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Finance Analyst

Future PLC
Corsley, Warminster, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Data Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
The Commercial Finance Analyst (CFA) role provides key management information to the operational functions in the business as well as being a key link between the finance department and the business.

The CFA reports to the Commercial Finance Manager in the Marketforce team and provides support for 3rd Party Publishers carriage revenue and cost of sales. The role works hand in hand with the business to prepare recharges for monthly publisher's statements. The role also provides key support to the month end reporting for Marketforce.

What you'll be doing...
  • Preparing monthly carriage recharge sheets for Third Party Publishers, a key part of the
  • Publisher's Statement pack's.
  • Liaising with the business to ensure all cost of sale recharges are included and completed in a timely manner.
  • Supporting the Marketforce month end process, prepare variance analysis and commentary for carriage revenue and costs.
  • The reconciliation and posting of revenue and costs as part of the month end processes, which will involve liaising with relevant finance teams including billing and AP.
  • Preparing coding for Marketforce cost invoices, and liaising with the AP team to ensure these are uploaded into the system correctly to meet deadlines.
  • Delivering appropriate reporting and analysis to the business as required.
  • Supporting the preparation of statement packs, and assisting with the distribution to publishers.
  • Responding to publisher's queries in a timely manner.
  • Supporting the Commercial Finance Managers during the annual budget and reforecast process for the business owner.

Experience that will put you ahead of the curve...
  • An understanding of the media business, in particular digital is advantageous
  • Accounting & Finance graduate or similar degree
  • Have started or are keen to start studying for an accounting qualification
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to quickly absorb and apply new information
  • Proactive approach to work
  • An enquiring mind with strong analysis and numerical ability
  • Effective prioritisation of workloads and initiatives to deliver results in a timely and relevant manner
  • Strong G Suite and MS Office skills including Excel (including pivot tables, macro and vlookups), Word and Power-point skills
  • Able to be both a team player and able to work unaided using own initiative
  • Able to present ideas clearly, simply and confidently
  • Able to work in an environment that changes at pace
  • Able to problem solve and use initiative to improve

What's in it for you...

We have a number of awesome perks available to our staff. We offer huge opportunities to learn and develop, whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues. We have a fantastic culture where we really do care about our people and want everyone to succeed. Varied roles mean you're not pigeonholed in to one finite area but get the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills and experience

And to top it all off, not only do we offer unlimited holiday because we trust you to manage your workload and time but we also offer a share in our success whereby every colleague is eligible to join our profit pool bonus scheme - if Future hits their performance targets all colleagues may receive a bonus.

Internal Job Family Level P7

The expected range for this role is £24,000 - £27,000

This is a Hybrid role from our Bath Office, working three days from the office, two from home

Who are we...

We're Future. We're 3000+ colleagues over 250+ brands speaking to 400 million people every month across the globe through websites, events and magazines. We've got ambitious plans that build on our growth momentum and unlock new opportunities and we're looking for talented people who want to be a part of it.

Want to know more...

Our Future, Our Responsibility - Inclusion and Diversity at Future

We have a voice and we're going to use it. We promote diversity and inclusion not just in our recruitment processes, but everything we do. We're an equal opportunity employer and we will continue to ensure our recruitment process is free of bias and our workplaces are inclusive, positive, free of discrimination and respecting of all backgrounds and beliefs. Our culture is underpinned by our values and employees - current and future - are treated with respect and fairness.

Please let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments made so we can give you the best experience!

Find out more about Our Future, Our Responsibility on our website.


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