Assistant Finance Manager, Luxury Hotel Group

In conjuction with our Swiss partners, we are seeking to hire an Assistant Finance Manager to join a luxury hotel company. This is a great opportunity for a candidate who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with a young  and  international  team.  The corporate accounting team are responsible for multiple corporate entities that are based in Germany and Switzerland, and the role offers the opportunity to gain experience in a multiple-entity environment.

  • The position can be home based so relocation is not required but candidates must be able to travel as necessary
  • Candidates should also be fluent in German

 The Primary duties of the role are:

  • To assist in day-to-day finance operations and to provide financial, administrative and clerical services. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure a smooth running of the company ‘ s finance function.
  • All corporate bank accounts, processing daily journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Record fixed assets acquisitions in the accounting system at month end, book the monthly depreciation, reconcile the balance in the fixed assets register with the balance sheet, conduct annual reviews of potential disposals and process asset retirements at the end of the year.
  • Monthly inter-company reconciliation of all open receivables and payables and P&L transactions and participate in the entire coordination with the different subsidiaries by reviewing and challenging existing processes and procedures.
  • Prepare monthly and/or quarterly VAT returns for the entities in Germany, Switzerland, U.A.E. and Russia in an accurate and timely manner. This includes reconciling VAT GL accounts to ensure those are in line with returns submitted and that outstanding amounts are being paid or recovered on a timely basis.
  • Review and challenge existing VAT processes and procedures.
  • Provide assistance to the Finance Manager in the supervision and location of tasks to the corporate finance team (5 people), to ensure a smooth and timely execution of all accounting processes and keeping closing deadlines.
  • Help to ensure that the internal control procedures (JCS) are well documented and monitor, train and implement such measures on a regular basis within accounting
  • Assist with annual year-end audit by completing requested reports and documents. Together with the Finance Manager being a main point of contact for the auditors during the annual audit process.

In addition to this, the Assistant Finance Manager will also:

  • Be responsible for the administration of accounting system.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly statistics for Switzerland and Germany.
  • Ensure that the GL ledger reports are up to date by actively researching and resolving any discrepancies.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end closings (including reconciliations and analysis) in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist the Finance Manager with organizing the accounting department, maintenance of account ledgers and ad hoc projects.
  • Additional responsibilities and ad-hoc tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the corporate office

A competitive salary will be offered for this position.

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

Cash Management Accountant, London – Position Filled

Our client is an operator of luxury hotels and resorts in over 20 countries. They are now seeking to hire a Cash Management Accountant to join the finance team, based at their Head Office in London.

The Position: 

As Cash Management Accountant, you will work in conjunction with the CFO to manage the company’s treasury function to ensure the company can achieve its business objectives.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accuracy of the interfaces between Corporate Cash Management Models and the ERP Financial system
  • Perform daily cash, credit card reconciliation activities for all locations
  • Track book balance vs cash balances for entities through implementation of cash management tools such as Cash Register, Cash flow model, etc. for each entity.
  • Interact with IT and business applications department to solve and clarify any deficiency in the process and flow or information
  • Interact with our Corporate Treasury Team Confirm to clarify any discrepancy on the information provided by the different tools.
  • Oversee established and monitored appropriate cash control procedures for the collection cash receipts on timely manner and update CFO/Corporate Controller of outstanding & delinquent accounts.
  • Responsible for the reconciliation of all cash in as its appropriate recording in our ERP Financial System
  • Facilitate regulatory compliance and successful outcomes in internal/external review and audits 

Additional Skills and Qualifications:

  • Possess an inquisitive & analytical mind, excellent organizational skills, flexible & detail-oriented attitude combined with strong analytical & information analysis skills and a proven ability to interact with a diverse range of people in a professional manner.
  • Managing relationships, reporting to senior managers, shareholders, lender and banking institutions.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively across corporate departments and third parties.
  • Candidates must have hotel experience and have the right to work in the UK

For more information or to apply, please contact Chris at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 208 600 1160

 

Infrastructure Specialist, London – Position Filled

We are recruiting for an Infrastructure Specialist to join a fast paced, customer focussed team with lots of scope for growth. A snap shot of the role is below.

Position Overview
The role of the Infrastructure Support Engineer is to be responsible for supporting the systems team on the network, VMware, firewall and security infrastructure for three UK properties. Though skilfully trained, they never lose sight of their ultimate reasonability, to create lifelong memories for their customers .

Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Previous experience working in an IT environment essential.
  • Be able to demonstrate proven abilities in the support and installation of a variety of IT solutions
  • It is also essential to have a working knowledge and practical experience of the following:
    • Microsoft Desktop & Office Systems
    • VMware VSphere
    • Active Directory Security and Administration, GPO
    • Working knowledge of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP
    • Support of hardware, printers, desktops and servers
    • Email, Antivirus & Backup software
    • Networking knowledge regarding WAN, LAN, VLAN, VPN, WLAN, layer 2/3 switching, Firewalls and routers.

A full job description is available upon application.

Candidates must have the UK right to work.

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

Assistant IT Manager, French Alps – Position Filled

We are working with international luxury hotel group who has a need for an experienced IT professional to support the Director of IT to support the overall IT network and infrastructure across two luxury seasonal hotels in the French Alps.

Main duties include:

  • Ensure critical systems, specifically Front Office Property Management System, Call Accounting, HSIA, PABX and Food & Beverage Point of Sales computer systems are available twenty-four (24) hours per day.
  • Establish and maintain user procedures and hardware familiarization for all systems. • Provide administration services, to include; contribution to technology capital and operating budgets.
  • Provide Systems Administration, including maintaining user/group accounts, user configuration, trouble-shooting access problems and completion of on-site documentation.
  • Assist in Server infrastructure management, performance monitoring, Operating System upgrades and troubleshooting.
  • Ensure effective support for other systems, including back office, sales and catering and human resources applications and any other at the property.
  • Provide system support services, including service outage diagnosis, troubleshooting and restoration of service, virus protection management.
  • Assist in the co-ordination of new acquisitions and major projects as required.
  • Participate in property-level, corporate-initiated technology implementations.
  • Good knowledge and support for Desktop OS and applications including patches.
  • Provide direct guest support and quality support to function rooms and conference services.
  • Administer Lotus Notes, connection to global VPN and other communication tools.
  • Assist in the process of systems backup and recovery procedures.
  • Assist in management of third party vendors.
  • Provide 24 / 7 support for mission critical systems.
  • Assist at network support and security of Hotel network, Active Directory maintenance,

Candidates should be fluent in French and English.

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

IT Manager, Turks & Caicos – Position Filled

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen and we are seeking an enthusiastic IT Manager to join the team of a luxury resort based in the Turks & Caicos.

The role will be responsible for Information Technology issues, products, software development and services at the property. The successful candidate will provide user training, consultation and support of all property/site systems, network enhancements, hardware and software support. They will also maintain inventory of all hardware products and software licenses, and will review maintenance agreements.

Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Hospitality, Operations, and IT support roles along with minimum of 2 years of Supervisory / Managerial experience. They will also be responsible for the uninterrupted support of all information technology (IT) systems, business and office systems (front and back office software), computer networks, telecommunications, information security, and user support throughout the resort.

A full job description and salary information are available upon application.

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

Assistant Financial Controller, West USA

Our client, owner of a luxury hotel group, is seeking an Assistant Financial Controller to head up their accounting team at one of their properties based in West USA.

Reporting to the General Manager and 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 Assistant 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

Assistant Finance Manager, Luxury Hotel Group

The position of Assistant Finance Manager is a great opportunity for a candidate who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with a young  and  international  team.  The corporate accounting team are responsible for multiple corporate entities that are based in Germany and Switzerland, and the role offers the opportunity to gain experience in a multiple-entity environment.

  • The position can be home based so relocation is not required but candidates must be able to travel as necessary
  • Candidates should also be fluent in German

 The Primary duties of the role are:

  • To assist in day-to-day finance operations and to provide financial, administrative and clerical services. Providing these services in an effective and efficient manner will ensure a smooth running of the company ‘ s finance function.
  • All corporate bank accounts, processing daily journal entries and reconciliations.
  • Record fixed assets acquisitions in the accounting system at month end, book the monthly depreciation, reconcile the balance in the fixed assets register with the balance sheet, conduct annual reviews of potential disposals and process asset retirements at the end of the year.
  • Monthly inter-company reconciliation of all open receivables and payables and P&L transactions and participate in the entire coordination with the different subsidiaries by reviewing and challenging existing processes and procedures.
  • Prepare monthly and/or quarterly VAT returns for the entities in Germany, Switzerland, U.A.E. and Russia in an accurate and timely manner. This includes reconciling VAT GL accounts to ensure those are in line with returns submitted and that outstanding amounts are being paid or recovered on a timely basis.
  • Review and challenge existing VAT processes and procedures.
  • Provide assistance to the Finance Manager in the supervision and location of tasks to the corporate finance team (5 people), to ensure a smooth and timely execution of all accounting processes and keeping closing deadlines.
  • Help to ensure that the internal control procedures (JCS) are well documented and monitor, train and implement such measures on a regular basis within accounting
  • Assist with annual year-end audit by completing requested reports and documents. Together with the Finance Manager being a main point of contact for the auditors during the annual audit process.

In addition to this, the Assistant Finance Manager will also:

  • Be responsible for the administration of accounting system.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly statistics for Switzerland and Germany.
  • Ensure that the GL ledger reports are up to date by actively researching and resolving any discrepancies.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and year-end closings (including reconciliations and analysis) in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Assist the Finance Manager with organizing the accounting department, maintenance of account ledgers and ad hoc projects.
  • Additional responsibilities and ad-hoc tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the corporate office

A competitive salary will be offered for this position.

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

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