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Finance Analyst

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 12 days ago

Cedar are currently looking for a Finance Analyst to join a well established publications company based in Central London.

This role will pay between £45,000 - £55,000 per annum (depending on experience).

Permanent basis.

Main duties include:

  • Deliver monthly, quarterly, and annual reports in a clear, accurate and timely fashion, as well as inputs into KPI dashboards.
  • Support the annual budget and forecasting process, updating, and improving projection models and working closely with stakeholders across the global business.
  • Support the analytical needs of the Senior Finance Business Partner to serve key stakeholders, through the creation of fully working projection models and accurate, well-considered historical analysis.
  • Deputise for the Senior Finance Business Partner on supporting cross-functional analytical projects and initiatives.
  • Improve the speed and quality of financial information available to stakeholders, through process improvement and the development and maintenance of financial reporting dashboards.
  • Support the Finance Transformation initiative, including the implementation of new software for reporting, forecasting, and budgeting.
  • Work closely with finance and non-finance stakeholders in handling day-to-day financial queries from across the global business.

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

  • Newly qualified accountant or CIMA/ACCA/ACA finalist.
  • Relevant work experience gained within a finance or analytical role, ideally within a subscription or publishing business.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel (formulae, pivot tables, charts). PowerBI and Power Query skills desirable.
  • Organised and methodical approach to tasks that require extended periods of concentration.
  • Demonstrable numeracy, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • A curious mind, able to assimilate commercial issues quickly and exercise sound commercial judgement.
  • Customer focussed, with the ability to build positive relationships with non-finance staff and clearly explain finance terminology.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.

If this role is of interest, please apply online ASAP. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.