Leeds Bradford Airport

Commercial Finance Analyst

Leeds Bradford Airport - Posted 3 months ago
£28k-35k/year  + Equity


Yeadon, ENG

Career Level
Company size
200 employees

Airport:  Leeds Bradford

Analyst Job description

Purpose of the Role

To join our growing Commercial Finance team, supporting the Head of Commercial Finance to deliver commercial insight to support business growth


  • To ensure that the Finance Team is supported in delivering the overall team objectives.
  • To represent the airport with all key stakeholders in order to establish and maintain an outstanding reputation for the highest possible standards in all aspects of the department.
  • To maintain the highest possible standards of integrity, customer focus, and commitment to Leeds Bradford Airport, ensuring that our Vision, Values & Behaviours are at the heart of everything we do.

Key Responsibilities

  • Creating and producing regular reporting of KPIs of the whole business to support management decisions with a key focus on passenger numbers and revenue streams.          
  • Providing commentary on key trends including passenger numbers, spend per head, ATV, etc.
  • Taking ownership of headcount reporting and working with the business to understand any areas of challenge
  • Building and implementing data analytic/BI tools using Access or Qlik to provide detailed trend analysis on current  year trends, vs. prior year, budget, and forecast
  • Improving the current 5 Year financial plan model through automation and simplification, to allow ease of use, sensitivity modeling, and integration with the budget/forecast models
  • Supporting the quarterly forecasting process, from building a quarterly model using robust data through to business  partnering
  • Business partnering with Finance and non-Finance colleagues
  • Working with our IT team to support the data strategy roadmap specifically through the adoption and use of Access  Dimensions within the Finance team
  • Support budgeting, forecasting, and longer-term strategic planning across the company
  • Taking responsibility for ensuring the accuracy of reporting and making improvements to ensure all reporting is timely

What we are looking for:

  • Advanced Excel is essential including strong financial modeling skills and report-building experience
  • Knowledge of Qlik, Access, or other data analytics software skills
  • Qualified (CIMA/ACMA/ACA)
  • Commercial Finance experience is preferable
  • Strong interpersonal skills to build key relationships with business partners
  • Ability to interpret financials into meaningful insight
  • Good commercial awareness

Due to security checks required for this role, all candidates will be subject to a basic criminal record check and must be able to provide a continuous five-year checkable work history without any gaps in employment.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please forward your Covering Letter & CV to Sonia Kaur, Head of Commercial Finance, or alternatively, this can be posted to the Human Resources Department at Leeds Bradford Airport, Whitehouse Lane, Yeadon, Leeds, LS19 7TU.

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