Finance Analyst, Marketing Services, Central London, £55,000

Trace Recruit Ltd
Central London, London
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client is a Marketing Services powerhouse who are looking for a Finance Manager to support the EMEA Regional Financial Controller and the EMEA Regional Management by providing timely and accurate financial and management information and insightful analysis


• Ensure that the group finance reporting of the selected offices is done on time and in line with group reporting policy
• Liaise with Global HQ regarding the above
• Built in-depth knowledge of the markets including business issues and perform risk-based financial analysis
• Review the monthly actual and quarterly forecasting reporting of the selected markets. Flag issues, challenge assumptions and propose solutions
• Possess and develop knowledge of client finance. Help markets analyse and improve client profitability
• Systems & polices training for the selected markets
• Ad-hoc reporting / analysis for the FC/CFO
• Participation in preparation of the regional finance/management presentations
• Ownership of the Net Working Capital performance for the region

Skill set:

• Qualified ACA / CIMA / ACCA
• Strong experience management accounting and analytical review, system & processes review
• Experience at finance controller level in a marketing services company is advantage
• Previous experience in Group reporting, preferably covering different countries
• Advanced excel skills (ability to write macros will be strong advantage)
• Exposure to compliance auditing/SOX
• Proven ability to form strong relationships with colleagues
• Proven ability to learn quickly
• Other European languages will be an advantage

Personal Qualities:

• Energetic and practical approach, with good attention to detail
• Analytical, critical, organizational skills
• Good team player, confident, with a sense of humour
• Clear and effective communicator
• Hard worker & highly committed to the success of the team, region and company