IT Services Manager & Financial Controller
All Star Lanes is a leisure operator with 5 locations in London and Manchester, currently embarking on an ambitious expansion plan.
Given the businesses unique offering, the company operates with several bespoke and integrated specialist IT systems including a unique booking, payment and accounting suite (Anchor, Tables, Zonal, Sage, Elavon, LiveRes and AXLR8).
We are now looking to appoint an IT Services Manager & Financial Controller to head up all IT systems that support the guest experience and internal processes, as well as the day to day management of the operational finance team.
The ideal candidate will have experience of IT systems management within the hospitality sector, with specific experience of project managing the implementation and ongoing development of hospitality booking and purchasing systems. In addition, you will have experience of working with multiple payment channels including online and in venue systems. Previous exposure to managing a medium sized IT and finance team is also vital to the role, as is previous experience of preparing end of year P&L and shareholder reporting.
Qualifications required for the role:
·ACA, ACCA or CIMA Chartered Accountant
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
1. IT Systems - Project management
•Zonal - Table- Anchor
•Plan & launch a Christmas 'microsite’
•Project Manage AXELR8 upgrades
•Project Manage CRM System Implementation
•Install and manage the PO System
•Implement and manage Zonal - Sage integration
•Sage management reporting
2. Internal Control Checks
•Manage the internal 'Operations’ audit function to include stock, employee compliance, payroll compliance, purchasing compliance and labour deployment etc.
3. Systems Information
•Account Manager for all third party integrated systems such as Zonal and Aquire.
4. Daily Finance Team Management
•Manage Accounts team
•Review Invoice coding for non FnB invoicing
•Manage and administer the Sage system
5. Operational Finance Responsibilities
•Creditor payment runs
•DCO and income checks
6. Period end management account production
- Generate Period end trial balances, for venues and group
•Clear liability accounts by making sundry creditor payments as required
•Balance Reconciliations - Liability side
•Clearing period end queries with Venue GM’s
•Stock Control monitoring
•Vat Reconciliations/ Returns (quarterly)
•Shareholder information generation (bi-annual)
•Audit preparation (annual)
This role will be based at our Support Office in Holborn. Office hours are 9.30am - 6pm, Monday to Friday. This is a vital role for the company and one that is complex in its multiple responsibilities. As such, please include with your application a Cover Letter that explains why you are suited to this role based upon your ability to fulfil all elements of the job criteria. The closing date for applications is 3rd August 2017.