Finance Analyst

London, East London
£35000 - £40000 per annum + Study Support
11 Jan 2019
11 Feb 2019
Tara Magwenzi
Job role
Business analyst
Contract type
Part time

Great opportunity for an experienced analyst to get involved in an exciting and challenging role. It gives you the exposure to work on a national scale and get involved in the core aspects of analysis.

Client Details

The client is a renowned publishing company based in the heart of East London. They have recently acquired some big name newspapers and due to expansion, there is a need for a junior data analyst to join their team.


The key responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Finance Directors across specialist functions and the Nationals Finance Business Analyst
  • Extracting data for analysis from core systems (GL/Diver/ASP/BPC/DFP)
  • Creation and maintenance of financial reports (tables, graphs etc) as required
  • Liaise with the Accounting Hubs on matters where required
  • Involvement in projects and ad hoc costing exercises
  • Data collation for weekly forecasts
  • KPI reporting for all specialist functions
  • Collation of consolidated financials
  • Cover work tasks during holidays, sickness and absence - across both functions


The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and skills:

  • Part qualified in CIMA/ACCA (or at least actively studying)
  • Advanced Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills (SAP BPC skills preferable)
  • Strong interpersonal and decision making skills
  • Able to work on projects unsupervised or as part of a team
  • Previous 2-3 year's experience in similar finance analyst role preferable
  • Knowledge of Media/Publishing industry preferable

Job Offer

The benefits to the candidate include the following:

  • Salary up to £40k (may flex for the perfect candidate)
  • Study support packaged available for the right candidate (after 6m probation)
  • 25 days annual holiday
  • Free company gym membership
  • Company pension scheme (defined contribution)

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