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FP&A Analyst

About the Role

As FP&A Analyst you will perform FP&A activities as determined by team members and produce the output that supports Finance Business Partners and Divisional FDs and broader Finance in their activities.

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform FP&A activities including (but not limited to) reporting, to provide consistent, accurate and timely output and add additional commentary and insights based on specific Divisional business drivers.
  • Run and develop reports, models and approaches with the support of more senior FP&A team members using analysis and problems solving skills to support projects based on requirements.
  • Analyse financial information to ensure that information is accurate, that provisions are financially sound and correctly allocated, investigate anomalies and provide explanations on variances that have occurred against budget. Where errors are found provide information and analysis and to Finance Operations to correct the postings.
  • Identify data quality issues and work with the data team and help to resolve the issues, providing analysis and insight.
  • Propose improvements to finance activities, processes and procedures and work with the FP&A team to continually improve processes.

We operate a hybrid working policy that requires a minimum of 2 days per week in the Oxford office. 

About You

Our ideal person will be someone with a finance background with 2+ years experience within a similar role. They should be inquisitive, IT Literate with strong excel skills and should be studying their professional accountancy studies. In this role you will need to be a team player, have interpersonal skills, resilient, be a problem solver, creative and be able to think outside the box.  

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be studying towards accounting qualification (ACCA/CIMA) or equivalent demonstrable experience
  • Have experience of problem solving and analysis techniques to define problems and suggest solutions.
  • Have the initiative and ability to successfully implement new ideas, with drive to push through
  • Be able to clearly communicate compelling messages – verbal and written
  • Commit to continual personal professional development
  • Have experience of finance tools such as SAP and Excel, and ideally data modelling/BI tools such as Power Bi.


We care about work/life balance here at OUP. With this in mind we offer 25 days’ holiday that rises with service, plus bank holidays and Christmas closure (3-days) and a 35-hour working week. We are open to discussing flexibility in respect to working patterns, dependent on role. We also have a great variety of active employee networks and societies. 

We help make your money go further by contributing to your pension up to 12%, offering loans and savings schemes through our partnership with Salary Finance, in addition to travel to work schemes and access to a wide range of local discounts. 

This role comes with a discretionary annual bonus.

Please see our Rewards and Recognition page for more information.


Please contact with any queries relating to this role. 

We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce, and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.

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OUP UK - Oxford
Great Clarendon Street, Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK, OX2 6DP
  • Division:
    Group Finance
  • Department:
  • Closing Date:
    23 July 2024
  • Salary:
    Dependent on skills and experience
  • Location:
    OUP UK - Oxford
  • Postcode:
    OX2 6DP
  • Full Time / Part Time:
    Full Time
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