Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst

Bloom Procurement Services Remote United Kingdom Finance
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Company Description

Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst (FPA&A)

  • Between £56,250 - £62,250 + company bonus scheme (10%)
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Monday to Friday, flexible working
  • Hybrid working - Gateshead based.
  • 25 days holiday p.a. plus bank holidays and you can also buy up to 5 days, paid back over 12 months (Pro-rata), when you reach 2 years’ service this will rise to 26 days, then 1 day with each year of service up to 5 years
  • Holiday buying scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Pension scheme
  • Birthday leave
  • Electrical vehicle salary sacrifice scheme once probationary period has been passed


Are you a numbers enthusiast with a passion for turning financial data into actionable insights? We're looking for a dynamic and analytical Financial Planning & Analysis Specialist to join our esteemed Accounting Team and play a pivotal role in shaping our financial future.

Your Role:

As a Financial Planning & Analysis Analyst, you will be at the heart of our financial analysis and reporting processes. Your keen eye for detail and strategic thinking will guide our revenue, project requests, orderbook, and margin analysis, providing invaluable insights from both client and supplier perspectives. But that's not all – your work will be the driving force behind the evolution of our forecasting process, charting the course for our company's growth.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monthly Financial Insights: Dive into the financial data ocean, conducting insightful analyses of revenue, new project requests, and margins. Your expertise will illuminate the path to success.
  • Strategic Reporting: Transform data into wisdom by crafting accurate and insightful board reports. Your recommendations will guide key stakeholders towards informed decisions.
  • Trend Analysis Extraordinaire: Harness the power of trends by dissecting revenue and project submission patterns. Your analyses will feed our forecasting model and propel our business forward.
  • Market Intelligence Fusion: Collaborate with thought leaders to infuse market intelligence into our assumptions and forecasts, ensuring our financial ship sails true.
  • Forecasting Process Evolution: Be the architect of change as you enhance and elevate our forecasting process. You'll ensure accuracy, stakeholder engagement, and optimum forecasts.
  • Seamless System Migration: Mastermind the migration of projects to a new system, guaranteeing a seamless transition, data integrity, and compliance with reporting standards.
  • Data Integrity Guardian: Elevate our data quality by conducting audits and championing corrective measures. Your dedication will be the backbone of reliable insights.


To be considered for the role of Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst we are looking for candidates to demonstrate the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in financial analysis, reporting, and forecasting.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and advanced Excel skills.
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to present complex data in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Detail-oriented mindset with a knack for identifying trends and anomalies.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to challenges.

If you're ready to take your financial prowess to new heights and shape the future of our company's financial journey, we want to hear from you! Join us as we revolutionize financial planning and analysis. Apply now and be a part of something extraordinary.

Other information

Bloom offers a dynamic supply chain providing the public sector with a marketplace to buy and manage services. We ensure delivery of quality outcomes from our pre-approved and ever-growing network of suppliers and consultants. Our fully compliant open access marketplace is outcomes based meaning the public sector only pays for what is delivered. We provide an OJEU compliant managed procurement service covering specification development, supplier identification & onboarding, full contract management, and lessons learned upon successful delivery of outcomes.

We make it easier for public sector buyers to deliver on their social value goals through our marketplace and believe in the need to demonstrate innovation and showcase the skills of the SME community including social value that can be generated through every project.

It is our mission to deliver operational excellence and an outstanding customer experience for our growing community of buyers and suppliers with a vision to provide the world with a marketplace that delivers innovation, insight and value for everyone. Having grown significantly over the last 3 years from £29m to £200m, it really is a great time to join and be a part of the Bloom story.