Financial Analyst

West London
19 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Division: Finance/Accounting
Reports To: VP, Finance Director
Contract Type / Length: Permanent

Employer: IMG UK
Location: Chiswick, London

Salary range: Competitive

Opening date: 05 October 2019

Closing date: 3 November 2019

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary: Support business initiatives to create operational excellence and generate quality earnings

Position Responsibilities
  • Manage all budgeting, forecasting and financial reporting processes
  • Work alongside senior leadership to prepare, distribute and review financial results on a monthly basis
  • Develop financial plans for major capital investment projects to determine viability and ROI
  • Conduct financial analysis in order to determine progress against strategic plan, budget and forecast
  • Track progress against budget, report results and support business with mediation plan(s) if necessary
  • Prepare and distribute monthly financial reports to all business directors and managers on campus
  • Manage and oversee budgeting for all capital projects across the company
  • Participate in quarterly strategic planning process for senior executive leadership
  • Assess and seek out on-going financial risks and opportunities to the business
  • Review key performance indicators (KPI's) and budget vs. actual variances on a monthly basis
  • Provide recommendations through statistical analysis to create operational efficiencies
  • Create new and update existing automated financial reports for the department(s)
  • Responsible for the coordination and tracking of key deliverables during all finance events
  • Assist in a range of ad hoc projects across multiple departments as overseen by the CFO
  • Heavy emphasis on financial modeling for new start-up businesses and existing organization
  • Build financial reporting infrastructure in Business Planning and Consolidation system (BPC)
  • Create and enhance custom fit reports; automate existing manual reports in BPC

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Experience working in a 'for profit' boarding school institution environment
  • International work experience - North America, APAC and/or Europe preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance
  • Concur travel and expense management experience
  • Minimum three years of relevant work experience in FP&A
  • Superior knowledge of SAP and BPC software (per responsibilities above)
  • Strong financial modeling capabilities
  • Minimum 1-2 years' work experience in Accounting environment, GAAP knowledge
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, etc.)
  • Experience with SQL Server Management Suite, Microsoft Strategy and SharePoint
  • Ability to code in VBA and macros

Preferred Skills
  • Ability to deliver accurate results while working under time sensitive conditions
  • Self-motivated and comfortable working in fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong attention to detail and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work extended and flexible hours during peak seasons
  • Interest in sports

Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Ability to lift, move, push and pull equipment or boxes in excess of 20lbs.
  • Must be able to move around campus which includes gym, turf, fields, etc.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends and holidays is required

Background Requirements
  • Requires a background check upon offer
  • Requires a drug check upon offer

EEO, Veterans & Disabled

Please note the closing date of 4 November 2019 will be strictly adhered to.