Date:  Sep 5, 2023
Company:  Wizz Air Hungary Légiközlekedési Korlátolt Felelős

Budapest, HU, H-1103


Wizz Air is a leading European low-cost airline with a fleet of modern and fuel-efficient aircraft. Our mission is to provide affordable and reliable air travel to everyone, everywhere, while minimizing our environmental impact. We are proud to foster a diverse and inclusive team of over 8,000 employees from more than 90 nationalities, who share our values of inclusivity, positivity, dedication, integrity, and sustainability.


As a rapidly expanding airline, we offer exciting career opportunities across a range of functions, from flight operations to engineering, customer service, finance, and more. We provide extensive training and development opportunities to help our employees grow and succeed in their roles. Joining Wizz Air means joining a team that is passionate about aviation, dedicated to excellence, and committed to making air travel accessible and sustainable for all. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in the aviation industry, we welcome you to explore our job opportunities and become a part of our success story.


Commercial Controller 

Based in BUD - Office 



Purpose of the position:


The Commercial Controller reports directly to the Head of FP&A and Controlling and plays a critical role in driving the goals and profitability of the company.

The Commercial Controller challenges the Revenue management and Network Development departments on the quality of their budgets, forecasts and their decision-making in general, for which purpose analytical reviews need to take place.

The Commercial Controller supports the Business in performance management, provides insight in financial consequences of proposals and decisions and prepares accountability meetings with senior management, notably the monthly Route Profitability Meeting.

The Commercial Controller is expected to be an agent of change and constantly looking for ways to improve processes of the Commercial organization and the larger organization, including supporting cross-functional projects. The Commercial Controller must be an effective communicator and is responsible for raising issues to the Leadership Team members and Heads of Functions in the organization.



What we offer:  


  • Base salary and employee bonus scheme  
  • Unlimited number of significantly discounted and confirmed seating tickets, giving access to a continuously growing network of destinations 
  • Relocation package (if applicable) – expense budget, Temporary accommodation, Administration support  
  • Life insurance 
  • AYCM sport pass contracting possibility 
  • Instant impact, from any level of the organisation, exposure to C-suite management 
  • Fast career progression, internal mobility and talent management supported by training opportunities (Wizz Academy and bespoke training) 
  • True international and multi-cultural work environment, passionate, driven and diverse teams 





  • Promote the Wizz Air ultra-low cost principles throughout the company.
  • Challenge/be involved with the annual revenue budget and 3-Year plan.
  • Update the weekly revenue and monthly rolling forecasts.
  • Partnering with the Commercial team and being responsible for supporting and controlling primarily the Network Development and Revenue Management teams and -processes. Coordinate with the other Commercial departments (Marketing & Communications, Customer Experience, Digital Revenue) and Managing Directors of the individual airlines in the Group to make sure that the maximum level of revenue is achieved at the lowest possible cost.
  • Responsible for the reliability of the Route Profitability System and the reports derived from it and analyze and report on the profitability of the network and the individual airlines in the Group on a monthly basis.
  • Take part from an early stage in setting up business cases underlying network decisions (e.g. opening/closing/frequency of routes) and new products (ancillary revenues).
  • Work closely together with the Commercial departments to build the annual revenue budget, be involved with the update of the weekly and monthly rolling revenue forecasts and to develop KPI’s to effectively monitor, challenge and manage the business.
  • Understand and where needed challenge the Revenue Management, Network development and Digital Revenue departments, for example by setting up a standalone revenue forecasting model with which departmental forecasts can be challenged.
  • Work with the Leadership Team and Heads of Functions within the Commercial organization to improve the speed, accuracy, and reporting of the annual budget and weekly forecast process, including but not limited to an active involvement in updating the weekly revenue forecast.
  • Perform variance analysis on the month-end close and forecast numbers, build revenue and cost review presentations, and present trends and analysis to management.
  • Develop KPI’s and dashboards to more effectively monitor and manage the business.
  • Identify, track, and drive cost savings and margin initiatives throughout the company.
  • Conduct ad hoc and structural analysis, projects and reports to support the Head of Financial Planning & Controlling, the CFO and wider Leadership Team and operating groups.






  • University degree is required, preferably with finance/economics/econometrics or operations research/applied mathematics in the curriculum.
  • 6 to 8 years of experience in financial/business controlling is required at minimum.
  • Excellent skills in MS Office (Excel notably), experience with BI tools (e.g. MS PowerBI) and Corporate Performance Management tools (e.g. Anaplan).
  • Background in and understanding of airline processes and operations in general is an advantage.
  • Hard working, ’can do’, attitude, working in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Willingness to dive into the details, striving for continuous improvement.
  • Able to step forward and communicate the message; outgoing, good presentation skills.
  • Commercial acumen.
  • Quick in understanding complex systems.



Work time: full time



When applying, please only provide valid information regarding your educational background and certificates, as the original documents will be requested during the hiring process.


We look forward to meeting you and learning more about your skills and experience. Join the Wizz Air team and discover the world of opportunities. 



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