Director of FP&A

Job Title: Director of FP&A
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £110000 - £130000 per annum
Reference: 612_1582713025
Contact Name: Harper May
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Job Published: February 26, 2020 10:30

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a luxury hotel brand in the City of London. My client is currently seeking a Director of FP&A to lead their commercial team. The division consists of 5* hotels situated throughout the UK. Each hotel has a unique persona that is reflective of the city it represents. Furthermore, my client has plans to open 4 more hotels in the next 18 months and expand into major European destinations. The successful candidate will have extensive luxury hotel/multi-site leisure and FP&A experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high growth organisation with a strong brand and heavy backing.

Key Responsibilities

  • Analysis and presentation of management information
  • Assist in the development of a new monthly reporting pack
  • Improve the existing quarterly board pack which covers all elements of the organisation including Investor returns
  • Assist in establishing reporting systems and methodologies which can easily scale up to cover more opening globally (and reporting in different currencies)
  • Assist in establishing a management reporting dashboard to help the CEO monitor all the activities and major capital projects
  • Provide the leadership team with ad hoc analysis to support decision making
  • Play a key role in evaluation, selection and implementation of a new BI tool as part of the group IT systems overhaul Financial forecasting and business planning
  • Play a key role in the continual improvement of the organisation's financial forecasting capability
  • Be responsible for re-cutting the business's budgeting and forecasting timetable, oversee the refinement of budgeting templates and assist in managing the budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Oversee the ongoing development of five year financial forecasts
  • Assist with the preparation of the business plan for a new business concept which the group intends to launch
  • Assist in evolving the group's cash flow reporting and forecasting at group and sub-group levels.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Must be fully ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified
  • Prior luxury hotel experience is required
  • FP&A leadership experience is essential
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines