Care UK


Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst

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  • Financial Planning and Analysis Analyst

    Hours: Full time

    Contract: Permanent

    Based: Colchester

    Salary: Depending on experience

    Reporting to our Financial Planning and Analysis Controller, this is a fantastic opportunity for an established FP&A professional to positively impact the business through supporting all aspects of planning and investor reporting cycles. The successful candidate will equip the business with performance and market insight that guides and drives decisive action.

    The Company

    Care UK is a leading residential Health Care provider in the UK. Our recent achievements have included opening 31 homes in the last five years, with a further 26 homes due to open in the next three years (taking the portfolio to over 130 homes). Care UK are a multi award winning company with 86% of our homes rated Good or Outstanding, where people are at the heart of what we do. We are proud and grateful to have received several awards for our commitment and passion in delivering an outstanding level of residential and nursing care, with real focus on engagement with residents and fulfilling lives. 


    Key Responsibilities include:

    Support the business planning cycle, including;

    • Development of models that support dynamic review with users being able to see in real-time the impact of proposed changes to initial draft
    • Producing analysis and preparing elements of the budget presentation in order to clearly articulate the key stories, themes and challenges
    • Delivering short and mid-term forecasting with supporting commentary, making clear assumptions and dependencies
    • Delivering cash flow reporting, forecasting and scenario planning, including impact on banking covenants

    Support the development and delivery of investor and bank reporting, including;

    • Monthly performance updates
    • Ad hoc analysis and scenario planning

    Equip the business with business or market insight, including;

    • Historical and forward view of inflationary impacts by component
    • Risks, opportunities and efficacy of controls in relation to optimum revenue management
    • Project work to develop new insight in areas of material importance
    • Trends in business segment and service profitability
    • Deeper understanding of new build profile and performance versus expectation and other projects


    • Qualified accountant
    • Budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis experience
    • Ability to add commentary and insight to the numbers
    • Experience in the delivery of project based or non-routine assignments
    • Competent in summarising and presenting information to senior colleagues



Care UK is committed to ensuring that it employs people with the right mix of talent, skills and potential and will assess every applicant fairly regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical/mental disability or offending background. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from working with us, it will depend on the nature of the role and background of any offence.