Senior Finance Analyst

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Location
London
Salary
£45 - £48 per annum
Posted
23 Mar 2012
Closes
20 Apr 2012
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Ambition
Job Function
Financial Accountant
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
***Excellent opportunity***Global brand***
Our client is a global media company that is a well known brand. An excellent opportunity has arisen for a senior financial analyst to join the team. They require the individual to be available immediately, and will embark on an interim basis before converting to permanent.

*Provide financial analysis on the business to the Executive to support ongoing and proposed sales activities
*Document controls procedures of financial processes and suggest improvements
*Liaise with AR and AP functions and servicing team and resolve queries.
*Oversee the correct invoicing of Licensees by periodically auditing their returns with respect to their pricing contracts and copyright usage
*In-charge of all management information systems, preparing and maintaining sales, revenue and cost reporting and analysis for own and Licensor/Studio usage
*Conduct business analysis for bespoke systems in order to define new requirements or to propose enhancements resulting from new business needs.
*Evolve and determine 'best practices' for usage of various bespoke information systems

Skills
*ACA/ACMA qualified essential
*Prior working knowledge of the media industry in particular royalties beneficial but not essential
*SAP accounting knowledge essential
*Excellent analytical and advanced working knowledge of Excel desirable
*Excellent communication skills
*Time management skills and ability to manage own workload essential
*Ability to discuss and present complex commercial/financial issues in a way that can be understood by people with non commercial/finance experience
*Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines