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Group Finance Analyst - TV

Job Title: Group Finance Analyst - TV
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Package
Reference: BBBH80814
Contact Name: Tom Chadwick
Contact Email: tom.chadwick@handle.co.uk
Job Published: January 02, 2020 17:24

Job Description

Group Finance Analyst - TV

Global TV giant are looking for a high calibre qualified ACA Finance Analyst with an enthusiastic approach and a strong technical background. This role is an ideal opportunity for the candidate to gain a wide range of experience across reporting, forecasting and treasury, as well as developing their project management skills.

This is a newly created role which will involve:

Cash Reporting

Analysis of Group cash reporting, to include:

  • Review monthly OpCo cashflow submissions to check for correctness and liaise with OpCo finance teams where required to ensure the accuracy of these submissions.
  • Analyse the significant movements in Group cashflow on a monthly basis to enable more accurate cash forecasting.
  • Continue to develop the Group consolidation system to improve the efficiency and accuracy of this process.

Risk and Compliance

  • Monitoring leverage, covenant reporting and other requirements under the groups senior lending agreements and making recommendations based on the analysis performed.
  • Prepare and manage appropriate documentation for review and sign-off of external financing on a quarterly basis.
  • Actively manage significant receivables and make recommendations for receivables financing where appropriate.

Other

  • Assist in the training of OpCo finance teams by performing regular analysis of OpCo submissions to continue to raise the quality of cash reporting across the Group.
  • Management of key banking relationships and being the first point of contact for both the Bank and the OpCo's on Treasury matters.

Cash forecasting

Review of OpCo cash forecasting submissions:

  • Review of weekly cashflow submissions made by OpCo's against Orderbooks to ensure reasonableness of cash forecasting.
  • Review of annual budget and year-end forecast cash to identify errors and challenge OpCo's on submissions received.
  • Comparison of actual cash movements against budget and forecast to understand key movements and to action intra-group transfers where appropriate.

M&A and Dividend Planning:

  • Review agreements with non-wholly owned entities and actively forecast where any dividend exposure lies, updating the Group's cash model where necessary.
  • Other ad-hoc analysis to assist Legal, Treasury and Corporate Development in acquisition execution.

Other

  • Continued development of Anaplan system to improve cash forecasting processes and the automation of reporting for further analysis.
  • Ad-hoc analysis as required.

The correct candidate will demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills, appetite for responsibility and be able to work autonomously.

They must be/have:

  • ACA 1 to 2 years post qualified
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and excellent attention to detail/accuracy
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Methodical and organized approach to tasks
  • Confidence to build relationships at all levels, both internally and externally
  • A background in the media or a passion for the creative industries would be advantageous

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.