• FP&A Business Performance Analyst

    Job Locations UK-LND-London
    Job ID
    2018-1100
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Position Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    euNetworks is a Western European provider of bandwidth infrastructure services. Our business is capital intense, with high revenue and EBITDA growth. Our fast-paced, data driven environment is ideal for a motivated self-starter looking to build upon cross-functional business partnering skills. 

     

    This role will be working directly for the FP&A Manager and closely with the wider finance and commercial teams to design and track business KPIs, track project investment and performance to business cases, and assist in the compilation of monthly reporting including the finance content for the monthly Board Deck.

     

    The role covers four key areas:

     

    1. Project Investment Reporting & Analysis (including monitoring the business case approval process and delivery performance)
    2. Tracking and reporting on Key Performance Indicators
    3. Supporting other activities within the FP&A team as appropriate

    Responsibilities

    1. Project Investment Reporting & Analysis
    • Maintaining and improving a Project Investment Summary consolidating in-flight investment cases to ensure it accurately reflects the operational assumptions of the approved business cases, and feeding these assumptions into the six-quarter rolling forecast
    • Updating the Project Investment Summary monthly by reviewing project variances with the project delivery team and summarising the impact of any changes
    • Regularly providing the leadership team with a rolling forecast of approved project investment together with actuals, variance analysis and explanation
    • Managing Project Investment contributions and P&L Performance reviews providing clear commentary on business performance
    • Running scenario analyses using new models as requested
    1. Tracking and Reporting on Key Performance Indicators
    • Working with the wider Finance team and Commercial / Operations team to develop key performance indicators to:
    1. Understand and quantify direct and indirect Network Operating Expense cost trends
    2. Understand margin trends by product
    3. Understand and quantify the relationship between capital spending and operating cost uplift
    • Monitoring actual performance to provide an explanation of variances against KPIs
    • Working with the FP&A Manager and wider finance team to integrate KPIs into the forecasting cycle
    • Benchmarking KPIs against peers / competitors
    • Supporting the wider finance team with the financial contribution to the monthly Board report preparation process.
    1. Special Projects
    • Contributing to special projects in support of the company’s business objectives and/or strategy. These activities could be broad in nature but usually connected either directly to FP&A or in support of the Corporate Development (acquisitions) team

    Qualifications

    • Qualified accountant preferred (2-5 years PQE)
    • Strong Excel skills essential, including financial modelling / PowerPoint skills/ familiar with Salesforce or other cloud computing platforms
    • Prior exposure to commercial business case preparation ideal
    • Self-starter looking to
      • develop business partnering skills
      • implement best practise reporting
    • Experienced:
      • partnering with Operational or Commercial Teams
      • preparing and tracking Key Performance Indicators
      • presenting financial information both orally and written (PowerPoint)
    • Excellent communicator and team player
    • Telecom experience desirable

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