Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: BBBH134_1506096497
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 22, 2017 17:08

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a well known, urban British steak restaurant based in central London. Renowned for their fashionable, high end restaurants, this opulent British restaurant brand has begun to dominate the market in recent years, with plans to expand further in the current pipeline. With seven successful restaurants established in the major UK cities, the group is now looking for an experienced and ambitious Financial Controller to join their growing team. The successful candidate will head the expansion projects and will be responsible for the commercial development and direction of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Full budgeting and forecasting for new company projects
  • Leading the strategic and commercial direction for the group alongside group FD
  • Production of group budgets and forecasts
  • Reviewing the month end procedure
  • Business partnering with the Managing Director and the non-finance teams establishing areas for improvement and areas to increase profitability
  • Preparation of the five year business plan and growth planning
  • Cash flow forecasting for the numerous new site openings
  • Producing the investment appraisals for the new restaurant sites
  • Aid FD with the implementation of cost saving initiatives
  • Oversee the development of a dynamic finance team


  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar position
  • Has had 3 years of experience in the restaurant industry
  • Highly-motivated and pro-active self starter
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Will be fully ACCA/CIMA/ACA qualified
  • A strong communicator