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Finance Analyst

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 7 days ago

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance
  • Contact: Kai Fogarty
  • Expiry Date: 13 February 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -122021-466317

ACA or ACCA Qualified Finance Analyst (FP&A)

Salary: 60-80k

Location: London


We are looking for a Financial Analyst that is excited to join a fast-paced tech company that is constantly improving and reimagining the customer car trading experience. Our candidate should be a problem solver, have strong in-depth knowledge about companies and their financials, and passionate about using data to drive the decisions they make. Our candidate should be eager to take on a broad remit of work with no two days being the same.


  • Supporting the Finance Manager on conducting the financial planning & analysis of the UK based Technology function, including monthly reporting, driving transparency and value for money thinking
  • Support the Finance team on the strategic financial planning process ensuring all 5-year plans, budgets and forecasts are undertaken with full business engagement and delivered in an accurate and insightful fashion
  • Contribute meaningfully to quarterly forecast and budget planning cycles, including coordinating with all stakeholders, providing inputs, and preparing relevant deliverables
  • Assist the management team for board and investor presentations and key analysis requests
  • Input into the month end P&L review meetings by understanding and challenging figures
  • Build trusted partnership with the business to influence and support tactical and strategic business decisions.
  • Identify opportunities to automate and streamline processes, controls and reports
  • Gather, consolidate, and analyse operating and financial results for the three financial statements, including preparing internal and external reporting deliverables, analysing trends & drivers, and explaining forecast vs. actual variances
  • Provide business partnering and ad hoc support to the CFO and senior leadership team whilst establishing strong and effective relationships.


  • ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Work experience in finance, preferably in a multi-national / multi-currency environment
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience in business partnering (ideally within Technology)
  • Experience of reporting period management accountant, analysis and commentary
  • Strong business acumen
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English
  • Bias for action - be agile, test-learn and iterate
  • Manage and prioritise workload and work towards multiple deadlines
  • Outstanding excel and financial modelling, together with demonstrated capabilities building financial forecasts
  • Experience of preparing presentations in PowerPoint & reports for board / investor meetings and senior management
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to convey financial information simply, coherently and presenting key messages clearly
  • The passion and capability to analyse business processes and operations and understand the key drivers, levers and their impacts on the wider performance
  • Impeccable attention to detail and exceptional communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to help build strong relationships with all stakeholders


We offer a unique and exciting package as we want to attract only the best and brightest. We offer a competitive remuneration package and a culture that focuses on employee growth and development. Our benefits include:

  • Unique entrepreneurial and leadership opportunity to sketch your career masterpiece.
  • Working as part of a global, highly ambitious organization.
  • Competitive compensation with performance bonus, benefits and employee stock options.