Finance Analyst

Job Title: Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £180 - £210 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 Months
REF: AF290618FA_1551454834
Contact Name: Alex Feeney
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description


  • Review of GL postings vs. accounting submodules, calculation of accruals and recharges
  • Preparation & upload of journals into PeopleSoft accounting system for review and posting
  • Liaison with business departments and intercompany partners to ensure correct accrual amounts, reporting variances to budget and reforecasts
  • Preparation and review of monthly trial balances, profit and loss account, cashflow statement, balance sheet, DSO and supplementary submissions for the business.
  • Assisting with the quarterly consolidation to Group in Hyperion Financial Management system
  • Assisting with the investigation and analysis of monthly performance
  • Assisting with of mapping of accounts between local entities and group chart of accounts
  • Review of dimension coding of GL postings to ensure reporting in correct profit centres
  • Reconciliation of multi-currency balances, ensuring correctness of currency revaluation and translation processes.
  • Assisting with month end closing by providing information to shared service function
  • Ensure the integrity of the financial and management information
  • Support the provision of reports and information requests to Regional Finance Team and internal departments
  • Liaison with the shared Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable teams
  • Support the submission of VAT and PAYE returns
  • Provide financial support in forecasting, budgeting processes, as well as in ad-hoc analysis if required
  • Assistance in statutory and internal audits
  • Support Senior Finance Manager, Reporting & Accounting on ad hoc projects and requests from the business


  • Highly proactive, outgoing and inventive personality
  • Substantial experience within a GL accountancy role, ideally gained in or paired with medium sized audit practice, with media experience desirable
  • International company experience essential
  • Strong organizational skills, with experience of managing multiple deadlines
  • Proven ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure, with a strong drive to deliver
  • Works well with ambiguity and changing circumstances
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly with internal and external customers
  • Proactive with a quick understanding of the business and problems
  • Commercially astute, highly numerate and analytical
  • IT literate with excellent Excel skills, and relevant accounting software skills esp. working with GL reporting and journals (ideally PeopleSoft, Hyperion)