Commercial Analyst

Job Title: Commercial Analyst
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £200 - £220 per day
Duration: 12 Months
REF: AF281118_1543431345
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

The Company:

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for a international multi-media business that serves platforms, advertisers, viewers and users in every corner of the world.

Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting with the collection of financial information from the businesses in the USA
  • Consolidation of monthly USGAAP financial statements, quarterly 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 (eg DSO reporting, Foreign Exchange analysis, programming masterfile)
  • Ensuring consistency and integrity between P&L, Balance Sheet and Cashflows, and that information is presented as efficiently 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 USA teams for regular and ad-hoc reporting requirements
  • Supporting Senior Manager and Manager, Planning & Reporting with supplementary analysis and ad hoc requests from USA regional management
  • 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
  • Co-ordinating and assisting with the set-up of a new branch to handle recharges, including processing of operational transactions and co-ordination of AP & AR
  • Essbase (regional data management system) tasks, such as loading Foreign Exchange rates, making and monitoring adjustments at regional level
  • Working with USA 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 USA local finance teams with Peoplesoft to ensure effective utilisation of the system by all teams
  • Ad hoc as required with other projects from USA Regional Finance team

Person Profile:

  • Part-qualified Accountant with 2+ years of commercial experience within finance
  • 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