Zeelo

FP&A Analyst

Location: London, United Kingdom.

Reporting to: ​Head of Finance

What we want you to know about Zeelo:

  • We’re on a mission to build the world’s leading smart mobility platform for organizations, enabling access to safe and sustainable transportation for everyday journeys.
  • We are in the business of providing managed commuter solutions to employers (office-based and shift-based) and schools (private schools and universities)
  • We routinely procure bus operator partners to provide ground transportation
  • We have developed a best-in-class technology platform that connects organizations with riders and operator partners consisting of a route optimization platform, mobile apps and operations management system.
  • We’re 6 years old, backed by over $30 million of venture capital from ETF Partners, InMotion Ventures (Jaguar Land Rover), and Dynamo.VC.
  • We’re a team of 160+ across 3 continents (Europe, North America & Africa), 4 offices (London, Barcelona, Boston & Durban) and are live in 3 markets (UK, U.S. & South Africa.)
  • We encourage a culture where people work together, smart and fast, where performance is rewarded, and all team members feel supported on the ride of a lifetime.

Zeelo offers a fast-paced and fun working environment where you will be gaining exposure to a variety of technologies and tools within a friendly and supportive team.

The FP&A Analyst will work closely with the Head of Finance and regional general managers/senior leadership team to drive improvements in business performance through financial analysis and actionable insights.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Financial planning for the group, inclusive of budgeting and forecasting, and building various financial models to drive strategic decisions
  • Full ownership of variance analysis against budgets and forecasts ensuring analysis is accurate, insightful and supports Head of Finance and senior leadership with key business decision making
  • Management of cashflow reporting on a weekly and monthly basis, providing detailed analysis of movements against budget and forecast and providing reporting to external stakeholders as required
  • Develop a full and sound understanding of the financial systems, processes and models, ensuring these are maintained and consistently improved to enhance efficiencies across the finance team and ensure robust and accurate financial reporting
  • Partnering with key stakeholders across the group including regional general managers to ensure strong cost management is maintained
  • Assist with the preparation of periodic reporting, including monthly management accounts and annual audit

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Accounting qualification required (ACA/ACCA preferred)
  • 2+ years’ experience in an FP&A role
  • Commercial acumen and ability to find practical solutions
  • Strong ability to work in a team as well as independently
  • Highly organized and comfortable to manage changing priorities effectively in a complex, fast-paced business environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships and interact with people at all levels of the business
  • Previous experience using various financial systems (Xero currently in place) and Microsoft Office, Google workspace and Slack is beneficial