Finance Manager Retail Cost Base
Posted on Dec 9, 2018 by TUI in the UK
Retail is a key part of our vertically integrated business model, distributing c.30% of our in-house capacity to our customers through over 600 shops across the UK & Ireland, whilst setting the standard of service expected across our business
What you will be doing
Retail and Contact Centres are both a key part of our vertically integrated business model, distributing c.30% of our in-house capacity to our customers through over 600 shops across the UK & Ireland, whilst setting the standard of service to our customers across our business.
As the Finance Manager for Retail & Contact Centres you will be the first line of support for the Director of Retail, Facilities General Manager and Retail HR teams. The primary aims of the role is to drive accuracy and cost control for the Retail estate and Contact Centre as well providing key financial information to support the strategic priorities of the business.
Your role will be responsible for the understanding and forecasting of the cost base together with the timely identification of and communication and management of risks and opportunities as they arise together with potential mitigating actions. This will require detailed knowledge of the operations and relevant contracts across both the retail and contact centre estate.
You will also be responsible for a detailed understanding of all lines making up the retail and contact centre cost base and responsible for the annual cost base 5 year plan and annual budget working with business partners to build the cost base from a bottom up approach. The role also supports the completion of the annual retail productivity budget and periodic monitoring and amendment thereafter.
A number of key strategic Retail projects are also supported by this role; IFRS16 integration, evaluation and implementation of a retail target operating model, Project Atlas). The role also includes the production and financial challenge of business cases to support investment/closure proposals.
The role has two direct reports and is responsible for managing a total cost base of c£165m, across Retail and Contact Centres
What we are looking for
• Qualified accountant with minimum 3 years PQE
• Proven ability to influence and build strong relationships at senior levels
• Challenging and analytically minded
• Ability to deal with ambiguity and uncertainty
• Strong analytical and presentational skills
• Proactive attitude & self-starter
• Excellent organisational skills and ability to meet multiple deadlines
Working within TUI group
TUI UK and Ireland is the UK's largest tour operator with key brands including TUI, First Choice, Marella Cruises and Crystal Ski Holidays. Sub brands include Sensatori, Sensimar, and Family Life, as well as First Choice Holiday Villages and SplashWorld Resorts. Our airline is the UK's third largest with 62 aircraft operating to over 88 destinations in 30 countries. We have a team of more than 10,000 employees serving over 5.5 million customers each year.
It's our people that make us number one
TUI Group is the leading tourism business with over 67,000 employees across the world. The Group includes our unique hotel portfolio, our cruise ships, our own aircraft, tour operators, travel agencies, and much more. At TUI, we have embarked on a journey of development towards a more digital, connected and integrated future. But we haven't arrived there yet. Join us now and shape the future of travel.
You can look forward to a competitive salary, pension scheme and further benefits such as generous holiday discounts, great rates with foreign exchange and discounts with retailers.
How to apply
Apply online, we just need a few details from you and your CV.