FP&A Analyst
£70,000 - £75,000 per annum
Central London
Ref: BH7935

The Opportunity:

I am currently working with a high growth Private Equity backed business in the Customer Services sector. The business is growing rapidly via acquisition and therefore has a requirement for an FP&A analyst to work closely on future acquisitions to help the business to grow. Alongside your day to day budgeting, forecasting and reporting, you will be working closely on M&A activities for the business as they grow. You will be working directly with the Head of FP&A as part of their dynamic and fast paced team. This is a fantastic, well rounded FP&A role for an ambitious Analyst.

The Role:

    You will support the Head of FA&A in delivering the following:

    Regular

    • Consolidated monthly management reporting from the figures generated by the finance team
    • Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly forecasting, including review meetings with budget holders
    • Board Pack including commentary
    • Annual budgeting
    • Work with finance teams in subsidiary companies to obtain the information required for the above tasks, and to ensure that reporting formats/templates/mapping are aligned

    Modelling

    • Develop, maintain and improve the financial models to support the above tasks
    • Improve integration of subsidiary reporting
    • Develop and maintain existing 5 year plan including any effects from M&A activities
    • Adapt, develop and maintain new and existing models following the move of accounting system from Sage 200 to MS Dynamics
    • Use integrated BI tools in MS Dynamics to improve and simplify management reporting
    • Assist in the improvement of current month-end processes through the automation and re-design of existing templates and procedures
    • Modelling of companies for potential acquisition with deliverables to include:

o Integrated balance sheet, P&L and cashflow
o Impact on banking covenants
o Functionality for sensitivity analysis/what-if scenarios based on a number of variables
o Provide information to senior management to assist in decision-making regarding the potential transaction(s)

    Additional

    • Provide general support to the Group CFO, Group FC and management accounts team
    • Provide financial support to non-finance team stakeholders at all levels of the business
    • Ad hoc tasks as required


    General

    • Continuous Professional Development is a key focus of all roles at Sabio
    • Always seek to identify more innovative ways of working that create increased effectiveness
    • Challenge standard processes and procedures to ensure that they are as good as they can be
    • Act as an ambassador of Sabio and its key partners at all times

The Requirements:

Required

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with minimum 4 years PQE
  • Advanced Excel modelling skills
  • Experience working in an FP&A capacity
  • Experience of working in PE-backed and/or larger organisations to “know what good looks like” and help adopt best practise techniques

Advantageous but not essential

  • Knowledge of VBA/SQL/ODBC
  • Experience working with MS Dynamics/Sage
  • Experience of reporting within an IFRS environment

From time to time you may be assigned any other reasonable duties and responsibilities by your manager or other such person(s) acting as your Manager

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