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.

info@hallidaymarx.com

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted