Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst, Outskirts of Glasgow
Rutherford Cross
March 16, 2023
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Job Title: Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst

Reporting to: FP&A Manager

Salary: £45-50k (Dependent on experience)

Location: outskirts of Glasgow

Rutherford Cross is pleased to be partnered with a private equity-backed business in order to appoint a FP&A Analyst. Our client is based in the outskirts of Glasgow and operate under a hybrid working model. On offer is a salary of £45-50k (dependent on experience) + up to 10% annual bonus.

The business was formed in 2017, and has since grown organically & through acquisition. Ideally, we are looking to speak with newly or recently qualified accountants seeking a step up in their career. Reporting to the FP&A Manager, the job holder will work closely with Head of FP&A, Financial Reporting Team and Finance Business Partners. The successful applicant will have exposure to the Senior Leadership Team across finance and the wider business, providing insightful analysis to support continued success and growth. This is a superb opportunity to join a diverse business with excellent progression pathways.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and report on financial and operational KPIs
  • Owner of Group capex approval process providing constructive challenge
  • Consolidate and analyse divisional budgets and forecasts
  • Assist the Financial Reporting Team with pulling together the monthly Board Presentation
  • Analyse and support business unit forecasts and plans, and provide the Executive Team with insight on variances versus Budget, Prior Year and Forecast, upside/downside and other major issues
  • Assist in the development of internal and external presentations and provide supporting financial analysis for the presentations
  • Business partnering finance and non-finance stakeholders providing support and challenge to maximise performance
  • Responsible for driving continuous improvement in financial analysis and reporting utilising Group finance systems
  • Support for ad-hoc strategic projects

The Individual:

  • ICAS/ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen
  • Effective interpersonal skills, managing communications within the finance team and across all departments in the business
  • Strong excel skills
  • FP&A/commercial finance/business partnering experience (desirable)
  • Ability to handle large volumes of data (desirable)
  • Knowledge of financial systems (desirable)

On Offer:

  • Salary £45-£50k (dependent on experience)
  • Bonus up to 10%
  • Flexible, hybrid working model
  • Holidays: 26 days plus 4 stat days
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension: 3% employer & 5% staff workplace pension
  • Professional fees will be paid by the company

For more information on the role and details on how to apply please contact Gillian O’Neil at Rutherford Cross.

E: [email protected]

T: +44743482882

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