth Technology

Job Title: Financial Analyst - High Growth Technology
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Reference: GBFP&AWAT0704_1617792839
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
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Job Published: April 07, 2021 11:54

Job Description

Financial Analyst - FP&A
Watford, Hertfordshire
£48,000 - £55,000

Vitae Financial Recruitment are partnering this Private Equity backed global market leader in their search for Recently Qualified accountant to join their high performing FP&A team to develop 'Best- In-Class' financial reporting, analytics & planning across the group whilst driving internal management information and external reporting to the Board. In addition to FP&A and role will also provide commercial finance support in a 'Business Partnering' capacity to help meet their ambitious growth plans and strategic objectives. The role will therefore provide an excellent insight into the commercial operations of the business in a role that is expected to make a tangible impact to future growth and with that provide an excellent springboard for future career progression within the group.

We are seeking a recently qualified accountant ACA, CIMA or ACCA who is either working within a similar Financial Analysis / Management Accounting / Commercial Finance role and seeking a new challenge within a growing global business or someone seeking a move out of practice with a strong analytical mindset.

Key Responsibilities will include -

*Heavily involved developing the budgeting, forecasting and reporting processes to provide the business with accurate financial planning and insightful financial reporting.

*Providing insightful business performance metrics to help the business understand key business drivers through concise analysis and accurate summary of the business' financial results across sales, volume and pricing, costs, expenses etc

*Providing actual vs budget insight with variance commentary.
*Business Partner key operational leaders to develop and produce periodic financial performance packs.
*Provide financial investment support to the business.
*Co-ordinate the consolidated annual budget and monthly forecasts establishing templates and timelines and ensuring the accuracy of inputs to provide.
*Support FP&A in preparing Long Range Plan commercial and operational template and support and assist the team in variance analysis vs previous years and trend analysis as well.
*Drive continuous improvement in the company's financial metrics as well in its Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) reporting
*Support Commercial Finance teams in more in-depth analysis of top-line results, including price and volume analytics etc.
*Identify and implement best practices and establish standard FP&A routines
*Work and Liaise with Finance Operation Team in maintaining key operational metrics used for reporting purpose with a detailed variance analysis vs Plan and Forecast

*Partner with the Financial Control team in the implementation of future financial consolidation, reporting and planning software tools.
*Provide sound financial analysis for a variety of special projects including potentially the evaluation and integration of acquisitions

What we are looking for -

*Ideally degree educated and a Qualified Accountant ACA, CIMA or ACCA.
*Strong commercial / analytical and business partnering skills.
*Self-starter mentality to drive continuous improvements and develop insightful financial reporting to supporting ambitious business growth plans.
*A passion for projects to develop new reporting tools and insight technologies.
*Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others within a team environment

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