Business Analyst (Financial Systems) FTC

Date: Jan 12, 2019

Location: London, GB, n/a

Year: 2019

Company: FremantleMedia Limited

Reportingto:                                      Directorof Group Financial Accounting and Controls

Startdate:                                           ASAP

Location:                                              StephenStreet, London

Contract:                                             FixedTerm


About Us


Fremantle is one of the largest and most successful creators,producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content in the world. Aglobal entertainment powerhouse, Fremantle has an outstanding internationalnetwork of production teams, companies and labels in over 30 countries. Weproduce in excess of 12,000 hours of original programming, roll out more than60 formats and air 450 programmes a year worldwide. The group distributes over20,000 hours of content in more than 200 territories. We are also a worldleader in digital and branded entertainment, with more than 300 millionsubscribers across 1,400 social channels and over 100 billion views across allplatforms.

We are part of RTL Group, a global leader across broadcast,content and digital, itself a division of the international media giant Bertelsmann.


For more information, visit, follow us @FremantleHQ or visit our Facebook and 

Linkedin pages.


Department / Role


Thisrole sits within Fremantle Group’s Finance department, with a dotted line intoRTL Group’s Group Transaction and Reporting Systems (GTRS) department.


Key Responsibilities:


·        Provide business analysis support to Fremantle financial systemsprojects globally.

·        Work together with the Financial Compliance and Transformation Manager toreview/audit business processes (P2P, O2C, R2R), to audit current systems inparallel with their supporting processes and propose improvements in terms ofcontrols and efficiencies.

·        Analyse business processes and create documentation (flow-charts and otherdocuments) of work-flows and results of business analyses supportingprocess/system review, obtaining sign-off from the client on all specifications.

·        Work with relevant Business Process Owners on collection andunderstanding of business requirements in order to translate them intofunctional system specifications before transmitting them to GTRS, for GTRS tosupply a solution, document or equivalent.

·        Review the solution document to ensure that requirements have beenunderstood and the solution will meet business needs.

·        Highlight any possible areas for review or further discussion for thesuggested solution.

·        Prepare and review training documentation to ensure it meets users’needs.

·        Review any system testing scripts and test results to ensure thattesting is comprehensive and covers the necessary business processes. Somedesign, maintenance and execution of test scenarios and test scripts alsorequired, adapting them to Fremantle systems, processes and controls.

·        Coordinate user acceptance testing.

·        Understand the conceptual design and associated processes of how theGTRS Reference Applications (SAP, BOFC, eExpenses, OCR, CPW etc) are set up andused.

·        Overall monitoring of any Reference Applications helpdesk calls/ticketsraised by Fremantle worldwide.

·        Create and assist an internal network of Reference Applicationskey-users.

·        Provide expertise and support to Finance systems deployment andimprovement projects.

·        The role requires high mobility and some project management experience.The role will be based at the Fremantle Group headquarters in London, but willrequire up to 30% international travel to support Fremantle businessesworldwide

·        Ad hoc work as required by the Group CFO and Central Finance Team.

·        Key point of contact with GTRS on all Finance system improvements.

·        Throughout the development lifecycle, to act as the link betweenthe users, development team and any third party on all software functionality.

·        Day to day management of all change requests to ensure agreeddeadlines are met.

·        To produce weekly reports for project managers and/or leadsshowing progress against outstanding milestones, status, resource requirements,issues, risks and dependencies.


EssentialSkills and Experience:


·        SAP ECC 6.0 and Project System (PS) and FICO (Financial Accounting andControlling) modules.

·        SAP BusinessObjects Financial Consolidation (BOFC / BFC).

·        Highly organised and proactive. 

·        Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

·        Strong interpersonal skills.

·        Accuracy and attention to detail are key.

·        Ability to work effectively under time pressure.

·        Intermediate+ Excel and Visio skills.


Desirable Skills and Experience:


·        Formal Project Management qualification and/or experience.

·        Experienced Business Process Owner for P2P, O2C etc.



Everyone who works with theCompany is expected to be flexible regarding their duties.  A job description is not an exhaustive listof what an employee is expected to do as roles may change and evolve over time.

To be considered for this opportunity please send your Cover letter and CV to by the 25 January 2019

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