Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 9 months
REF: SB1423986_1568219860
Contact Name: Sam Banks
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for an Finance Analyst to join a well known media business on a 9 month FTC. Your role will help to support the business and in managing its marketing, overhead, and manufacturing costs.

Key tasks:

Promotion and Marketing

· Prepare promotion budgets and forecasts

· Liaise regularly with cost controllers in order to ensure spend information is transparent


· Support budgeting and forecasting process for overheads and manufacturing

· Booking of month end overhead journals

· Preparation of department overhead cost reports

· Responding to overhead queries

Production Costs and Stock

· Liaising with the production team to manage manufacturing costs in line with estimates

· Analysis of cost of sales, wastage, and stock balances

Fixed Assets

· Manage costs to be capitalised/expensed

Month end / Year end

· Manage and post accruals, prepayments and provision journals

· Process manufacturing costs

· Assist in the review of overheads, cost of sales and promotional spend

· Preparation of management account schedules for overheads, balance sheet, stock and cash flow

· Preparation of balance sheet reconciliations

General/Ad Hoc

· Assist with the interim and year end audit

· Providing invoicing support to the business including coding queries and providing training on the invoicing system

· Respond to queries regarding expense reimbursement

· Ad hoc cover of other tasks within the team during vacation etc

· International support

· Involvement in ad hoc projects


· Fully qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA or ACCA or international equivalent)