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Finance Business Analyst

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

This role is in our Design & Engineering (D&E) divisional Finance team. The D&E Division is the backbone of the BBC’s on air and online activities.

It is a dynamic division, tackling the BBC’s strategic, financial and organisational challenges to deliver the best outcomes for our audiences. D&E operates in a fast moving technology landscape, changing audience behaviours and an increasingly competitive market place.

The Divisional Finance teams are the front line in providing Finance support and advice across the BBC businesses, adding value by providing insightful financial analysis and acting as critical advisor on key financial decisions. The support provided by the D&E finance team is crucial as projects and contracts have a strategic impact on the wider BBC operations, associated budgets are large and complex and the industry is constantly developing.

Finance Business Analysts (FBAs) support the BBC in driving best value from the licence fee within each business area. FBAs will focus on forward looking, large scale and/or high-impact commercial and investment decisions and support effective financial planning within their area. They will work alongside Finance Business Partners delivering financial and business analysis to help solve key business problems, progress local initiatives, answer business questions and influence business decisions.

Role Responsibility

You will maintain up to date knowledge and understanding of the divisional business - building and developing effective relationships with key business contacts

It will be your responsibility to own and deliver high quality financial and business analysis with recommendations to solve business problems and to influence and challenge business decisions

 You will also own the delivery of effective financial and business analytical support for divisional projects / business initiatives – helping to improve business decisions and divisional performance.

Are you the right candidate?

  • The ideal candidate for this role will have prior demonstrable Finance Business Analyst experience or an experienced Management Accountant.
  • Ideally hold a professional accounting qualification e.g ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent qualification
  • Good competency with SAP (level 3)
  • Good competency with Excel
  • Experience managing stakeholders
  • A self-starter / proactive and can demonstrate where they have changed and improved process

Package Description

Maternity Cover

Proposed band D

Grade 8

About the BBC

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.


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