We are looking to add to our dynamic team and this is a great opportunity to work at one of the most valuable and iconic brands in the world. The key role of the Operations Finance Business Partner is to help formulate and drive the profitability of the business whilst supporting the overall franchising strategy and influencing franchisee sentiment.
To lead our Franchisee Directors, challenging where they place their financial focus and helping drive their strategy for the future of McDonald’s franchisees. The role touches on many different aspects of the business. This involves working closely with both Finance and non-Finance senior management to make recommendations that improve Franchisee financial performance and ensure the long-term financial success of both McDonald’s and the franchisees.
We are looking for someone who wants to develop and progress their career at McDonald’s and has the ambition and ability to move into leadership roles both within our Finance team as well as the wider UK & Ireland and Global business.
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McDonald’s is proud to be one of the most recognized brands in the world, with restaurants in over 100 countries and billions of customers served each year. As the global leader in the food and service industry, we have a legacy of innovation and hard work that continues to drive us.
We are moving fast and are adding to our outstanding team. Joining McDonald’s means thinking big every day and preparing for a career that can impact the world. We are customer obsessed, committed to being leaders, and believe we are better when we work together.
Over the last couple of years, we’ve launched home delivery, modernized our restaurant experience through digital enhancements, and have so much more to come.
We are dedicated to using our scale for good: good for people, our industry, and the planet. From ambitious recycling initiatives and balanced sourcing efforts to our partnership with Ronald McDonald House Charities, we are constantly improving. We see every single day as an opportunity to have an impact on our customers, our people, and our partners.
Operations Finance Business Partner
London, England, United Kingdom EC1V 1JQ
GBP 60000 Per Year
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance
What Will My Accountabilities Be
Business partner with three of our Franchisee Directors, owning the relationship between Finance and our Operations hierarchy and supporting the Franchisees within their regions
Build internal and external partnerships to ensure we’re gathering all of the information which will influence our recommendations for our Franchisee’s financials – from sales and revenue drivers, through all of our cost lines in the entire UK & Ireland business
Bring together these inputs to model the commercials for franchising new and existing restaurants to Franchisees.
Plan and support both short-term and long-term Franchisee affordability and the delivery of our long-term franchising strategy, ensuring franchisees are able to expand and grow and to provide financial support to those who need it.
Provide financial training and support to our Operations hierarchy as well as new and existing franchisees.
Work with the wider Finance team to support the annual financial planning process.
Which team will I be part of
The Finance Team at McDonald’s is highly regarded across the business and has a great reputation for influencing, challenging, and leading those at all levels, across all departments.
The Finance team has a history of developing people, creating a breadth of experience by moving individuals through different roles within the Finance team as they progress their careers at McDonald’s and ensuring high levels of exposure across the business.
Who Will My Customers Be
Finance Director, Strategic Finance Manager, Operations Finance Manager, Finance Manager – Financial Reporting and Control, Senior Operations Finance Business Partners.
Ability to work in a small team and lead amongst your peers
Self-motivated with good time management to manage conflicting priorities in a fast-paced environment
Strong analytical skills with attention to detail – Ability to breakdown problems whilst identifying trends and drawing conclusions
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – ability to communicate sophisticated issues, adapting style for different audiences
Building relationships – ability to work cross-functionally, building strong relationships while challenging the status quo
Self-motivated, able to drive projects forward and improve processes
Excellent presentation skills – able to influence your presentations
CIMA, ACA, or ACCA qualified
Ambitious and looking for progression within the business
At McDonald’s, we are People from all Walks of Life
People are at the heart of everything we do and they make the McDonald’s experience. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive culture that means people can be their best authentic selves in our restaurants and offices, which helps us to better serve our customers.
We have a strong heritage of diversity and representation within our communities, which we are proud of. The diversity of our people, customers, Franchisees, and suppliers gives us strength.
We do not tolerate inequality, injustice, or discrimination of any kind. These are hugely important issues and a brand with our reach and relevance means we have a very meaningful role to play.
We also recognize our responsibility as a large employer to continue being active in our communities, helping to develop skills and drive aspirations that will help people to be more aware of the world of work and more successful within it, whether with McDonald’s or elsewhere.