Virgin Active

Senior Finance Analyst - London

Virgin Active
Greater London, England
£40-50,000 annual salary + 10% bonus
01 May 2018
29 May 2018
Job Type
Full Time

Do you have a strong commercial finance background with experience of a large, multi-site organisation in a fast paced environment? Are you looking for an exciting opportunity in a globally recognised brand?

Here at Virgin Active, we are looking for a Senior Finance Analyst to help lead the strategic planning and budgeting process for the UK business. You will play a key role in a well respected Finance team, who operate at the core of business decision making.  The role has a wide scope, is varied & interesting; providing the successful candidate with a great opportunity to really influence & lead the way with our business performance.

Your job:

Reporting into the head of Planning & Commercial Finance, the main responsibilities of the Senior Finance Analyst include:

  • Leading & managing all forward looking planning, budget and forecast processes including the annual budget, quarterly and periodic in year reforecasts and long term strategic planning processes across the P&L
  • Budgeting & reporting on product business areas – managing these P&L’s, working closely with Heads of Product to support decision making and drive business performance
  • Identification of risks & opportunities within club product P&L performance prior to month end reporting and assessment of potential mitigating actions to support wider forecasting processes
  • Ownership of club payroll budgeting, forecasting & reporting, understanding variances to budget and mitigating risks & optimising budget cost
  • Financial modelling to analyse feasibility of new revenue streams and performance driving initiatives
  • Reviewing & challenging of historical trading results of individual clubs understanding reasons for trends and variances to budget

Your commitment:

You will be based in our Barbican (Central London) Head Office. This is a full time role working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday; working hours are typical office times.

What we can’t live without:

Joining a friendly & committed team, we’re looking for someone who is highly ambitious with a passion to learn and the credibility to work closely with the senior leadership team to drive the business forward.

To be successful as a Senior Finance Analyst with us, you will also have/be:

  • A professional accountancy qualification (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent); part qualified candidates will also be considered
  • Commercially minded with an eye for detail
  • The ability to communicate complex information in a stimulating & meaningful way at all levels and cross-functionality
  • Influential & persuasive, with the ability to work at pace
  • Strive for constant improvement and the ability to embrace change in a positive way

The Perks:

In return for your expertise, we’ll support you in this new challenge with coaching & development every step of the way. You’ll have a dedicated Manager and a supportive wider team to really set you up for success.

Also, to reward your hard work you’ll get:

  • Complimentary VA health club membership for you & a buddy!
  • Discretionary bonus of up to 10% of annual salary
  • Virgin Tribe – discounts on loads of Virgin products & services.
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Birthday bonus day off (in addition to your annual leave)
  • Pension contributions matched up to 5%
  • Health & dental care

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