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Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Industry:
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: BBBH525_1537200669
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email: cvs@harpermay.com
Job Published: September 17, 2018 17:11

Job Description

Harper May is working exclusively with one of London's leading luxury hotel groups who are actively seeking a Head of Finance. The group has ambitious expansion plans including a brand new 5* development coming soon in the heart of town. The role would be directly responsible for the groups portfolio as well as management over a team of 8.
The ideal candidate will be full qualified and have come from a luxury hotel background with at least 5 years PQE.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Preparing financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries;
  • Completing and submitting quarterly financial returns to a business partner;
  • Ensure that invoices are processed correctly and the supply chain are paid promptly
  • Managing the day to day cash position;
  • Prepare information for the annual audit;
  • Dealing with tax matters;
  • Providing a support service to the management team to help make financial decisions;
  • Ensuring spending is kept in line with the budget;
  • Advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions;
  • Analysing financial performance and contributing to medium and long-term business planning and forecasts;
  • Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers; and implementing corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal controls.
Required Skills
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Professional approach to work ethics
  • Previous experience within Leisure / Hospitality / Hotel sector is a distinct advantage.