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FP&A Analyst - Edinburgh

£35,000 - £45,000 - Telecoms / Media / Tech - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1951 Date Posted: Thursday 12 May 2022
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Wilkinson & Associates is partnering with a highly successful FinTech to help source a FP&A Analyst. The business has seen consistent year-on-year growth and continues on the upward trajectory as they implement their growth strategy.  

The purpose of this role is to support the full range of the financial planning and forecasting activities of the finance function.  

The successful candidate will assist with all elements of the budgeting and forecasting process including modelling, analysis and reporting along with providing business partnering support to the wider business.   

The role is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic firm and that provides ample career development and advancement opportunities.     

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Maintaining various Excel forecast models and managing data inputs from relevant financial systems and reports, for Monthly and Annual forecasting cycles 

  • Managing the Cost & Revenue forecasting process, including regular update cycles and communications with the wider business 

  • Preparation of monthly cost reporting and updating of relevant financial analysis for regular cost centre meetings 

  • Analysing monthly ledger data to identify variances to forecast and to highlight any potential risks or opportunities 

  • Preparing ad-hoc reports or analysis to assist with management decision making 

  • Providing business partnering support & challenge to the wider business, including to relevant budget holders and senior management 

  • Serving as a point of contact for general budget and forecast enquiries from the wider business 

Required Skills & Abilities: 

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel with fluency in advanced formulas and functions 

  • Prior experience of Excel modelling would be beneficial 

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and provide meaningful insights 

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong relationships with colleagues at all levels of the business 

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to adapt quickly to evolving business requirements 

  • Ability to manage own workload effectively to meet deadlines 

  • Commercial outlook, willing to use initiative and think laterally to get things done