£27,000 + Study Support
Vacancy Type:
23 (GVC)
About The Role

You could say diversity is key – we do! That’s why we ensure all our people are as diverse as our products. We have specialists from within industry to outside of industry, trainees to graduates, and juniors to seniors - we have it all. Come and offer your sharp and analytical mindset to this ever-changing business!

Everyone at every level has a unique responsibility to drive positive development and ultimately push the business to the next level. Our people are enthusiastic, driven and smart all with an entrepreneurial flair that we feel delivers excellent results to our customer the world over. Our finance teams keep the business running, from handling budgets for our current projects, to tracking spend to ensure we are investing in the best talent and projects out there.

Role Purpose    

The FP&A Analyst – will support the Business Development, Strategy & Reporting Manager in the delivery of planning, analysis, interpretation and presentation of data to support and improve decision making within the business.  The key responsibility of the role will be to identify, maintain and evaluate information and undertake periodic and weekly reporting.

Reporting to the Business Development, Strategy & Reporting Manager the FP&A Analyst is expected to provide the necessary support to this individual as well as working proactively with the rest of the FP&A team. In addition, build strong working relationships with the BI, Product and Marketing teams across the business to meet all identified information requirements.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare regular reporting and analysis by using data sources such as the Strategic Data Warehouse systems. Reports are to include relevant and insightful commentary, ensuring that the data is accurate and delivered according to deadlines
  • Support the Business Development, Strategy & Reporting Manager in the budgeting, planning and reforecasting processes for the Digital business by assisting in identifying and modelling key business drivers by utilising a number of approaches including but not limited to current and historic trends and regression analysis. You will add business input and insight where necessary to the data
  • Work with other members of the FP&A team and teams throughout the wider business to develop tools, models and processes that improve the analytical capabilities of the FP&A team. In addition, developing the effectiveness and insight generated by financial analysis to continually enhance and improve analysis provided
  • Assist the Business Development, Strategy & Reporting Manager in the periodic detailed review of actual performance vs. budget or reforecast. This will enable you to highlight variances and trends, to then complete detailed analysis in conjunction with relevant business area.
  • Working with the BI team you will identify areas for further review and report these to the Business Development, Strategy & Reporting Manager
  • Support ad-hoc analysis, in conjunction with key stakeholders using past trends to collate future forecasts. You will need to understand key drivers and any financial impacts, including periodic reporting of actual performance vs. regression analysis
  • Build good working relationships with key stakeholders within the business in order to understand business requirements
  • Develop strong relationships with other divisional analysts in order to share knowledge, ideas and best practice
Qualifications and Educational Requirements
  • Part-Qualified accountant or a desire to undertake studies towards a financial qualification (ideally CIMA, ACCA or equivalent)

Specialist Skills and Experience Required

  • Understanding of financial reporting including income statements and performance dashboards
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Experience using databases and dashboards desirable but not essential
  • Previous experience of budgeting, business planning and forecasting ideal but not essential
  • Ability to manage and manipulate large volumes of data in a fast paced environment
  • Proactive in looking for opportunities to drive improvements
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • High standards of accuracy and precision
  • Good communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Manage your own time effectively, plan ahead and adopt a methodical approach to your work
Additional Information
We think everyone should work for a business that acknowledges you have experience and value and works to ensure your skills are nurtured and developed. Looking for an organisation where the value of high-quality BI and data driven decisions is truly valued – come and join us. For the good of entertainment. Apply now!

Our Culture As Real As It gets

At GVC we're a diverse team, sharing a commitment to quality and success

Whether you're playing a key role in your local community as part of our retail team, or working out the next big gaming trends in our digital team, you'll enjoy a culture and a benefits package that we're extremely proud of.