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Finance Analyst - Media
- Newly-Qualfiied Commercial Finance Analyst Opportunity
- PE backed media business
About Our Client
My client is a £15m T/O media business responsible for industry leading publications across TV and Film along with further industry specific events, including award ceremonies. They are PE backed and have targeted further steady growth in specific brands within the group. Having recently outsourced the reporting function the CFO is now looking to bring in a finance analyst alongside himself in the London head office.
As the finance analyst you will be tasked with developing a business partnering culture and providing essential support to the CEO and Brand Directors. Your key responsibilities will include:
-Review on monthly management accounts produced by outsourced provider highlighting key areas for investigation
-Production of management information with commentary on actuals and KPI performance by brand
-Supporting the CFO with budgeting and forecasting through meetings with key budget holders
-Support brand directors with financial modelling, including business case appraisals (e.g. for new events)
-Assist with pricing on renewal rates with each Brand Director
-Ad hoc analysis for the CEO.
The Successful Applicant
As a strong applicant for this media business finance analyst 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 (macros is desirable)
-Be an excellent communicator with the ability to build relationships at all levels of the business
What's on Offer
The offer to the successful candidate will be £40,000-£50,000 depending on experience plus 10% bonus, 5% matched pension, and healthcare.