Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Harrow, London
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Reference: 628_1595520851
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 23, 2020 17:14

Job Description

A large Hotel Group who have been expanding rapidly are looking for a Financial Controller to join their growing team due to a restructure. The business is well financially backed and are positive about the future. They are expanding into new areas of the hospitality market as well which makes this an exciting Group to be a part of.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the management accounting process is timely and accurate
  • Preparation of the statutory accounts and financial reports
  • Assist with the Year End Accounts
  • Provide accurate and timely information for management reporting
  • Ensure hotel controls are in place including any new policies and procedures
  • Ensure finance run to period-end timetables and all financial records for the hotels are maintained in an accurate and timely manor
  • Co-ordinate the production in the hotel of all timely forecasts and budgets
  • Work closely with Central Office and hotels management in achieving the company working capital targets for accounts receivable and accounts payable
  • Determine capital expenditure and agree required spends for feasible studies
  • Perform periodic checks to include float checks, petty cash, cash security, clearance of control accounts and review paymasters
  • Review weekly and monthly hotel accounts for accuracy
  • Ensure information for accounts are provided accurately and within timeframes
  • Produce and analyse annual, monthly budgets and forecasts
  • Facilitate the understanding of current trends and key performance measures within the hotel and monitor performance against nominated competitors
  • Ensure all accounts are reconciled as required
  • Review accruals and pre-payments
  • Report at period end on all key expenditure areas
  • Staff Management

Key requirements:

  • Hotel industry background either as an FC or Assistant FC
  • Sage experience would be preferable