Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Job posted: 22 March, 2022

We are SOAX, an emerging company specializing in automated data collection services for companies worldwide. On the demand side, our priority is to deliver the best-in-class experience for data-hungry businesses across the globe while collecting public data on the web. Performance, security, and customer-centric approach are our core values in this direction.

Now we are looking for a Financial Planning & Analysis Manager to join our Financial Team. Reporting to a CFO, the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) Manager works closely with senior management to increase a company’s efficiency and profitability by assisting with the formulation of both the medium and long-term financial plan. Broadly speaking, financial planning and analysis consists of four activities which support the financial health of an organisation:

  • Planning and budgeting;
  • Financial planning;
  • Management and performance reporting;
  • Forecasting and modelling.

FP&A Analyst role is an entry level to midweight position which involves providing essential advice to key decision makers within the business.

What will you do

FP&A Analyst spends much of their time analysing operational and financial data, building vastdatabases, and preparing reports for senior management. The key duties and responsibilities of an FP&A Analyst usually include:

  • Working closely with the leadership team to formulate the business’s medium to longterm financial and strategic plan
  • Working with Business Unit heads to build their annual budgets and forecasts
  • Producing models to project long term growth and determine the impacting business factors
  • Delivery of competitor analysis, market trends and associated commentary to the Leadership team
  • Analysing financial and operational results to better understand company performance
  • Utilising BI tools to delivery meaningful insights into business performance
  • Communicate to senior management the reasons behind the product/department performance and results
  • Provide detailed analysis and commentary on cost centre results
  • Reviewing operations and recommending new productivity or cost saving initiatives
  • Preparing business cases to support new investment, strategic and other business decisions
  • Reviewing existing processes and procedures to develop recommendations for improvement efforts
  • Evaluating previous budgets, expenditures to develop and implement future budgets
  • Communicating results and recommendations to senior management for improvements that will lead to cost reduction, revenue generation and streamlining operations
  • Provide insights to senior management around financial modelling, forecasts and profitability

What you need to succeed

  • Significant analytical skillset, including the utilisation of BI and reporting tools
  • Strong quantitative abilities
  • Able to solve complex problems
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to build relationships
  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills
  • High level of commercial acumen
  • Advanced computer software skills, including writing macros in Excel and other accounting packages
  • Professional qualification such as CA or CPA or CFA

What we can offer

  • You can work from anywhere you want, including flexible hours! Furthermore, we don’t promote work-life balance in the traditional sense. Instead, we believe in work-life integration and care about results above all else
  • Are you ready to wow the world? SOAX provides global opportunities to bring your creativity to fresh new challenges every day. We’re a fast-growing startup and we have big goals! You will be able to help us achieve the next milestone in our journey
  • At SOAX you will thrive if you want to grow, learn, and stretch yourself. That’s why we provide learning and development budgets for courses and books
  • We know money talks, so we offer a competitive salary and benefits in GBP
  • Great team of enthusiasts to work with, we have a culture that emphasizes collaboration, energy, and openness so that newcomers will feel at home with us quickly. Our onboarding process is fast-paced but still supportive

If you realize you are our perfect candidate, please apply here. That would be great if you describe yourself in a few sentences and explain why have you chosen this position to apply to. We look forward to hearing from you!