Financial Analyst (FP&A)

  • Marsh Wall, London, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (BR), a $4 billion global Fintech leader and a part of the S&P 500® Index, is a leading provider of investor communications and technology-driven solutions to banks, broker-dealers, asset and wealth managers and corporate issuers. Broadridge provides an important infrastructure that powers the financial services industry and employs over 11,000 associates in 18 countries. For more information about Broadridge, please visit Broadridge.com/

Job Description

Key FP&A Support lead for the International shared corporate teams, partnering with leaders of each function. In addition, this role will sit within the International Group FP&A team and be involved in several key International group reporting activities.

Key Tasks – International Corporate:

1.       Corporate Monthly Close Process

  • Facilitate and monitor the close by working with the BR UK Accounting team to understand sensitive labor and accounts payable items
  • Headcount monthly and rest of year reporting
  • Creation of monthly reporting commentaries including:
    • Summary P&L with commentary
    • Variance explanation vs forecast or plan

2.       Corporate Quarterly Forecast

  • Schedule and lead meetings with the leaders of each shared service function to identify potential adjustments, risks and opportunities
  • Make all adjustments in TM1 using business intel
  • Prepare reconciliation vs plan or prior forecast
  • Provide ad-hoc guidance against current forecast on a regular basis to Finance and Business senior leadership
  • Prepare forecast analysis summarizing changes and business conditions and deliver to Finance and corporate leadership
  • Update labor forecast and project new additions or other changes
  • Meet Finance consolidation deliverable deadlines and attend any relevant meetings

3.       Corporate Yearly Strat Plan

  • Schedule and lead meetings with each of the shared service function leaders to identify potential adjustments, risks and opportunities
  • Make all adjustments in strat templates and TM1 using business intel
  • Prepare strat analysis and deliver to Finance and corporate leadership
  • Update labor forecast and project new additions or other changes
  • Meet Finance consolidation deliverable deadlines and attend any relevant meetings

4.       Corporate Yearly Operating Plan

  • Schedule and lead meetings with each of the shared service function leaders to identify potential adjustments, risks and opportunities
  • Make all adjustments in Op Plan templates and TM1 using business intel
  • Prepare Op Plan analysis and deliver to Finance and corporate leadership
  • Update labor forecast and project new additions or other changes
  • Meet Finance consolidation deliverable deadlines and attend any relevant meetings
  • Provide ad-hoc guidance against current op plan on a regular basis to Finance and corporate leadership

5.       Various ad-hoc Analysis

  • Questions from both Finance and Business senior leadership or stakeholders
  • Any other reasonable requests by the Group Finance Manager, or VP Finance

Key Tasks - International Group:

6.       Monthly / Quarterly / Annual Tasks

  • Assist in monthly review of closed client contracts, as part of validating sales values and treatment
  • ‘Technology P&L’ analysis and reporting for all monthly, quarterly and annual deliverables
  • Completion of the Capital, leases and software reporting requirements for GTOI
  • Any other reasonable requests by the Group Finance Manager, or VP Finance

Qualifications

Qualification and experience:

The ideal candidate will be a recently qualified Accountant (i.e. 1-2 years post qualified) holding a professional qualification (e.g. ACCA, CIMA, ACA), with previous experience of:

  • Providing financial analysis in a commercial environment,
  • Experience working in a US listed company type environment/culture,
  • Experience of US GAAP and/or software/technology business would be an advantage,

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Demonstrate high level of intelligence and ability to grasp new tasks and information in a fast moving, deadline driven environment
  • Demonstrate ability to show attention to detail while working with data, but also be able to step back and see “the big picture”
  • Consistent delivery of high levels of productivity, efficiency and quality;
  • Proactive in seeking new work challenges to support own team and business;
  • The ability to develop strong, collaborative relationships, fostering teamwork and gaining the confidence and trust of others;
  • Experience of handling multiple demands and competing priorities, even in complex situations and projects;
  • The ability to deal constructively with unexpected challenges or sudden changes in priorities;

Systems experience:

  • Good Excel skills a minimum requirement (e.g. competent in the use of pivots, lookups, manipulation of data, etc).
  • Prior experience of Oracle and TM1 would be an advantage

Additional Information

Broadridge is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other status protected by law. 

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