ITV Jobs as Finance Business Partner at London,England,UnitedKingdom 2022

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About the job


Finance Business Partner, Commercial (Ad Tech)


Location: London, White City with flexible and hybrid working options

Closing date: Sunday 18th September 2022

Why you should join us…

We connect with millions of people every day, make content they can't get enough of and reflect and shape the world we live in… and we do all this through the power of creativity.

We will be a digitally led entertainment and media company that creates and brings brilliant content to audiences, wherever, whenever and however they choose.

The role

We have a new opportunity for an experienced Finance Business Partner to join our London based Commercial Finance team on a permanent basis. Working as part of the wider Media and Entertainment (M&E) Division, you’ll collaborate closely with the Senior Finance Business Partner to provide strategic commercial finance support to the Commercial (Ad Tech) Business Leaders.

In this role, your work will support the broader M&E Strategy, balancing and prioritising resources and investments across Broadcast and Streaming to optimise the success of the division and to underpin key strategic priorities.

This role collaborates with the broader Finance community at ITV to deliver value to the business, seeking technical and specialist support from the Group Finance functions, the FP&A Centre of Excellence, and the Business Service Centre.

Key responsibilities

  • Business partner in a pro-active, commercially astute manner, supporting the development and implementation of ITV's Commercial (Ad Tech) strategy to deliver profitable and sustainable growth.
  • Drive performance through high quality analysis and decision support, seeking new opportunities to unlock and deliver value.
  • Explore and analyse data to extract valuable insights; work with data source owners and technology to ensure that key data is accurate, automated and timely.
  • Develop function plans, budgets and forecasts, exploring scenarios and options for driving improved outcomes / performance.
  • Review, challenge and prioritise investment cases and strategic initiatives, ensuring benefits commitments are delivered.
  • Build a detailed understanding and working knowledge of the key commercial processes, trading models, deal structures, technologies and trading balances.
  • Be a key enabler for digital transformation and streamlining of legacy processes.
  • Monitor and provide insight into macroeconomic and industry trends, considering potential short, medium and long term impacts on business plans.
  • Work closely with the FP&A Centre of Excellence which will provide first line support on financial and KPI reporting, forecasting, budgeting, planning, and analysis, budgeting.

Minimum criteria

  • Commercially minded qualified accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA) with commercial finance / business partnering experience in a large, fast paced, dynamic organisation.

ITV strongly encourages applications for this role from candidates with a disability and as a Disability Confident Leader, we have committed to interview all candidates with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the role (*minimum criteria above).

*There may be a few exceptions where we are not able to take all eligible candidates to the next stage due to the volume of applications.

Key criteria

  • High quality analytical and problem solving skills
  • Inquisitive, forward thinking, sound commercial awareness
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to develop and sustain strong working relationships and credibility with the business and across the Finance function
  • Ability to influence decision-making among senior stakeholders, providing appropriate challenge
  • Strong spreadsheet skills; experience of and ability to leverage different IT systems
  • Confidence to initiate, drive and deliver change; ability to proactively challenge current practices and think innovatively
  • Action oriented; flexible and able to work outside a standard structure and framework
  • High standard of integrity; able to treat personal information and data confidentially.

What we can offer

We're happy to discuss any support/personalisation you may need during our application process as part of our reasonable adjustments approach. Our email is [email protected].

Find out more about our benefits

We want to be the most flexible employer in Media. We offer Smart working and we will support you and provide you the right environment and work/ life balance.

We reach millions of people everyday, that’s why having diverse talent and being an organisation where colleagues feel included is crucial to us. We have various networks that celebrate and support our colleagues. We try to embed an inclusive mindset in everything we do.

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