Finance Analyst

Posted 19 March 2024
Salary £300 - £350 per day
LocationHammersmith and Fulham
Job type Contract
Discipline Accounting & Finance
Contact NameSherine Rose

Job description

KennedyPearce are working with a global media agency hiring a Finance Analyst on a contracting basis for 6-9 months. This position reports into the Financial Controller and sits within a team of 5. The role has a wide range of responsibilities and will require someone who is organised and can work to tight deadlines. This role is a due to growth in the business and the team being very busy. To be selected for this role you will be a qualified accountant (ideally newly) and be interested in sports.

Main Responsibilities to include:

  • Assist the Revenue Accountant in preparing and distributing revenue invoices
  • Perform calculations and analyse performance to report to Financial Controller
  • Review of revenue contracts for invoicing and financial reporting considerations.
  • Credit control (including timeous invoicing and follow-up of outstanding amounts).
  • Maintenance of the debtors ageing report, including working with the systems team to improve this report.
  • Key person in preparation of balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Preparation of month end journals.
  • Assist in the preparation of month-end flux analysis, particularly on debtors recovery.
  • Monitor the Booking Report (revenue-related) email address alongside the revenue accountant and timeous processing of new deals onto revenue trackers.
  • Assist with process and control implementation.
  • Assist in documenting process notes for all relevant processes.
  • Support the business partner in preparing budget and reforecast tasks.
  • Liaising with project managers to ensure project budgets are up to date.
  • Play a supporting role in the annual statutory audits by preparing documentation and supporting schedules.
  • Assist the Financial Controller or Finance Director (UK & International) in ad-hoc projects / tasks.

The ideal candidate

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong knowledge of Excel e.g. V look ups and Pivots.

4 days in the office are required