Financial Planning and Analysis Accountant

Financial Planning and Analysis Accountant

Job Title: Financial Planning and Analysis Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £38k - 42.5k per year
Start Date: 31/10/2017
Reference: JO0000000893
Contact Name: David Whittle
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 04, 2018 13:43

Job Description

Financial Planning and Analysis Accountant
£38,000 - £42,500 + Benefits

Do you want to join a team where you can make your mark through making a positive change?

Here at Wallis Lynch we are currently partnering our Coventry client in their search to appoint a F P & A Accountant to a new role within their Central Finance team. This role has been created due to the evolving needs of the business, following some fundamental changes in recent months.

In this exciting FP&A role you will be providing full support to the FP & A Manager and other senior stakeholders to support Management planning and aid the decision making process through insightful evaluation and analysis. Your role will be pivotal in ensuring the forecasting, budgeting and financial reporting is delivered in an accurate and timely manner. Your role will involve significant project work to ensure that spend and expectations are met. More specifically your responsibilities will include:-

  • Provision of financial input and critical evaluation of business projects
  • Establish rapport with finance and operational teams to ensure the reporting process is successfully delivered
  • Analysis and reporting of Operational KPI's to offer greater insight into business performance
  • Support the consolidation of monthly Group reporting
  • Report on various business initiatives
  • Support and coordinate the budget and forecast process

As the ideal candidate, you will be need to be a Part Qualified or Qualified Accountant, ideally with a relevant degree and significant demonstrable experience of working in a similar role where you have provided a business with insightful analysis. An advanced user of Excel, if you have knowledge of VBA, Macros it would be ideal. Using your analytical ability to provide analysis to the key decision makers this role really does offer a platform to contribute to the commercial success of the business.

Your inter-personal skills will be put to great use, as the ability to deliver on all of the above will only be achieved once you have managed the stakeholder relationships to gather the information and knowledge required to deliver. This is not a desk based role, you will be required to network within the business to gather the knowledge required and therefore influencing and communication skills will be Key!!

In return you will be joining a company where you can gain some great experience and make a real difference to the company. Package includes a salary of £38,000 to £42,500, 25 days holiday, Profit Share Schemes, Study support (Where applicable) and Free Parking.

Wallis Lynch operates as an employment business and employment agency for the provision of temporary and permanent vacancies.

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