Financial Planning Analyst

Over the last year, Moneybarn and our customer base has grown larger. With this growth, it has become increasingly important to increase our reporting capabilities. We are now looking to recruit a Financial Planning Analyst. This is a brand-new opportunity to join our friendly Finance team.

For this role we are accepting applications on a permanent or contract basis.

Your role will be to support the delivery of the detail behind financial reports and forecasts. With your excellent attention to detail and your methodical approach to work, you will be responsible for supporting the production and delivery of Moneybarn’s month end accounts and forecasts. These will then be submitted to our parent company, Provident Financial Group (PFG).
You will assist in preparing high quality, easy to digest outputs for Finance and Non-Finance audiences from Department Heads through to the Executive Committee and Board.

To be brilliant in this role, you will need to have experience in business partnering where your excellent communications skills will build and maintain strong relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders. Your highly analytical nature, willingness to take on responsibility and ability to work under your own initiative will ensure that you really shine in this role.

Your main objectives in this role will be to:
  • support the month end financial reporting process to PFG and Moneybarn’s Executive team.
  • support the Moneybarn’s management team with analysis of departmental cost performance and headcount and capital expenditure.
  • production of monthly financial KPIs reporting.
  • support the production of the Moneybarn Executive pack.
  • support the production of the Moneybarn Board reports.
Other duties and responsibilities include:
  • Prepare and maintain the monthly management accounts working file with and integrated profit and loss and balance sheet to enable the delivery of the monthly management accounts.
  • Supporting the management team with departmental financial reports and analysis of cost performance, headcount and capital expenditure.
  • Hold cost review meetings with department managers, presenting performance compared to plan and understanding the root cause of variances and how these may affect the full year forecast and future planning assumptions.
  • Support the Senior Financial Planning & Reporting Analyst in the preparation and analysis of accurate month end submissions to PFG with supporting analysis and commentary.
What we are looking for from you
  • Previous experience working in a similar role.
  • Experience working with a consumer credit / lending portfolio or in the nonstandard market highly regarded.
  • Experience of maintaining whole-business forecasting models, with integrated Profit and Loss and Balance Sheet.
  • Advanced Excel and experience across the MS Office Suite.
  • Part Qualified/ Qualified accountant ACA, ACCA or CIMA
Working at Moneybarn

Working at Moneybarn is rewarding in every sense, and we believe that if we take care of our people, our business will take care of itself. As a growing company, we are always interested in hearing from people with potential. Our head office is in Petersfield, Hampshire.

We’re the UK’s largest specialist vehicle finance lender, and we’re part of the Provident Financial Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of credit products to the non-standard market. To find out more about us, including our history and values, click here.

Reasons to join the Moneybarn team

Ensuring we have a dedicated team is essential to our success, and we’ve worked hard to create a friendly working environment, which allows individuals to share ideas and deliver positive outcomes.

We want all employees to be able to fulfil their potential and excel in their role, so we invest heavily in training and development throughout the business. This approach enables us to nurture talent, and provide the very best outcomes for both our customers and the business.

The wellbeing of our team is incredibly important and we offer a gym, qualified instructors, keep-fit classes, Barney Bikes and regular fruit deliveries for employees to enjoy. We also run a range of regular in-house events and activities to promote interaction and communication within the company.

2017 marked Moneybarn’s 25th year of trading and we believe our continued success is driven by our values-based approach which underpins the way that we engage with our employees, customers and partners. Our values are: Fair, Approachable, Responsible & Progressive.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and a full employee benefit package, which includes a contributory pension, employee Sharesave and stock purchase schemes.

How do you apply?

Click on the "Apply now” button below. This will pop up an email which you can use to attach and send us your CV and covering letter telling us why this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Once we’ve received your CV and covering letter, if you’re successful at the first stage we’ll contact you to arrange an interview.

If you don’t hear from us within 7 days of sending us your application, this means you have been unsuccessful. We may not be able to provide confirmation and feedback to everyone who applies.

Important notes
  • We will keep your CV on our records for 12 months after your application. For more information about how we collect, use and share your personal data when you apply for a role with us, please see our Applicant Privacy Notice.
  • We will carry out full financial checks and Criminal Record Bureau checks as part of the recruitment process for all roles
  • As an employer that believes in the importance of cultural diversity in the workplace, we’ve signed up for the National Equality Standard (NES). You can find out more here.