FP&A ANALYST

JOB DESCRIPTION

The FP&A analyst plays a critical role in supporting the continuous improvement of the performance and growth of ClarusONE by providing a key link between business results; the ClarusONE leadership team; and, both members.

 

The two main purposes of the role are: 1) assisting the Senior Manager with the month end FP&A close cycle and the yearly planning cycle and Long Range Plans (LRP); and, 2) Business partnering with ClarusONE teams to gain a detailed understanding of their planned activities and providing an analysis and valuation of these activities to the teams as well as leadership.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist in the preparation of the FP&A monthly close pack; compile the actual results from varying data sources for the value generated and P&L account; analyse these to plan/forecast; and, provide detailed explanations for variances.

  • Assist with the maintenance of an accurate rolling forecast for ClarusONE and both members.

  • Assist the Senior Manager with preparation of the monthly FP&A senior leadership and member presentations both in terms of the analysis of data for key insights and creation of impactful slides.

  • Act as a business analyst for a number of ClarusONE teams, with specific responsibility for maintaining a business partner relationship with the teams; developing a close understanding of the levers and financial performance of the teams.

  • Assist in the development of effective score boarding for ClarusONE teams, ensuring these are accurately compiled from complex data sets and communicated clearly and timely.

  • Assist in the creation of ClarusONE’s annual plan, LRPs, budgets and continuous forecasting.

  • Assist in the preparation of senior leadership presentations and quarterly board presentations.

 

 

  • Respond to ad hoc requests from leadership, re-prioritising existing deadlines to achieve.

  • Develop and maintain a broad network of key working relationships across ClarusONE and the members.

 

(The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties.)

REQUIREMENTS

Education/Experience

  • Minimum of 4 years commercial experience including business planning and analysis.

  • Relevant degree qualification in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or Statistics.

  • CIMA qualified or QBE.

  • Previous experience of working with non-finance managers.

  • Experience of analysing complex business information and communicating it to management.

  • Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills.

  • Experience of working in pharmaceuticals, FMCG or Joint Venture desirable but not essential.

Knowledge/Skills

  • Strong track record of managing large volumes of data, demonstrating attention to detail and working in a changing, high pressure environment.

  • Strong proficiency in data analytics and interaction with various data extraction techniques and tools (MS Excel essential; SAP, Tableau & Alteryx an advantage).

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Highly motivated self-starter; ability to initiate and manage work autonomously with minimal supervision.

  • Time management, including ability to organise and prioritise work to consistently meet critical and/or conflicting daily deadlines while ensuring the highest level of accuracy. 

  • Demonstrate commercial awareness and acumen.

  • Possess the ability to communicate financial information to non-finance teams.

  • Comfortable in the detail and at the top level.

  • Ability to develop working relationships with stakeholders at all levels.

  • Ability to challenge, and be challenged in a constructive way.

  • Culturally aware – able to demonstrate flexibility in approach when dealing with an international team & business.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to Suzanne.Tomlinson@clarusonesourcing.com

ClarusONE Sourcing Services | London, UK

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