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FP&A Analyst



Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

Who are Tide?

At Tide, we are building a finance & admin platform designed to save small businesses time and money. We provide our members with business accounts and related banking services, but also a comprehensive set of connected administrative solutions from invoicing to accounting.

Launched in 2017, Tide is now the leading business financial platform in the UK with 575,000 SME members (10% market share) and more than 250,000 SMEs in India. Headquartered in London, Tide has over 1,800 Tideans across the UK, Bulgaria, India, Serbia, Romania, Ukraine and Germany.

Tide is rapidly growing, expanding into new markets and always looking for passionate and driven people. Join us in our mission to empower small businesses and help them save time and money.

What we’re looking for:

As a Senior FP&A Analyst you’ll be a key part of the Finance team helping the FP&A team to build forecasts, budgets, and continually monitor actual financial results against those forecasts/budgets. You will take an active role in partnering with various departments across the business: collating and framing company data, building financial models to assess financial viability of business cases, continually tracking and monitoring financial performance, and meeting with various stakeholders to gather and communicate key financial information. You will be highly involved in the management accounting and reporting process, as well as helping to produce ad-hoc reports.

Tide is growing at a phenomenal rate, and as such the finance team is expanding and continually seeking to improve the finance function. The Senior FP&A Analyst will be working closely with the FP&A Manager & Payments Team to develop greater understanding of key revenue and cogs drivers & take ownership of a product PnL. The successful individual is expected to be from a strong FP&A or Data background with exposure to payments being desirable.

Some of the things you’ll be doing:

  • Building budgets and financial forecasts as part of the quarterly reforecasting cycle
  • Partnering with the Payments team in the development of greater understanding of forecasting and the improvement of the payments product profit and loss, including critical COGS areas of Frauds, disputes and chargebacks.
  • Develop understanding of product profitability in order to deliver meaningful analysis to senior management and the business and respond to queries
  • Assuming responsibility for the Revenue forecasting and reporting of the India Business Case
  • Working with the Finance team to complete the monthly close and management reporting process.
  • Monitoring actual vs budget reports
  • Business partnering - working closely with the budget owners to monitor financial performance and seek cost optimisation opportunities and operational efficiency within the payments area
  • Playing a key role in development and support of continuous process improvements
  • Adhoc projects, such as reviewing the financial viability of specific business cases
  • Support projects delivering improvement in performance drivers
  • Future projects to enhance Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Support in the statutory audit process and regulatory reporting where required

You’ll be a great fit if:

  • You are either an FP&A professional with a strong data leaning or a data analyst with a strong commercial/finance leaning.
  • You are data driven and model focused
  • You are a qualified accountant
  • You have solid systems ability, in particular advanced Excel and Google Sheets, as well as Business Intelligence tools
  • You are confident dealing with senior stakeholders across the business and owning your work with minimal hands-on management
  • You are proactive & solution focused with high attention to detail and sound analytical skills
  • You have outstanding organisational and prioritisation skills including the ability to work to tight deadlines
  • You have a minimum of five years’ relevant / transferable experience
  • You are personable and able to build robust working relationships
  • You may also have experience working at a fintech in and/or in the Payments sectors

.What you’ll get in return:

Make work, work for you! We are embracing new ways of working and support flexible working arrangements. With our Working Out of Office (WOO) policy our colleagues can work remotely from home or anywhere in their assigned Indian state. Additionally, you can work from a different country 90 days of the year. Plus, you’ll get:

  • Competitive salary
  • Self & Family Health Insurance
  • Term & Life Insurance
  • Special Dental Allowance
  • Learning & Development Budget
  • 25 Annual leaves
  • Family & Friendly Leaves

Tidean Ways of Working

At Tide, we champion a flexible workplace model that supports both in-person and remote work to cater to the specific needs of our different teams.

While remote work is supported, we believe in the power of face-to-face interactions to foster team spirit and collaboration. Our offices are designed as hubs for innovation and team-building, where we encourage regular in-person gatherings to foster a strong sense of community.

Tide is a place for everyone

At Tide, we believe that we can only succeed if we let our differences enrich our culture. Our Tideans come from a variety of backgrounds and experience levels. We consider everyone irrespective of their ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status. We celebrate diversity in our workforce as a cornerstone of our success. Our commitment to a broad spectrum of ideas and backgrounds is what enables us to build products that resonate with our members’ diverse needs and lives.

We are One Team and foster a transparent and inclusive environment, where everyone’s voice is heard.