Commercial Finance Analyst, Marketing, Central London, £60-65k

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Job Description:

A marketing company requires a commercial analyst to join their FP&A team based in Central London. Please be aware, this is a 15 month fixed term contract for maternity cover.

Roles Responsibilities -

  • Records, monitors, interprets and analyses all financial data relating to revenue.
  • Provides monthly actual/forecast, budget and long term planning detail for revenue and bookings.
  • Reconciles discrepancies, investigates variances and makes financial recommendations
  • Manages the full month end process for revenue.Revenue & Deferred Cost Accounting
  • Setting up Revenue Recognition and Deferred Cost Accounting under US GAAP on New Business wins
  • Maintaining contract write-ups on new business supporting revenue recognition and deferred cost accounting
  • Maintaining and managing the revenue contract system, ensuring contracts are set up correctly so that accounting entries are correctly posted.
  • Recording monthly revenue in line with the US revenue recognition
  • Rolling out & localising US sales commission plans in Europe
  • Calculating and tracking quarterly commissions for the salesforce Ad Hoc Projects, including
  • Due Diligence Support
  • Compliance to ASC 606 /IFRS 15 and roll out of new processes to track backlog revenue
  • New Business pricing support on multiple business unit solutions:
  • Integral part of the bid team
  • Understanding/Reviewing/Challenging solution and resource assumptions
  • Building a bottom up (cost + target margin) pricing model, ensuring Key Financial Metrics are within acceptable parameters


Preferred Skills:

Candidate Requirements -

  • Commercial thinker, able to understand and interpret key business drivers
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified (or equivalent) accountant required
  • Understanding of and ability to interpret key financial metrics for business performance evaluation
  • Ability to communicate at all levels, including with non-Finance associates essential
  • Ability to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Drive to improve current processes and practices
  • Understanding of and ability to interpret US GAAP revenue recognition and cost accounting rules
  • Strong MS Excel skills


If you feel you have the skills and experience to perform this role please send your CV today.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted