FP&A Analyst EMEA - Media

Job Title: FP&A Analyst EMEA - Media
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Reference: BBBH69032
Contact Name: Mya Arun
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 22, 2018 16:19

Job Description

One of London's and the world's leading Media brands requires a qualified accountant to join their group function to work as a Financial Planning Analyst. With a name that is instantly recognisable you will be working for one of the most driven businesses in the Media World.

The ideal candidate will be a fully qualified (ACCA/ACA/CIMA) accountant and currently be in a financially focused role assisting in the production of reports and information for senior management and business heads.


Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Lead the region's annual/quarterly financial planning and budgeting exercises, as well as input into yearly target setting process
  • Lead the region's month-end and bi-quarterly flash exercises, providing a roll up summary to EMEA CFO and global FP&A
  • Provide financial analysis on the region's monthly/quarterly business performance both as a region and across all brands, reporting results to the EMEA CFO and respective brand leads
  • Maintain cost trend analysis to identify areas of potential cost savings
  • Support the EMEA CFO in developing strategic action plans for markets to achieve financial and business targets
  • Act as key liaison to market CFOs and finance teams, as well as global FP&A team, on all reporting requirements
  • Monitor EMEA working capital, collections and process, providing report to Global controllers on monthly WC results, as well as to EMEA CFO on WC results vs target
  • Act as control point for approving and managing the region's financial system entity reporting structure
  • Attending to ad-hoc projects, as required

Business Partnering - Regional team

  • Support the EMEA CFO in rolling out new FP&A and business operations initiative
  • Liaising with Client Finance team on client specific matters including external client audit, where necessary
  • Attending to ad-hoc projects, as required


  • Partnering Corporate and Global Controllers on accounting issues, including revenue recognition to ensure adherence of Corporate accounting policies
  • Working closely with Corporate and Global Controllers and local finance team on remediation of SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) issues
  • Attending to ad-hoc projects, as required

This is a position ideal for a qualified accountant with experience and knowledge in the Media Sector. The successful candidate will have experience in reporting and planning and be comfortable in working with and assisting senior business figures. Apply Now!

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.