Group Management Accountant, London

We are recruiting for a high-profile international owner/operator who is actively expanding throughout the globe.

The position of Group Management Accountant will report to the Group Financial Planning and Analysis Manager.  Due to the nature of the role it will involve an element of travelling from time to time. The role will predominantly involve Management and Financial Accounting, with a strong emphasis on accurate and timely reporting to key stakeholders. The position will require close collaboration with the Corporate Finance Team as well as the Hotel Financial Controllers.

The role will include the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Preparation, Review and Analysis of weekly and monthly management information
  • Assist in interpreting results and drafting monthly financial commentary for the Executive Committee, Financing Banks and other Stakeholders
  • Assist in challenging financial reports, forecasts and budgets submitted by the hotels; direct and proactive liaison with the hotels
  • Assist in forecasts, budgets and KPI analysis for the Management Board and the Group’s Financing Banks
  • Co-ordination and consolidation of three / five-year plan for Group
  • Co-ordinate budget process
  • Assist the in suggesting and delivering improvements to the format and content of management reports, covering financial information and key performance indicators
  • Prepare financial information for Operational Performance reviews of the Hotels and Corporate Office
  • Assist with the preparations of business plans and feasibility studies for potential new properties to the portfolio
  • Assist with the integration of new properties into the required reporting format
  • Assist with the monitoring and controlling of central revenues and costs

The ideal candidate:

  • Exceptionally strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Commitment to meeting tight reporting deadlines
  • Ability to work under pressure and to organise one’s own work to ensure priorities are delivered on time and expectations of stakeholders are appropriately managed
  • Ability to plan ahead and make sufficient time to quality control one’s own work
  • Superior communications skills to establish credibility with the hotels
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and results-driven with good inter-personal skills

For a full job description, please send your CV to Andrea at andrea@fmrecruitment.co.uk and let us know your availability for an initial conversation.

Procurement Manager, Riyadh

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Procurement Manager to join a well-established hospitality group setting up new offices in Riyadh to support their growing hospitality services across the country.

A full job description and salary information will be available upon application but in summary:

As the Director of First Impressions, you must be a keen negotiator, excellent communicator and be persuasive and charming, in order to form good relationships with our new and existing suppliers and contractors.  The success of the procurement department flows to all other departments, so the successful candidates will be relied on to bring in the resources that the Company needs to operate.  You need to have all the suppliers on your side, so they go out of their way to make sure your every need and request is solved in your time frame.

This is a fast paced, multi-dimensional role that needs someone who can process a lot of information quickly, efficiently and precisely. This job is 50/50 office/hands-on.  This is an active role that needs someone who is fit, able to solve problems, handle stress and think quickly on their feet.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Proven work experience as a Procurement Officer or similar role
  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures
  • Experience using financial software
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Knowledge of financial regulations
  • Knowledge of Riyadh
  • Clean Driving License

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Advanced in Microsoft excel
  • Inventory control
  • Able to search and find complex items to fulfil all requests from department managers
  • Warehouse management
  • Preparation of weekly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Manage a team of 15+/- people

Interested? – Please get in touch with Andrea Shaw at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236 469

Finance Manager, Riyadh

We have an amazing opportunity for a Finance Manager to join a well-established hospitality group setting up new offices in Riyadh to support their growing hospitality services across the country.

A full job description and salary information are available upon application but in summary:

The Finance Manager will need to provide the Owners’ Representatives, General Manager, Deputy General Manager, Project Manager and other management with accurate, timely, and relevant financial data. Additionally they will be responsible for managing the audit function in on the Estate to deliver outstanding client service and financial profitability.

QUALIFICATIONS            

  • Candidate must possess a Professional accounting qualification and a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Graduate in Accounting
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel / Word) and experience with PMS like Opera, Room master, Protel, Visual One, Delphi, Sun Finance, Oracle Finance, SAP etc.
  • Solid knowledge of financial and accounting procedures
  • Strong financial reporting and tax experience
  • Staff management experience
  • Minimum 8 years accounting experience, preferably in a hospitality or food and beverage environment and quality with a background that includes forecasting and budgeting.

 SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with strong accounting software experience.
  • Confident dealing with senior stakeholders
  • Ability to solve complex issues
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience using budgeting, forecasting and reporting tools
  • Advanced computer software skills, including Excel and other accounting packages such as CA or CPA

If this sounds like a position for you then contact Andrea Shaw at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236469

Group Systems & Project Analyst – London

The following role is with a luxury privately owned luxury hotel and resort owner operator.

The Group Systems & Project Analyst will be a key member of the Finance team.  The finance team is responsible for the Group’s financial forecasting, planning and analysis, taxation, cash flow and treasury management, group reporting and technical accounting, audit, operational and commercial finance, and corporate accounting for the head office function.

A few Key responsibilities – a full job provided upon application:

  •  Super user/administrator for Microsoft Dynamics Navision
  • Manage the migration of periphery and legacy systems to the core Group platforms
  • Project leader for a Microsoft Dynamics Navision upgrade to BC
  • Monitor data consistency and adherence with Group standards
  • Manage the development of enhanced system integrations
  • Support corporate and hotel teams in integrating new solutions for capturing data and digitising processes

Skills and experience requirements for the role:

  •  Educated to degree level
  • Accounting certification is also preferable
  • Experience working with Opera, or other Oracle platforms and MS Dynamics (or equivalent complex reporting systems)
  • Project management experience in system upgrades and migrations
  • Experience in hospitality or FMCG industries is preferable
  • Experience in multiple finance disciplines (management accounting and statutory reporting).

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236 469

Financial Controller, West USA

Our client, owner of a luxury hotel group, are seeking Financial Controllers to head up their accounting teams at two of their properties based in West USA.

Reporting to the General Manager, 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

Qualifications:

  • 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 Internet
  • 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 fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236469

Management Account – London

We are seeking an experienced, high volume Management Accountant/Finance Manager with at least 2 years UK GAAP or IFRS management accounting experience in restaurants or multi-site hospitality.  Excellent career progression in place.

Detailed Duties:

  • Preparing monthly consolidated and individual management accountants for various group companies Preparation of monthly management accounts includes
  • Reconciliation and checking of underlying data – Ensuring regular month end procedures are executed
  • Reconciliation of monthly management accounts to weekly sales and cost reports
  • Reviewing P&L against expectations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations including detailed accruals and prepayments and the review of such reconciliations by other finance team members
  • Providing commentary on variance from expectations and other key matters
  • Generating monthly management account packs and issuing to the Board, senior management and individual restaurant locations.
  • Assisting the Board, senior management and restaurant managers with management account queries.
  • Preparation of Key Performance Indicators packs across the group along with quarterly/half yearly bonus calculations. Year end closure and preparation of information for auditors and dealing with their queries.

If this is of interest, please get in touch with Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on  07714 236 469

Director of Development Finance, London

Fantastic opportunity to join a growing property group, specialising in development, management and investment within the broader hospitality sector.

This privately owned group is now seeking a Director of Development Finance to assist the Group Finance Director and Development Director to ensure the delivery of new projects on time and within budget, including tracking of debt positions and monitoring of interest payments and deadlines.

The role will also be responsible for ensuring schemes are completed to required standards, in line with brand or true standards.

The group currently has a number of properties under construction with further plans in place for additional projects.

Candidates will have a background in real estate / property finance, ideally within hotels or student accommodation development.

Although the company head office is in London, it is possible for this role to be home based, with occasional visits to the head office.

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

Finance Analyst, London

Fantastic opportunity to join a growing property group, specialising in development, management and investment within the broader hospitality sector.

This privately owned group is now seeking a Finance Analyst to assist the Group Finance Director and Director of Development Finance to provide detailed analysis of new projects.

The role will be responsible for building and developing financial models to assist in valuation, planning and forecasting. Analysing financial data to support decision making, working to ensure accurate reporting.

The group currently has a number of properties under construction with further plans in place for additional projects.

Candidates will have a strong educational background, with experience in real estate / property financial analysis, ideally within hotels or student accommodation development.

Although the company head office is in London, it is possible for this role to be home based, with occasional visits to the head office.

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

Assistant Financial Controller, Dominica

Our client based in the beautiful Caribbean islands are seeking to hire an Assistant Financial Controller to be part of a tight knit Finance Team.

Reporting directly to the Head of Finance, this position will be responsible for a big part of the everyday operation in Finance and will oversee other functions within the department.

This person could be a Financial Controller in a smaller set up looking for a larger organisation with clear career progression.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Accuracy and working with attention to detail
  • Reliability and impeccable confidentiality
  • Self-starter and self-motivator
  • Structured working and ability to organize
  • Hands-on approach to deal with unexpected challenges
  • Commercial astuteness
  • Committed to delivering results in time to meet deadlines
  • Empathic leadership and ability to work with different nationalities
  • Willing to contribute to a positive working environment
  • Ability to work and lead under pressure
  • Flexibility in working long hours and days as required
  • Cooperative attitude in dealing with other departments
  • Ability to communicate financial matters to non-financial staff
  • Experience with working in remote locations

The company works hard and wants to do it with a smile. As part of the team you are expected to contribute substantially to a positive working environment.

Benefits:
The role offers a competitive salary, performance-based bonus scheme (up to 15% of annual salary), 20 days paid holiday per year plus public holidays, flight & accommodation allowances, medical insurance, life insurance and company pension.

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236469

Chief Financial Officer, France

Our client is PE Backed fast growing multi-site hotel and leisure group and are seeking an experienced Chief Financial Officer to join the team.

Working along-side a senior COO and supporting an experienced CEO and President, this is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a new hotel platform going from strength to strength. Candidates must have demonstrated experience in M&A, ideally have a background in Big 4 Accounting with operational multi-site.  Fluent French is essential.

High basic, high bonus and equity on offer.

If you are interested, please get in touch with Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk at your earliest convenience.

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