Senior Analyst FP&A - Games/Digital

Job Title: Senior Analyst FP&A - Games/Digital
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: Bonus + Package
Reference: BBBH52807
Contact Name: Tom Chadwick
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 24, 2016 11:12

Job Description

Senior FP&A - Games/Digital

Global Entertainment group are looking for a commercially focussed qualified ACA, CIMA or ACCA Senior Analyst FP&A to act as a key Business Partner to the Games team across Physical & Digital Games. The correct person will deliver a clear picture of future performance through accurate forecasts, confidence in actual results through consistent accounting and provides insightful reporting and analysis.

This varied role will involve:

  • Business Partner to the UK Games team.
  • Deliver planning & forecasting processes: Budget, Rolling Forecasts, Ultimates and such other forecasts as required by the Director of FP&A.
  • Manage and review the variance analysis in monthly financial statements, provide details, 'value-added' analysis.
  • Responsibility for the review and/or calculation of all key financial information, provisions and accruals and the retained divisional monthly close process.
  • Report and deliver insightful analysis of actual business performance
  • Manage Games Inventory by Format, Retailer, Channel and Warehouse and use this information to support provisions analysis.
  • Development of internal reporting and processes, in particular the Digital forecasting processes.
  • New formats financial forecasting.
  • Assist Manager FP&A in improving Digital Games reporting
  • Support the Manager FP&A in all areas.
  • It is expected that this role will be developed further over the initial 12 months of the role.
  • Other duties as required by the business

The correct candidate will:

  • Ideally come from a Home Entertainment, Games Distribution, Digital, Film, Music, FMCG, Retail background Financial Planning & Analysis Experience
  • Designing and implementing new processes and related systems
  • Business partnering
  • Highly analytical, with strong attention to detail and a competent data modeller
  • Expert Excel skills
  • SAP, Business Objects and Essbase experience. Salesforce experience preferred.
  • Graduate or graduate caliber
  • Qualified accountant: ACA/CIMA/ACCA (or International equivalent)

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.