Senior Financial Planning Analyst

Moneybarn’s valued customer base is continuing to grow and in turn we need to grow our Financial Planning and Analysis team as part of our focus on continuing to deliver excellent service. As a result, we have a brand-new opportunity available to join our friendly Finance team as a Senior Financial Planning Analyst. This role will be responsible for the reporting of the company’s month end accounts. You will also provide our full year forecast to the Moneybarn Executive Team and our parent company, Provident Financial Group (PFG).

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

Your commentary, analysis and challenge will ensure that outcomes are in line and consistent with the business key strategic themes and targets. Through working collaboratively across the business at varying levels of seniority you will build and maintain a fantastic working relationship with the PFG Financial Planning and Analysis team. You will prepare high quality, easy to digest outputs for Finance and Non-Finance audiences, from Department Heads through to the Executive Committee. You will deliver the detail behind financial reports and forecasts.

We are looking for someone that is highly analytical who can connect the dots in the data, with excellent planning and organisational skills. Experience working with customer credit/lending portfolio or in the nonstandard market will be highly beneficial. Your willingness to take on responsibility and work under your initiative will make you a star performer in the team.

Does this sound like you? If so, we would love to hear from you.

Your main objectives in this role will be:
  • To support the Head of FP&A in meeting the required deadlines for all financial submissions with appropriate commentary, while monitoring key performance indicators, highlighting trends and providing analysis on the causes of variances to expectation
  • The Production of the monthly Profit and Loss and latest full year forecast update to Group and Moneybarn Executive team
  • To be the responsible person for collating the Managing Directors Report and the Moneybarn Board Report to Group
  • The production of the Moneybarn Executive pack
Other duties and responsibilities include
  • The analysis of financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
  • Being responsible for the delivery and reporting of monthly financial KPIs aligned to key strategic themes, providing commentary and analysis when necessary
  • The preparation of scenario’s and sensitivity analysis based on actual changes to the agreed planning assumptions with explanation to the management team of significant variations and the impact
  • Providing financial support and financial evaluation to Business Case proposals
What we are looking for from you
  • Previous experience working in a similar FP&A role, with a focus on Company: Group relationship
  • Experience working with a consumer credit / lending portfolio or in the nonstandard market
  • Previous experience in the delivery of a planning and forecasting tool
  • Proven experience as a financial business partner, working collaboratively across a business at varying levels of seniority
  • Qualified accountant ACA, ACCA or CIMA
  • Mathematical/ Statistical/ Finance/Economics or similar numerate degree highly regarded
  • Advanced Excel
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.