Finance Analyst, ITV Broadcasting

Competitive Salary
28 May 2019
16 Jun 2019
Finance Analyst - Broadcast & Online
12 Month FTC

ITV is the biggest commercial television network in the UK. Behind every famous face, there are hundreds of others, all doing their bit to make things happen. We love telly, we're passionate about content and most importantly we understand our audiences. As a growing international company, we're commercially minded and have a global focus. We're all about pushing the boundaries and being innovative.

Why you should join us...
ITV loves helping people build their careers. Every day we create quality content for different platforms, including some of the UK's best-loved TV programmes. Behind the scenes, our diverse team works collaboratively in a variety of different roles, thinking creatively and commercially to make an impact across the globe.

We are looking for a Financial Analyst to join the Broadcast Finance Team. Covering the commercial and online, direct to consumer and subscription VOD businesses, this role is pivotal to the successful delivery of the More than TV strategy.

The main purpose of the role is to coordinate the preparation of divisional actuals, forecasts and budgets and related reporting for review by the Financial Controller, Broadcasting and other members of the senior finance team, providing insight & analysis along the way.

Key Responsibility:
  • Main contact with Group Finance for ad hoc and reporting queries
  • Liaise with the Business Service Centre in the preparation of monthly actuals and summarise key divisional variances
  • Coordinate and prepare monthly divisional reporting packs for the divisional Board, with review by divisional Financial Controllers and Directors
  • Assist in coordinating forecast preparation across the division and summarise key variances
  • Key role in coordinating and delivering the annual budget and long term strategic 5 year plan
  • Deal with information requests from the ITV Group as required, especially at Half Year & Full Year for external reporting
  • Develop an analytical approach to explore trends and exceptions and highlight areas of potential saving
  • Managing the divisional cash flow forecast process
  • Ad hoc projects and tasks as required: in this broad role there is a lot of scope to become involved in a variety of ad hoc tasks & to get exposure to many parts of the business

Ideal Candidate:
An intelligent, dynamic, organised self-starter with the right personality to be at the heart of our finance team.
  • Proactive and willing to engage & communicate effectively across ITV, and with both financial and non-financial personnel.
  • Able to build and maintain good working relationships; willing to 'get stuck in' and support the team.
  • Extremely well organised and an ability to prioritise to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines.
  • Strong planning and coordination skills while working individually and part of a team.
  • A logical thinker with strong analytical and numerical skills, and an attention to detail.
  • Adaptable, diligent, enthusiastic & with initiative.
  • IT literate (Experience of Oracle and Hyperion helpful but not essential).

Closing date: Wednesday 12th June

ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. So if you've a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the role we'll guarantee you an interview. We're happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So if you require additional support, please get in touch... At ITV it's your talent that matters and we want you to be the best you can be.

"ITV, where creativity, diversity and collaboration put us right at the heart of popular culture."

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