Commercial Finance Analyst

Job Title: Commercial Finance Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + package + benefits
Reference: 65657
Contact Name: Mya Arun
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 30, 2017 10:28

Job Description

Handle Recruitment are working with a fast-paced growing boutique media business to find a Qualified (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) Commercial Finance Analyst to play a key role in the financial support, analysis and planning for the business. This is a newly created position to be the main business partner between finance and the commercial team. This is a superb forward thinking position situated in the heart of the business.


  • Supporting the budgeting, cashflow and forecasting process
  • Be the key finance contact for scenario planning and sensitivity analysis
  • Business partnering with key internal stakeholders to support commercial decision making
  • Provide the post investment analysis, reporting and tracking of revenues and recoupment
  • Identify any issues in collections or forecasting
  • Modelling recoupment waterfalls and analysing collection statements
  • Developing efficient systems to ensure management reports are up to date and correct
  • Analysing comparable film title commercial performance
  • Producing sales and financial reports as requested to be accessed by finance and non-finance colleagues
  • Ad hoc assistance with investment reporting and analysis, and production of statutory and management accounts

Ideal Candidate:

  • The suitable candidate will be a qualified accountant (ACA/CIMA/ACCA)
  • Degree Qualified
  • Film/TV industry knowledge is a preference
  • Advanced financial modelling skills and high level proficiency in Excel
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills are vital along with the ability to manipulate and interpret data providing meaningful and useful analysis for decision making purposes
  • The ability to explain complex financial matters and present them into simple and useful summaries and constructively advise/challenge senior stakeholders
  • An extremely commercial and practical approach
  • Strong business partnering abilities- able to build relationships with colleagues at all levels
  • Ability to balance and manage multiple projects, working to tight deadlines


  • 50-55k plus benefits + package

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.