Finance Analyst - Gaming, Live Events and Merchandising (GL&M)

Competitive Salary
25 Mar 2019
02 Jul 2019
Job role
Finance analyst
Finance Analyst - Gaming, Live Events and Merchandising (GL&M)

Fixed Term Contract - 12 months

London - Grays Inn Road

ITV is the biggest commercial television network in the UK. Behind every famous face, there are hundreds of others, all doing their bit to make things happen. We love telly, we're passionate about content and most importantly we understand our audiences. As a growing international company, we're commercially minded and have a global focus. We're all about pushing the boundaries and being innovative.

Why you should join us...

ITV loves helping people build their careers. Every day we create quality content for different platforms, including some of the UK's best-loved TV programmes. Behind the scenes, our diverse team works collaboratively in a variety of different roles, thinking creatively and commercially to make an impact across the globe.

We are looking for a Financial Analyst for GL&M to join the Finance team within Gaming, Live Events & Merchandising (GL&M) within the Direct to Consumer division.

Gaming, Live Events & Merchandising (GL&M) are responsible for monetising our intellectual property and formats from our biggest shows from Downton Abbey and Coronation Street to Ninja Warrior and This Morning. GL&M is at the heart of ITV Direct to Consumer ambitions and the More Than TV strategy, and the GL&M team have been tasked with launching a number of new set tours alongside other opportunities.

This is a new role reflecting the growing team, reporting to the Finance Manager, GL&M and will provide financial management and decision support to the Director of GL&M and his team.

Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
  • Monthly revenue, cost of sales and overhead reporting, monitoring headcount and contractors to budget and understanding variances
  • Contribution to Monthly operating packs for presentation to Business Partners and Senior Finance team members, plus divisional financial reporting requirements
  • Management and design of month-end processes and developing them so they are fit for purpose
  • Management of revenue recognition, invoicing and liaising with third party suppliers.
  • Report and monitor performance for GL&M KPIs
  • Work with the BSC (RTR, payroll, expenses) to ensure transaction reporting is accurate and timely
  • Prepare budgets, forecasts, and 5 year plan
  • Business partner with Heads of and general managers on a regular basis
  • Provision of support to management team in analysing revenue opportunities, managing the cost base and ongoing efficiencies. Assisting Finance Manager with financial models
  • Adhoc analysis from both finance and the rest of the business as required

The ideal candidate:
  • Qualified accountant with relevant and proven experience
  • An individual focussed on delivering results with a drive for continual improvements
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills (both written and oral) with the ability to work with different disciplines and varying degrees of seniority
  • A clear thinker, able to analyse, understand and explain financial and business information and performance
  • Well organised with an ability to prioritise effectively and deliver work of a high standard to a tight deadline
  • Adaptable and hard-working
  • Willingness to get 'stuck-in' and support the business and financial teams
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong Excel and IT skills, experience of using Oracle/Hyperion would be advantageous

We love different perspectives and celebrate individuality. So, we look for the best talent from all walks of life. We're passionate about creating a diverse and creative team of people of all ethnicities and backgrounds. Treating people equally and with fairness and respect is a way of life here. Our jobs are open to all.

At ITV we celebrate individuality. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce and we strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer and if you've a disability and meet the minimum criteria for the role we'll guarantee you an interview. We're happy to discuss any additional support you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. So we encourage you to get in touch with us if you require additional support...

At ITV it's your talent that matters and we want you to be the best you can be.

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