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FP&A Analyst

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This role will be responsible for completing financial and economic analysis, providing support to the FP&A managers by developing, maintaining, and providing financial information, plans and projecti...

Role: FP&A Analyst

Function: FP&A & Corporate

Location: Dunstable, Bedfordshire (Hybrid working)

Employment Type: Permanent

This role will be responsible for completing financial and economic analysis, providing support to the FP&A managers by developing, maintaining, and providing financial information, plans and projections.

This will require strong analytical skills and the ability to work flexibly across a broad spectrum of areas from strategic planning, financial modelling and detailed analysis.

A key role in the control, reporting and forecasting Whitbread’s Capital spend & depreciation P&L costs.

Inside the Role

  • Budgeting, forecasting and 5 year plan for PI&R including both the P&L and balance sheet
  • Monthly KPI reporting to Exco and Board of key performance drivers for the group
  • Monthly reporting and insight on group capital spend & associated depreciation costs
  • Identification, collation, and review of monthly Risks & opportunities facing the business
  • Support to Group for external reporting at quarter / half / year end
  • Ad hoc reporting / requests, for example Capital Markets Day, queries from Investor Relations
  • Wincard reporting and systems support
  • Reporting and insight on everyday efficiency savings across the group
  • Work flexibly across a range of financial report production and strategic finance projects as required
  • Ability to run and manage sales reporting in OBIA

We’re open to you

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience of working at this level in a specialist area
  • Part-qualified or Qualified Accountant or by experience.
  • 1-2 years of experience from a similar analytical role
  • Experience working in a high-pressured environment, meeting deadlines consistently whilst maintaining accuracy.
  • Experience of working with spreadsheet-base financial models and templates


  • Good financial reporting and analytical knowledge.
  • Modelling and data management
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong system, presentation, analytical skills
  • Organised and motivated, able to manage and prioritise own work and manage others.
  • Ability to influence across a wide range of management to board level, and other finance teams.

Times are changing, but our ambition is bigger than ever. This means huge things when it comes to budget and forecasting, and that’s where our Finance team really springs into action. Finding the right answers to drive us forwards. With new concepts launching, new spaces secured and reams of plans in motion, there’s no more exciting time to join than right now. Get to experience career growth that moves as fast as we do, and be part of framing where we’re headed.

We’re 1,200 hotels and restaurants in the UK, Germany and the UAE, but we’re more than that. We’re the 35,000 people supporting our brands every day. The ones sourcing the nation’s favourite breakfast, plating up family favourites, and the great night’s sleep guaranteed people. We’re also always preparing for new openings, looking ahead and revamping our online presence. We do it for our guests, and it’s the details that keep them returning time and time again. We could be at the end of their road, their trusty choice for business trips, or we could be the place they associate with big celebrations up and down the country. We’re a constant in a changing world, and we’d love you to join us.  Bring your energy, ideas and sense of fun, we’re waiting and so are our brands.

In return for your commitment, we’ve got some great benefits to offer:

  • Salary - Up to 10% Bonus
  • Car allowance
  • Sharesave scheme
  • A collaborative work culture that focuses on enabling your success and continuing your personal development
  • A genuine flexible working policy
  • Individual BUPA healthcare
  • Optional contributory pension matched up to 10%
  • Up to 25% discount off our brands 
  • Perks at work 



Whitbread is an inclusive employer. We believe that everyone is unique and there should be no barriers to entry and no limits to ambition. We welcome your application whatever your background or situation. Under-represented groups such as women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities & members of the LGBTQ+ community (those who identify as gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, trans sexual, non binary or use another term), are strongly encouraged to build a career with us. We are open to part-time and flexible working and, where possible, will try to support this.

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06 May 2022

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