• Finance Vacancy at a Reputable Production Company - Workforce Group

  • Posted on: 25 January, 2017 Deadline: 31 January, 2017
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  • Workforce Management Centre - Our client, a reputable production company, seeks to fill the below role

    Finance Budget & Planning Analyst


    Duration: Contract (6 months - renewable)

    Budget & Reporting - 70%:

    • Assist with the preparation of timely and complete budget financials in conformity with US GAAP accounting requirements for consolidation and regulatory purposes.
    • Assist in the design of budget templates and standard worksheets for use by budget owners in budget and rolling forecast submissions.
    • Provide continuous support to Budget Owners in the preparation of their divisional budgets and rolling forecasts.
    • Review proposed budget submissions from Budget Owners for accuracy and completeness.
    • Support in the consolidation of various budget and rolling forecast inputs towards producing the budget financial statements.
    • Assist in budget training for all budget coordinators/owners on use of budget templates, dissemination of new information regarding any changes in cost code and cost centre structures.
    • Provide support in managing budget timetable to ensure strict compliance with due dates.
    • Provide 1st line review of non-commercial budget expenditures for the purpose of ensuring proper and accurate posting of expenditures to correct line items and that budget owners do not exceed budget on any line items.
    • Assist in the preparation of ad-hoc analyses and calculations while ensuring the integrity and accuracy of all forecast.

    Accounting - 30%:

    • Assist in the preparation of the monthly finance calendar for book-keeping and payment run
    • Perform assigned tasks during the monthly accrual process to ensure accuracy, validity and completeness of financial transactions.
    • Preparation of journal entries and reconciliations in line with SAP processes and procedures.
    • Review and analyze assigned account lines, balances and variances. Ensure all discrepancies and wrong postings are followed up and corrected promptly.
    • Provide assistance with relevant schedules and reconciliations during statutory audits.
    • Compare actual to budgeted results (monthly and YTD) at the end of each reporting period, and report on significant variances.
    • Provide assistance during the monthly transmission of actual financial data and timely submission of all applicable reporting schedules.
    • Active involvement in the SAP project to ensure a smooth transition.
    • Carry out other special projects or ad-hoc tasks as assigned.


    • 5-7 years of varied experience in budgeting, planning and accounting. An equivalent combination of education and experience would also be considered.
    • Proven experience using MS Excel, including using advanced formulas.
    • General ledger, month-end close and bookkeeping experience.
    • Broad knowledge of A/R and A/P practices and procedures.
    • Knowledge of accounting concepts, principles and practices.
    • Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP) would be an advantage.
    • Ability to think logically in analysing and solving problems.
    • Ability to perform mathematical tasks rapidly and accurately.
    • Must have excellent communication skills.
    • Experience working with SAP would be an asset.

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their applications to: jobs@wfmcentre.com


    • Only qualified candidates will be contacted.
    • Kindly indicate “Finance Budget & Planning Analyst” as subject of the mail.

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