Financial Controller – London West End

January 26, 2024 Author: Katherine Wyles

We have a vacancy for an experienced Financial Controller to oversee a small finance team located in our client’s 4 star hotel in the west end of London.

Position summary:

A small finance team will be under your daily line management as you complete time-bound tasks on a daily, weekly and monthly basis. In order to meet the hotel’s financial KPIs, you will work closely with the general manager and the central management team, balancing your reactive approach to everyday activities with a strategic leadership style. In addition to taking the lead on the hotel’s financial cost reduction measures, you will actively mentor the operational team to ensure that they follow sound procedures. Budgeting, forecasting, payroll, cost controls, accounting, and reporting are a few of the continuing responsibilities you will have

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Support the General Manager in leading the hotel’s annual budget process.
  • Ongoing cost controls, monitoring and auditing of processes and procedures. Providing coaching and training to management teams on cost control activity.
  • Support the production of a monthly capex report.
  • Management of payroll.
  • Self-accounting processes. Responsible for the management accounts and the P&L, balance sheet and ledger control.
  • Supporting the accurate forecasting of business.
  • Period end reports to be completed on time for all hotels.
  • Manage the purchase ledger and ensure invoices are entered onto the system regularly so suppliers are paid on time.
  • Line management of the finance team and their ongoing engagement and development.
  • Coaching and mentorship for the hotel’s management team and rising supervisory team members.
  • Line management of the finance team and their ongoing engagement and development.
  • Coaching and mentorship for the hotel’s management team and rising supervisory team members.

A great opportunity to join a company that offers great career progression as well as great benefits.

For more information, or to apply, please contact Tairona at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 208 600 1164