Commerical Accountant - Sports Media

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
London
Salary
55000.0000
Posted
16 Apr 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The opportunity has arisen for a newly-qualified finance analyst to join a PE backed media business based in central London.

Client Details

My client is a sports media firm with the largest offering in their space, and a worldwide audience over 30 million. They build and create content across a range of platforms including their own TV channels, as well as partnerships with other well-known brands. With strong PE backing they are now looking to continue their international growth and explore new areas in the UK market. As a result there is a newly created commercial accountant position.

Description

As the commercial accountant you will be tasked with developing a business partnering culture and providing essential support to the Financial Controller and non-financial stakeholders. Your key responsibilities will include:

-Preparation and review of monthly management accounts, highlighting key areas for investigation

-Production of management information with commentary on actuals and KPI performance by brand

-Supporting the Financial Controller with budgeting and forecasting through meetings with key budget holders

-Support production directors with financial modelling, including business case appraisals (e.g. for new projects)

-Assist with pricing decisions for new projects

-Ad hoc analysis for the Financial Controller

Profile

As a strong applicant for this media business commercial accountant you will:

-Be a newly-qualified accountant (ACCA/CIMA preferred)

-Demonstrate exposure to preparing and investigating monthly management accounts

-Show strong commercial acumen and analytical skills

-Have supported the budgeting and forecasting process

-Possess strong excel skills

-Be an excellent communicator with the ability to build relationships at all levels of the business

Job Offer

The offer to the successful candidate will be £55,000-£65,000 depending on experience plus bonus, 3% pension, and healthcare.