Finance Analyst

Finance and Accountancy - GBP50000£50,000 - £55,000

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Job Description

  • Permanent
  • London
  • 2021-09-02
  • Job Reference: EG 1180228

After a highly successful year this award winning digital/media content agency is looking for a recently qualified Finance Analyst to join their busy team.
Reporting into the FP&A Manager this newly created role will help grow and shape the FP&A function and will provide analytical & reporting support for their fast growing company.

This is a great opportunity for a confident and outgoing individual who has recently qualified and is looking for a commercially focused role. To be a suitable candidate you will need to demonstrate that you have relevant work experience gained within the media or similar industry. You will be a whizz at Excel and comfortable working with and using complex financial models.

This thriving organisation has a great culture that is collaborative and fast paced. They need a commercially minded, self motivated and adaptable individual who has a passion for the creative industry to join the team! You will need to be a confident communicator and be able to easily build strong working relationships with your colleagues including the senior management team.

The role:

  • Prepare the monthly management analysis pack, liaising with multiple department heads to ensure correct info is provided;
  • Assist with tracking of departmental performance against revenue & profit targets;
  • Prepare profitability reports for operational use and business decisions;
  • Assist with company & group budgets, reforecasts and long range forecasts;
  • Evaluate performance through comparison and analysis of actuals against budgets and reforecasts;
  • Liaise with budget holders to manage various departmental budgets including entertainment, travel etc;
  • Assist with producing commercial presentation decks for senior management and various stakeholders;
  • Financial modelling of various deal structures & scenario based analysis;
  • Assist with financial hedging analysis;
  • Produce ad hoc project based analysis reports;
  • Assist with preparing stakeholder reports;
  • Assist with the integration of future acquisitions;
  • Continually review & improve processes & systems.

The person:

  • Fully qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent) with at least 1 year PQE;
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience of complex financial modelling, ideally gained within a media environment;
  • Experience of asset/corporate modelling would be ideal;
  • Good team player who can demonstrate the ability to interact with people of all levels;
  • Commercially astute, strong analytical skills with a proven background in managing large sets of data;
  • Confident and approachable with strong interpersonal skills being comfortable to present information to senior management and stakeholders;
  • Knowledge of Anaplan or G Suite is highly desirable
  • Strong attention to detail, highly organised and able to manage multiple deadlines;
  • Proactive and self-motivated with the ability to see tasks through to completion;
  • Quick learner, logical and astute;
  • Flexible and adaptable to change.

Due to the high volume of applications received, regrettably only successful candidates will be contacted

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