Financial Planning Analyst

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Category
    Accountancy - Analyst
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 40000 - £ 48000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

Financial Planning Analyst - London

£46k + travel allowance and bonus

Hybrid 1-2 days from home

Are you a Financial Analyst with a strong technical knowledge and excellent data analysis skills? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to support the financial planning and reporting requirements of a dynamic tech related business? Our client, a leading data centre provider based in Tower Hill, London, is seeking a Financial Planning Analyst to join their team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform monthly variance analysis comparing budget and monthly rolling forecast with actual results.

  • Support the preparation of annual and bi-annual budgets, ensuring business requirements are reflected.

  • Collaborate with the Financial Accounting and Tax teams to provide input into consolidated budgets and reports.

  • Assist in the month-end close process and ensure necessary adjustments are made.

  • Monitor capital expenditure against budgets in coordination with stakeholders.

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly cash flow forecasting.

  • Liaise with external and internal auditors as required.

  • Work closely with the Sales Planning team to ensure accurate revenue forecasts.

  • Ensure accuracy of budgets and forecasts within the Accounting system.

  • Maintain accurate P&L and Capex budgets within the P2P system.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Part Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA).

  • Strong technical knowledge and practical application.

  • Excellent data analysis and interpretation skills.

  • Familiarity with SUN and Oracle ERP systems advantageous.

  • Good communication skills with the ability to engage with senior management.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict reporting deadlines.

  • Experience in the data centre sector or other technology/capital intensive businesses is desirable.

Personal Attributes:

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively in teams.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy are key.

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with strict deadlines.

  • Strong organisational and analytical skills.

  • Good Excel skills (intermediate level).


  • Travel Allowance: up to £5,000

  • Bonus: 2x monthly salary (eligibility after probation)

  • Group pension scheme, optional Private Health Insurance, Life Assurance and more.

  • Holidays: 25 days p/a + bank holidays

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