Pricing And FP&A Analyst

Competitive | Sundridge | Permanent
Posted 2 months ago

The primary focus of the role will be to provide insightful analysis and recommendations as part of the FP&A team. This position will support the Finance Director and the Regional Sales Directors with analysis around product, dealer and regional performance and the profitability of dealer agreements. This role will be a key asset in the future growth of Blue. This individual will be the lead analyst in assessing the profitability and cost of future trading opportunities and will be the key support for the RDs in the process of agreeing deals. S/he will provide a first line of support for questions on pricing at dealer level and will carry out proactive analysis of Blue’s portfolio to ensure that policies such as underwriting are producing the expected outcomes. Working in close partnership with the Finance Director to deliver the key activities of Financial Planning, Analysis and Control, to support Blue’s revenue, profit, and funding objectives.

Freedom of action/ Dimensions
Work within Group policies and procedures, with regular reporting to the Finance Director

Interim, Permanent

Reports to
Finance Director

Sundridge, Kent

- Produce regular, standard reports to agreed timelines for Sales function
- Ensure accuracy of the data and be able to analyse and challenge any areas of uncertainty
- Provide effective and robust challenge on the viability of individual dealer agreements or product options.
- Produce and own models allowing scenario planning for different deal options.
- Be the first point of contact for Regional Directors and Area Sales Managers looking to produce a dealer proposal.
- Supporting the FP&A team with financial modelling.
- Supporting the business with management information, analysis and insight, which can be used to support decision-making and to identify risk and opportunities
- Ad-hoc analysis of both BAU operations and specific projects which drives and supports improvements in company capability and profitability
- Build and maintain strong relationships with the sales function allowing effective understanding of requirements.
- Support the enhancement of the company's Business Intelligence capabilities and processes
- Promoting best practice within both the FP&A and wider Finance team, and constantly looks to improve processes and procedures.

Core Capabilities
- Excellent organisational, prioritisation and communication skills.
- Advanced Excel skills
- The ability to work independently under demanding time constraints, and in a fast paced, dynamic working environment
- A self-motivated, flexible and performance oriented outlook to work and workload
- Demonstrating ownership and accountability.
- Adaptability and flexibility especially in a rapidly changing environment.
- Strong analytical skills - skilled at taking large amounts of data and sharing insight from this and making the complex simple

Performance indicators
- 360 reviews
- Accuracy
- Meeting agreed deadlines
- Proactive in analysing performance

Delivering fair outcomes for consumers and Understanding your regulatory obligations
- Put fair treatment of customers at the heart of what you say and do. Be courageous and speak up if you believe our products or services do not deliver what we have led our customers to expect.
- Be accountable and take ownership for ensuring you are familiar with all regulatory requirements that fall within the remit of your role and comply with them at all times.
- Seek guidance if you need support understanding your regulatory requirements. Notify, without delay, any potential or actual breach of regulation.
- Be aware of regulations and agreements surrounding investment and funding ensuring that the company is compliant at all times.

Academic/ Professional qualifications
- Qualified or part-qualified accountant.

Ideal experience and delivered performance
- Experience working in financial services or on teams working in commercial analysis is seen as beneficial for performance in this role.
- Experienced professional with relevant transferable skills gained from working within rapidly growing and actively funding medium sized businesses
- Strong financial understanding and capability, with a clear commitment to accuracy of output
- Demonstrable ability to produce models and understand profitability including IRR
- Demonstrable ability to design and develop business performance reporting on financial and non-financial data, providing clear and insightful information for decision making.
- Adaptable to business change and a fast paced environment with a growth agenda.
- Organises own workload effectively.

For more information about this role, please contact:

Sarah Chatt
07887 510 355

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