Group FP&A Analyst

Recruiter
CMC Markets
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive + Bonus + Corporate Benefits
Posted
03 Aug 2022
Closes
02 Sep 2022
Ref
16193059
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Group FP&A Analyst

Department Finance Department

Reporting to FP&A Manager

Since launching in 1989, CMC Markets (CMC) has become one of the world's leading online financial trading businesses. CMC is listed on the London Stock Exchanges and serves retail and institutional clients through regulated offices and branches in 13 countries.

CMC offers an award winning online and mobile trading platform, enabling clients to trade up to 10,000 financial instruments across shares, indices, foreign currencies, commodities and treasuries through contracts for difference. In Australia, the Group also offers stockbroking services.

The Group values centre on quality, clients and integrity.
  • Put clients first
  • Lead with quality
  • Set the standards

More detail on the Group can be found on https://www.cmcmarketsplc.com/

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Role:

To analyse and develop business information, give strategic advice to management of all levels and provide support for the wider FP&A team. Provide supporting analysis for external reporting.

Office performance analysis, segmental reporting and stress testing (40%)
  • Provide monthly analysis of office performance, including identifying areas in which regions can improve performance. Work with regional heads to implement action plans where appropriate
  • Reporting improvements and KPI development, with a focus on revenue drivers, office profitability, marketing performance and external reporting (including Analyst Presentations).
  • Improve insight into return on marketing investment
  • Extracting data from various systems used in Group reporting and summarising into insightful information for management
  • Work with BI team to ensure consistent reliability and timeliness of data provided to the FP&A team
  • Support the Risk and Prudential Reporting departments with stress testing requirements, including providing insight and challenge on suggested stress scenarios, and support delivery of regulatory reporting.
  • Assist with review of the Group segmental disclosure, working with the wider business to propose changes to the segments viewed by the CODM and implement processes to ensure segmental allocations are fair and equitable.


Forecasting and reporting (30%)
  • Assist with budgeting and forecasting process
  • Work with Marketing and Client Management to model sales pipeline
  • Revenue forecasting, including engaging both Trading Desk and Distribution departments to ensure upcoming changes to the business are captured and company-wide buy in of targets
  • Assist in development of Group financial performance modelling as the business grows and changes
  • Work closely with relevant financial controllers
  • KPI performance and benchmarks - continuously review, develop and improve KPIs
  • Production of daily and weekly revenue reports
  • Support in the production of monthly senior management and board reporting


Monitoring business strategy (30%)
  • Competitor analysis
  • Provide information and data to senior management to aid strategy development
  • Provide support in analysis potential value and monitoring success of new strategic opportunities for the Group.


General
  • Maintain personal/professional development to meet the changing demands of the role, including all relevant regulatory and legislative training.
  • Resilience and drive - take personal responsibility to deliver results
  • Team player who works with others to get results
  • Able to deal with change in a growing company
  • Integrity and confidentiality
  • Establish and maintain key relationships


KEY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Newly Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Strong Excel skills (to macro level preferred)
  • Good presentation skills, able to produce concise documents that deliver meaningful information
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills and the confidence to question
  • Attention to detail is critical
  • Proactive and open to change
  • Strong systems knowledge
  • Knowledge of financial markets
  • CMC Markets is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

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