Commercial Accountant - Global Restaurant Group

Consumer Additions
Central London, London
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Accountant

Our client is a market leading, global restaurant group who are currently recruiting for a number of exciting positions in their commercial finance team. The company have experienced unprecedented growth over 10 years and have a great reputation for innovation, their working environment and career development of employees. One position they are recruiting for is a Commercial Accountant to help support restaurants in the UK.

You will partner a number of key stakeholders across the business, up to Director level. There are numerous opportunities to progress across the business in the future, both the current Head of Commercial Finance and Finance Director have progressed internally from more junior positions.

Main duties include:
• Managing income and margins and supporting the operations hierarchy to improve financial performance of the business
• Support the company’s Franchising, Pay, Price and Hedging Strategies
• Support the annual planning and month end processes
• Analysing and reporting on trends within the business including risks and opportunities
• Support to help shape the strategy of future reinvestment
• Presentations at all hierarchy levels on UK results and financial performance
• Analysis on performance of new store openings /refurbishments
• Support in preparation of presentations senior stakeholders

The ideal person will be / have:
• A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA ideally, or overseas equivalent)
• The ability to build relationships with and explain financial issues with non-finance
• Excellent / advanced Excel and modelling skills
• Previous experience in a multisite business is beneficial
• Candidates looking to move from an accountancy practice will be considered
• You will need to be able to challenge and support senior stakeholders
• They are a fast-paced business and you will need to be able to adapt to such an environment