Business Analyst

Job Title: Business Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: TV1601BA_1547656126
Contact Name: Taylor Vigano
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Job Title - Business Analyst

Department - Finance

Reports to - Finance Manager

Purpose of Role:

We are seeking a Business Analyst to support the reporting, planning and forecasting process for the UK business as well as business partnering the UK sales, marketing and PR teams.

Budgeting & Forecasting

  • Work with the UK Finance Manager and UK sales team to prepare the bottom up, title based, annual budget and quarterly forecasts for the UK business
  • Assist with quarterly cost centre budgeting for Corporate & shared cost centres
  • Help to prepare the UK budget and forecast packs for presentation to the board
  • Assist in the preparation of the global budget pack for the PRH board


  • Completion of month end processes for the UK and Corporate including reconciliations; preparation of provisions and accruals; and review of overheads
  • Critically analyse the UK P&L and understand variances ensuring accuracy throughout
  • Support in the consolidation of the global monthly management accounts including the P&L and balance sheet
  • Prepare the UK month end pack and KPIs, supporting the UK Finance Manager with commentary for presentation to the UK leadership team
  • Prepare UK KPIs and commentary for inclusion in the monthly Exec Pack
  • Oversee daily sales reporting


  • Assist with the preparation of quarterly customer profitability reporting analysing the performance of key customers in the UK
  • Act as a trusted business partner to the UK Sales, Marketing and PR teams providing commercial analysis as required
  • Work with key business partners including UK Sales, Marketing and PR to ensure effective cost management
  • Support with reporting and analysis for Bertelsmann and Pearson as required