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Senior Finance Business Analyst

Informa Global Support
London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Job Role
Business Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Role Profile

The Senior Finance Business Analyst (SFBA) is a central finance role within the Global Support (GS) team, reporting into the GS Head of FP&A.

This role will work primarily with members of the GS finance team but also regularly with Group Finance, SSC Finance, and on occasion with other divisional finance teams to support end to end cost management.

Operating in a culture of accountability and continuous improvement, the SFBA uses insight and analytical skills to support the management of the business.

Key Responsibilities

The SFBA is expected to assume the following key responsibilities plus any other reasonable duties as required:

  • Month End and Forecast / Budget:
    • Responsibility for accounting on acquisitions and disposals (A&D) including latest assumptions on transition service agreement (TSA) income. Work with Corp Dev on latest assumptions and communicate to GS finance team.
    • Submission of A&D forecast and budget in TM1.
    • Working with business partners coordinate month end reporting on cost out in relation to A&D as required.
    • Provide content on A&D for reporting packs including Monthly Trading Review (MTR) & Operations Management Pack
    • Coordinate Working Capital & Cashflow forecast and budget process. Including maintaining and enhancing working capital model, communicating requirements to teams and consolidating outputs as per timetable.
    • Provide monthly reporting to Group Finance on Working Capital and Cashflow including materials for month end review meeting and MTR.
    • Look to develop and enhance GS reporting as necessary including increased use of TM1 excel add in
    • Production of insightful commentary, variance analysis and bridges.
  • Business Plan / 3YP
    • Working with the Head of FP&A, coordinate requirements for 3YP Cashflow model including comms on requirements.
    • Coordinate any inputs as necessary on A&D.
    • Consolidate submissions and provide analysis including slides and support as necessary.
  • Statutory Recharges
    • Lead point on GS Statutory recharges, including understanding Group Functions and Operations operating models and ensuring the recharge model reflects any changes and supporting refresh of it.
    • Coordinate and project manage the completion of the model, working with various stakeholders including the SSC teams and Group Tax.
    • Work with the SSC and Group Tax teams to continue progression of the management of statutory recharges.
  • Balance Sheet
    • Coordinate quarterly reviews with GS Finance team, including agenda, required materials and follow up actions.
    • Prepare material for Quarterly Balance Sheet review with Group
    • Maintain monthly schedule of GS opportunity accruals.
    • Attend Balance Sheet Radar meeting and follow up with team on actions include aged items and asset on construction.
    • Work with Group finance and SSC teams to develop and enhance reporting.
  • Cashflow and Working Capital
    • Act as a central point of contact for GS Working Capital, including preparation of monthly submission of working capital and cashflow to Group.
    • Complete regular reviews with GS team on working capital.
    • Working with Group and GS finance team, look for any opportunities to develop and streamline working capital process.
  • Other
    • Maintain GS risk register on a monthly basis including updates from business partners on latest risks.
    • Working with Head of FP&A and CFO, coordinate quarterly team meeting including topics and themes for discussion.
    • Provide monthly content for GS Fact Pack
    • Coordinate annual impairment review with input from GS Finance team. Provide consolidated view for Group.
    • Build and maintain a good relationship with the SSC, supporting the design, build and execution of operational processes that deliver accurate, timely, and insightful information.
    • Support the divisions vision and business strategy. Enforce and communicate Informa’s Group Finance policy and ensure adequate governance & controls are in place. Support external and internal audits as needed.
    • Ensure data and process integrity is maintained.

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