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Senior Financial Analyst - TV Production

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 25 days ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Tom Chadwick
  • Contact Email: tom.chadwick@handle.co.uk
  • Expiry Date: 07 July 2022
  • Job Ref: BBBH98825

Senior Financial Analyst - TV Production

Global TV Production and Distribution giant are looking for a qualified ACA, CIMA, ACCA Senior Financial Analyst to join the UK central finance team based in London, this is a recently created role reporting into the Head of FP&A.

The Internal Reporting and Analysis team is focused on providing timely and accurate consolidated financial information, and insightful / informative analysis across the UK Group covering all internal financial reporting and planning.

The role has key working relationships with the Management Accounts team, Head of Reporting & FP&A, Head of External Reporting, and Heads of Label Finance.

Duties:

  • Preparation and review of UK Group Budget and Full Year Forecasts including the P&L, B/S, Cashflow (assisted by label management accountants)
  • Preparation and review of UK Group Reporting including YTD P&L, B/S, Cashflow and disclosures versus Budget, prior forecast and prior year
  • Preparation of consolidated Business Review Meeting (BRM) presentation decks including analytics and commentary
  • Preparation of UK Management team dashboards / KPIs and information packs including analytics and commentary
  • Working with Heads of Finance to prepare consolidated strategic plan (LRP) including SAP BFC input
  • Preparation of analysis and commentary packs giving in-depth analysis of Actuals, Forecast and Budget versus comparatives which will include net working capital, cash analysis and other balance sheet and other disclosures
  • Supporting Group Finance team to develop reporting and visibility of label reporting in SAP BFC
  • Ad hoc analysis based on queries from Group Finance and UK Senior Management
  • Preparation of financial models, sensitivity analysis and ROI calculations for prospective future transactions to aid commercial and strategic decision making
  • Regular liaison, collaboration and partnering with all areas of finance to plan and co-ordinate all planning and analysis tasks

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)
  • An organised, self-motivated and pro-active individual - able to work independently and take responsibility for ensuring high quality deliverables on a timely basis
  • Advanced Excel skills are essential including experience of financial modelling in Excel and management information pack creation
  • Experience in using PowerPoint and financial reporting and consolidation systems, including SAP BFC, would be beneficial
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - able to work with all levels of management within the UK and Group Finance Team player and collaborator
  • Excellent communication and confident story-telling skills are essential
  • Ability to cope in a busy and demanding work environment with regular & conflicting deadlines

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.