carwow is hiring a

FP&A Analyst

London, United Kingdom

About carwow:

carwow makes choosing and buying your perfect car easy and enjoyable. By comparing the best offers from our top local and national dealers, you get the car you want, from the dealer you like best, at a price that’s right for you.

We’re a driven, energetic startup with a team of 200+ based in London, Munich and Madrid. We are backed by some of Europe’s leading VCs and have raised over £48m in funding since we launched, so we’re growing fast. We've just been ranked 6th in the Financial Times' Top 1000 Fastest Growing Companies in Europe. We’re relentlessly driven and constantly asking ourselves how we can make carwow better. If you’re proactive, motivated, and want to help us change the future of car buying, get in touch. It’s the chance to be at the start of something huge

The role:

The role sits within the growing finance team based in Victoria, Central London and will be responsible for the preparation and ownership of all FP&A requirements for the Group. Reporting into the Financial Controller, this role will work closely with the existing finance team and key business partners to improve forecasting accuracy and update senior management on the financial outlook of the business.

Responsibilities include

  • Ownership of the budget and subsequent forecast processes from beginning to end including:
    • Coordination with the business teams
    • Partnering the business on specific segments to create forecasts with clear assumptions, going behind the financial numbers to understand the key commercial drivers
    • Consolidation of the budgeted / forecasted main financial statements; Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cashflow
  • Updating rolling forecast model with actual monthly data
  • Understanding Cash requirements and forecast daily cash modelling
  • Assisting in the preparation of reports for senior management and board
  • Project analysis and reviewing key business cases
  • Cross-departmental liaison and ad-hoc project work for the FC and CFO as required
  • Coordination with the business teams
  • Partnering the business on specific segments to create forecasts with clear assumptions, going behind the financial numbers to understand the key commercial drivers
  • Consolidation of the budgeted / forecasted main financial statements; Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cashflow

Requirements

  • Qualified Accountant or degree educated
  • Industry experience in FP&A or Analyst role
  • Excellent time management and ability to meet deadlines
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Analytical and inquisitive mindset
  • Building financial models
  • Experience of Netsuite/ Tableau or other visualisation software is desirable but not necessary

Benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits, these include:

  • A competitive salary
  • Equity in the company
  • A dog-friendly office in Victoria, with free refreshments and a variety of breakout spaces (let Mat Watson take you for a spin around our office here)
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • 5 days additional holiday for new parents a year, for their children’s first 3 years
  • Sanctus mental health coaching
  • Flexible working hours with the opportunity to work from home one day a week
  • Monthly company-wide socials, Friday drinks and large annual company trips (last year was a ski trip!)
  • A generous annual training budget for you to spend on your personal development
  • carwow fitness and well-being groups open to everyone in the office. These include activities such as yoga, netball, football, dodgeball, and tennis

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