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Analyst, FP&A

Lightsource bp is a global leader in the development and management of solar energy projects. We are a 50:50 joint venture with bp with a mission to help drive the world’s transition to low carbon energy.  With solar set to increase tenfold in the next 20 years, we are well-positioned to capitalize on this growth. By joining the Lightsource bp team, you will ‘be the change’ on the world’s energy transition to a more sustainable future. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit as we continue to push the boundaries of an ever-changing energy landscape. By choosing a career with us, you can expect a challenging and fulfilling role surrounded by people who are passionate and have brilliant ideas about sustainable technology, innovation and making the world a better place.



As FP&A Analyst your role will support in producing the analysis for strategic decision making and be responsible for business partnering with the budget holders and senior leadership to provide accurate information. 



•             Help the FP&A team translate project level inputs into its Group budgets and forecasts

•             Facilitate the management of the budget and forecast data within the core financial systems

•             Work with managers to forecast potential CAPEX spend per project

•             Play a role as a key communicator between finance and other teams across the organisation

•             Help lead the change in standardisation of monthly reporting techniques of the FP&A team

•             Assist in preparation of board and management packs for the leadership team as required




•             ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified professional with 0 – 2 years post qualified experience

•             Experience with business intelligence tools

•             Experience to be able to translate complex data for non-financial audience

•             Ability to apply critical thinking to financial scenario modelling



•             Highly organised individual with the ability to work on several projects at once

•             Able to work efficiently and effectively under the pressure of tight deadlines

•             An excellent communicator with the ability to tell a story and go beyond the analysis

•             •             Solid team player with a collaborative working style

•             Problem solving and proactive attitude

•             Fluency in English is essential