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Finance Manager

Contract type: Fixed Term

Category: Finance

Location: Dunstable

Whitbread’s accounting and reporting function is crucial in demonstrating the success of our Premier Inn brand being the leading budget hotel chain in the UK.

You will take the lead role in the internal reporting team and be responsible for ensuring accurate and efficient accounting, consolidation, and internal reporting processes.

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

Job Type: 12 month fixed term contract

Why you’ll love it here:

  • Bonus: Enjoy an annual Whitbread performance incentive worth up to 30% of base salary
  • 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:

  • Overall ownership for the Group close, ensuring a high quality, efficient process whilst managing senior stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain robust reporting processes and systems to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Provide insightful analysis and interpretation of financial results to senior management, highlighting key trends and risks.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to streamline reporting processes and enhance data accuracy and integrity.
  • Monitor and evaluate internal controls to ensure compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements including the Group’s.

What we need:

  • Qualified accountant (ACMA, ACCA, ACA)
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of ERP and other financial systems
  • Leadership, planning and understanding of complex processes.
  • Strong database and Excel modelling skills
  • Experience of planning and delivering controls and governance

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: 831995-1629
Advertised: 29 May 2024

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