Assistant Financial Controller

25000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000/annum
28 Jan 2019
25 Feb 2019
Contract type
Full time
Job Description

Position: Assistant Hotel Finance Controller

Department: Finance

Reports to: General Manager

Dotted Line to: Cluster Finance Manager

We are currently looking for a Assistant Hotel Finance Controller to oversee the finance operations of one of our hotels. This role includes all day to day management of the hotel financial teams

Key Responsibilities

1. Ensure strong Financial Management within a self–accounting environment

1. Have ultimate responsibility for accurate accounting records and provide financial reports for the Hotel

2. Comply with Corporate timetables and policies.

3. Ensure that an excellent service is provided through quality input e.g. accurate and timely processing of invoices, banking and payroll transactions.

4. Ensure the Balance Sheets are a fair reflection of all the assets and liabilities of the Hotels.

5. Prepare the Balance Sheets, ensuring reconciliations are performed for all accounts and that all balances are explained.

6. Manage the Accounts Payable, Income audit, Capital and Payroll processes at the property

7. Produce daily bank reconciliations and ensure all items are cleared on a timely basis

1. Provide focussed, innovative and value–adding Management Reporting and Analysis

1. Deliver high quality management information and performance measurement that is accurate and relevant.

2. Ensure reporting that incorporates benchmarking, identification and measurement of key performance indicators and use of balanced scorecard.

3. Deliver reporting packs and focused commentary on current and future performance

1. Optimise and develop Systems to improve efficiency and information

1. Support the implementation of any Financial Systems in the Hotels.

2. Ensure proper use and maintenance of Financial Systems,

3. Ensure training takes place for users; challenge processes to eliminate non–value adding tasks

4. Work with colleagues to ensure that errors are corrected at source and processes amended as required, eliminating rather than correcting errors.

5. Continually develop the usage of Financial Systems

2. Manage the on Property Planning and Forecasting process and ensure that financial plans are consistent with the hotel's strategic objectives

1. Support the General Managers in Hotel strategic planning, focussing on value opportunities.

2. Manage the formulation, review and approval process for budgeting within the hotel for all profit and loss lines.

3. Ensure a regular cycle of forecasting takes place within the Hotels. Ensure that the content and detail are appropriate to the needs of the operation. Drive this process and challenge the forecasting of other departments.

3. Lead, develop and inspire a high–quality Finance Team

1. Recruit and retain the best people for the job.

2. Actively plan for succession to develop and replace individuals effectively.

3. Aim to maximise efficiency in the Finance function.

4. Develop effectiveness of the Finance function through continuous training and development of the team. Lead and motivate the team to high levels of performance

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