Harper May is working exclusively with one of London's leading luxury hotel groups who are actively seeking a Head of Finance.
The group has ambitious expansion plans including a brand new 5* development coming soon in the heart of town. The role would be directly responsible for the groups portfolio as well as management over a team of 8.
The ideal candidate will be full qualified and have come from a luxury hotel background with at least 5 years PQE.
Key Responsibilities :
Preparing financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis and commentaries;
Completing and submitting quarterly financial returns to a business partner;
Ensure that invoices are processed correctly and the supply chain are paid promptly
Managing the day to day cash position;
Prepare information for the annual audit;
Dealing with tax matters;
Providing a support service to the management team to help make financial decisions;
Ensuring spending is kept in line with the budget;
Advising on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions;
Analysing financial performance and contributing to medium and long-term business planning and forecasts;
Interpreting and communicating financial data to non-financial managers; and implementing corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal controls.
Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA)
Advanced Excel skills
Good communication skills both verbal and written
Good planning and organisational skills
Professional approach to work ethics
Previous experience within Leisure / Hospitality / Hotel sector is a distinct advantage.