Business Analyst

Posted 4 April by Boston Hale Easy Apply

Interim Business Analyst

Boston Hale have been engaged to assist a leading UK publisher in their search for a Business Analyst.

Crux of the role:

The role is responsible for the management of reporting, planning and forecasting for the business.


  • Preparing bottom up annual budgets and quarterly forecasts
  • Preparing customer profitability analysis, analysing the performance of key customers
  • Responsible for the preparation of KPIs and commentary as part of the monthly Exec Pack
  • Presenting budget and forecasts packs to the company's board
  • Business partnering with Sales, Marketing and PR teams, providing commercial analysis
  • Analysing the P&L to understand variances and overseeing daily sales reporting

Required Skills:

  • Qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA Accountant
  • Strong commercial awareness with an ability to analysis and evaluate financial data
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Knowledge of Business Objects, SAP or Hyperion would be advantageous

The successful candidate will have a keen eye for detail and possess the ability to see the broader perspective. Strong technical skills with the gravitas to partner with senior stakeholders is a must for this role.

Required skills

  • business analyst
  • financial analyst
  • business partnering
  • financial analysis
  • financial planning and analysis

Reference: 34829278

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