Finance Director, Oxfordshire – Position Filled

This position has now been filled. Please check our latest job opportunities here

Set in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, our client is the operator of a country house hotel featuring 110 rooms with extensive F&B outlets, spa, health club and private members’ club.

Closed at present, the hotel is scheduled to open in April 2023, and they are seeking a Finance Director who will ideally start in September / October 2022.

This will be a standalone business, so our client requires a Finance Director who is experienced in producing statutory accounts and able to work very independently.  Hence their requirement for a qualified accountant.

The key responsibilities for this role will include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the pre-opening budget, in tandem with the project team; setting up the accounting team, processes and systems
  • Overseeing a finance team of 10 positions, including the purchasing / cost control department
  • Pro-actively support the General Manager and finance team in strategic planning, focusing on value opportunities
  • Ensure reporting that incorporates benchmarking, identification and measurement of key performance indicators and use of balanced scorecard
  • Provide focused, innovative, and value-adding Management Reporting and Analysis
  • Lead the Planning and Forecasting process and ensure that financial plans are consistent with the strategic objectives
  • Supporting and answering questions and providing assistance to stakeholders, management and members as needed
  • Assuring completion of weekly scheduling to ensure labour costs are in line with budget
  • Being responsible for effective people practices including but not limited to recruitment, onboarding, training, employee engagement, performance and experience

A full job description will be shared upon application.


Area Director of Finance, London – Position Filled

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Our client oversees the management of two iconic hotels in central London and are now looking to hire an Area Director of Finance to join the team.

Reporting to the General Managers / Regional Finance Director, the Area Director of Finance will be responsible for providing financial leadership for the Hotels by supplying management with analysis, guidance, training.

Ownership relations are a vital part of this role, coordinating quarterly group reporting with ultimate ownership representatives and generally as main point of contact (together with the General Managers) for all ownership enquiries.

The successful candidate will be responsible for focusing on the profitability of the business, maintaining accurate and timely financial reporting, ensuring efficient internal controls, ensuring compliance with all local and international financial regulations, safeguarding owners/investors assets.

They will also take the leadership  of Accounting and Payroll departments at both the hotels.

A full job description can be shared upon application.

Job Knowledge & Skills:

  • Full service hotel experience as Director of Finance with related progressive experience in hotel Accounting
  • Maintain ownership relationship together with the General Manager and ExCom team as a main point of contact representing the operator
  • Ability to multitask, work in a fast paced environment and have a high level of attention to detail across both properties
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Maintain positive and productive working relationships with other executive committee members, department heads and employees
  • Ability to work independently and to partner with others to promote an environment of teamwork

For more information or to apply, please contact Chris at or call on +44 208 600 1160

Resort Financial Controller, West USA – Position Filled

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Our client, owner of a luxury hotel group, is seeking an Experienced Resort Financial Controller to head up their accounting team at one of their best performing properties based in Western USA.

Reporting to the General Manager and Regional Financial Controller, the on-site head of department will be responsible for overall daily administration of the accounting department and its functions including accurate and timely reporting, including the production of daily reports.

The role of Financial Controller will oversee the following positions:

  • Financial Analyst/Cost Controller
  • Accounts Payable Clerk/Cashier
  • Night Auditors
  • Warehouse/Service Building Supervisor


  • Must have strong organizational skills and knowledge of standard filing systems with excellent verbal and written skills
  • Knowledge of or experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Opera
  • Must handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Candidates must also have the right to work in the USA

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at or call on +44 7714 236469

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