Senior Finance Analyst

West End
£50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, pension, health
15 Nov 2012
13 Dec 2012
Adeyinka Oke
Contract Type
Full Time
The Company

Our client, a leading, FTSE 250 Media company is currently recruiting for a Senior Financial Analyst to join one of their fastest growing business divisions.

The Role

Reporting to a Senior Financial Analyst and the Commercial Director, you will be responsible for the budget and quarterly forecast preparation and submission, including interpretation, analysis and written commentary; support finance and business managers by assisting in evaluating and pursuing new growth opportunities, both organic and through acquisition. These will arise as a result of an assessment of current products, analysis of competitors and implementation of strategic plans; Provide quality, value added support to the portfolio commercial managers and other budget holders. This includes reporting results to Head Office in London and liaising with the Paris office using accounting systems, JDE and Hyperion; Variance analysis and commentary on monthly results and comparatives. Schedule for accruals and prepayments must be maintained, understood, analysed, have supporting documentation and be managed closely and Preparation of annual budget and three quarterly forecasts. This includes preparation and review meetings with commercial managers, ensuring all deadlines are met, and quality information and analysis is provided. The ideal candidate should be Qualified (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with a minimum of 2 years experience in a commercial analyst position. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential to work effectively with non-finance managers, colleagues and external parties. On account of frequent liaison with the Paris office, fluent French would be highly desirable, but not essential. You will also have a proven ability in financial modelling and forecasting.

Salary & Benefits

£50,000 - £55,000 plus excellent benefits Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

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