Finance Business Analyst
Manchester, England

Job Reference: --005435

Location: Manchester, England

Closing Date: 08/04/2019

Department: Finance

Division: Global Exhibitions

About us

We’re the world’s largest events and exhibitions organiser, working across more than 30 countries and serving dozens of specialist professional communities. Come join us!

JOB SUMMARY: 

To assist the Routes FBP in delivering a robust month end, QF and budget pack and helping to drive the commercial analysis that is needed within the Routes, ASM & CAPA teams.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

BUDGET AND QF PROCESS

  • Proactively analyze P&L variances – working with the BSC to understand their bottlenecks and working with them to provide better processes and reports for a more timely month end

  • Providing T&E analysis on a monthly basis in order for SMT to better manage their spend

  • Create and agree timetable for preparation of budget/QF packs with functional department heads and Routes FBA. Work closely with the functional department heads to ensure deadlines are met.

  • Enter data into Hyperion accurately for QF and budget

  • Assisting on the reporting packs with accurate supporting analysis

COST AND INVESTMENT APPRAISAL 

  • Staff cost reconciliation and monthly reforecast

  • Assisting on PO queries, forwarding PO reports and managing the brand team to make sure processes are being followed

CREDIT CONTROL & INVOICING PROCESS

  •  Provide and help to oversee the credit control process ensuring that appropriate action is taken to avoid high debt levels post event

COST ACCRUALS

  • Review balance sheet on monthly basis

  • Support the BSC with cost reconciliation processes

  • Staff commission and Local Bonus accruals

MONTH END REPORTING

  • Ensure accurate KPIs have been inputted timely into Hyperion by Finance Business Partners in the region

  • Assisting with the CAPA finance integration making sure processes are followed and relevant training has been organized.

  • Assist to prepare month end flash report and bridges

  • Review staff cost and headcount variances vs latest forecast, understanding key movements

Enter accurate KPIs into Hyperion after checking with commercial team

SALES COMMISSIONS

  • Calculate sales commission payments

SALES REPORTING

  •  Ensure accurate weekly sales reports prepared and distributed on time  

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

  • STRONG EXCEL SKILLS

  • MODELLING SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • BUDGETING/FORECASTING EXPERIENCE

  • MONTH END EXPERIENCE

  • PART QUALIFIED / QUALIFIED CIMA/ACA/ACCA

  • COMMERCIALLY FOCUSSED

 

This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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