Financial Planning Manager - Anaplan

  • Luno
  • London, Johannesburg, Cape Town
  • Jun 15, 2022
Full time Management Finance

Job Description

About the team

This is an exciting opportunity to join Luno’s awesome Finance team and make an immediate impact. Some of the reasons you should be biting our arm off to get on board this rocketship:

  • Crypto is the future and is on the cusp of mass adoption - the time is now!
  • Luno is scaling fast: We are entering new markets, including the US, and aiming to double headcount within the next 12 months. FP&A has recently grown from 1 to 3 and in line with the rest of Luno we plan to grow fast.
  • Great people and culture: work with pioneers in the crypto space, happy to support flexible working, an inspiration day on top of your holiday allowance.

The role in a nutshell:

We’re looking for someone exceptional, who will be responsible for driving our forecast and planning process and helping to maintain the forecasting and planning systems.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Luno’s awesome Finance team and make an immediate impact. Some of the reasons you should be biting our arm off to get on board this rocketship:

  • Crypto is the future and is on the cusp of mass adoption - the time is now!
  • Luno is scaling fast: We are entering new markets, including the US, and aiming to double headcount within the next 12 months.
  • We use the best tools: we have implemented Anaplan to automate much of the repetitive reconciliation work you will find in other Excel based planning roles.
  • Great people and culture: work with pioneers in the crypto space, happy to support flexible working, an inspiration day on top of your holiday allowance.

Your mission will be:

  • Developing and maintaining our Financial Planning processes in Anaplan to ensure they support the business and provide the best experience for end users.
  • Helping to build out Anaplan functionality, e.g. balance sheet, customer acquisition cost, cross-business.
  • Running planning cycles: agree and communicate timelines, and manage stakeholders to ensure inputs are delivered on time.
  • Helping with headcount, costs and revenue forecasting to ensure teams have clarity on their budgets.
  • Reviewing and ensuring completeness of financial forecasts.
  • Knowing and understanding the budget drivers and being able to respond to any budget related queries.
  • Reviewing variances in financial actuals to challenge and improve planning assumptions.
  • In time, taking ownership of the Anaplan model architecture.

In your first six months, you will:

  • Review and redesign how we are using Anaplan to enable better collaboration across the business.
  • Drive commerciality through analysis of internal and external financial and non-financial data.
  • Scale our existing capability to better support our rapidly growing business.
  • Integrate yourself into the team and learn our ways of working.

A little about you:

  • A bright, analytical mindset.
  • The attention to detail of a hawk.
  • Experience building in Anaplan.
  • Financial modelling experience.
  • Knowledge of accounting, financial reporting and financial analysis acquired through related work experience.
  • Strong communication with the ability to engage with a variety of people across the business at all levels.

Nice-to-haves:

  • An accountancy qualification
  • Excel in Excel.
  • Knowledge of accounting, financial reporting and financial analysis acquired through related work experience.
  • Exposure to existing Luno systems (Sage X3, Anaplan, Looker, Kissflow).

Behaviours we want in all roles:

  • Moontality (read more on our website).
  • Curiosity.
  • Self aware, hard-working team player.
  • Additive to team culture.
  • A willingness to get your hands dirty and take accountability, e.g. if you see something isn’t working, get it fixed.
  • We welcome diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and respectful disagreement.

Life at Luno:

  • Forward-thinking and ambitious team that values diversity, hard work, and the continuous quest for excellence.
  • Remote but reachable work policy gives you the freedom to choose between working from home or the office.
  • Improve body and mind, with excellent private medical insurance. 
  • Free training courses on Udemy and CodeAcademy.
  • Generous maternity / paternity and even paw-ternity for your furry friend.
  • Annual Inspiration Day.
  • A collaborative, friendly work community, with regular social events and virtual cooking, dancing, drawing and house planting classes hosted by our Lunauts. 
  • Free lunch and snacks.
  • Free access to Headspace – a full library of guided meditations, sleep stories, and music.
  • 0 fees with Luno from the day you start.*

*Offer only available on Luno Instant Buy, not Luno Exchange

 

About us:

Luno makes it simple to buy, store and explore crypto. More than 10 million people have chosen to invest in crypto with Luno using our platform, which is available on Apple, Android and as a desktop experience. We’ve enabled over $52bn of transactions and we securely store over $1bn for our customers around the world.

Our mission is to put the power of crypto in everyone's hands because we believe that giving people access to a robust and fair financial system is a basic human right. We are with customers at every step of their investment journey with clear, jargon-free information and an easy-to-use app experience that helps people get started from as little as $10.

In order to make crypto accessible to everyone, everywhere, we’re on the ground in more than 40 markets across North America, Africa, Asia and Europe. We are registered with all local financial intelligence authorities and proud of our strong Anti Money Laundry measures and world-leading compliance teams. All the crypto we store for our customers is regularly verified by independent auditors.  Luno is the trusted guide that will bring crypto to over 1 billion people by 2030.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not negatively discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.