What part will you play?
Reporting to the Senior Manager, Management Reporting, the Analyst, is part of the ITVP Management Reporting team - the primary point of day-to-day contact between Group and the Finance teams of the local Operating Companies (Opco).
The team is responsible for ensuring that the Opco’s provide financial planning / reporting information to Group on a timely basis;
for presenting regular management & financial reporting to Group senior management, including 5-year plans ( LTP ), variance analysis, KPI’s and supporting commentary.
The specific parts of the role that the person will be focusing on will be as follows : -
Ownership of central Opco monthly reporting templates for review of Opco P&L & cash reporting. Responsible for SAP Business Warehouse (BW) master templates, monthly roll forward and scheduling of reports for all Opco’s, performing first round variance reviews, highlighting any potential areas of concern to Business Partners.
Ensure material forecast / actual variances and related causes of change are documented in the close & forecast reporting to support the preparation of Group P&L and variance analysis packs.
Ownership of the Opco Management Report templates
Support the process for ensuring that the financial elements of Business / Forecast Reviews are prepared and circulated in a timely manner, in advance of each Opco Review Meeting.
Track Opco compliance with Group reporting timetables for all relevant Finance deliverables.
Continuing development and ownership of the quarterly Opco budget / forecast slate & model templates to ensure they deliver required level of budget / forecast information, including population of SAP actuals and validation prior to distribution to Opco’s.
Take ownership of the Opco Model forecast data load (DPL) & validation processes into SAP and into the WB global overhead planning tool (BPC)
Ownership of the cash-flow forecasting and reporting processes
Assist in the creation and ongoing maintenance of SAP BW reporting templates to support management information needs.
Provide first line of review of all Opco Capital expenditure submissions, reviewing the business case, compliance with WB capex reporting guidelines & support for Corporate submission upload.
Monthly review of Opco actual capex spend and reporting against approved budgets.
Preparation of Ad hoc financial reports and analysis, as required by Business Partners or the Senior Manager, Management Reporting as needed.
What do we require from you?
Part qualified Accountant (CIMA) or equivalent international, graduate or business-related qualification.
Highly numerate with strong excel skills, including financial budget modelling and pivot tables
Detail oriented with strong financial reporting and analysis presentation skills.
Strong analytical skills, including the ability quickly to grasp the "big picture" and exhibit judgment in drawing conclusions and solving problems.
Excellent technical and systems skills (including development of reporting templates etc.)
Budgeting and reporting experience, including reporting systems, preferable with exposure to SAP BW reporting
Strong organizational skills and ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously, working under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Strong team player with an ability to operate in a collaborative & flexible manner
Analyst, Management Reporting WarnerMedia