Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £275 - £300 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH75027
Contact Name: Dora Hepworth
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 05, 2019 15:48

Job Description

A World Leading Media and Entertainment Company are looking for a Finance Analyst to join their team on an interim contract. Reporting to The Senior Finance Manager, the Finance Analyst will be responsible for financial planning & analysis, commercial support and collating the annual budget and quarterly forecasts.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provides accurate analysis and interpretation of monthly results and commentary against budget and latest forecasts to review how the business is performing.
  • Monitor and update KPI reporting and post investment reviews to measure delivery of returns against approved funding or business plans.
  • Prepare modelling of five year plans and new business initiatives to support delivery of regional strategy.
  • Financial modelling; incorporating latest trends and market factors
  • Support the completion of the annual and quarterly planning process
  • Monthly reporting and performance analysis focusing on key clients
  • Supporting the development of new Media strategies (Business models/Promotions/Pricing analysis

Key Skillset:

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • ACA or CIMA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Strong demonstrable accounting and analytical skillset
  • Proven experience of SAP is preferable
  • Interest in the Media industry
  • Excellent proven excel skills
  • Proficient numerical and analytical skills reflecting an ability to manipulate and interpret data, to provide meaningful and useful analysis for decision making purposes
  • Proactive, self-motivated character with strong organisational skills and confident in managing multiple responsibilities against conflicting deadlines
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Confident team player

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds

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 you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.