Finance Business Partner

£48,000 - £52,000
08 Sep 2021
06 Oct 2021
Job Title
Finance Analyst
Experience Levels
Qualified Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
A global Entertainment/Media company is looking for a finalist/newly qualified accountant to join their Events finance team due to a busy period and new offerings/shows being bought to life!
Reporting into the Finance Director this is a business partnering role that will be responsible for the Revenues, FP&A and supporting the Management Accountant providing important information for the month end accounts to be produced.
This is a varied, busy and interesting role that will see you be involved in a number of events and requires a candidate who is proactive, adaptable, and able to work across a number of projects at any one time.
This role will initially be for a 5 month period but has the potential to be extended or transferred to a permanent contract.
The role:
  • Business partner the Events Directors & Ops teams, supporting event finances
  • Provide strong financial information/analysis for decision making purposes
  • Ensure all revenue planning and operational budgets are up to date & reconciled, allowing for flash sales reports (pre & post shows/events) and a timely close
  • Ensure all applicable taxes are accounted for
  • Take ownership of the detailed business plan and cash flow planning
  • Produce scenario based analysis and prepare associated reports
  • Work with the Management Accountant to allow for timely month end submission (incl P&L, BS reflects actuals); providing commentary on any variance; cash flow reporting
  • Provide weekly sales reports
The person
  • Qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent), strong finalists will be considered
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, being able to build strong/robust working relationships
  • Excellent planning & organisational skills
  • Highly motivated, takes ownership, logical and enjoys a busy environment
  • Adaptable, approachable and able to think outside the box
  • Experience of Events or Media would be an advantage
  • Excellent attention to detail.
Due to the high volume of applications received, regrettably only successful candidates will be contacted