Finance Director

England, London, City of London
£120000 - £160000 per annum
15 Jun 2017
23 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Harper May is currently working with a premier high growth hospitality organisation based in central London. My client is AIM listed and has a number of sites in the UK and Europe, offering multiple revenue streams. This exciting company has doubled in turnover in the last 3 years and has just completed 2 acquisitions. The company is currently seeking a Finance Director to work alongside the CEO and continue their exponential growth. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with extensive hospitality experience. International experience and a strong M&A background would be highly beneficial.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading and developing the finance team
  • Running of day to day finance
  • Extensive business partnering with the CEO/COO to advise on all strategic decisions taken in the UK and abroad
  • Working with the COO to set operational budgets
  • Setting companywide KPI's and ensuring the provision of accurate and timely Management information
  • Reporting to the board on all financial results
  • Acting as the main finance lead on all mergers and acquisitions and leading on projects including all CAPEX reporting
  • Oversight of all month end and year end closing
  • Leading on group Tax positions and all audit activities

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Must have prior luxury hotel/leisure experience
  • Strong technical accounting skills are highly desirable
  • Highly motivated and pro-active self starter
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • Previous experience of managing and developing staff
  • Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Excellent Excel skills