Group FP&A Analyst

Recruiter
Talentedge
Location
Central London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Feb 2019
Closes
22 Feb 2019
Ref
1081234263
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Group FP&A Analyst -Global Media Group -Mix of FP&A, decision support & special projects -£60-65,000 competitive bonus & superb benefits This multiple award winning & cutting edge US owned media Group is an employer of choice and a modern day success story achieving sustained and rapid growth across its multiple territories and divisions. They are now looking for a Group FP&A Analyst for their central global team. You will look after the planning process at both a group and operational level (for a few key divisions) as well as supporting the business on decision support at a group level (financial modelling, return on investments, M&A) and special projects. Main

Responsibilities:

• Oversee, coordinate and manage the continued development and improvement of the Budgeting and Forecasting process for the Group and other key media divisions
• Produce a monthly high level forecast summary and co-ordinate the quarterly forecast process
• Co-ordinate the annual budget process and production of a board presentation, developing schedules to enable the budget and forecast processes
• Reviewing and challenging Divisional submissions
• Preparing Return on Investment analysis at a Divisional/Group level including annual post investment appraisal
• Consolidate Latest Estimates across the group to deliver monthly and quarterly analysis to management
• Analyse current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales and operating expenditure
• Work with business units to ensure common understanding of business performance
• Develop reporting and analytical tools, which enable improved decision making
• Develop an understanding of performance measures relevant to the business and promote an understanding of those, to utilize this information to improve decision making
• Work collaboratively and analytically with other senior members of Finance, Senior Management, and functional leads
• Monthly Financial reporting and analysis, e.g Board Pack
• Participation in regional profit enhancement initiatives
• Analyse complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
• Prepare presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management Team
• Drafting the financial review sections of the Annual Report
• Support the business on potential acquisitions eg due diligence, financial modelling etc
• Preparing forecast models around potential transactions and refinancing including sensitivity analysis and bank modelling
• Ad-Hoc project & analysis work as directed by Senior Management & Business Heads Requirements and skills
• Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
• Substantial FP&A experience in an operational and /or group environment
• Multi- currency experience preferred
• Thrives on the challenge of adapting quickly to new systems in a fast-paced and sometimes unpredictable business environment
• Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.
• Self-starter - someone who is a proactive thinker who can self-challenge datasets and effectively communicate financial principles to non-finance managers.
• Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to think creatively and highly-driven
• Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity
• Advanced Excel and Powerpont
• Media & Entertainment experience preferred but not essential Excellent career prospects and exposure across the business.

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