Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Reference: 7715_1567090070
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 29, 2019 15:47

Job Description

One of the UK's premier Private members' clubs is now looking for a Financial Controller to join the team based in Stevenage. With a number of sites throughout the UK already, the group seeks a dynamic finance leader with a proven track record in leading and improving luxury hospitality businesses. The successful candidate will be qualified with a background in restaurants/hospitality/private member club.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Set up and improve finance related and internal controls procedures for the Group (i.e. Purchasing, petty cash, daily-cash ups, monthly payments, contracts on Sage system).
  • Calculate variances from the budget and report significant issues to management.
  • Attend Investors or other key meetings and prepare supporting documentation for those meetings when requested.
  • Supervise directly or indirectly all accounting functions, or perform individually: budgeting, cost accounting, general accounting, accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, loans, bank statements and reconciliation.
  • Supply management any and all financial information necessary for making policy decisions monthly.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience, Qualifications & Personal Attributes:

  • ACCA/CIMA/ACA Qualified
  • Previous experience of working in the Luxury Hospitality industry, or membership club environment
  • Financially astute, focused on the figures
  • Strong IT skills and proficiency in MS Office package
  • Good team ethos is important, along with the ability to develop other individuals within that team
  • We are looking for experienced individuals with a passion for delivering attentive service, and who will help us achieve our vision to to develop an environment of contemporary, diverse and unparalleled hospitality.