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With a legacy of more than 100 years, Janes provides the only single resource for comprehensive, unclassified and up-to-date intelligence on military equipment in production and use around the globe. By structuring and connecting this data to the inventories for more than 190 countries, Janes is uniquely positioned to provide our customers with timely, accurate, validated intelligence to support entity recognition, capability assessment and market analysis.

Janes is a leading provider of timely and assured data, information, analysis and forecasts for Defence & National Security organisations globally.


We are seeking a highly motivated FP&A Analyst to join our Coulsdon based finance team. This is an excellent opportunity to work as a key member of this highly visible finance team in a rapidly growing business.

The focus of the role will be to support month end close and corporate Profit and Loss management by developing value add reporting and decision support for Janes business leaders. The successful candidate will be responsible for granular analytical review and variance analysis, developing consistent reporting and assisting with financial planning activities. You will work closely with various departments, including accounting, sales operations and leadership team.


Reporting, Analysis & performance management

  • Work in close collaboration with our Accounting team to ensure revenue and expenses are correctly reported.
  • Prepare month end analytical reviews, including revenue/expense transactional analysis and explain variances against budget/forecast.
  • Ensure budget holders receive accurate monthly financial results with commentary and variance analysis.
  • Assist in preparation of reporting metrics to support business needs, including movements within subscription-based revenue.

Forecasting & Budgeting

  • Undertake the month end forecasting for multiple departments, including corporate overheads and marketing.
  • Proactively liaise with departmental heads to ensure strong relationships between the Business and Finance.
  • Contribute to the provision of support for monthly forecasting, annual budgets, and strategic planning.


  • Undertake monthly sales commission calculation and ensure timely distribution of commission statements.
  • Assist in preparation of ad-hoc reports and analysis.
  • Provide support to and stand in for FP&A Manager as needed.


Candidates will need to have strong analytical skills and attention to detail along with commercial acumen to be able to support both finance and the wider business. Ideal candidates would be a Finance/Accounting graduate or studying towards accounting qualification.

  • Strong work ethic and commitment to seeing tasks through to completion.
  • Mature approach with the ability and confidence to deal with finance and non-finance individuals on a day to day basis.
  • Excellent communication skills for interaction with personnel at all levels in the organization.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel. Experience with NetSuite, Salesforce, Power BI or Tableau would be advantageous.
  • ACA / ACCA/ CIMA part qualified accounting qualification. 
  • University Degree 2:1 or above would be preferred.

For successful candidates, Janes provides a supportive, stretching and dynamic environment with the ability for you to grow rapidly both personally and professionally.  

We value diversity at Janes and are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our colleagues. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, national origin, gender, race, colour, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation and age. 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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CR5 2YH Coulsdon Directions View page

Workplace & Culture

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We offer a great place to work, a place where you’re valued and together, we’re making a difference in the world. We offer a great benefits package to ensure Janes is a true employer of choice.

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