Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Reference: BBBH226_1504196140
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 31, 2017 17:15

Job Description

Harper May are working with a Nationwide phenomenon in the restaurant business looking for a Financial Controller. This greatly successful Gastro Restaurant business has gained a prolific reputation in the industry due to its fantastic, experimental dishes and extensive lists of celebrity commendations by acclaimed chefs such as Michel Roux Jr and Jamie Oliver. The group, which features Michelin starred venues, has also featured on the final of Master Chef and since its fruition in 1994 has gone on to open 16 Restaurants all over London with a flagship site also based in Glasgow currently ranked as the best Michelin Starred site in the country.

Key Responsibilities…

  • Oversee the groups month end management report production
  • Business partner FD in quarterly board pack production, presenting key figures
  • Forecasting for company HQ presenting findings to Board Members
  • Variance analysis with a focus on analyzing project results and success
  • Play a major role in budgeting for new site openings and acquisitions
  • Ad hoc project work in tandem with group FD
  • P& L reporting for UK regions and multiple Michelin Starred sites analyzing profitability and areas for improvement
  • Business performance analytics and overall KPI tracking for individual Michelin starred sites that make up the group
  • Identifying areas for company improvement with the FD
  • Business patterning with key stakeholders
  • Overseeing a team of 4 direct reports

What they are looking for…

  • ACA/CIMA/ACCA qualification.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communicative ability
  • Ability to produce reports in a timely manor
  • Desire to lead a educated team and ensure timely reporting at month and year end
  • A proactive self starter