Chertsey Temporary
  • Hybrid working
  • Great pension scheme & holiday allowance

About Our Client

The company is a global leader in the Technology & Telecoms industry, with over 5000 dedicated employees in the UK. Known for its commitment to innovation and quality, it is based in Chertsey and offers a forward-thinking and supportive work environment.

Job Description

The key responsibilities of the Financial Analyst FP&A are:

Reporting into the Reporting Manager and sitting within the FP&A function of the DX Commercial Finance team this role is within the reporting and audit support function; working with internal and external audit teams on sample requests and quarterly analysis, as well as the financial controlling team to deliver regular reporting. Supporting the Reporting Manager to deliver best in class analysis to enable the FP&A and Commercial teams to drive our sales and investment targets across all product categories. This role will also support our Performance Based Pay team with target setting and actuals for sales commission schemes.Monthly Reporting
* Assist with the monthly reporting process for CFM, including HQ Risk/important metric reporting.
* Liaising with team members to investigate breaches in the Commercial Support Policy. Preparing initial investigation reports and making recommendations of corrective action.
* Month end reporting as required by wider Finance and Controlling team, including by not limited to monthly SD analysis and Balance Sheet movements.
* Support the Performance Based Pay Team with the monthly reporting of sales data to support the Division's quarterly commission scheme - ensuring accurate, timely and robust sales data is provided.
* Support with submitting quarterly targets including updating mapping tables for automated actual feeds for VP of Sales and Head of Commercial Finance. Supporting the Performance Based Pay Team, Reporting Manager and FP&A Manager where needed with projects to automate data feeds.
Balance Sheet Management
* Assist with the monthly Balance sheet review process - working with CFMs and Sales to ensure that costs are correctly reflecting the final promotional performance. Feeding into Head of FP&A and product CFMS for P&L impact ahead of monthly forecast cycles.Internal and External Audit
* Support with the compilation of data for audit sampling- liaising with CFM to understand and gather evidence and back up as required.
* Supporting with analysis for quarterly and annual audit reviews as required.
* Responsible for supporting the quarterly compliance training process for Commercial Support Policy, working with other teams within wider Finance Operations to prepare and deliver training and ensure the Commercial Support Policy is relevant and fit for purpose with any changes to the business ways of working.

The Successful Applicant

To be successful at the Financial Analyst FP&A role, you will possess the following skills and attributes:Soft Skills
* Excellent analytical skills to understand business drivers and interpret financial results.
* Strong reporting skills, display key information and convey messages clearly, concisely and with impact based on commercial understanding.
* Ability to work in a high-pressure environment, take quick and effective decisions and direct others.
* Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively at all levels, get key messages across succinctly and work with others; Business partnering with various stakeholders.
* Proven track record in demonstrating accountability and ownership; proactive approach.
* FMCG background as well as experience within technology sector and a fast paced sales environment preferred.Hard Skills
* Part-qualified accountant (ACA or CIMA) ideal
* Hands on experience of using ERP systems (preferably SAP).
* Advance Excel skills is required.
* Up to date knowledge of international accounting standards.
* Experience of working in technology or FMCG sectors; B2B experience a plus.
* Ability to implement change process to streamline and make existing processes more efficient.

What's on Offer

Please apply to find out what is on offer to the successful candidate!

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