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Senior Financial Planning Analyst

UK&I Head Office
Salary DOE

THE TRAILER – A BIT ABOUT US

Vue is part of Vue International, one of the world’s leading cinema operators. From the brands creation in 2003 we have grown rapidly and now have a presence across 10 countries, winning numerous awards for both our service and innovation along the way.

With more than 850 screens across 91 cinemas nationwide, the UK&I remains the biggest territory serving 40 million customers last year and employing nearly 4500 people.

Our UK Head Office, based in Chiswick Park, West London offers a vibrant, fast paced environment where our employees work tirelessly to look for new ways of working and innovations that ensure we remain widely recognised as a leader in out-of-home entertainment and the ‘big screen’ experience.

ACT 1 – THE ROLE

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Financial Planning Analyst to join our UK and Ireland Finance team. Reporting into the FP&A Manager the Senior Financial Planning Analyst will Review and interpret historical results to improve understanding of performance and challenge financial information provided by others. They will complete territory FP&A reporting for the UK&I Exec and Group that provides insight and adds value.

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Take ownership of assigned areas reviewing all key numbers and analysis prepared by other information owners to ensure full understanding
  • Appropriately challenge and interpret numbers for assigned areas to ensure robustness of information
  • Identify business trends and areas of concern and conduct further analysis, both in BAU and initiatives,
  • Review the Territory Board month end pack ensuring insightful commentary is provided for the FP&A Manager to submit final pack to Group
  • Prepare quarterly bond reporting
  • Continuously look for ways to simplify and streamline all reporting to ensure consistency of information
  • Analyse business performance against business plans
  • Review and interpret the weekly outlook file for the FP&A Manager
  • Presentation elements of the Forecast to the UK&I MD, FD and Exec team
  • Work with management accountants and the business partners to understand and challenge numbers and assumptions for P&L lines for quarterly forecast/budget/3-year plan assumptions
  • Continuously look for ways to simplify and streamline all planning processes to improve information flows
  • Be pro-active in identifying further areas for analysis that can be shared with the wider business to provide insight and drive change

ACT 2 – WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE YOU’LL NEED

  • A qualified ACMA, or ACA
  • Demonstrable reporting and planning experience in a medium to large corporate entity (ideally within the Retail, Hospitality or Leisure sector)
  • Ability to work accurately and to manage tight timelines in a fluid environment
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen, with the ability to connect the financial numbers with the commercial narrative
  • Good interpersonal skills, working with different grades of people across the business
  • A good sense of humour! 

THE FINALE – WHY YOU’LL WANT IT

  • A competitive salary
  • Annual company Bonus Scheme
  • 23 Days’ Holiday (plus bank holidays), increasing by one day with every year of service up to a maximum of 25
  • Employer Contributory Pension Plan, Private Healthcare, Life Assurance
  • Unlimited free cinema tickets for yourself and up to 4 guests plus 40% off concessions

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