Senior Financial Analyst

Walker Hamill Ltd
London (Greater)
11 Jan 2018
10 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client, a leading global media provider, is looking to hire a Senior Financial Analyst to join their finance team on a temporary basis. The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with post-qualification experience and have excellent modelling skills. An immediate start is required.

- Produce and maintain planning models for the forecast.
- Prepare summaries for planning cycles and present to Management highlighting key variances, risks and opportunities.
- Complete planning cycle templates for submission to Regional Teams.
- Responsible for quarterly close and quarter end reporting, analysis and communication to stakeholders.
- Day to day management of the risks and opportunities to deliver financial targets.
- Liaise with key stakeholders to keep up to date with initiatives and developments and provide accurate forecasts, bringing any risks or opportunities to Management's attention.
- Ensure input and reconciliations to the systems and planning tools.
- Providing insights, trend analysis and acting as a robust 'sounding' board for the teams
- Providing financial/commercial advice, analysis and sourcing information to assist with key decision making & strategic planning.
- Providing commercial guidance and best practise from deal initiation to recording and reporting the deal accurately and in compliance.
- Establish regular and relevant KPIs and highlight significant trends to be shared regularly with business managers and regional teams.
- Lead ad hoc projects and analysis as required, where relevant in conjunction with other areas of the business.

- Qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA/CA (or equivalent) with a minimum of 2 years post qualified experience.
- Strong Excel and Modelling skills.
- Experience of stakeholder management.
- Interest in Media and Broadcast industry.
- University educated with strong educational qualifications.
- Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work at all levels in the organisation.
- Excellent written and oral communications skills.
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