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Business Partner – Technology & Capital
Hemel Hempstead (Hybrid)
Annual Salary + Bonus and Benefits

Haven is seeking a Finance Business Partner with a focus on Technology and

The role
involves providing financial analysis and strategic guidance to support various
teams, particularly in Technology, Property, and Capital, as well as wider
operations. Responsibilities include running investment appraisals, writing
business cases, and tracking project performance. The ideal candidate will
serve as a key advisor in decision-making processes, leveraging risk
intelligence and financial expertise to support the business effectively. Additionally,
you will oversee two direct reports, further enhancing the team’s capabilities
and productivity.

is a full-time, permanent position based at our Head Office in Hemel Hempstead,
with an expectation of three days per week onsite and the remainder working

Your Opportunity:
To learn, develop and become an expert in a key area of the business by:

– Leading investment appraisal processes for capital projects, including Technology, utilising industry metrics such as ROI, Payback period, NPV analysis.
– Collaborating with Capital planning teams to align investment appraisal methodologies with strategic planning.
– Implementing continuous improvement approaches to tracking, reporting, and forecasting spending in Technology and Capital.
– Applying professional scepticism to assess projects periodically using measurable financial metrics.
– Ensuring alignment of projects with overall business plans and priorities, communicating relevant issues to stakeholders.
– Providing guidance and input into decision-making based on gained insights.
– Fostering a risk-intelligent culture by appropriately challenging the business.
– Translating complex financial analysis into an understandable language for non-finance teams, linking performance to Balanced scorecard metrics.
– Identifying opportunities in capital and technology procurement.
– Contributing to annual budget process, focusing on capital rationing, cash flow budgets, and growth assumptions.
– Hosting regular business reviews and present insights to keep teams informed.
– Collaborating with finance and BI teams to develop standardised reports for business performance analysis.
– Contributing to periodic reporting and attend external meetings to meet stakeholder requirements and provide senior management with insights

What we’d like you to bring:
– Strong understanding of accounting principles and their impact on business decisions.
– Familiarity with accounting standards, financial reporting, tax, and compliance.
– Collaborative communication skills for conveying complex financial information to stakeholders.
– Proficiency in data analysis tools and effective time management.
– Ability to identify value-creating opportunities and develop actionable recommendations.
– Post Qualified experience within a Professional Accounting/Finance qualification such as CIMA, ACCA or ACA 
– Experience in cross-functional teamwork and leadership in driving financial initiatives.
– Track record in developing and implementing strategic financial plans aligned with business objectives.
– Initiative, integrity, and engagement to strengthen financial culture and compliance.
– Leadership in ensuring team awareness and adherence to financial regulations and standards.

What’s In
It For You?
– Holiday allowance that rises with service, plus a ‘Holiday Buy Scheme’
– Annual bonus
– 20% discount on both Haven and Warner Hotels holiday for you, family and
– Comprehensive wellbeing support
– Access to the Bourne Leisure corporate box at the O2 Arena ,London
– Exclusive discounts with corporate partners
– Exciting career pathways, including Learning and Development opportunities
such as Apprenticeships and Degrees
– Enhanced family friendly policies and pay (eligibility criteria applied)
Who are we? 
We’re part of an award-winning Bourne Leisure family, which includes Haven
& Warner Hotels. We have 9,000 fantastic team members and 39 beautiful
seaside locations and our HQ based in Hemel Hempstead. 
What’s it like to work with us? 
Working with us is ultimately defined by our exceptional people and teams. At
Haven, we take pride in our Breath of Fresh Air culture, which focuses on
valuing and supporting every team member. We prioritise openness and
transparency in our interactions allowing our team members to be their
authentic selves. 
We operate a hybrid working model, meaning 50% of your working week will be
spent at the office, occasionally on Park, or at external events. 
What can you expect during the recruitment process? 
The interview process will be up to 3 stages and may contain a presentation or
skills test, depending on the role. If you require any support or reasonable
adjustments to help you perform at your best during this process, please let us

equity, and inclusion are at the heart of who we are and what we do. Our
commitment to these values is unwavering and they are central to our mission.
We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities and industries and
we are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments or flexibility that you may
require, including whether a role can be part-time or a job-share. 

We genuinely
care about every candidate’s experience during the recruitment process and are
here to provide support where we can. If you require any assistance or
reasonable adjustments while applying, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us
at resourcingteam@bourne-leisure.co.uk. 

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