Financial Controller

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Leisure & Hospitality

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Jamie Cocklin

  • Job ref:


  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:


  • Consultant:

    Jamie Cocklin

A well known restaurant chain is looking to recruit an ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified candidate to join as the FC.

Reporting to the Finance Director, you will have overall responsibility for the accounting function with 3 Direct reports.

Main duties include:

  • Ownership of the month-end process, management accounts and Board pack.
  • Produce financial information, financial statements and cash flow projections for use by the Board of Directors, including ownership of liquidity and covenant compliance
  • Monthly review of management accounts ensuring all variances are investigated highlighting possible business risk scenarios, opportunities and focusing on the impact these have on the business and the forecast
  • Responsible for overseeing the year-end audit and statutory accounts.
  • Managing and developing the finance team
  • Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls
  • Being the key contact for all external stakeholders, including auditors, bankers, payroll agency and shareholders
  • Monitoring commitments made against authorised levels of spend and challenging potential overspends
  • Managing payroll for all entities
  • Ensuring accurate and timely compliance with the company's corporate requirements across the jurisdictions in which it operates
  • Supporting the Finance Director with ad hoc strategic projects, including supporting expansion.

You will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with multi site experience. You must have managed before and be comfortable working at director/board level. The business is a fantastic brand and is looking to continued its strong positive like for like growth.


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