Finance Analyst - Book Publishing

Job Title: Finance Analyst - Book Publishing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Soho, London
Salary: £26000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Full Study support (ACCA/CIMA)
Reference: BBBH83532
Contact Name: Andrew Stevens
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 28, 2020 10:19

Job Description

An amazing opportunity for a Financial Analyst vacancy has arisen with a world renowned publishing company. The position is ideal for a studying, part qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA)

Based in Central London this commercially focused Finance Analyst position will report into senior figures within the finance department providing financial planning/reporting information on a timely basis to senior management.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Prepare month-end journal entries and any necessary accruals by reviewing various internal reports and understanding Company financial accounts
  • Prepare/maintain monthly balance sheet and sub-ledger account reconciliations
  • Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
  • Investigate accounting discrepancies and irregularities
  • Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • Assist in Financial audit preparation
  • Maintain receivable reconciliations
  • Maintain online sales reconciliations
  • Own cashbook posting
  • Work on ad hoc projects as needed
  • Research/Answer queries from business units and UK parent

Suitable for a candidate with previous accounting experience in a similar industry, you will be highly proactive, organised and motivated and have a real passion for the industry.

Essential Experience/Qualifications:

  • Part-qualified accountant ACA, ACCA, ACMA (or equivalent)
  • Proven track record of process improvement
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the business and provide clear guidance to non-financial stakeholders
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong MS Excel skills

This is a wonderful opportunity to get involved on the front line of the production industry. Working for a huge name will be both challenging and rewarding, which in turn will provide the successful candidate with incredible career progression.

All successful candidates will be contacted within 3 working days of application. (Sadly due to the very high volume of applications we receive we are not able to respond directly to everyone)



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.