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Financial Analyst

Full Time
£375.00 - £400.00 per day


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Halliday Marx have partnered with a large Media Organisation to recruit a Finance Business Analyst on an interim 6 month contract. You will largely focus on forward looking and high impact Commercial and Investment decisions whilst providing effective support within the FP&A team.


  • Deliver high quality financial and business analysis with recommendations for solving business problems and to influence and challenge business decisions
  • Delivery effective financial and business analytical support for divisional projects/business initiatives – helping to improve business decisions and divisional performance
  • Provide financial analysis to support performance information and plans
  • Analyse and review financial and business information effectively for business insights
  • Analyse financial and non-financial data, performance, risks and issues to identify underlying business trends or themes that need to be addressed and put forward possible solutions/recommendations
  • Contribute to the preparation of business cases/investment proposals on behalf of the division
  • Effectively bring together a range of source information and data to highlight business issues and potential options to help resolve problems or mitigate risk
  • Investigate and analyse investment proposals including evaluation of business options, business objectives and financial cost implications
  • Perform investigative financial and operational business analysis across interconnected business units (e.g. technology, HR, production)
  • Promote and deliver improvements through identifying and recommending opportunities for efficiencies and value generation
  • Develop, test and share new analytical methods and practices
  • Develop effective analytical approaches to tackle a range of business issue based divisional problems

About the Successful Candidate;

  • Finalist or Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CA or SAICA
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders
  • Experience of the review and analysis of financial data from a range of source information to identify trends or themes and to suggest solutions/recommendations
  • Strong modeller and Excel skill-set
  • Strong Business Partnering experience