Finance at Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays isn’t just about numbers. It’s about engaging with people from across the business, helping them to achieve their goals and objectives whilst staying commercially focused. From buying aircraft to managing our award winning Clubhouses, we’re involved.
We’re a multinational operation within an intensely dynamic and competitive industry. With this in mind, our finance team needs to make sure we challenge effectively, meet targets and understand strategies. With our business partners, our financial experts are responsible for business strategy, growth and, ultimately, the profit and loss of our trading businesses – Virgin Atlantic Airways and Virgin Holidays. A role in Finance means you’re delivering decisions that make an impact on the ground, in the air and beyond.
Developing your career in our evolving business means working alongside some seriously driven individuals. You’ll share our passion for the brand and serving our customers. You’ll be at the heart of our organisation, influencing important decisions that could transform the business.
Finance Business Partnering
Finance Business Partners work across the airline to build an infrastructure that enables effective management. We make sure decision making aligns with the airline’s overall strategic goals and we work collaboratively with Virgin Holidays.
As a conduit between the business and management, you must have great interpersonal skills, professional rigor, objectivity and be proactive. You’ll need to keep an eye out for potential opportunities and help the business stay resilient. Through building trust and accountability with various senior stakeholders and being involved with strategic projects these roles are varied, interesting and challenging (and it’s a fun team to be a part of).
Finance Business Partners create flexibility for each Business area and encourage change, driving the importance of relationship and communication through the use of their business acumen, and technical expertise. The ability to translate the numbers into a business story is vital.
Want to find out more about what our Finance Business Partners get involved in and what the working culture is like at Virgin Atlantic?
Patrice, Senior Manager, Commercial, Finance Business Partnering talks about her role at Virgin Atlantic
Who are we looking for?
If you love giving insights that influence big decisions then you’ll feel at home in Finance. We look for people who are creative, ambitious, fun, curious, passionate, trustworthy and articulate. You’ll be expertly able to challenge internal and external stakeholders in a professional, diplomatic way. We’ll support your development and give you plenty of opportunities to grow your career within Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays.
Join our Finance & Procurement team
To get further insight into some of the specific teams within the Finance area…
The Procurement team at Virgin Atlantic prides itself on adding value through great commercial outcomes. The competitive demands of the airline industry put pressure on our costs. We work to recognise, share and pursue business opportunities to maximise business benefit.
Through continuous improvement of our people and processes, excellent category management, global intelligence and strategic sourcing we ensure we collaborate and work closely with our business stakeholders to achieve the best commercial result for Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays.
So, if you’re an ambitious procurement professional, who will challenge and be challenged in an exciting, innovative and fast-paced environment that offers plenty of scope to develop new products and supplier relationships, we are able to offer exciting new opportunities.
Other careers within Finance
These are some of the career opportunities open to you:
- Financial Planning and Analysis
- Financial Accounting and Controls
- Revenue Accounting
- Working Capital
- Company Secretariat and Tax
- Internal Audit
- General Counsel
- International Finance Operations
- US Finance Operations
- Fleet Planning
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