Senior FP&A Analyst

HomeAway  is looking for a Senior FP&A Analyst to join it's team in London.

Responsibilities: 

You will develop and require a deep understanding of the business in terms of partners, revenue, metrics, operating expense and capital as well as business processes and procedures. In this capacity, you will actively work with senior Regional management to identify, analyse and communicate current trends and most importantly their impact on forward-looking financial forecasts.

You will work throughout the regular forecast and budget processes as well as special projects as they arise. You will also work proactively with local accounting and business teams to share actual-budget variances, and with counterparts in Austin (global HQ) to ensure consistent, best-in-class financial processes are employed, leveraging Hyperion, our FP&A system, as well as Excel and Tableau.

You will drive the revenue, local OPEX and capital forecasting and budgeting process. being a valuable partner to budget owners and working cross-functionally with regional and global stakeholders to ensure a comprehensive and quality forecast. Finally you will drive efficiencies in the Finance organization by identifying process deficiencies, offering viable and scalable solutions and driving cross-departmental collaboration to implement those solutions.
 
Requirements:

You have obviously advanced Excel and financial modeling skills with experience in both creating models from scratch as well as enhancing existing models. You have experience handling and analyzing large amounts of complex data and are able to synthesize into actionable recommendations and solutions. Also, you have a solid and proven experience forecasting a P&L and managing to budget for a corporate or business unit level.

You have experience with OLAP based financial planning software such as Hyperion, Adaptive Planning, Cognos, or Clarity. But you also have a general understanding of local statutory accounting processes and concepts as well as key similarities and differences to US GAAP accounting.

You are comfortable with working in an entrepreneurial organization where processes are not always well-defined due to the fast-paced business environment which requires adjustments and flexibility; experience of working in a matrix organization would be a plus.

You know how to work independently with little oversight and are used to meeting tight deadlines in high pressure situations.

You are used to handling multiple priorities and managing diplomatically the interests of different stakeholders.
You are at ease working with senior leaders and doing presentations at an executive level.

You take leadership and ownership beyond your area of responsibility, driving the business strategically and improving productivity and efficiency by connecting the dots across the various functions.

You should have several years of relevant work experience.

What we offer:

·        Central London location in Victoria, walking distance from the tube station with what are probably the best views of London

·        25 days annual leave + Bank Holidays

·        Relaxed Dress Down; every day is Dress Down Friday

·        Excellent on the job training and on-going core skills development

·        Life assurance

·        Child care vouchers

·        Private Health Care

·        Access to pension scheme

·        Salary Protection scheme

·        Annual appraisal and salary review

·        Employee Stock Purchase Plan (all employees have access to this)


In addition to an attractive compensation plan we offer regular social gatherings, chill-out and lunch areas and a range of other benefits including free drinks, snacks/fruit and breakfast.  

You will work in a modern office environment as an integral part of a motivated and dynamic team, supported by a Company with a desire to deliver exceptional service to our customers and outstanding business performance.


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