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Landor // brand consulting & design
London    Posted: Tuesday, July 27, 2021
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Position Purpose

Financial Analyst provides support to the Global Finance teams for the key aspects of SOX control, budgeting, management accounts & WPP reporting. The key function being to provide accurate & precise financial information in a timely manner. The key stakeholders are other finance teams across the world & central WPP contacts.

Duties & Responsibilities

Landor & Fitch Fundamentals

  • Ensure compliance with WPP group reporting requirements & deadlines
  • Participate in multiple internal initiatives to help build our culture in support of our brand
  • Role model for others in terms of energy, optimism, & drive for results


  • Prepare monthly variance reports between Actual & Forecast & understand the reason behind them
  • Run & distribute monthly presentation packs for offices
  • Forecast & track Corporate HR, executive & Marcoms initiatives
  • Assist in the productions of Corporate Management accounts
  • Maintain Balance sheet reconciliation & month-end folder
  • Prepare head office reports including new business forecast
  • Review NWC balances & ageing (debtors, accrued revenue) with offices
  • Headcount reconciliations

Internal Client Relationships

  • Research system-related discrepancies & make recommendations or escalate to help desk
  • Provide on-going financial & system related support & training to other finance teams assisting them in IFRS reporting standards

Qualifications & Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Functional / Technical Skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Organizing
  • Time Management
  • Listening
  • Process Management


Required Experience

  • Experience working in an agency environment, dealing with accounting close processes, knowledge of financial accounting concepts
  • Finance or accounting degree with creative agency experience preferred.
  • Experience with SOX requirements


  • Detailed understanding of accounting systems (Maconomy)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications in particular, excel - macro level

Due to the volume of applications, we unfortunately can only respond to successful candidates.

We will not accept unsolicited CVs or approaches via recruitment agencies.

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