GB News, the fastest-growing media brand in Britain, is looking for someone to join their team as a Junior Finance Analyst. With the department expanding due to high demand, this is a broad Finance role that will provide you with excellent Finance and Commercial foundations.
What is the main purpose of the Junior Finance Analyst?
To support the Senior Management Team (under guidance of the COO and Finance) in laying out decisions clearly for the Board, and tracking implementation once decisions are made.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
To work with all SMT members to get their Board packs into the standard board decision ppt format adhering to the BLUF (Bottom Line Up Front) principle;
Working with teams to help setup and maintain dashboards that illustrate key metrics;
Tracking and illustrating key decisions with analysis both before the decision to reach a conclusion and after the decision to track adherence;
Assisting with ad hoc FP&A tasks. This may involve but is not limited to financial modelling and analysis, and partnering with the business on various projects.
Skills & Experience
Experience with Excel and building presentations in PowerPoint. Knowledge of decision modelling and Power BI would be helpful but not necessary;
Aptitude in presenting complex issues in attractive, easy to understand presentation format; “a picture speaks a thousand words” approach;
Good communication and interpersonal skills, someone who will be seen as credible and serious by senior management (understanding that this is a junior role and is more to do with attitude and intelligence than a long track record of professional experience);
An interest in business (and media) and the ability to learn and understand key business issues.
Would suit a University Graduate (with a Business/Commerce-related degree) with up to 1 years’ experience in a similar or related role who is flexible and eager to learn and work within a dynamic growing media company;
Enthusiastic, can-do attitude with good attention to detail;
Trustworthy and able to keep company data and information confidential;
Will be based in Central London office five days a week.