Commercial Finance Analyst

Job Title: Commercial Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £200 - £215 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: AF080319_1555598720
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

The Consultancy Group are currently recruiting for a Commercial Analyst position in an international media organisation.

The Role:

  • Ensuring the accruals & actual transactions are correctly recorded
  • Assisting with the collection of financial information from the Product Business Heads & local businesses accross Europe
  • Developing templates for the review & analysis of P&L reporting for monthly actuals, quarterly forecast & annual budget
  • Consolidation of quarterly forecast & annual budget financial reporting in parallel with corporate requirements
  • Supporting the monthly recharges of regional costs to all territories within the region
  • Monitoring the status of actual recharges against budget & ensuring the correct allocation
  • Assist & support with month-end procedures
  • Assist in the creation of monthly presentations to present to the Executive Team
  • Assisting each Business Heads on tracking their individual marketing spend against budget by maintaining the spend tracker
  • Own the product KPI Dashboard & transfer monthly actual results, forecasts & budget from Head Office's reporting template into a presentable format (KPI Dashboard) for each Product Business Heads
  • Liaise with the department heads on financial & non-financial queries
  • Collect & collate non-financial information from the Business Heads & include key metric information into the KPI Dashboard
  • Consumer Products: Consolidate quarterly royalty reports into the tracker to assist the Manager & the VP on forecast & budget of P&L
  • Assist the Manager & the Product Director on forecast & budget of P&L
  • Assisting with establishing & maintaining planning & reporting processes
  • Supporting Manager supplementary analysis & ad hoc requests
  • Be a point of contact for any transaction process related questions from businesses
  • Working with local finance teams to ensure consistent & accurate reporting in compliance with Group policies

Person Profile:

  • Nearly/Newly Qualified Accountant with some experience in financial reporting & business partnering
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate clearly with a range of people across countries & businesses
  • Strong analytical & organizational skills, with experience of managing multiple deadlines
  • Proven ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure
  • Excellent team player, who consistently displays a positive attitude
  • Proactive, with quick understanding of the business model
  • Proven track record and fast learner
  • Commercially astute and highly numerate
  • Financial reporting experience in a multi-site, multi-currency business
  • IT literate with strong Excel skills and accounting systems knowledge
  • Use of Hyperion reporting systems desirable