Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Study Support
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH76127
Contact Name: Charley Callier
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 15, 2019 11:25

Job Description

Finance Analyst - Publishing - Central London

Finance Analyst required for a global publishing company based in London. Reporting to the Director of Planning and Budgeting for International, the Financial Analyst will work with departmental leaders to take ownership of all aspects of Sales International selling expenses and bonus calculations, including ad-hoc project work.

This role offers a great working environment, collaborative team atmosphere and great company perks.

Key skills:

  • 2-3 years experience working within a similar industry
  • Part qualified or finalist ACCA/CIMA
  • Experience using SAP is highly desirable
  • Confident working with large amounts of data
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of management
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment
  • Flexible with a proactive 'can-do' attitude

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for the preparation of various forecasting, accounting and reporting to support management planning and decision making
  • Maintaining an in depth understanding of the financial structure, objectives and vision of the agency
  • Examining and evaluating the financial health of the business, offering your recommendations
  • Assisting with the preparation of group budgets, forecasts and re forecasts
  • Comparing historical results against the forecasts to evaluate variance analysis and suggest improvements
  • Generating weekly financial reporting, producing snapshot data when required
  • Cash flow and FX planning
  • Reconciling and advising on existing foreign currency trades and contracts
  • Performing company and client analysis based on metrics including growth, profitability, efficiency and affordability
  • Preparing reports to allow for strategic decision making within the senior management meeting
  • Working alongside client services and senior management on the analysis and commercial insights required for RFI's and client requests
  • Supporting the department heads with analysis, such as utilisation and client profitability
  • Working closely with the finance team to maintain and refine financial processes
  • Carrying out data housekeeping of our project management system for accurate reporting
  • Analysing projects to ensure rate cards and exchange rates are correct; advising where necessary
  • Monitoring agency time sheets to check they are completed on a weekly basis

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