Head of Finance

Michael Page
£70000 - £80000 per annum
21 Sep 2020
28 Sep 2020
JN -082020-416524
James Fowler
Job role
Head of finance
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

An opportunity has arisen for a Head of Finance to join a luxury restaurant brand based in central London.

Client Details

My client is a international luxury restaurant brand and based in central London.


The Head of Finance will be responsible for the following:

  • Leading the finance function of a restaurant group operating in 5 different countries
  • Manage 5-6 people on the top of external relations
  • Preparation of management reports and review.
  • Preparation of Month end board pack on a Group level
  • Following up unit cash flows
  • Ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the stat accounts and deal with filing of those to related authorities
  • Balance Sheet management
  • Financial analysis with a risk and opportunistic view
  • Lead the preparation of the annual budget with the CEO
  • Business partnering with unit managers and the CEO
  • Business case analysis and support on new openings
  • Ad-hoc analysis and support to the senior management team, as required
  • Interacting with auditors and banks
  • Treasury management
  • Dealing with tax matters


The successful Head of Finance will have the following credentials:

  • Qualified ACCA, ACA or CIMA
  • Audit/practice experience
  • Significant industry experience in the restaurant/retail/hospitality and catering sector
  • International experience - reporting under IFRS
  • Experience of working in a business unit or SME
  • Experience of management accounts preparation

Job Offer

Basic salary between £70,000 to £80,000 + benefits