Salary £40,000 - £50,000 per annum + bonus + bens
Consultant Julie Peacock
Date posted 30 December 2018 2018-12-302019-02-28 media London London GB GBP 40000 50000 50000 YEAR Robert Walters https://www.robertwalters.co.uk https://www.robertwalters.co.uk/content/dam/robert-walters/global/images/logos/web-logos/logo.gif
Our client is currently recruiting for a commercial focused business analyst position working for a transforming , digital media business to be based in Central London. Seeking high calibre qualified finance professionals who are keen to secure a meaty and challenging strategic role. Sector experience would be valuable but not essential. Reporting directly to the Commercial Finance Director you will be asked to take on a key and valuable commercial support role within the team.
This is a brand new position as a result of expansion and digital transformation - the business remains in a strong position of growth and investment
Key responsibilities will include the following
Design product P&Ls/Cashflow and organize their administration by the Retail and Subscriptions teams
Sales administration & forecast and Cost controlling at product, country, company and consolidated levels
Ensure consistent reporting and budgeting across the group
Prepare multiple scenario plans
Challenge budgeting assumptions, schedule review and feedback sessions by topic (distribution, editorial, marketing, production etc)
Initiate Margin improvements (pricing/discounts, cost control, "preferred supplier" deals, "make or buy")
On going ad hoc analysis and commercial project work in respect of digital and international development as well as other key business projects
Applicants must possess a formal accountancy qualification or alterantively a minimum of 3 years relevant commercial experience. Sector experience would be valuable but not essential.
Strong commercial acumen and business partnering skills are essential.
The business offers a lovely down to earth pleasant team orientated culture - which is driven but in no way aggressive.