Senior Finance Analyst

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    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £60,000 - £70,000 per annum

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    Tom Wade

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Altum are pleased to partner with one of the UK's leading Digital News Media organisation's to find them a Senior Finance Analyst. Reporting in to the Head of FP&A you will support the Chief Revenue Officer and his Senior Leadership Team on all commercial revenues including Programmatic Revenue, Agency Sales and Ecommerce in addition to managing commercial headcount and other commercial costs.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in the Media space to be part of an established company going through a period of extensive growth, offering excellent benefits and career trajectory.

Key Responsibilities

  • Finance business partner for the Chief Revenue Officer and his SLT to provide insight and analysis across all Commercial revenue and cost lines and support delivery of budgeted revenue and profit targets.
  • Own monthly and quarterly forecasting and the annual budgeting process for all commercial revenues and costs.
  • Prepare weekly flash reporting for the whole business, leading on all commercial revenues and costs.
  • Provide insight into business performance in terms of underlying drivers which explain variances to business plans, budgets and forecasts. Support decision making by preparing financial analysis and business cases.
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders, explaining financial data and driving strong communication.
  • Performance reporting including updating P&Ls and monthly KPIs
  • Updating and maintaining the traffic driven advertising revenue model for quarterly forecasting.
  • Develop tools, models and processes that improve the analytical capabilities of the division, and the effectiveness and insight generated by financial analysis.
  • Preparing the Quarterly bonus calculation for the Commercial team.
  • Working alongside the Data team to develop and maintain dashboards for the Exec team and wider business.

Key Skills

  • Experience as a finance analyst in a fast moving retail or media environment, business partnering with senior department leads, budgeting and forecasting, reporting, analysis and insight. Experience of Digital Publishing would be an advantage.
  • Strong business partner with ability to communicate financial insights clearly and simply to non-accountants: verbally, visually and in writing.
  • Strong numerical and financial analysis skills; able to identify trends, patterns and drivers from financial data.
  • Excellent Excel and financial modelling skills; experience using Adpoint, Domo or SUN Systems would be an advantage.

  • Qualified accountant, ideally CIMA or ACA.