Senior FP&A Analyst

Location
London, City of London
Salary
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
07 Dec 2018
Closes
07 Jan 2019
Ref
13976271/001
Contact
Charlie Wilson
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

As the Senior FP&A Analyst you will be responsible for Financial Planning & Analysis as well as business partnering and controllership.

Client Details

This leading media business are a global brand who work with some of the most reputable businesses in the world. Their head office is based in the City of London.

Description

As the Senior FP&A Analyst you will be responsible for the following:

  • Lead annual/quarterly financial planning and budgeting exercises
  • Lead month-end and bi-quarterly flash exercises, providing a roll up summary to EMEA CFO and global FP&A
  • Provide financial analysis on the region's monthly/quarterly business performance both as a region and across all brands, reporting results to the EMEA CFO and respective brand leads
  • Maintain cost trend analysis to identify areas of potential cost savings
  • Support the EMEA CFO in developing strategic action plans for markets to achieve financial and business targets
  • Act as key liaison to market CFOs and finance teams, as well as global FP&A team
  • Support the EMEA CFO in rolling out new FP&A and business operations initiative
  • Liaising with Client Finance team on client specific matters including external client audit, where necessary
  • Partnering Corporate and Global Controllers on accounting issues, including revenue recognition to ensure adherence of Corporate accounting policies
  • Working closely with Corporate and Global Controllers and local finance team on remediation of SOX (Sarbanes Oxley) issues
  • Attending to ad-hoc projects, as required

Profile

To be considered for this role you must have the following:

  • Strong analytical skills to lead financial planning, analysis and reporting requirements.
  • A self-starter with a strategic focus
  • Comfortable partnering management-level individuals and able to communicate financial requirements to non-financial managers
  • Strong communication skills to business strategy and data analysis skills
  • Good Excel and Powerpoint skills a must.
  • Hyperion and SAP experience a plus but not essential
  • Prior experience in FP&A in an advertising (preferable media), or services environment, preferred

Job Offer

£35,000 - £45,000 + excellent benefits