Senior FP&A Analyst
Description


 
Reporting to the CFO, the Senior FP&A Analyst will work closely with the CFO and senior management team and the accounting team to bridge the gap from historical results to predicted performance, increase financial transparency and understanding throughout the Company, and assist with the Company’s medium and long-term financial planning. 


TYPICAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Senior FP&A Analyst will perform a wide range of duties that may include, among others: 


• Working closely with the leadership team to formulate the business's medium to long term financial and strategic plan

• Work with Business Unit/Vertical heads to build their annual budgets and forecasts

• Producing models to project long term growth and determine the impacting business factors

• Delivery of competitor analysis, market trends and associated commentary to the Leadership team

• Analyzing financial and operational results to better understand company performance

• Utilizing BI tools to deliver meaningful insights into business performance

• Communicate to senior management the reasons behind the product/department performance and results

• Provide detailed analysis and commentary on cost center results

• Reviewing operations and recommending new productivity or cost saving initiatives

• Preparing business cases to support new investment, strategic and other business decisions

• Reviewing existing processes and procedures to develop recommendations for improvement efforts

• Evaluating previous budgets, expenditures to develop and implement future budgets

• Communicating results and recommendations to senior management for improvements that will lead to cost reduction, revenue generation and streamlining operations

• Provide insights to senior management around financial modelling, forecasts and profitability 



 

Requirements

 

• Minimum of 5 to 8 years of relevant analytical experience

• Significant analytical skillset, including the utilization of BI and reporting tools

• Strong quantitative analysis capabilities 

• Able to solve complex problems utilizing critical thinking skills

• Excellent communication skills with ability to build relationships

• High level of commercial acumen

• Advanced computer software skills, including writing macros in Excel and other accounting packages

• Professional qualification such as CPA or MBA