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.

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

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

Management Accountant – London

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

Exam qualified CIMA/ACCA/ACA or equivalent or nearly qualified.

Detailed Duties:

  • Preparing monthly consolidated and individual management accountants for various group companies
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including – 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.

This role also offers excellent career progression.

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on 07714 236469

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