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FP&A Analyst – Finance Business Partner

FP&A Analyst – Finance Business Partner

FP&A Analyst – Finance Business Partner for Collegiate AC, based in Ardington (near Oxford).

Role Overview:

You will work in a busy FP&A function to assist with the preparation of comprehensive financial planning, forecasting, analysis and reporting to aid client and management decision making.


Key Responsibilities:

You will work closely with the FP&A Manager, the Regional Heads, and the broader Finance team to:

  • Analyse monthly financial results, regarding variance and trend analysis. Produce commentary and presentations, including for clients and the senior management team.
  • To manage the client’s sites debtors and creditors positions.
  • Processing refunds and transacting invoice payments for the clients
  • Provide financial support and modelling to support the development of client plans and strategy.
  • Be responsible for key areas of the budget and strategic planning processes, including working with Regional Heads to produce a full P&L bottom-up forecast for client properties & portfolios.
  • Use market research / trend analysis to provide accurate forecasts for new/existing revenue streams and to identify areas of risk and opportunity in the P&L.
  • Assist in the development of effective comparison of performance data across the client and property portfolio to help drive continuous improvement in operating practices.
  • Develop, produce and enhance high quality management information KPI packs.
  • Improve the data structure and quality of source information used in financial reporting.
  • Assist and lead other ad-hoc analysis requests.


Person Profile:

  • Qualified CIMA / ACCA / ACA Accountant.
  • Commercially experienced with strong analytical skills, minimum of 12 months’ post qualification FP&A experience.
  • Ability to produce high quality and accurate work in demanding timeframes.
  • Excellent organisational skills, especially in relation to the analysis of a large volume of data
  • Proven financial modelling skills: particularly overhead reporting, P&L models, scenario analysis tools – this individual will need to develop models from scratch
  • Ability to work well with ambiguity and changing requirements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate clearly with people at all levels
  • Strong team player, evidencing an ability to establish positive working relationships
  • Proactive approach, quick to learn and able to manage own workload
  • Advanced Excel skills, with VBA experience beneficial.
  • Able to produce clear analysis of financial information for dissemination by non-finance people.