Client Accountant – Hospitality Accountancy, London

Are you ready to take the next big step in your accounting career? Our client, an actively growing boutique management accountancy practice specialising in the vibrant hospitality industry, is on the lookout for their next star team member: a Client Accountant!

Based in sunny South London with excellent transport links, this role offers the perfect blend of professional growth and flexibility. Imagine working alongside a close-knit team, gaining invaluable insights into the financial and operational world of restaurants and bars. And here’s the best part: if you show promise in other areas, our client is all about nurturing your talents!

Reporting directly to the partners, you’ll dive into producing accounts for their diverse range of clients and ensuring top-notch quality in all your work. Whether you’re crunching numbers, meeting with business owners, or mentoring junior accountants, attention to detail and a knack for client relations are key.

Here’s what’s in store for you:

  • Managing a portfolio of exciting clients.
  • Crafting monthly management accounts that’ll make our directors’ jaws drop.
  • Preparing financial reporting packs like a pro.
  • Hosting monthly meetings with business owners to showcase your financial wizardry.
  • Keeping a watchful eye over junior accountants’ work to maintain top-notch standards.
  • Building strong internal relationships to ensure all client needs are met with a smile.

Now, let’s talk about you. To thrive in this role, you’ll need:

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA qualification, freshly minted.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a similar role (because you’re no stranger to the accounting game!).
  • Mad skills in Sage 50, Google Docs, Excel, and all things Microsoft.
  • The gift of the gab and top-notch communication skills.
  • A love for numbers and an analytical mind that can’t be beat.

Oh, and one more thing: all applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

So, are you ready to make waves in the world of accounting while enjoying the flexibility you deserve? If yes, hit that apply button and let’s make magic happen!

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

For more information or to apply, please contact Tairona at or call on +44 208 600 1164

Financial Controller, Kenya – Position Filled

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

We have an opportunity for a Financial Controller to work for our client in a luxury Beach & Golf Resort which offers unparalleled hospitality and lifestyle from pristine beaches to top-tier amenities and exhilarating experiences on the Kenyan coast.

Reporting to the Group Finance Director and Hotel General Manager, the Financial Controller will be responsible for safeguarding the hotel assets and financial resources to ensure that all are utilized to maximize revenues and hotel profitability.  As a part of the Hotel Leadership team, the FC will contribute to key strategic and operational decisions for the Hotel or Resort.

Core Duties:

  • Ensure the preparation of a comprehensive monthly and annual reporting of financial results of the hotel in established corporate formats and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and as required by the hotel management agreement.
  • Maintain files on all contracts, leases and agreements and ensure compliance with their requirements; ensure proper authorization has been obtained for all hotel specific contracts (including Engineering), leases and other agreements and competitive bids are on file where applicable and reviewed prior to execution of contract.
  • Assist General Manager in establishing policies, procedures, rules, internal controls and safeguards that are beneficial to the business.
  • As appropriate, based on the hotel’s accounting on behalf of owners, interest accruals on long-term debt may be recorded on the hotel’s books; the Financial Controller should ensure accuracy of the unpaid balance and applicable interest rate, and accrue the expense to the Interest Expense line item and record the corresponding liability in the Accrued Interest liability account.
  • Ensure compliance with the Uniform System of Accounts for Hotels as modified from time to time, or as per local GAAP.
  • Ensure that an organization meets the necessary tax, permit and all other relevant resort licensing requirements.

This position is open to local or expat candidates.  Full Board is offered on a single basis.

A full job description and further details available upon application.  Please contact Andrea at or +44 208 600 1161 if you are interested, with contact details and available times to speak.

Pre-Opening Director of Finance, Ultra Luxury Hotel and Residences – Montana USA

Our client is a fast growing, ultra luxury hotel and residential resort operator seeking a Pre-Opening/Opening Director of Finance for their brand new project set to open in February of 2025.  It will be the first US property in the global portfolio.

Reporting to the GM and HR on Property, pre-opening responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure that Policies and Procedures are in place and operating.
  • Present and explain variances to financial objectives to the General Manager, Owners and relevant Department Heads in a clear and concise manner with recommendations for future corrective action.
  • Practice effective cash flow management and communicate all significant cash flows to global support on a regular basis.
  • In conjunction with the General Manager, the Director, Finance is responsible for compliance with: relevant contractual and legal obligations,
  • Monitor and control all financial aspects of the business including the preparation of the annual business plan.
  • Implement and monitor programs to maintain the condition of resort assets.
  • Actively monitor all the third party contracting with and negotiate the terms and condition in favor of resort.
  • Actively monitor all Projects implemented which are critical in benefit of resort operation.
  • Analysis and evaluate all CAPEX project requirement and send for approval to global support.

Relocation and temporary housing is on offer.  As well as a high base salary and bonus.

A full job description is available upon application.

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at or call on +44 20 8600 1161

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