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Head of Finance

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Contact Name: Harper May
Job Published: September 10 2020

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with a leading restaurant brand that is making waves in the restaurant industry. The company was started by 2 chefs with a simple goal - to create an unforgettable dining experience. Aside from the unprecedented success of their food, my client has forged a partnership with a catering firm and continues to enhance their chain.

The company are currently seeking a Head of Finance to lead their finance function and continue their exponential growth. This role will involve working with the board to look at new site openings whilst optimising the working restaurants. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with multi-site leisure/hospitality experience.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work effectively to oversee the Finance Team as the function continues to evolve and expand internationally
  • Business partnering closely with the MD and other senior stakeholders to ensure the group hits its strategic milestones
  • Oversee the financial planning and budgeting processes for the business units budgeting for new site openings
  • Liaising with potential investors and offering insightful analysis regarding investment opportunities and business developments
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process
  • Offering key strategic advice and analysis in relation to international expansion and effective growth strategy

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Fully qualified, ACA would be advantageous
  • Must have prior multi-site leisure/hospitality experience
  • Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent Excel skills