disguise sits at the heart of the most inspiring live and virtual experiences in the world, leading the market in building a software and hardware solution that designs, sequences and controls the most spectacular productions across film and TV, broadcast, live and corporate events.


Working under the FP&A Director, this role will allow you to be at the heart of the business, working alongside Department Heads to build partnerships between Finance and the wider business. You will add value as a trusted adviser, aiming to improve awareness of business performance and forward-looking strategies, by presenting the conclusions of financial data in an understandable way. By tracking actuals vs budget monthly, you will better understand the business model of each department, which will help in driving the budgeting and forecasting process.



  • Key to driving the budget and forecast processes within the company, building models to gather data and present actuals on the full P&L, with ownership of the revenue and overhead inputs.
  • Own the preparation of monthly board packs inclusive of commentary on key trends and observations on the businesses KPIs.
  • Lead business partnering with multiple departments – involving tracking actuals vs. budget, department performance analysis and other ad-hoc management information.
  • Assist the finance managers with the review of monthly variance analysis.
  • Work closely with the wider finance team, operations and sales teams across our key regional geographies focusing on optimisation of margin.
  • Assist the CFO and finance team on ad-hoc projects as required.
  • Identify and establish efficiency improvements and cost savings through FP&A.
  • Work with the Creative Services segments of the business to partner, including developing rate cards, project pricing and review project profitability.
  • Work with the BI team to create PowerBI dashboards and data analysis to drive business growth and performance.


ABOUT YOU               

  • Fully qualified CIMA/ACCA
  • Minimum of 4-5 years within a business partner and FP&A role.
  • Excellent with Microsoft and Google Suite – Excel, Word, Sheets, Docs, PowerPoint
  • NetSuite, Salesforce and PowerBI experience preferred.
  • Ability to produce and present high quality and accurate analysis to both financial and non-financial stakeholders.
  • Experience working in Private Equity and B2B environment is desirable.
  • Modelling experience – able to build models from scratch is essential.
  • Strong data analysis skills and an ability to manage large data sets from multiple sources
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – both written and verbal
  • Experience in developing rate cards and project pricing and profitability in a creative service industry
  • Able to demonstrate initiative and work to tight deadlines
  • Keen to learn new skills, processes, and systems
  • Able to work flexibly within a team, asking for and giving support as needed
  • Punctual and reliable team player in possession of a strong work ethic
  • Results driven with high attention to detail.
  • A natural curiosity to learn and a ‘can do’ mentality with a strong preference to suggest solutions rather than just identify problems.
  • Happy to take on new tasks which may be challenging
  • Able to understand and manage tasks of differing priority
  • Can meet deadlines and communicate effectively if it cannot be met
  • Comfortable with juggling different tasks of equal priority

About disguise

Building on our two-decade legacy in the live event space, where our workflow has powered global concert tours for artists like U2 and Beyoncé, festivals like Coachella and Glastonbury and theatre productions like Frozen and Harry Potter, we are also now leading the way in Extended Reality (xR) for remote Virtual Production.

Our award-winning xR workflow has enabled over 300 productions in the past 12 months, for music artists such as Katy Perry and Billie Eilish, broadcast TV channels like ITV and Eurosport, enterprise businesses like SAP and Siemens, educational institutions like the University of Michigan and notable VFX studios like Framestore and DNEG.

We partner closely with Epic Games, NVIDIA, Netflix and many more to further develop and democratize our virtual production solution and enable teams anywhere to create their best story with the most innovative tools.

With offices in London, LA, Auckland, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo, we are a fast-growing company that hires bright, creative, talented individuals across the world to push the boundaries of visual experiences and build lasting relationships with our community.

We were delighted to be recognized as one of the Financial Times’ top 1000 fastest growing businesses for 2021. Watch  our showreel to see just some of the incredible work of how disguise products are used

Our values

  • Honest. Transparency and integrity are core to how we approach each other and our work at disguise. Our culture relies on clear, courageous conversations and proactively sharing feedback with the intent to help each other and the business to grow.
  • Evolutionary. We are always seeking to be even better. We push the limits of what is possible so both our technology and our disguisers stay ahead of the game.
  • Fearless. Innovation and a pioneering attitude are key to our success. Disguisers are empowered to experiment, work autonomously and grow from their experiences.
  • Resilient. Disguisers are determined to succeed and will not give up when things get tough. We are committed to doing what is right, rather than what is easy, and will adapt to finding the best path forward.
  • Belong.  We are committed to being the difference. Every disguiser has a role to play in creating an inclusive environment where people belong and can do their best work every day.

Our benefits

We want to make sure we attract and retain the best talent out there. For permanent disguisers globally, some of our benefits and perks include:

  • Unlimited Paid Time Off - with minimum time you must take set at 20% above statutory
  • Gig Allowance - £400 or local equivalent to spend on tickets every year, to immerse yourself in our industries
  • Flexible hours - some people start work at 10am, and others begin at 7am and finish earlier. Create a pattern that works for your team and for you
  • Hybrid working between home and our offices (dependent on role and location)
  • Long Service Awards (3, 5, 10+ years)
  • Belonging policies -  including (but not limited to) support for Parental, Fertility, Miscarriage, Menopause and Transitioning
  • Mental health and wellbeing support - subscription to the Calm app, weekly desk-yoga, mental health first-aid buddies, Employee Assistance Programmes
  • Training, coaching & mentoring

Health and pension benefits vary based on local requirements.

Don’t disguise your differences.

Innovation comes from everyone. We strive to create a workplace that reflects our diverse audience. We celebrate our people for their full authentic selves, and embrace uniqueness. Inclusion and Equity matter at disguise. We create together and we create everywhere

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