Description du poste
Something very exciting is happening across China… The magic of LEGOLAND is coming to Shenzhen, Shanghai and Sichuan! Due to open within four years, these will be the first LEGOLAND Parks to delight the Chinese public.
In conjunction with Zhongjun, we’re looking for a Finance Director to lead the team in Sichuan.
About the Role
As the Finance Director you will have the overall responsibility for the finance, loss prevention and logistics divisions. The Director must ensure that all administrative services within the above areas are planned and executed, making sure that the right processes, systems and staff are in place to support LEGOLAND Sichuan Resort.
- To play an active and visible part of the Site Leadership team with pro-active input and financial support to the business;
- To have overall accountability for financial planning, annual budgeting and forecasting within the Attraction/Brand/Region to set realistic and achievable targets;
- To support the Divisional Director by providing strategic insight to support effective decision making, along with driving the annual budgeting process and Business Plan process;
- To development, monitor and control the Capital Expenditure plan and its financial delivery through the annual cycle, in line with Merlin’s guidelines and hurdle rates;
- To be accountable for Attraction/Brand/Region standards of audit and associated improvement measures;
- To contribute to the overall Yield Management Strategy, responding to environmental and market forces;
- To provide strong leadership of the Finance Business Partner’s and Profit Protection specialists including performance, engagement and learning development in line with Merlin’s HR processes, role and individual’s needs.
You are a strong qualified accountant with at least 10 years of experience within a financial management role. You’ll also have:
- Proven Leadership Skills;
- Experience of running and performing budgeting or forecasting processes;
- A strong commercial acumen;
- Excellent analytical ability with a good attention to detail;
- Strong communication skills with the ability to present plans to support business decisions;
- Experience of being part of a senior team delivering operational excellence.
Merlin Entertainments is working with Zhongjun to build and manage LEGOLAND Sichuan Resort.
We are business built on fun, operating over 125 attractions in 22 countries. We’re made up of truly iconic brands such as Madame Tussauds, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, The London Eye, and more!