Senior Commercial Finance Analyst

Job Ref: RB257

Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
Global Accounting Network
SECTOR: Technology, Media & Telecoms
SALARY: £50000
JOB TYPE: Permanent full time
JOB FUNCTION: Financial analysis

Main responsibilities:

  • Preparation of management reporting for all commercial areas;
  • Provide month-end commentary and analysis of results with insight into variances and trends;
  • Provide monthly reporting on revenue drivers;
  • Prepare annual budgets and long-range plans by working closely with the commercial teams;
  • Take ownership for monthly forecasting and modelling for current financial year;
  • Provide variance analysis and commentary against budget, forecast and long-range plans for presentation to Directors, Senior Management, Group Reporting and Board;
  • Modelling of channel partner deal renewals, working with the commercial sales teams during the negotiations and processing changes in a timely manner;
  • Assist with post implementation review (PIR) of investment decisions, lessons learned and recommendation.

Global Accounting Network are working with one of the UK’s leading media businesses who are currently a prominent leader in their field and regarded as one of the best companies to work for within TV & Film. Our client has a portfolio of popular, high-performing and creative brands, reaching 60 million homes across 100 countries.

This position supports the Commercial Finance Manager in all matters related to revenue (subscription, advertising and digital) and commercial projects across the UK joint venture channels and EMEA territories. You will be providing business insight and value through management reporting, financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis for effective business decision support.


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA);
  • Competent in the use of financial systems packages (general ledger (SAP), financial modelling systems (BPC)) and advanced knowledge of Excel;
  • Ability to work independently without constant oversight – Taking ownership;
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and able to adapt to changing business needs;
  • Ability to link financial results and outcomes to operational and commercial trends;
  • Proven experience liaising and presenting to senior management;
  • You are keen to take ownership of the numbers and trusted to deputise Commercial Manager;
  • Analytically strong with the ability to challenge and think outside the box.

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