Financial Controller

Location: Leeds
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Job Reference: HSUKFC
Contact Name: Richard Morris
Contact Email:
Contact Number: 01482217252

Job Description:

A vacancy has arisen for a Financial Controller to lead the day-to-day finance function for an award winning Apartment group, which is a core focus for the Groups overall growth strategy over the next 5 years.

This position is based in Leeds West Yorkshire, however occasional travel will be required to support, train and audit the aparthotels.

Key Responsibilities

  • Maintenance of accurate and complete accounting records for the company
  • To maintain a robust system of processes and controls and ensure that this is complied with at all times
  • Preparation of timely and accurate monthly management accounts and KPI reporting pack (with support from an accounts assistant), delivering insightful information and commentary to senior management
  • Preparation of weekly sales and KPI reports
  • To lead the annual budgeting process for the division
  • Preparation of weekly/monthly cash flow forecasts
  • Oversight of credit control function
  • To maintain control of divisional costs and contribute towards cost saving initiatives
  • Management of supplier relationships, purchasing and stock control
  • Processing of payroll and PAYE returns
  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts
  • Primary point of contact for audit of entities within the division
  • To support and develop a small team
  • Contribution to continued development of systems and reporting
  • Ad hoc support to Group Financial Officer and COO for strategic finance projects relevant to the division

Experience Knowledge and Skills

  • Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACA, ACCA)
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Good computer skills (Excellent standard in Excel)
  • Experience in the hotel sector (preferential, but not essential)
  • Experience with MS Dynamics (preferential, but not essential)

Key Attributes:

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills, with ability to plan and prioritise work
  • Strong communication skills
  • Works effectively within a team and can lead/ inspire junior team members
  • Comfortable within a business that is growing both in scale and complexity
  • Partner to the operational team

We offer excellent employee rates for Hotel stays, Leisure activities, cycle to work scheme, 25 days holiday and volunteer service leave. The role also attracts a bonus scheme paying up to 20% of salary.