Sr Finance Business Partner
LEGOLAND Florida Resort is a 150-acre interactive theme park dedicated to families with children between the ages of 2 and 12. With more than 50 rides, shows, and attractions, and uniquely themed LEGOLAND Water Park, LEGOLAND Hotel, and LEGOLAND Beach Resort inspired by the LEGO and DUPLO brands, LEGOLAND is geared towards family fun! Compensation for this position starts at $115K/year.
Provide a broad approach to our finance business working with multiple business entities including P&L support with consideration given to pricing, yield, margins, operating costs & profitability.
Understand and support the wider business to maintain audit and financial legislative standards, building and maintaining partnerships to develop strong networks across the areas of responsibility.
Support the Finance Business Partners by developing tactical delivery plans that support the financial objectives of the different business area(s) ensuring the finance processes reflect accurate and timely financial reporting.
Partner with the business stakeholders to negotiate, deliver and drive sound financial vendor and customer terms through building the right external relationships for Merlin.
Provide overall financial analysis and insight into business drivers to deliver and develop the site’s strategic objectives and annual budget, using expertise and forecasting to assess new ideas and impacts and set realistic and achievable goals.
Preparation of month end commentary, providing insights and suggestions for remedial activities.
Review and approve balance sheet account reconciliations.
Investigate & review reported KPI trends, implementing plans to enhance performance.
Review and challenge unusual P&L movements, forecasts, and fluctuations to ensure forecast and actual financial performance are robust.
Strong Accounting background - MBA, CPA a plus!
5yrs + experience within a Commercial Finance role
Experience in running and performing budgeting/forecasting processes
Providing financial support that drives commercial decisions
Experience in a consumer facing organization with a continuous improvement agenda
Excellent analytical ability with a good attention to detail
Strong communication with the ability to present plans to support business decisions, to both finance and non-finance partners.
Excellent health care options (medical, dental, and vision that encourage preventative care)
401(k) program with company match
Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO)
Access to Merlin’s parks and attractions around the world for family and friends
EVERYONE MATTERS AT MERLIN
At Merlin Entertainments, we welcome the world to our magical attractions and resorts every day, and we want to reflect that same multicultural mix inside our business too. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace where people can be themselves, have the same opportunities and thrive together. Because at Merlin, everyone matters! Together, we work to build a workplace where everyone feels valued, no matter their age, race, gender, disability or sexual orientation. Although we understand that we'll always be learning and growing, aiming to be the most inclusive and flexible employer in our industry.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.