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Group FP&A Senior Analyst

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Contact:

    Jamie Doudie

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  • Published:

    15 days ago

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Group FP&A - Senior Analyst

Our client, a leading company in the insurance industry, is currently seeking a Senior FP&A Analyst to join their Group Finance team.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Financial Analysis: Conduct comprehensive financial analysis to support strategic decision-making and drive business performance. Analyse financial data, trends, and metrics to identify opportunities and risks.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Facilitate the annual budgeting and monthly & quarterly forecasting processes for the group. Collaborate with business units to develop accurate financial forecasts and budgets aligned with strategic objectives.
  • Management Reporting: Prepare and present monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reports for senior management and key stakeholders. Provide meaningful insights and commentary on financial performance, highlighting key drivers and variances.
  • Business Partnering: Collaborate cross-functionally with various departments to understand business drivers, initiatives, and challenges. Provide financial guidance and support to assist in decision-making processes.
  • Financial Modelling: Develop and maintain financial models to support forecasting, scenario analysis, and decision-making. Continuously improve models to enhance accuracy and efficiency.
  • Ad-Hoc Analysis: Perform ad-hoc financial analysis and reporting as required by senior management and other stakeholders. Respond to inquiries and provide insights to support strategic initiatives and projects.
  • Process Improvement: Identify opportunities to streamline and improve existing financial processes, systems, and reporting tools. Drive efficiencies and enhance the overall effectiveness of the FP&A function.

Key Skills

  • Financial certification (eg. ACA, ACCA, CPA, Chartered Accountant)
  • Strong proficiency in financial modelling, budgeting, forecasting, and variance analysis
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and trends & experience with large datasets
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with the ability to convey complex financial information to non-finance stakeholders
  • Proven ability to work independently, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to think critically and provide actionable insights to drive business performance

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