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Job Title: Financial Controller for a Hotel
Category: Office Date Posted: 02/04/2019
Location: Kingston Upon Thames Expiry Date: 30/04/2019
Salary: £45,000 + Benefits Contact Name: Leon Teming-Amoako
Job Code: LTA-FC-KI1 Contact Email:

Financial Controller (Hotel)

Kingston Upon Thames

Permanent Position

£45,000 PA + Company Benefits

Within this role you will be a key member of the Hotel’s senior management team reporting directly to the GM and Directors/Owners. The Hotel Financial Accountant will oversee all financial reporting including the hotels P&L account, month end reporting, payroll, weekly/monthly forecasting/budgeting, supplier payments, aged debt, credit control, preparation of quarterly VAT returns & the control of all financial processes within the operation.

This is a self-accounting property. There is also the need to get involved in procurement and contract negotiation, guest interaction, as well as having a responsibility for Human Recourses functions like payroll, holiday and sickness management, personal files, and immigration. Requirement to conduct financial reviews with the Directors/Owners on a monthly basis.

The Essential Skills:

  • Must possess a proven track record of leading a small business as part of the senior management team within a self-accounting hotel environment
  • Must possess a financial qualification such as AAT, CIMA, HOSPA (formally BAHA) or higher
  • Have proven cash flow management skills and reconciliation of revenue skills
  • Be able to produce annual audit files for external auditors
  • To be involved in transactional processes like invoice management, purchase order controls
  • Possess outstanding Excel skills & have good knowledge of Sage Line 50 and Sage Payroll
  • Must be an excellent problem solver & possess the ability to ‘think on their feet’ & to remain calm & effective in all situations
  • Possess good organisational qualities, must be able to prioritise
  • Be resilient and have a reputation for getting things done & able to adapt 
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Preparation of board meeting packs and conduct analysis presentations
  • Possess good analysing skills of financial data & market trends

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