A FTSE listed Media business is looking for a newly qualified accountant (CIMA / ACA / ACCA) for a Financial Analyst role. The Financial Analyst will work closely with a range of senior stake holders including Managing Directors, Sales Directors and Ops Directors. Therefore this role will certainly develop the individual's business partnering skills. The Financial Analyst will report to the Head of Finance and manage one part-qualified management accountant.
The Financial Analyst will work within one division of the business and take on a broad role within that area covering all aspects of the P&L. There will be some monthly reporting duties of course but the vast proportion of the role will involve business partnering, financial planning, forecasting, budgeting and a range of ad hoc improvement projects.
This organisation has a global footprint so therefore this individual will gain international exposure within the role across Europe, the US and the Far East.
For an ambitious and driven individual this would make for an excellent next step having recently qualified. It will give the role holder broad and varied exposure across and international, growing business and provide excellent senior stake holder engagement. Importantly this role also offers line management responsibility so it represents a good step up for someone.
The ideal profile is a newly qualified accountant (CIMA / ACA / ACCA) with broad and varied experience. Experience within the Media, Publishing or Events industries would be beneficial.