Full Time Job

Finance Analyst

Entertainment One

London, United Kingdom 05-10-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About Entertainment One

eOne's Family Brands division is an exciting, fast growing team within the global Hasbro family that specialises in the development, production, distribution and brand management of kid's entertainment. Key properties in the brand portfolio include international pre-school TV phenomenon Peppa Pig; superhero hit PJ Masks; newly launched pre-school series Ricky Zoom; fashion brands My Little Pony, Equestria Girls and Jem; as well as action adventure brands Transformers and Power Rangers.

Position Summary:

The role is an exciting opportunity to join the Family Brands finance team as an analyst to support the team through a variety of accounting, reporting and planning responsibilities.
The role will be critical to the team's delivery on a monthly and quarterly basis and will be ideal for a talented and highly organised individual that is eager to take on a role with responsibilities in reporting, accounting, planning and analysis.

Key Responsibilities:

Management Accounting

The team has a responsibility to provide accurate, timely and informative financial information to the business and to leadership. We report results on a monthly basis in a format that provides context and information with which strategic decisions can be made. You will be expected to support as follows:
• Compile analysis in Excel to compare actual results against budget, forecast and prior year providing commentary on variances.
• Assemble consolidated management accounts from source financial information in multiple systems taking account of varying currencies and intercompany eliminations between the business units within the Family Brands division.
• Submission of business unit results in the consolidation system for relevant business units and reconcile submissions to supporting management packs.

Financial Accounting
• Account for expenditure incurred in the Family Brands division including intercompany income and expense, staff and overhead costs, capital expenditure.
• Analyse the cost base to ensure accurate accounting classification of costs as capital or operating expenses as well as owning computations and accounting of prepayments and accruals.
• Own the intercompany accounting process for the Family Brands division, a critical role in our complex multi-national business ensuring timeliness of recognition and accuracy in eliminations.
• Instruct journal entries for the eOne UK Family Brands business to the shared service centre and analyse to ensure that entries are posted correctly.
• Review and first-line approval of operating expenditures across the business ensuring accurate coding.

Business Partnering
• Day to day contact with support functions providing analysis on an as needed basis to inform and influence their campaigns as well as demonstrate tracking against budgets.
• Provide recurring analysis of performance against plan amounts remaining to spend against quarterly and annual budgets in a clear, concise and easily digestible manner.
• Respond to queries raised by the business in terms of coding and recording spend against their budgets.

Financial Planning & Analysis
• Support the Senior Analyst in modelling 3-year expenditure budgets and quarterly re-forecasts including data manipulation into a format that can support the business in bringing together their budget.

Key Competencies/Experience
• At least a year of experience of accounting in a large multi-national organisation with exposure to accounting for expenditure and intercompany preferred
• Driven and highly accountable for own work product
• Highly organised
• Strong communication skills
• Proficient in Excel
• Eye for detail and precision
• Positive and team-oriented

What you'll be a part of:
• Taking care: competitive health and dental coverage
• Investing in your future: local defined contribution pension plans
• Break time: free snacks and reduced hours in summer
• Party time: office bar carts, after work drinks, holiday and summer parties, and sometimes just because
• Be inspired: regular film screenings, concerts, and opportunity to get involved in industry events
• The office: modern facilities and in-house screening rooms
• Build a better world: transcend entertainment to our corporate social responsibility activities. Plan a social event. Promote healthy lifestyles. Go green. Give back.
• Grow: develop your career and shape your future

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp04p4-18-205-176-39-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Entertainment One

Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. As part of global play and entertainment company Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), eOne's expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales; family programming, merchandising and licensing; digital content; and live entertainment. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity.