Role details

Commercial Finance Analyst (Media Background needed)

City of London   •   £24,000 - £30,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • The suitable candidate must not have a notice period longer than a week
  • The suitable candidate must be from a media agency background

About Our Client

My client is the fourth largest marketing business worldwide, offering their clients a multi-discipline environment including ATL, digital, Direct, CRM, Mobile, specialist recruitment advertising, Shopper and experiential.

Job Description

Reporting and Quarterly Forecasting:

  • Monthly revenue reporting in compliance with accounting standards and client contractual obligations and analysis of variance to forecast
  • Quarterly forecasting and reporting of revenue and client profitability
  • Work with the Business Director's for each client account on establishing forecast variances

Planning and Budgeting:

  • Provide supporting analysis to support Business directors for budget reviews
  • Work with the Business Director's for each client account on establishing budget variances
  • Ensure that you are the key day to day liaison person for the account team

Commercial Management:

  • Lead/Support in fee negotiations; construct staffing plans, fee proposals, reconciliations and contractual matters (where appropriate);
  • Support and work closely with the Account Management and Project Management Teams on project fees that are being produced, and all commercial finance matters to include but not limited to job profitability, client profitability, supplier contracts and rate cards
  • Streamlining commercial reporting provided to the non-finance teams
  • Identifying business risks and opportunities
  • Understand and review / liaise with client teams on all aspects of the client P&L including T&E and client investment.
  • Liaise with regional markets as required to collate and provide supporting analysis to regional HQ
  • Management of hedging and review of WIP
  • Liaise with regional management and clients on financial management issues
  • Managing and ensuring client contract compliance

Ad hoc projects:

  • Ad hoc studies of financial performance or process as required
  • New business

The Successful Applicant

Essential criteria:



  • Highly numerate and accurate graduate
  • Part qualified ACA / CIMA /ACCA or equivalent or qualified by experience
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to interpret data to identify risk and opportunities
  • Resourceful, energetic, self-motivating and flexible
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including ability to work across different cultures
  • Strong presentational skills and ability to communicate effectively to a wide audience
  • Agency (or similar) experience
  • Good PC skills: Excel, Word, PowerPoint

What's on Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Study Support
  • Large amounts of progression within the business
  • Free canteen & bar

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