Finance Director

Job Title: Finance Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West End, London
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum
Reference: BBBH240_1533660020
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 07, 2018 17:40

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with one of the UK's fastest growing bar chains. The group currently has 25 sites and roughly c£30m t/o. With a really strong high street presence already, 2019 is set to be a bumper year for the group following a sizeable investment from a well known PE backer earlier this year. The FD role is a crucial hire for the group in its 5 year plan, the ideal candidate must come from a multi site hospitality background and ideally be ACA qualified from a top 20 practice.

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic and experienced individual to make an impact on a business that is set to grow exponentially in the coming years.

  • Responsible for all aspects of UK finance, including financial accounts, management accounts, taxes, treasury, commercial analysis and payroll
  • Strategically plan for the financial success & growth of the business
  • Day to day management of the Finance function including FP&A, budgeting, reporting, accounting & tax - team of 18 people
  • Key input to all key Commercial and Operational decisions of the UK business
  • Frequent interaction with the Board to update and inform on financial issues
  • Building strong relationships with peers (Head of Department) & the broader team across all functions
  • Implementation and management of financial systems, processes and controls & cash forecasting
  • Monitoring business performance & provide strategic and insightful analysis
  • Monitoring cash flow
  • Lead and implement effective financial planning & forecasting
  • Overseeing budgets
  • Developing performance of finance team in financial expertise as well as personal development
  • Preparing accounts
  • Developing financial models
  • Competitor analysis
  • Involvement in other projects such as M&A activity and Banking