• FP&A Manager

    Job Locations UK-LND-London
    Job ID
    2018-1101
    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 comfortable working across the business to proactively develop the FP&A function. 

     

    This role will be reporting directly to the Group Finance Director and working closely with the CFO and wider leadership team. The primary responsibility will be to own & develop a quarterly rolling forecast model. The FP&A manager will also be responsible for overseeing the compilation of monthly reporting including the finance content for the monthly Board Deck, and providing variance analysis and commentary in support of the business performance and objectives.

     

    The role covers three key areas:

     

    1. Budgeting, Forecasting & Analysis (including owning and developing the underlying model and KPI’s)
    2. Stakeholder Reporting and practical sensitivity analysis
    3. Supporting other activities within the FP&A team as appropriate

    Responsibilities

    The main responsibilities of the role will be:

    1. Budgeting, Forecasting, Reporting & Analysis
      1. Ensuring the Six-Quarter Forward Looking and Long Range Plan Model accurately reflects the operational assumptions of the business,
      2. Working closely with the business to continuously improve upon robust assumptions to drive forward the rolling forecast model,
      3. Regularly providing the leadership team with a rolling six quarter forecast together with actuals, variance analysis and explanation,
      4. Running scenario analyses using the business’s forecasting model or developing new models as appropriate

     

    1. Stakeholder Reporting & Practical Sensitivity Analysis
      1. Supporting the wider finance team with the financial contribution to the monthly Board report preparation process. Responsible for coordinating key finance contributions, reviewing actual versus forecast analysis and assisting in providing clear commentary on business performance to the CEO & Board
      2. Contributing to the production of special project presentations and other types of communication to external stakeholders (including lenders, shareholder and potential new investors)
      3. Typical sensitivities would include Long Range Plan model with varied assumptions vs. base, high growth, debt, etc.

     

    1. Supporting other activities
      1. Leading or 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 team. For example:
        1. Challenging and standardising our methodology for revenue and direct cost categorisation by product / revenue type across the core business and new acquisitions
        2. Establishing and implementing regional P&L’s across the group
        3. Leadership of benchmarking projects. Presentation of findings and recommendations to the leadership team.

    Qualifications

    • Qualified accountant preferred; ideally with 5-8 years PQE
    • Strong Excel skills essential, including financial modelling / PowerPoint skills/ familiar with Salesforce or other cloud computing platforms
    • Self-starter, highly motivated
    • People management experience preferred
    • Experienced:
      • in owning and developing a financial model for reforecasting, 5 year plan and scenario analysis purposes
      • presenter of financial information both orally and written (PowerPoint)
    • Prior exposure to preparation of financial forecasts for external stakeholders
    • Excellent communicator and team player
    • Telecom experience desirable

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