Group FP&A Analyst

Recruiter
Talentedge
Location
London (Central)
Posted
15 Feb 2019
Closes
13 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Group FP&A Analyst

-Global Media Group
-Mix of FP&A, decision support & special projects
-£60-65,000 + competitive bonus & superb benefits

This multiple award winning & cutting edge US owned media Group is an employer of choice and a modern day success story achieving sustained and rapid growth across its multiple territories and divisions. They are now looking for a Group FP&A Analyst for their central global team. You will look after the planning process at both a group and operational level (for a few key divisions) as well as supporting the business on decision support at a group level (financial modelling, return on investments, M&A) and special projects.

Main Responsibilities:

·Oversee, coordinate and manage the continued development and improvement of the Budgeting and Forecasting process for the Group and other key media divisions
·Produce a monthly high level forecast summary and co-ordinate the quarterly forecast process
·Co-ordinate the annual budget process and production of a board presentation, developing schedules to enable the budget and forecast processes
·Reviewing and challenging Divisional submissions
·Preparing Return on Investment analysis at a Divisional/Group level including annual post investment appraisal
·Consolidate Latest Estimates across the group to deliver monthly and quarterly analysis to management
·Analyse current and past trends in key performance indicators including all areas of revenue, cost of sales and operating expenditure
·Work with business units to ensure common understanding of business performance
·Develop reporting and analytical tools, which enable improved decision making
·Develop an understanding of performance measures relevant to the business and promote an understanding of those, to utilize this information to improve decision making
·Work collaboratively and analytically with other senior members of Finance, Senior Management, and functional leads
·Monthly Financial reporting and analysis, e.g Board Pack
·Participation in regional profit enhancement initiatives
·Analyse complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
·Prepare presentations to Board of Directors and Senior Management Team
·Drafting the financial review sections of the Annual Report
·Support the business on potential acquisitions eg due diligence, financial modelling etc
·Preparing forecast models around potential transactions and refinancing including sensitivity analysis and bank modelling
·Ad-Hoc project & analysis work as directed by Senior Management & Business Heads

Requirements and skills
·Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA)
·Substantial FP&A experience in an operational and /or group environment
·Multi- currency experience preferred
·Thrives on the challenge of adapting quickly to new systems in a fast-paced and sometimes unpredictable business environment
·Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.
·Self-starter - someone who is a proactive thinker who can self-challenge datasets and effectively communicate financial principles to non-finance managers.
·Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills
·Ability to think creatively and highly-driven
·Demonstrated ability to roll-up sleeves and work with team members in a hands-on management capacity
·Advanced Excel and Powerpont
·Media & Entertainment experience preferred but not essential

Excellent career prospects and exposure across the business.

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