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Finance Manager
Croydon, UK
Croydon
Greater London
United Kingdom
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Full time
13 Dec 2019
JR3433
29 Nov 2019
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A LITTLE ABOUT US
Finding your fit. It's what The Gym is all about. No matter your shape or size or experience, there's a place for everyone here. Whether you're walking into a gym for the first time or you're training for your 39th marathon, The Gym is where you take yourself to the next level.

We don't wanna make a big song and dance about it (we'll save that for our classes), but it's a pretty great place to work too. Whether you're a personal trainer, running the whole gym, or supporting the business centrally we'll provide a friendly, place where you can learn and improve that is flexible to your needs. It's not all bean bags and massages though, we push everyone to challenge their limits (sometimes further than they think they can go), because it's how you'll get the most out of your body or your career.

The proof is in the (low calorie, high protein) pudding: we have one of the lowest turnovers of staff of any gym company in the country, and happy colleagues make for a happy atmosphere which makes for happy members.

Seeing everyone at The Gym grow by taking on amazing development opportunities in a growing business, and trying their arm at new things gives us a warm fuzzy feeling. And we want everyone who comes to us to get a piece of that amazing just-smashed-my-personal-best action.

It's your purpose, our promise.

A LITTLE ABOUT THE ROLE
Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager (Commercial and Marketing), the Finance Manager (Revenue) will be fulfilling a critical role for the business as the leading finance person for Revenue:
* Primary finance business partner to a number of senior stakeholders within the business, helping them understand revenue and member volume performance;
* Responsible for review of key month end accounting and reporting activities, including insight into the various components of volume and yield;
* Responsible for daily, monthly and annual forecasting of volume, yield and revenue, understanding the key drivers and impacts they have on the overall business;
* Working closely with the head of revenue optimisation on various initiatives.

Key Responsibilities
Ongoing responsibilities to include preparation of financials and commentary for internal management reporting packs to support stakeholders across the business, attending monthly meetings with stakeholders to review financials.
* Up to date member and revenue forecasting, looking at in month and longer term impacts to help drive decisions.
* Yield analysis, helping the business understand how we are growing this metric and what impact each component has.
* Assisting regional managers with yield opportunities.
* Monthly revenue and analysis that will feed in to key reporting packs.
* Monthly rolling forecast, with commentary on the changes and impacts going forwards.
* Work closely with the Head of Revenue Optimisation on various projects to further enhance our product offering and yield drivers.

A LITTLE ABOUT YOU
You Should Have:
* A recognised accounting qualification * Strong knowledge of Excel and a good general knowledge of financial systems

Desirable
* Experience working in industry for a fast-paced, growth business
* Good experience with Power BI and Workday

The successful applicant will have the following competencies / characteristics:
* Have strong technical knowledge including practical application of IFRS
* Have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to explain finance to non-finance
* Have a good eye for detail
* Have good commercial acumen and problem-solving skills
* Enjoy helping other members of the business achieve their goals

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?
* Performance related bonus scheme
* Lots of flexibility & freedom - we welcome discussions around working flexibly at the gym
* Free Gym membership for you and one other
* In-house development training opportunities
* 100s of lovely discounts on big brands
* Pension scheme
* 33 days holiday (Inc Bank Holidays)
* Cycle to work scheme
* Company Share Plan
* Season ticket loans
* Employee Assistant Programme

That's you, right? Thought so. Come and find your fit at The Gym …
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Danielle Neil The Gym Group

Danielle Neil

Assistant General Manager
London Canning Town, The Gym Group
Fitness is personal, something that seems simple for one person can be lifechanging for another