Finance Analyst

Full Time
West London,
£300-375 Per Day

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Description

Our client, a global media business, require a finance analyst to join their team on an initial 3 month interim basis.

Duties

The responsibilities of the role will include but not be limited to:

  • Support the review of the annual budget and five year planning processes, including consolidation and analysis of regional plans and developing P&L, balance sheet and cash forecasts where required.
  • Produce timely, accurate and high quality consolidated management reports for budgets and long range plan.
  • Complete monthly and quarterly commentary and variance analysis for assigned areas, including segmental and functional reporting, ensuring appropriate challenge / supporting analyses to gain a full understanding of performance.
  • Assisting the Group Finance Manager in the preparation of the transfer pricing recharges and liaising with the tax team accordingly.
  • Present analysis completed in a clear and professional manner to a standard suitable for discussion at Board level, including recommendations reflecting a strong commercial awareness and understanding of business objectives.
  • Creation and maintenance of complex financial models and facilitate sensitivity and scenario analysis around key drivers of the long term plan and investment prioritisation.
  • Work with regional teams to ensure consistency in approach, improve accuracy and understand plans, and cash flow and balance sheet management.
  • Identify areas for improvement with Group processes, make recommendations and implement changes where appropriate.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a qualified candidate (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent)
  • Strong Microsoft excel skills
  • Experience of forecasting, reporting and consolidations in a complex multinational business
  • Knowledge of SAP is desirable