Hotel Finance Director

40 hours per week

The Grosvenor Hotel - Victoria

The Grosvenor Hotel, Victoria is a very popular city centre venue close to many of London's famous landmarks and on the periphery of the busiest train station in Europe. This 345 bedroom hotel has recently undergone a £20m transformation and is a luxury 4 star deluxe hotel.

The Role

At glh we are currently recruiting for Hotel Finance Directors to maximise value through the delivery of consistent, predictable, growing, high-quality earnings balanced with an appropriate approach to risk management.

As Hotel Finance Director you will perform a dual role as a core member of the local hotel management team, both from a financial and commercial perspective, while also acting as a critical link to the wider Finance function. You will be responsible for ensuring that internal audit recommendations are resolved; maintaining accurate accounting records and ensuring compliance with group wide policies such as Money Laundering and Bribery & Corruption, and maintenance of a risk register.

Additionally you will manage and help deliver the budget / forecast / strategic plans; interpreting financial data you will draw insights, provide recommendations and support in the execution of those plans and delivering solutions.

As Hotel Finance Director you should take pride in nurturing a high performing team of professionals; help attract and retain high quality individuals; train and develop team members, ensuring cross-training and multi-skilling as well as act as a role model for the corporate and Finance values and behaviors.

What we look for

  • Experience of managing a large payroll operation in an outsourced payroll environment
  • At least 3 years experience preferably gained in a multi-site hospitality business (or other high-turnover and flexible hours business)
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Confident presenter of complicated information to board level
  • Ability to handle multiple customers and escalate appropriately
  • Self-motivated and self-reliant
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Team player
  • Service sector work ethos

What's in it for you?