Finance Analyst

LADbible Group
GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description

Here at LAD, we are on the lookout for a Finance Analyst focusing on our Web and Studios divisions, to join our talented finance team based here in Manchester.

In this role, you will collaborate closely with the Senior Finance Business Partner as well as other key non-financial stakeholders to support financial planning, analysis and decision making across these divisions.

What will you be doing?

  • Prepare accurate and timely financial / operational reports, including the production of daily, weekly, monthly KPI tracking, variance analysis and performance summaries.
  • Collaborate with department and divisional heads to develop and monitor performance versus budgets and forecasts, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Support the Senior Finance Business Partner with producing key insights, analysis and narrative against the business KPI`s to help performance and identify opportunities.
  • Help implement new ways of working and continuously improve processes across all business functions.
  • Manage key financial data and subsequent systems, and be able to analyse large data sets across numerous sources.
  • Communicate and interpret Financial information to non-Finance stakeholders.
  • Conduct ad hoc commercial reporting and analysis to help drive performance.
  • Work closely with the wider finance team to ensure accurate and timely reporting for revenue and costs, as well as help in improving financial controls and processes.
  • Prepare and present financial reports to senior management, highlighting trends, risks and opportunities.
  • Assist in the development of budgets and forecasts, ensuring alignment with business objectives and financial targets.
Qualifications and skills:
  • Part-qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with relevant experience in a finance role.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial data and identify trends and insights as well as problem solve where required.
  • High level of work organisation, self-motivation, drive for performance and improvement, and flexibility in approach and attitude.
  • High level of integrity, strong attention to detail, problem solving skills and pursuit for absolute accuracy.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.
  • Proactive individual with the ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and modelling skills.
  • Commercial acumen and a strong understanding of business operations and drivers.
If you are a driven finance professional looking to make an impact in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, we invite you to join our team and be a part of our exciting journey at LAD.

At LADbible Group we've rolled out blended working which means the majority of departments across the business (including London, Manchester and International offices) work in the office 3 days per week.

LADbible Group is an equal opportunities employer. We are determined to create a diverse group at all levels of our company and we welcome all members of the community to apply for openings with us. As the leading social youth publisher, we have a powerful global platform to better represent our audience and enable those that do not have equal opportunities, to have their voices heard. As a business, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce, in an environment where everyone feels comfortable to be themselves

Department FINANCE Locations Manchester Remote status Hybrid Remote

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