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FP&A Analyst

Chester, , United Kingdom

Job Description:

Job Title: FP&A Analyst

LOB: The CFO Group

Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President

Location: Chester

A fantastic opportunity has become available for an FP&A Analyst to join the established CFO Group based in Chester. We are looking for a proactive, control focused and analytically minded individual to join the team on a permanent basis.

This role can offer the opportunity for ongoing development through senior management interaction, exposure to a broad range of functions across the organisation and ad hoc project work.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver timely, accurate and value-added management P&L information to senior stakeholders

  • Act as a valued business partner to senior managers we support by proactively dealing with requests and anticipating client needs

  • Manage and produce detailed annual plan and rolling forecasts in conjunction with business partners. Including the production of supporting analysis and commentary

  • Provide regular P&L commentary and analysis to US Finance teams for consolidation

  • Collaborate with global Financial controllers to provide regional results and maintain relevant finance hierarchies

  • Manage the monthly preparation, posting and analysis of journal entries for accruals, prepayments and reallocations

  • Analysis of internal cost allocations and provide supporting analysis for receiver groups

  • Manage and control balance sheet entries and support for reconciliations

  • Ad-hoc project work including process improvements, standardisation and cost reduction analysis

  • Oversee work prepared by offshore resources

The Team:

The EMEA Support FP&A team is part of the EMEA Chief Financial Office (CFO) and provides financial support and analysis across a large number of functions, including Operations, Technology, Real Estate and Staff Support groups. The team is based in London and Chester within the region and receive offshore support from India.

This role will be actively involved in all financial reporting, analysis and forecasting for various groups within Global Banking Operations and Staff Support.  The role is within a team of 8, with 1 in London, 2 in Chester and 4 in India, who are collectively responsible for the Global Markets & Banking Operations and Staff Support groups.  The role involves working closely with our global business partners and having regular contact with the offshore team in India and our finance partners in the US.

Core Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in delivering financial information to senior management

  • High degree of numerical, verbal and analytical ability

  • Ability to produce high quality, accurate output under tight timescales

  • Organisational skills and ability to proactively manage workload

  • Proven Excel skills

  • FP&A Experience, including building forecasts, designing reports and generating analysis (Financial Services industry experience is not a prerequisite)

  • Strong Excel skills, including the ability to build well-controlled spreadsheets and financial models

  • General Ledger system experience

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified) with strong accounting skills and an eye for detail

  • Experience in preparing, posting or reviewing of month end journals

  • Ability to lead offshore resources and provide mentorship and guidance

Bank of America

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

Hours Per Week:

35

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Title: FP&A Analyst

LOB: The CFO Group

Corporate Title: Assistant Vice President

Location: Chester

A fantastic opportunity has become available for an FP&A Analyst to join the established CFO Group based in Chester. We are looking for a proactive, control focused and analytically minded individual to join the team on a permanent basis.

This role can offer the opportunity for ongoing development through senior management interaction, exposure to a broad range of functions across the organisation and ad hoc project work.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver timely, accurate and value-added management P&L information to senior stakeholders

  • Act as a valued business partner to senior managers we support by proactively dealing with requests and anticipating client needs

  • Manage and produce detailed annual plan and rolling forecasts in conjunction with business partners. Including the production of supporting analysis and commentary

  • Provide regular P&L commentary and analysis to US Finance teams for consolidation

  • Collaborate with global Financial controllers to provide regional results and maintain relevant finance hierarchies

  • Manage the monthly preparation, posting and analysis of journal entries for accruals, prepayments and reallocations

  • Analysis of internal cost allocations and provide supporting analysis for receiver groups

  • Manage and control balance sheet entries and support for reconciliations

  • Ad-hoc project work including process improvements, standardisation and cost reduction analysis

  • Oversee work prepared by offshore resources

The Team:

The EMEA Support FP&A team is part of the EMEA Chief Financial Office (CFO) and provides financial support and analysis across a large number of functions, including Operations, Technology, Real Estate and Staff Support groups. The team is based in London and Chester within the region and receive offshore support from India.

This role will be actively involved in all financial reporting, analysis and forecasting for various groups within Global Banking Operations and Staff Support.  The role is within a team of 8, with 1 in London, 2 in Chester and 4 in India, who are collectively responsible for the Global Markets & Banking Operations and Staff Support groups.  The role involves working closely with our global business partners and having regular contact with the offshore team in India and our finance partners in the US.

Core Skills

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in delivering financial information to senior management

  • High degree of numerical, verbal and analytical ability

  • Ability to produce high quality, accurate output under tight timescales

  • Organisational skills and ability to proactively manage workload

  • Proven Excel skills

  • FP&A Experience, including building forecasts, designing reports and generating analysis (Financial Services industry experience is not a prerequisite)

  • Strong Excel skills, including the ability to build well-controlled spreadsheets and financial models

  • General Ledger system experience

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified) with strong accounting skills and an eye for detail

  • Experience in preparing, posting or reviewing of month end journals

  • Ability to lead offshore resources and provide mentorship and guidance

Bank of America

Every day, across the globe, our employees bring a commitment to our purpose and to driving responsible growth by living our values: deliver together, act responsibly, realize the power of our people and trust the team. A key aspect of driving responsible growth is doing so in a sustainable manner, a critical pillar of which is being a great place to work for our teammates.

In line with these values, in EMEA we have 9 Employee Networks, a wide range of Sports & Social clubs, and other development and networking opportunities so that you can enjoy a range of experiences and connect with colleagues across the bank. We also offer exclusive discounts to some of the most iconic cultural experiences for you to enjoy in your spare time outside of work. Learn more about our benefits here.

Good conduct and sound judgment is crucial to our long term success. It’s important that all employees in the organisation understand the expected standards of conduct and how we manage conduct risk. Individual accountability and an ownership mind-set are the cornerstones of our Code of Conduct and are at the heart of managing risk well.

We are an equal opportunities employer, and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic background, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. The Bank selects candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications and experience.

We strive to ensure that our recruitment processes are accessible for all candidates and encourage any candidates to tell us about any adjustment requirements. As part of our standard hiring process to manage risk, please note background screening checks will be conducted on all hires before commencing employment.

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Full time

JR-22048189

Band: H5

Manages People:

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

Hannah Scullion

Referral Bonus:

0

Street Address

Primary Location:
Herons Way, Chester, CH4 9FE