FP&A Analyst - Entertainment

Job Title: FP&A Analyst - Entertainment
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBHFPA041119
Contact Name: Charley Callier
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 04, 2019 11:52

Job Description

FP&A Analyst - Creative Agency - Central London

A Creative agency based in Central London are looking for an experienced, commercially minded FP&A Analyst to join the team. This FP&A Analyst will sit within a fast paced and progressive team, with the responsibility of looking after an international client base.

As an FP&A Analyst you will be responsible for promoting the company vision and standards across commercial and finance. You role will support the existing Finance Manager to facilitate the smooth and productive running of the agencies finances.

Key skills:

  • Previous experience working within a similar role is essential
  • ACCA/CIMA qualified or finalist level
  • A background within a Creative company is highly desirable
  • Exceptional communication skills with the confidence to form strong relationships
  • IT literate with the ability to navigate Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Discreet office manners and able to ensure a professional manner is conducted at all times
  • Ability to quickly adapt to change and demands of the agency

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

Apply today!

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.