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Senior Finance Manager- 9 month FTC

Contract type: Fixed Term

Category: Finance

Location: Dunstable

There are circa 850 Premier Inn sites throughout the UK that need financial support and direction.


Taking a leading role in the Operations finance team, this role will involve business partnering with 8 x Operations Directors.

Location: Based in Dunstable, a minimum of 3 days per week in the office

Job type: Fixed term contract- 9 month Fixed Term Contract

Why you’ll love it here:

  • Bonus: Enjoy an annual Whitbread performance incentive worth up to 30% of base salary
  • Company car/allowance
  • Healthcare: For you and your family
  • Discounts: Up to 60% discount on Premier Inn stays and 25% discount on our Restaurant brands

What you’ll do:

  • Management, coaching and development of 3 direct reports
  • Leading the site level P&L budgeting for c850 sites
  • Insight and challenge on underlying drivers of region and site level performance including clear actions and measurement on the success of delivery.
  • Financial analysis over key operational change initiatives as part of the 5 year target operating model strategy
  • Lead the provision of information and insight into the monthly financial reviews process with the Operation Directors

What we need:

  • Excellent academics and ideally a qualified accountant
  • Strong understanding of financial planning and management techniques
  • Commercial Acumen – understanding of operational business drivers and ability to identify trends to inform future strategy.
  • Analytical skills – ability to identify core issues and provide assessments grounded in compelling logic.
  • Proven track record of influencing and challenging at a senior/director level

Be part of our finance team at Whitbread:

Times are changing and 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 are heading. #LI1-MS

 


We believe that everyone is unique and there should be no barriers to entry and no limits to ambition. We are committed to being an inclusive organisation that values diversity and welcomes your application whatever your background or situation.

Under-represented groups such as women, ethnic minorities, people with disabilities & members of the LGBTQIA+ community (those who identify as lesbian, gay, bi, trans and non-binary or those who use a different LGBTQIA+ term), are strongly encouraged to build a career with us. Speak to us about workplace adjustments, part-time and flexible working. Where possible we will support this.

Job ref: 829792-1629
Advertised: 28 Jun 2024

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