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Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: Asap
REF: EA_0705FA_1620393252
Contact Name: Emily Amos
Contact Email: emily@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

A global media business are seeking a Commercial Finance Analyst.

The ideal candidate will have 2-3 years in a fast paced finance role and be Part Qualified (ACCA/CIMA/ACA)

The Role
● Own the forecast P&Ls, including reconciling and analysing them during forecasts, and
maintaining them to reflect changes to the structure of the business
● Provide analysis by interrogating data and performing reconciliations and comparisons against
expectations
● Administration of the forecast: communicating timelines, deliverables and expectations to our
Commercial Finance colleagues and ensuring that these requirements are met by liaising with
relevant team members throughout.
● Journal posting and balance sheet reconciliations for central accounts
● Maintenance of the rolling forecast, including regular loading of actuals, and reconciliations to
ensure that any changes to expectation are fully understood
● Working with the finance systems team to maintain the structure of the forecast P&L
● Support the Finance Manager in preparing weekly and monthly reporting packs

Skills Required:

● A part-qualified accountant with a minimum of two years experience in a finance role
● Proven analytical skills
● Excellent attention to detail, coupled with an ability to interrogate and understand the drivers
behind the numbers
● You should be curious, both about the impact of the numbers on the future of the business, and
what this means for decision-makers
● Experienced and confident in advanced Excel