Financial Analyst - Television

Job Title: Financial Analyst - Television
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH61187
Contact Name: Ricci Gowland
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 10, 2017 13:15

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Financial Analyst to join a leading television distribution company. Due to an exciting period of growth, an opportunity has arisen for a Financial Analyst to join the Finance department in this newly created commercial role.

The main responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

Cash Flow Modelling

  • Owning the full monthly cash flow model and cash inputs to the Month End Reporting Pack.
  • Completing the Budget and Forecast cash flow models to a two year horizon.
  • Identifying forecast gaps in funding and working with company's sales ledger manager and the operational teams to seek savings or fulfil funding requirements.
  • Monitoring currency movements and trends, forecasting currency gains and losses and carrying out sensitivity analysis.
  • Contributing general cash flow analysis to operational review papers and other presentations.
  • Ad hoc reporting to senior management and Group analysts on cash queries.

Royalty Advances

  • Working with the Head of Rights & Royalties to model quarterly royalty payments.
  • Liaising with the Acquisitions team to maintain a forecast of advance royalty payments.
  • Supporting the management of advances to budget and helping to optimise the mix.
  • Managing the advance approval process and authorising payments to producers.
  • Providing analysis on the profile of royalties and advances paid or forecast for operational review papers.

Cash Receipts

  • Working with other members of Finance and the operational teams to maintain a long range forecast of cash inflows based on debtors, the sales pipeline and other forecast sales.
  • Modelling funding for acquisitions and supporting decisions on suitable funding models.
  • Identifying key debtors and ensuring cash is received on time.
  • Working with the sales ledger manager to ensure the flow of receipts is maintained.

The ideal candidate:

  • Must have experience in financial modelling - experience of investment analysis or bid modelling would be an advantage.
  • Advanced Excel skills a must, as well as being comfortable working with large volumes of data.
  • Experience in television distribution/licensing environment preferred

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.