Finance Manager

Contract Type - Permanent
39 hours per week

Employment Type - Full Time

GLH Euston Office

Our Hotel Support Office a modern office located close to Warren Street and Euston Square stations in central London. Conveniently located with great transport links this friendly open plan office houses several of the key support functions for glh Hotels including Sales, Human Resources, Marketing and Central Revenue.

The Role

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Manager, with strong experience of leading a financial reporting team and driving the monthly, quarterly and year-end close activity. Reporting to the Financial Controller the Finance Manager will work extensively with the wider organisation to ensure the highest standard of reporting is maintained and that the wider business has full support from the central Finance team. We are therefore looking for candidates with excellent communication skills and experience of working with a wide range of stakeholders.

As Finance Manager you will lead the team responsible for the production of all the statutory accounts (IFRS), so experience in producing both individual and consolidated statutory accounts for multiple entities will be highly desirable.

Key Responsibilities:

• Management and development of the management reporting team of three

• Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting activity

• Preparation of the monthly management pack for parent company, providing analysis and insight into hotel and corporate office performance

• Co-ordination of the monthly trading update provided to the group’s Chairman and quarterly board report, seeking input from senior stakeholders across the company

• Drive the teams in their roles as business partners to the central budget holders, reporting on monthly account activity and assisting with the forecast and budget preparation

• Review and sign off of monthly account reconciliation activity

• Responsible for preparation of individual and consolidated statutory accounts and returns for UK and overseas entities

• Work closely with the individual hotel FC/FDs, providing guidance and support

• Ad hoc project work as required, forming a key part of cross-functional teams tasked with driving key strategic initiatives forward

• Management of a number of external stakeholder relationships, including auditors, actuaries, valuation specialists and banks/bondholders.


What we look for

• Ability to work under pressure and manage tight deadlines effectively.

• A track record of driving best practice and a passion for continuous improvement to deliver not only an industry leading financial reporting and control environment, but a central Finance function that both partners with and supports the business.

• Proactive, self-starter with the energy and enthusiasm to strive for success.

• Hospitality and Leisure experience desirable but not essential.

• ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified (audit experience preferred)

• Excellent academics

• 3+ Years Post Qualification Experience in Industry

• Strong IT Skills, including MS Excel (advanced), SAP and data warehousing systems


What's in it for you?

  • Competitive starting salary and Holiday entitlement
  • Discounted hotel rates for yourself and your family across glh. portfolio of hotels.
  • A huge range of online benefits which allows you to claim discounts and cash back with thousands of different retailers and service providers
  • The opportunity to work within an organisation committed to personal and career development
  • Pension and Healthcare schemes