FP&A ACCOUNTANT

Oddbox

  • Full Time

To apply for this job please visit careers.oddbox.co.uk.

The Role:

We’re looking for an experienced and talented FP&A accountant to join the Oddbox team.

This position will report to the Finance Manager and will be responsible for the financial modelling and analysis within Oddbox working with both management and teams across the company, the development of the forecasting and budgeting process and scenario analysis.

This role has great potential for growth, personal development and future opportunities and is a critical role in supporting the Finance Manager and the wider senior team. We’re a small team and this is also a hands-on role where you’ll be expected to lead on assisting teams on their modelling work.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the annual budgeting and periodic forecast process in collaboration with the Finance manager, Finance Business Partners and senior stakeholders. Building the model across P&L, BS and Cashflows.

  • Provide appropriate challenge and support to the Business Leads in order to deliver forecasts and financial plans which are challenging yet achievable

  • Work with the Financial accountant and budget managers to analyse variances of actual spend vs. budget on a monthly basis.

  • Work closely with the Finance manager and individual team to produce financial models and and accurate costings of planned activities

  • Lead on automation of forecasts and cash flows from our data warehouse and BI platform

  • Provide analysis to support key revenue and cost business initiatives potential expansion initiatives  and activities.

  • Develop and track financial KPIs across all locations in collaboration with the Financial accountant.

Essential skills:

  • CIMA/ACCA/ACA pre-qualified with 2+ years’ experience in a similar environment ( consulting, industry) or QBE with 6 years+ experience

  • Advanced Excel skills including data manipulation and working with and building complex forecasting models and with the ability to interpret and present this information in a visual manner.

  • Preparing budgets and forecasts including balance sheet and cash flow modelling.

  • Experience in querying and analysing data as well as drawing conclusions on the bigger picture and how that can affect commercial decision making

  • Excellent critical analysis and thinking skills.

  • Obsessed with numbers and able to see through the detail

  • Experience working in a dynamic practice and/or a subscription based  company would be ideal.

  • Can easily move from close detail to high level, and work to tight deadlines when needed. Effective challenger, always looking for a better way of doing things

  • Strong interpersonal skills – able to work as part of a team and alone, in a fast paced environment and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities

  • Strong problem solving and ability to make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

  • High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance

  • Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind

  • Articulate communicator with good written and verbal English.

  • You should be passionate about our mission to end food waste

Other details:

  • Start date: ASAP

  • Duration of role – Full time

  • Location – Our Office in Vauxhall