Commercial Analyst

Aniara Ltd
ABBA Voyage Arena/Head office (central London)
Competitive salary plus bonus & benefits
01 Dec 2022
26 Jan 2023
Job Title
Finance Analyst
Contract Type
Full Time

JOB TITLE: Commercial Analyst


LOCATION: ABBA Voyage Arena/Head office (Central London)

REPORTING TO: Finance Director

HOURS: Full-time



  • ABBA Voyage is a concert like no other, blending cutting-edge technology, spectacular lighting, and some of the most beloved songs ever written.
  • Since the custom-built arena opened in May 2022, the show has been astounding and delighting thousands of visitors from across the world. But the journey doesn’t end there. We still have big plans and are looking for talented and passionate individuals to join our already world-class team.
  • This is a rare opportunity to be part of something truly iconic and make your mark. If you’d like to take your career to the next level, we’d love to hear from you!

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As the new Commercial Analyst, you will:

  • Be part of the growing London team. Besides your day-to-day interactions within finance, you will also be working closely with the teams at the local arena level, the commercial and ticketing divisions, as well as senior management. This role involves a broad remit to provide intelligence and insight to support an ambitious business strategy and to service the demands of a rapidly developing business. 
  • You will also play a pivotal role in supporting plans for global growth over the next 2-5 years – including the optimisation of the ABBA Voyage London project.  
  • This is a brand new Analyst role, and a rare opportunity to gain insight into strategy building and be part of something right from the beginning. So, if you’re looking for the chance to make your mark and take your career to the next level, we’d love to hear from you! 


  • Complete and deliver weekly and monthly financial and operational dashboards on ticketing, ancillary income streams, marketing, production costs and other key expenditure. 
  • Produce timely and accurate financial analysis of sales data and customer trends to support commercial decision-making. 
  • Monitor targets and KPIs to allow the company to make appropriate business decisions. 
  • Provide business intelligence to all other areas of the business to shape strategic planning. 
  • Support the finance team to build, review and assess the business projections.   
  • Assist in producing a variety of business forecasts – including licensing and sales - for potential future international projects.
  • Take a key role within the finance team to build and maintain short, medium, and long-term financial/strategic plans. 
  • Produce variance analysis on actuals against the annual budgets, cash forecasts, and revenue forecasts. 
  • Support in assessing commercial revenue deals with third parties across ticketing, F&B, merchandising and other ancillary revenue opportunities for the events. 
  • Involvement with specific project work and ad hoc analysis as required.


  • Experience in a similar role, with up to 3 years of relevant experience working in a commercially focused and business intelligence environment, ideally gained within the entertainment, brand or agency marketing sectors. 
  • Excellent financial and analytical modelling skills and strong presentation skills.
  • Experience analysing complex business arrangements 
  • An understanding of reporting on volume revenues and contractor partnership income.
  • A familiarity with a variety of business models – including licensing, ticketing, and sales.
  • A desire to work collaboratively with the finance team, CEO and other HODs to help create cross-functional alignment on commercial strategies. 
  • A passion for working in a start-up environment and highly adaptable. 
  • Experience and comfortable working in a small team in a hands-on role.  
  • A confident personable approach to business partnering with strong communication skills and the ability to work with professionals from a non-finance background. 
  • A strong key for detail and high standards. 
  • Advanced Excel skills and experience building reports and analysing data on BI systems. 
  • Advanced PowerPoint presentation skills  ACA, ACCA, CIMA or ICAEW pathway preferable. 
  • Experience in dealing with ticketing, royalties and licenses would be a bonus.


  • The opportunity to be part of a revolutionary concept.
  • Competitive salary and bonus scheme.
  • 6% matching pension contributions.
  • 10 complimentary tickets to the show every year.
  • Health Care Cash Plan, EAP and retail discounts.


Here at ABBA Voyage, we strive to be a business where difference is valued and everyone can thrive in a culture of equality, inclusion and belonging. We are committed to providing a truly inclusive environment that reflects today’s society, where everyone can bring their true selves to work, and where diverse voices and backgrounds are valued, heard, and well-represented.

ABBA Voyage welcomes applications from all sections of society. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, religion, or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic, or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or additional needs that require accommodation, please do not hesitate to let us know at the point of application.


We want everyone to make the most of the opportunity to shine and showcase their talents, so we are happy to adjust the recruitment process so you can be your best! Please don’t hesitate to discuss any specific requirements with us, or if you would feel more comfortable, you can email us at to let us know how we can support you.


If you are interested in this Commercial Analyst role, please send an up-to-date CV and a short cover letter and apply below now to be considered for the position; we look forward to welcoming you onto the team.