Established name in hospitality looking for a Financial Controller to join their team to take charge of the finance function locally.
The Financial Controller is responsible for all accounting and financial controls under the supervision of the Group Financial Controller, according to Corporate policies and procedures and according to local requirements and regulations. In addition, the job incumbent controls the overall costs by managing the purchasing function. The function should be proactive, analysing, and recommending alternative action in every respect, and operates in line with corporate policies and guidelines.
Maximizes cash flow performance of the hotel through controls on inventory, credit and collection, disbursements, deposits and remittances
Is the hotel's credit manager
Enforces, documents and establishes adequate controls for all revenues and expenses and protection of assets, and ensures controls will satisfy or improve the level of guest service
Maintains accurate and timely financial and operating information and provides analyses, interpretations and projections to management as required
Conducts monthly inspections and tests to ensure all departments are complying with required procedures
Performs those duties as required by the Group Financial Controller in respect of controls
Follows up on all capital expenditures to ensure compliance with original justification and approval
Assists and provides financial guidance in the formulation and implementation of the business plan, hotel and departmental budgets, and objectives programme, and to manage relevant budgets appropriately
Provides proactive administrative support to management with reference to policy enforcement, business advice and operational assistance
Implements and maintains acceptable accounting practices and procedures as required by corporate policies and procedures, generally accepted accounting practices, and those affected by local conditions
Maintains professional, proactive and technical competence in own field
Provides safekeeping, including proper storage and access for all contracts, leases and other financial records
Recommends and maintains appropriate list of delegation of authority for hotel management
Performs related duties and special projects as assigned and required
Strong commercial acumen
Excellent communication skills
Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.