Finance Manager – London

Are you a financial expert looking to make a significant impact in a thriving London 5 star hotel?

Our client is in search of a Finance Manager to fulfill a pivotal role in their hotel’s finance department. The role involves assisting and overseeing the finance department, in addition to serving as the second in command of the finance team. This position is ideal for an individual with experience in leading a substantial team and possesses a keen ambition to advance alongside the company.

Qualifications:

  • Accounting or Hotel School qualifications (essential)

Experience:

  • Experience in a five star self-accounting hotel experience using the Uniform Systems of Accounts for the Lodging Industry.
  • A minimum of one year’s experience in a similar role
  • Systems knowledge to include Excel and a mainstream accounting package e.g. Scala, Sun, Sage, etc.
  • Organized and disciplined, dedicated and loyal
  • Possesses strong problem-solving and reasoning skills
  • Has excellent written and verbal English skills
  • Confident with the use of computers

Offering excellent benefits including:

  • Private & Medical Insurance
  • Company discounts
  • Wellness benefits
  • Season Ticket Loan…. and many more!

For more information or to apply, please contact Tairona at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 20 8600 1164

Assistant Financial Controller – Liverpool

Fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Financial Controller to work in the vibrant city that is Liverpool – Home of The Beatles, Eurovision and former City of Culture – this city offers so much to so many.

With a new hotel opening this summer, this is a great opportunity for someone who would like to become a Financial Controller in the next couple of years. The company, which is a hotel operator with hotels situated across the UK and Ireland, is going through a significant expansion, and there is plenty of opportunity for growth.

Reporting to the Financial Controller & General Manager, the Assistant Financial Controller will assist in ensuring the efficient and effective running of the finance function within the hotel. This will include an innovative management of controls and compliance to ensure that a high level of reporting standards are being maintained. They should consistently seek to provide business acumen to parties both within and outside the finance function to ensure that risk is mitigated, and opportunity taken.

The main focus areas for the AFC include, but not limited to:

  • Commercial Focus
  • Controls & Compliance
  • Month End
  • Weekly tasks which includes income audit, debtors, forecasting and payroll management

In addition, the successful candidate will be required to carry out the co-ordination of Year End and Interim Audit processes including the review and sign-off of information being submitted to External Auditors. They will also assist in preparation of the numbers with the FC so that they make sense and reflect the strategy of the property.

The company offers a competitive salary, great benefits and the chance to develop and grow your career with them.

All candidates must be eligible to work in the UK.

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

Director of Finance, London – Position Filled

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

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Director of Finance to join a beautiful, five star luxury Central London hotel.

The role of Director of Finance will be responsible for all areas of finance, purchasing and IT – managing, controlling and enhancing all aspects of the departments.

Responsible for managing the monthly management accounts, within a self accounting environment, the Director of Finance will be part of the Executive team within the hotel, reporting to the Managing Director and the owners.

We are seeking an experienced individual with fantastic management skills and the ability to build and develop the team, and improve controls and systems within the hotel.

This is an office based position, with potential for a small amount of flexibility in the future. Good salary, bonus and benefits on offer for the right candidate.

For more information or to apply, please contact Chris at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 20 8600 1160

Internal Audit & Risk Manager, London – Position Filled

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

We are working with a Luxury European hotel group to recruit an Internal Audit & Risk Manager, responsible for the management of risk across the company’s hotel portfolio, liaising between head office and the hotel senior management teams.

The role will focus on reporting and controls, identifying and resolving issues within the hotels. Working with the senior management team, the Internal Audit & Risk Manager should have the confidence and experience to discuss and challenge risk and audit issues in order to seek resolution.

At a time of significant growth within the group, the Internal Audit & Risk Manager will also be very involved in assisting new hotel openings – working with the pre-opening project team to establish operational controls.

Candidate Requirements

  • Strong hotel operational finance background. Understanding of the importance of an accurate balance sheet when presenting management accounts.
  • Ideally qualified Accountant or Internal Auditor
  • Knowledge of Opera / Dynamics Navision desirable
  • Additional language skills – Italian, German, Russian would be beneficial

This role offers the opportunity for growth and development, as the hotel portfolio grows across Europe,

The position will have a London base – home / head office, and include a significant (25%) amount of international travel.

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

Finance Systems Manager – London

We have a new opportunity for a Finance Systems Manager to join one of Europe’s most exclusive Owner / Operators.

Based in London, with extensive travel throughout Europe the role of Finance Systems Manager is a key role responsible for overseeing and optimizing the financial systems and processes within the hotels.  This role combines finance and technology expertise to ensure efficient and accurate financial operations, data management, and reporting. The Finance Systems Manager will collaborate with finance teams, IT departments, and other stakeholders to implement, maintain, and enhance finance-related software and tools.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Financial Systems Management
  • Data Integrity and Security
  • Process Improvement and Automation
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • User Training and Support
  • Compliance and Regulation

Candidate Requirements:

  • Strong accounting experience with a focus on financial systems management, technology implementations, and process optimisation
  • Familiarity with financial software and ERP systems. Knowledge of tools like SAP, Oracle, or other popular finance systems is advantageous
  • Ability to lead projects, manage priorities, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities, analytical skills, and attention to detail
  • A passion for continuous learning and staying abreast of industry trends and best practices

For more information or to apply, please contact Chris at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call +44 20 8600 1162

Financial Controller – London Restaurant Group

Are you ready to dive into London’s culinary scene? Our client, a respected entrepreneur in the restaurant industry, is on the lookout for a vibrant Financial Controller to join their team. If you have a passion for hospitality, aren’t afraid of hands-on work, and tech driven, this opportunity is tailor-made for you!

The ideal candidate will be someone with experience in London’s restaurant scene, familiar with different restaurant systems, and will be used to spinning lots of plates!

Excellent salary and company benefits on offer as well as hybrid working.

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

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