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Financial Planning & Analysis Manager - UPB Head Office

Urban Pubs & Bars
London, Greater London
Up to 80000.00 per annum plus bonus
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Financial Planning & Analysis Manager - UPB Head Office

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager - Up to 80k + Bonus - Urban Pubs and Bars - London

Urban Pubs and Bars are seeking an experienced Financial Planning and Analysis Manager to join our Finance team. The successful candidate will be friendly, personable and passionate about the food and beverage industry. This is a fantastic opportunity for an FP&A Manager to join an award-winning, London-based pub, bar and restaurant group.

Who we are:

A London-based company with a portfolio of over 40 eclectic properties and growing across London. Ranked number 28 in the Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 list, nominated for 2 Publican Awards in 2020, winning the award for 'Best Managed Pub Company - 2-50 sites' on the night, awarded 'Best Food-led Pub Company 2021' at the R200 awards and recently winning the '2023 Best Managed Pub Company' at the Publican Awards.

Our people play a pivotal role in creating an eclectic mix of unique establishments all with a friendly atmosphere, delicious food, awesome service and an experience not to be forgotten.

The Role:

Working closely with numerous stakeholders throughout the business, the FP&A Manager will report to the CFO and will be responsible for the preparation of weekly flash reporting, assisting with the annual budgeting and reforecast processes across the Group as well as supporting with the financial analysis and production of accurate, insightful information to help inform both short term and strategic decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

You are custodian of the annual planning and budgeting process.

Working alongside the CFO to develop a 3 Year Plan framework for the business.

Own the annual Budget process liaising with operations on site sales, labour, gross margin and discretionary cost budgets and with management accountants to budget for fixed costs.

Work under the guidance of the CFO to maintain a fully integrated P&L, Balance sheet and Cashflow budget model.

  • Preparation of weekly and monthly operational reports and Key Performance Indicators ("KPI's") for UPB, for example weekly sales & wages reports and monthly operations reports to present and highlight key performance trends.
  • Develop a framework, and be the custodian for, quarterly reforecasting within the business.
  • Develop a report to monitor capital expenditure for new site acquisitions, refurbishment of existing sites and for maintenance capital including post investment appraisal.
  • Become the Finance Team expert for reporting from UPB's key systems (Sage 50cloud accounting, Zonal Till system and S4Labour payroll and scheduling) and take ownership of databases, Data Warehouse or other excel reports/models that are used/developed for the purpose of reporting.
  • Support the Operations Director and Operations Managers through providing a suite of insightful weekly and monthly KPI reports
  • Assist the CFO or any other member of the Finance team with any ad-hoc reporting, analysis, projects or planning that may be required from time to time

As FP&A Manager you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Advanced Excel experience
  • Excellent data analysis and presentation skills.
  • Experience working with various systems and large, complex datasets.
  • Strong understanding of financial statements and ability to model them
  • Analytical, creative thinker, who is detail oriented.
  • Self-motivated problem solver.
  • Willingness to implement process improvement.
  • Experience with data analytics visualisation tools.
  • The candidate is likely to be a qualified accountant with c.5 years' PQE

What's in it for you?

Treat Yourself

  • Up to 30% off any UPB sites for you and up to 6 guests
  • Lunch on us Monday - Wednesday

Look After Yourself

  • Employee Assistance Program through License Trade Charity
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity / Paternity pay
  • Workplace nursery benefits
  • Birthdays are for celebrating, take the day off on us
  • Access your salary anytime through Wagestream

Progress Yourself

  • Access to our fantastic L&D Calendar, there's always an opportunity to learn something new
  • A personalised learning & development plan to further develop your skills and knowledge
  • Career progression with a fast-growing, award winning, London-based pub, bar and restaurant group

Be Yourself

  • Employee referral scheme - paying up to 1000 per successful referral
  • Length of Service recognition and awards
  • Epic company parties and incentives

Sound like the opportunity you looking for?

Get in touch so we can arrange a call, have a coffee (and a laugh) and get you started.


We're a growing brand of independent pubs, bars & restaurants in the heart of London. 

Urban Pubs & Bars was founded in 2014 by Nick Bring and Malcolm Heap and has since expanded to an estate of 40 pubs, bars and restaurants across London.

Our ethos focuses on acquiring the best sites in the right locations and recruiting exceptional operators who are as passionate about food and drink as we are. Establishing the right offer and investing in the right areas is key, whilst devoting tine and attention to the team that operate those sites is a major part of that investment.

We're always looking for talented people to join our team. If you're enthusiastic, full of energy, love being around people and have a passion for all things hospitality, then apply. 

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