FP&A Analyst

Sector:Financial Services
Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£80,000 per annum
Town/City:City of London
County:Greater London
Job ref:607-13
Post Date:21. 06. 2024

About the Role

Harper May is collaborating with a leading insurance firm known for its innovation and commitment to client satisfaction. In line with their ambitious growth plans, they are actively seeking a talented FP&A Analyst to join their dynamic team and contribute to their ongoing success.

About the Company:

At the forefront of the insurance industry, our client is renowned for their innovative solutions and client-focused approach. With a strong reputation built over years of service, they provide a wide range of insurance products and services to a diverse client base.

About the Role:

As an FP&A Analyst, you'll delve into complex financial data, preparing detailed reports and presentations. Working collaboratively across teams, you'll assist in budgeting, forecasting, and developing long-term financial strategies. Your insights will play a crucial role in guiding strategic decisions and identifying growth opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct thorough financial analysis, including variance analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and trend analysis, to provide insights into the financial performance of the business.
  • Prepare detailed financial reports and presentations for senior management, synthesising complex data into actionable recommendations.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to develop annual budgets, quarterly forecasts, and long-term financial plans that align with business objectives.
  • Monitor market trends, consumer preferences, and competitor performance to identify risks and opportunities and support strategic planning initiatives.
  • Provide ad-hoc financial analysis and decision support to key stakeholders, assisting in evaluating investment opportunities and optimising resource allocation.
  • Assist in the continuous improvement of financial processes, systems, and controls to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and compliance.

Preferred Skills:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualification.
  • Experience as a Financial Analyst within a similar environment.
  • Advanced proficiency in financial modelling, forecasting techniques, and financial software (e.g., SAP, Oracle, Tableau).
  • Advanced proficiency in Excel
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy and integrity in financial reporting and analysis.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple priorities and deadlines effectively.

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