Team Lead Financial Planning & Analysis

InterContinental Hotels Group
May 25, 2024
Jun 01, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Organization Type
Role Purpose

Deliver financial insight to support the CoE P&T team and Finance business partners in driving performance and value to IHG.

Key Accountabilities
  • Provide day to day decision support activities to the respective UK CoE team, incl. supporting first round of budgeting and forecasting, and management reporting and analysis for corporate results.
  • Take the lead on CoE month-end close activities including but not limited to the raising of journal requests.
  • Create and maintain dashboards and standard packs along with preliminary commentary.
  • Populate standard reports with data and consolidation of sub-sets and commentary.
  • Flexible to provide ad-hoc reports and analysis to support timely decision-making.
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and support the delivery of improvements in processes, systems and procedures.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships within the CoE and collaborate to deliver high quality outputs.
  • Build and maintain strong relationship with BSC, being able to collaborate to resolve issues quickly and effectively.
  • Ensure documentation of relevant processes is created and maintained.
  • Take ownership and accountability of management reporting through maintenance of data logs.
  • Support audit queries.

Key Skills & Experiences
  • Preferably CA/CWA with up to 2 years of work experience in a similar role or CA (I)/CWA (I)/MBA in Finance with at least 3 to 5 years of work experience in a similar role.
  • Experience as a finance analyst is desired, including experience with operational planning, budgeting and forecasting processes, management reporting.
  • Advanced user of Oracle, reporting tools, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Expert knowledge of Essbase/Smart view,
  • Experience of working in Hyperion, OAC and Think cell tool.
  • Ability to priorities and to operate effectively in a fast moving, global environment with tight deadlines.
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Critical thinking and ability to connect and explain linkage between drivers and outputs.