Financial Analyst

Walker Hamill Ltd
London (Greater)
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Walker Hamill is a leading Recruitment Consultancy specialising in placing candidates into accountancy and finance roles in London and surrounding areas. Our clients include FTSE 100/250 Blue-Chip organisations as well as Private Equity backed small to medium (SME) sized businesses. Suitable candidates will have previous experience of working as part of a team and able to work independently. Rates for these roles will be between £250 to £350 per day. We are continually looking to meeting Financial Analysts for clients in the Media Advertising and Retail sectors and would expect candidates to have experience in the areas shown below.

- Produce and maintain planning models for the Forecast, in particular, build and maintain quarterly forecasting decks for all stakeholders.
- Lead team member for quarterly close and associated actuals reporting and analysis for operations with responsibility for quarterly accruals across all departments and reviewing quarterly results accordingly.
- Ensure correct coding is used by all departments and reflected in General Ledger, reclassing / recoding as required.
- Liaise with cross-functional teams to track and report key title and franchise performance.
- Become central knowledge source on markets, industry and technology issues.
- Produce clear and timely quarterly updates on revenues and costs to management, with particular focus on management of risks and opportunities
- Provide financial and commercial advice and analysis to assist with strategic planning
- Become proficient and main user of reporting systems, in particular ensuring input and reconciliations to other systems and planning tools.
- Work with relevant stakeholders to manage accounts receivable balances and promote financial management.
- Support Finance Manager / Finance Director with ad hoc projects, business development opportunities and analysis as required.

- Qualified Accountant - ACA/ACCA/CIMA (or equivalent).
- Demonstrable proven post qualification experience, ideally in commerce and industry.
- University educated with excellent academic record.
- Advanced Excel financial modelling skills.
- Excellent presentation and communication skills.
- Possess the confidence and ability to deal with Senior Management team.
- Pro-active, able to prioritise work and to work under pressure.
- Strong Attention to detail & organisational skills.
- Proven experience of working in a finance function at Senior Finance Analyst level.
- Ideally proven experience and understanding of working in a commercial, multi-currency and multinational business environment.

Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for almost 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed companies, private equity backed businesses and privately owned, early stage ventures. We recruit across all sectors, but have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma/biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure and business services. We have offices in the UK, Switzerland and Australia. For further information, please seehttp://[URL removed] [1]

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