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Senior FP&A and Commercial Analyst - TV

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Package
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted over 1 year ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Tom Chadwick
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 08 February 2023
  • Job Ref: BBBH104013

Senior FP&A and Commercial Analyst - TV

The Senior Commercial & FP&A Analyst will be involved in commercial and strategic activities and will work with the Commercial FD and Head of FP&A on annual budgets, forecasts, 5 year plans and business planning.

Reporting into the Commercial FD, the analyst will also play a key part by supporting the Commercial team in delivering high quality analysis and preparation of business cases in various activities and opportunities across the business.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Produce and maintain a multi-currency and multi territory budget, forecast and 5 year plan consolidation
  • Support the analysis of budget data and forecast data. Challenge where necessary and pull together bridges and variance analysis to explain key movements
  • Improve and adapt current models in line with business needs
  • Maintain strong working relationships with business partners
  • Management of large amounts of data from multiple sources
  • Produce management reports and ad-hoc financial presentations including the board deck
  • Develop clear, logical driver based Excel and BPC models for consolidation and analysis
  • Assist in providing finance systems support across the EMEA team
  • Leverage new and old systems by integrating and automating reports into financial planning model/s for business use
  • Support Head of FP&A with key strategic projects


  • Building business models for commercial business cases for deal renewals, new business opportunities across distribution, digital and ad sales; partnering with the commercial team to create, review and challenge assumptions
  • With the Commercial FD, ensure the business cases are reviewed and supported by the commercial lead and COO and CFO, prior to senior management approval
  • Support the Commercial FD on collation of the quarterly board presentation and finance presentations with senior management team
  • Ad hoc requests - presentations for senior management team, support for the financial team on reporting, ad hoc financial analysis as requested by the commercial team

Person Specification:

  • Strong academic background (2:1 degree)
  • Newly Qualified CIMA or ACCA
  • Competent use of financial systems, including SAP/BPC, Power BI
  • Experience of financial modelling, with strong Excel skills and willingness to learn further
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication with a range of colleagues at varying levels of seniority
  • Able to quickly build credibility, winning the respect and co-operation of colleagues at all levels

Handle actively welcomes applicants from under-represented backgrounds - we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent for every opportunity through a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.