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Senior Finance Manager - IT, Data and Projects

Senior Finance Manager - IT, Data and Projects

  • easyJet - 4 jobs

Greater London, England


We have disrupted the way people travel since we started 25 years ago and, in recent times, have faced the biggest disruption in our history, but we are back flying and want you to come and join us. We carry more than 96 million passengers annually, over 1000 routes across 36 countries. We lead the industry in data, digital, web, engineering and operational innovations, to make travel more easy and affordable for our passengers. We take sustainability seriously, and we are the first major airline to operate net-zero carbon flights across the whole of our network.

easyJet has been decisive in meeting the challenges presented by the current pandemic by cutting costs, reducing our capex while retaining our fleet flexibility and securing an additional £2bn in funding. After grounding our fleet in March, we successfully resumed operations in mid-June, incorporating new enhanced bio security measures to ensure our staff and customers can fly safely. We will gradually ramp up our flying to around 75% of our routes in August, albeit with lower frequencies, so our customers can travel again.

As Europe emerges from the Covid-19 crisis, easyJet is well placed to strengthen its leading position as a trusted brand offering value for money with an industry-leading network of primary airports. This time has taught us more about flexibility, balance and wellbeing - whether that's working remotely, part time, or needing extra support when times are tough - because it's clear that our people and passion set us apart. When you fly with us you'll see we have bags of passion for travel and getting you to your destination with the best experience possible. Working in our non-flying roles is no different and our culture - known as our orange spirit - is a real thing - and it's people who love to work with fast paced, quick thinking and energetic people. You need to have resilience to work here (as recent events have shown) but the experience you gain is like no other.

Reporting to the Head of Financial Planning and Analysis, this is a key management role within the team and provides complete financial ownership for all IT, Data and Project related costs. This role will also be responsible for 2 direct reports, to support and deliver the activities under the leadership of this role. This role is a key business partnering role.

> The role has responsibility for the accounting and control over IT, Data and Projects.
> The role provides a business partnership between the business owners and the financial performance of easyJet for IT, Data and Projects.
> The role has responsibility for ensuring business delivery and performance and for driving action where performance does not meet business requirements.
> The role provides both current (actuals) and future performance analysis and gives guidance on Forecasts, Budgets and 5yr plans.
> The role supports and monitors cost saving initiatives in IT, Data and Projects.


Business Partnering

Provides a true Business Partner framework for the IT, Data and Projects team within easyJet ensuring that the business owners are supported with the right insight and information at all times. This role is a sounding board, counsel and confidant for the Directors responsible for each area of business.

Provides financial leadership to the easyJet Directors and their teams covering:
> Budget and Outlook Setting.
> Monthly reporting and analysis.
> Re-forecasting.
> Business case evaluation.
> 5yr Planning.
> Ad-hoc projects.

Strategy & Performance
> Develops and delivers presentations to senior executives regarding business performance and metrics that impact business outcomes.
> Helps drive business initiatives that serve as a catalyst for change by helping leaders and managers deliver successful change programmes that impact on the business.
> Prompts emergent risks and issues to drive strategic interventions and business action
> Predicts future outcomes and impacts including half year and full year guidance to Head of Financial Planning and Analysis
> Serves as a subject matter expert to IT, Data and Project leaders regarding the use of financial insight and analysis to drive business performance and delivery.
> Understands the business's strategic and operating plans and develop approaches to support objective decision-making across all aspects of business performance
> Drives operational and finance process improvements for own

Accounting and Control
> Has responsibility for all control, accounting and reporting activities of the IT, Data and Projects cost centres. The team will utilise the output from the Finance transactions team where possible and draw upon expertise from the technical te
Full time

Posted 27 Jul 2020

Closes 26 Aug 2020

Ref: 11158

This job was posted to: Airline IT

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