Financial Controller, London – Position Filled

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Our client is a hospitality and leisure company that operates luxury hotels, train services and river cruises worldwide.

They now have a opportunity for a Financial Controller to join the Finance team at their office in London. This position offers a Hybrid working system- three days in the office and two days working from home.

The role of Financial Controller is responsible for the management of all finance functions, including General Ledger, Revenue Accounting, Inventory, Cash Management,  Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Taxation (TOMS), and preparing information that will assist management in making educated decisions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working with the Head of Departments (HODs), the GM, Divisional Director of Finance and the VP Trains and Cruises to ensure the business operates effectively and efficiently.
  • Manage Capital Expenditure Approval Process and Fixed Asset Register.
  • Preparation of comprehensive monthly reports of the entire financial results of the business in   established corporate formats and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (local and as established by Corporate Office).
  • Prepare forecasts and budgets as required either locally or by the corporate office and to report any deviation of over-expenditure, under-budgeting or non-compliance to the approved budget to the General Manager, Divisional Director of Finance and VP, Trains and Cruises.
  • Preparation of Cashflow and Balance Sheet forecasts in Adaptive as and when required.
  • Assist the FC, Central Accounting Services in the preparation and control of statutory accounts of VSOE Ltd
  • Work with the HODs and GM to identify EBITDA enhancing projects;
  • Evaluate the performance of Finance personnel with a view towards development and an emphasis on those individuals qualifying for future advancement.
  • Assist the Divisional Director of Finance in implementing policies, rules, internal controls and safeguards that ensure profitability and control of operations.

A full job description will be shared upon application

Candidate Requirements

  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience working as a Financial Controller or in a similar role
  • A degree or diploma in accounting from a recognised tertiary educational institution
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Hospitality experience advantageous, preferably in a 5-star environment
  • An ability to communicate with all levels of staff and service providers
  • VAT and Income Tax knowledge advantageous
  • Ability to work under pressure, multitask and prioritise
  • Accurate data entry & advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • Experience in balance sheets and familiarity of accounting systems


  • Group Income Protection – Group Life Insurance – Employer contribution pension
  • Hybrid working
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

For more information or to apply, please contact Tairona at or call on +44 20 8600 1164

Financial Controller, Paris Airport – Position Filled

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Our client is an upscale/lifestyle branded property which offers a sleek contemporary design and modern interior. Along with over 100 rooms they offer meeting facilities, contemporary French restaurant, wellness area with a magnificent swimming pool and a panoramic bar which gives a breath-taking view of Paris and the runways of the private international airport of Le Bourget.

They are now seeking to hire a Financial Controller to join the hotel. Under the direction of the General Manager and member of the Executive Committee, the successful candidate will be responsible for achieving the quantitative and qualitative objectives of the finance department and in particular, they will be responsible for monitoring the accounts of all departments and complying with the company’s administrative and tax regulations.

Duties include:

  • Accounting Management
  • Cost control and forecast management
  • Cash management and bank relations
  • Responsible for internal controls, legal security (administrative and tax), cash and assets
  • Management of the Accounting Team

A full job description will be shared upon application.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Graduated from Accounting/Management school or Business school
  • Experience as a Financial Controller in a smaller property or Deputy Director of Finance for at least 3 to 5 years
  • Responsive, organised, rigorous, analytical, available and attentive, with hands-on management approach with active involvement in daily business
  • A master of financial analysis and be familiar with Opera, Oracle, Micros Symphony and Birchstreet software
  • Fluent in both French and English

For more information or to apply, please contact Tairona at or call on +44 20 8600 1164

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


Financial Controller, East London – Position Filled

Outstanding opportunity to join a privately owned hotel group, in a position of Financial Controller at their 5* London hotel and serviced apartments.

The Financial Controller will have full responsibility for the accounting of the property, overseeing an experienced team of three and reporting to the General Manager.
Main responsibilities will include:
  • Overseeing the Company’s accounting and financial management requirements
  • Leading the Finance Team on the monthly submission of management accounts
  • Review of cashflows and forecasts
  • Preparation of annual budget
  • Liaison with banks and external stakeholders
  • System and procedural reviews and improvements
  • Review and analysis of monthly results along with GM and HODs

We are seeking an experienced hotel Assistant Financial Controller or current Financial Controller, who is able to bring enthusiasm and passion to this role.

Strong system skills, as well as a good commercial knowledge of the London hotel industry essential for this role.

Ideally qualified, or working towards an accounting qualification.

Fantastic hotel – fantastic opportunity!

For more information or to apply, please contact Chris at or call on +44 20 8600 1160

Financial Controller, London – Position Filled

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

We are working with a London based Restaurant and Property Development group who are looking to in-source their accounting function due to significant planned growth in the London market.

The ideal candidate will have multi-site owner/operator experience and experience bringing in house an accounting function or setting up an accounting function in a start-up environment.

Offering a competitive salary, some of the key responsibilities will include:

  • Produce monthly management accounts
  • Proven IT skills including advanced Excel
  • Proven experience of implementing SOPs
  • Experience in the restaurant industry
  • Liaising with external accountants
  • Reporting to the owner and her advisors
  • Overseeing daily reconciliations
  • Inhouse payroll
  • Overseeing Purchase ledger and supplier payments

If this position is of interest, please get in touch with Andrea at or call on +44 7714 236469.

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