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About Merlin Entertainments Plc
Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We're Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. As you can imagine, running our business calls for a lot of different talents. We love what we do and if you're as serious about fun as we are, rest assured an exciting career awaits.
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Group Internal Reporting Analyst
Poole, UK
United Kingdom
Competitive rate of pay
Full time
24 Jul 2018
12 Jul 2018
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We are Merlin Entertainments… The name behind world famous attractions including LEGOLAND, SEA LIFE, Alton Towers Resort and Thorpe Park.

Be a part of the Merlin magic by joining the Merlin Corporate team. We hire and empower smart people who love what they do. Now’s your chance to join us!

We are seeking a detail orientated Group Internal Reporting Analyst to join Merlin’s Group FRP&A team based at our Head Office in Poole, Dorset.

Reporting to the Group Internal Reporting Manager, you will be responsible for the production of key internal reports within Merlin, producing accurate information on a timely basis.

Managing relationships with site based finance teams you will provide support to the Group Internal Reporting Manager, the FRPA team, Midway Senior Financial Analyst and the Group Sustainability Manager. Key responsibilities include:
- Own production of Weekly Group Reporting to deliver all weekly reporting to include both weekly flash results and visitor and revenue reporting.
- Own production of the Monthly capital reports liaising with the relevant site based finance staff with responsibility for monthly capital reporting submissions.
- Ownership of the Capex Budget tracking process, including the design of the DAF forms, Budget control forms, templates and guidance notes.
- Maintain FX rates in HFM on a timely basis for all processes.
- Assist in the production of management accounts and other monthly group reporting processes
- Assist in the annual Strategic Plan, Capital Planning, Budget and Forecast processes.
- Support the Group Internal Reporting Manager and other FRPA team members with the performance of their duties as required. Produce Midway weekly reporting as required by the Midway Senior Financial Analyst.
- Other ad hoc tasks.

We are looking for the following skills and experience…
- With a finance degree or equivalent you should be part qualified (stage 1 at least) with some PQE experience. Study support (ACCA / CIMA) will be provided.
- Advanced Excel skills.
- Experience with HFM or similar consolidation system experience beneficial
- Reporting is the fundamental purpose of the role - accuracy and dealing with large volumes of data are essential to success.
- Excellent written communication skills, along with well-developed interpersonal skills and an ability to relate to a variety of individuals including senior stakeholders.
- With strong personal organisation and time management skills, you will have the ability to self-manage coupled with the ability to flex and think outside of the box!

The Benefits…
We’re growing fast and alongside a fun and friendly environment, we offer a fabulous package and amazing prospects – ideal if you’re already fantastic and can quickly become even better (our magic can help here). Benefits include Pension, Life Assurance, discretionary company bonus, 25 days holiday and, of course, a Merlin Magic Pass which gives you and your friends and family free admission to all of our attractions worldwide, as well as 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants and 40% discount on LEGO.
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