Group Financial Analyst

Group Financial Analyst

Group Financial Analyst – London – £45-52,000

KPC are partnering with an International publishing and digital content organisation based in Central London.

Looking for a newly qualified individual with a blend of management accounting and financial analysis

The role will support the Grp Finance Manager processing & delivering regular P&L performance reporting and forecasting across the group to the CFO, combined with ad hoc analysis to support the business, in particular the CEO.

* Assist in the preparation and analysis of weekly results to the CFO
* To assist in the logistics of the weekly reporting process and execute systems changes
* Investigate and solve any variances which arise during the weekly reporting process
* Understand the full P&Ls for the business comprised of titles; print and digital, print operations and brand extensions as well as acquired businesses
* Assist with investigating variances in results against expectations with other finance staff
* Completion of the month end process including system and organisational assistance
* Consolidation of the numbers and the reporting required to support the sign off process
* Offering assistance to teams where required and liaising with TM1 development team for problem resolution
* Ensuring the Finance Manager is made aware of any problems or delays
* Ensuring consolidation, tax and cash flow teams receive numbers at the end of each reporting cycle in line with the timetable
* Supporting the on-going development of reporting outputs and monthly review process
* Assist in the completion of US narrative explaining variance
* Providing systems and organisational assistance around the Budget and Forecast process
* Consolidation of the numbers and the reporting required to support the sign-off process
* Ensuring the Finance Manager is made aware of any problems or delays
* Assist in the systems and process improvements with a view to making the process more efficient
* Assist in updating and maintaining the rolling forecast and tracking of mitigating action
* Supporting the budgeting and forecast cycles, including:
* Summary schedules for presentation purposes
o Internal consistency
o Assist in the completion of US narrative explaining variances
* Assist in update and maintenance of forecast/budget books
Quarterly Reporting
* Assisting with analysis and completion of narratives for the quarter end conference call
Ad Hoc
* Providing ad hoc support to the Finance Manager and Head of Finance where required
System
* Ensure TM1 cubes reconcile at the end of each reporting cycle and investigate any discrepancies between TM1 cubes
* Own the TM1 development list and work with the TM1 team to drive changes
* Identifying and developing process improvements and investigating solutions via TM1 development

To be considered for this role you will be

* Newly – 1 yr Qualified ACCA/CIMA or ACA
* Proven ownership of month end and commercial value add analysis
* Online content or publishing experience preferred
* Inquisitive and strong attention to detail
* Articulate with strong interpersonal skills

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