Financial Planning & Analysis – Analyst

  • London
  • Finance
  • Full-time
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R3 is an enterprise blockchain software firm working with a broad ecosystem of more than 300 members and partners across multiple industries from both the private and public sectors to develop on Corda, our open-source blockchain platform, and Corda Enterprise, a commercial version for enterprise usage.
 
Our Corda platform is already being used in industries from financial services to healthcare, shipping, insurance and more. It records, manages, executes institutions’ financial agreements in perfect synchrony with their peers, creating a world of frictionless commerce.
 
Position summary
Reporting directly to the Group FP&A Manager, we are looking for a well-rounded, qualified accountant to provide financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting. Based in London, this is a hands-on position which will work closely with the FP&A Manager, Finance Business Partners, FD and CFO.
 
You will demonstrate strong accounting and analytical skills, alongside excellent communication, and interpersonal skills, working closely with a variety of management levels across the organisation. 
 

Responsibilities

  • Planning and Forecasting
  • Prepare annual budgets at both a company and divisional level
  • Assist in running both the 3-year and 5-year financial forecasting
  • Produce annual forecasting on a quarterly basis
  • Prepare annual financial reports showing Company’s financial position and understand and communicate the variances from the forecast
  • Work closely with key stakeholders to update the forecasts accurately and timely
  • Provide concise and robust summary of all the planning and forecasting to both the board and Exco for review and sign-off
  • Support overall consolidation and evaluate the Company Group forecasts, budgets and strategic plans
  • Complete reports and analysis for Quarterly Board Packs
  • Consolidation, Business Reporting and External Shareholder Reporting
  • Have sole ownership of headcount reporting to ensure Finance, HR, recruitment, and management fully understand the headcount position and review against the budget and forecast
  • Hold responsibility for the month end close timetable and reporting process across the group
  • Run the group PL consolidation process, including review of business unit level performance against budget and forecast
  • Challenge and review business unit leaders and geographical Financial Controllers / Finance Business Partners to ensure the highest integrity of financial statements
  • Partner extensively with key internal stakeholders to understand business performance and their impact on financial results
  • Produce analysis for the monthly Exec pack for the group, including production of insightful commentary and trend analysis
  • Produce the quarterly and annual external shareholder reporting pack for publication to R3’s investor data room
  • Modelling and KPIs
  • Develop and implement monthly reporting and analysis against KPIs for R3’s ExecCo
  • Work with geographical Finance Controllers to build KPIs, models and reporting in key operational areas (e.g. profitability of Professional Services delivery)
  • Design and build business case framework models for divisional business unit leaders to utilise in validating investment and operational decision making
  • Model new acquisitions and strategic initiatives, including validation of pricing proposals and deal structures
  • Assist with Ad-hoc reporting and projects for the Group Finance Director, CFO and CEO
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