Finance Analyst

England, London
£160 - £180 per day
17 Apr 2019
24 Apr 2019
Alex Feeney
Job Title
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an Finance Analyst to join an international Media Organisation.

The Role:

  • Assisting with the collection of financial information from the businesses within the Group
  • Prepare monthly revenue and cost accruals for final reporting
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Support the consolidation of monthly and quarterly actuals and forecast and annual budget financial reporting in parallel with corporate requirements
  • Developing templates for the review of P&L, Cashflow and Balance Sheet reporting for monthly actuals, quarterly forecast & annual budget
  • Collating information for monthly and quarterly supplementary submissions
  • Ensuring consistency and integrity between P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflows, and that information is presented as efficiently and clearly as possible
  • Making a proactive contribution to progressively improve reporting speed and quality to all stakeholders
  • Assisting with establishing and maintaining planning and reporting processes in respect of new lines of business
  • Co-ordinating and monitoring responses from finance teams for regular and ad-hoc reporting requirements
  • Supporting Senior Manager and Manager, Planning & Reporting with supplementary analysis and ad hoc requests
  • Supporting the monthly recharges of European Regional costs to all territories within the region
  • Monitoring the status of actual recharges against budget and ensuring the correct allocation
  • Leading quarter-end and off-quarter intercompany reconciliations including processing of operational transactions and co-ordination of AP & AR
  • Working with local finance teams to ensure consistent and accurate reporting in compliance with Group policies, local and US GAAP
  • Promoting a robust control environment across the region
  • Supporting local finance teams with Peoplesoft to ensure effective utilisation of the system by all teams
  • Assistance with ad-hoc financial analysis as required for other projects in the Planning and Reporting team.

Person Profile:

  • Part-qualified accountant with solid commercial experience within finance
  • Highly desirable to have exposure of working at an international organisation and within media
  • Excellent team player, who consistently displays a positive attitude
  • IT literate with strong Excel skills and accounting systems knowledge
  • Good interpersonal skills to communicate both within the Financial Reporting team and with a range of people across various countries
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with experience of managing multiple deadlines
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy
  • Proactive, with quick understanding of the business model
  • Proven track record and fast learner
  • Use of Hyperion reporting systems desirable