Interim Finance Manager - Hospitality/Restaurant

Page Personnel Finance
United Kingdom
30 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A new opportunity to work within a rapidly expanding restaurant chain as a Finance Manager. In the role you will have responsibility for financial, management and commercial accounting for the 3 chains, will be liaising with senior management/operations.

You will also have 2/3 more junior finance staff reporting directly into you so line management experience is essential.

Client Details

The client are part of a large FMCG/food production company that operate internationally, but have diversified into the restaurant market. The business currently has 15 people working directly for them, and there is a unique and collaborative working environment where everyone is encouraged to share ideas and work together.

They are currently operating 3 restaurants across London and are looking to open 5-6 more over the next 12 months. The head office is located close to Oxford Circus so please ensure you can commute to this location.


The main responsibilities in this role:

  • Leading and managing the finance team (2/3 part qualified accountants)
  • Restaurant reporting from the 3 chains
  • Balance sheets reporting, P&L analysis, weekly/monthly KPI's and sales analysis
  • Systems implementation and process improvement
  • Business partnering - operations team, general managers
  • Driving performance improvement through effective finance reporting and analysis
  • Month End reporting including constructing balance sheets to strict deadlines
  • Developing end-to-end Business costing process for new product development
  • Working closely with Finance Controller
  • Forecasting and capital investment appraisals


The successful candidate:

  • Part qualified/Finalist or Qualified by Experience
  • Will have experience working in restaurants/hospitality
  • Strong problem-solving ability
  • Ability to analyse large amounts of data
  • Must be results-oriented and focused to reach targets in strict deadlines
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Must have experience having managed a team of at least 2
  • If you have worked in a SME/Start-up that would be desirable
  • Strong communication skills (verbally and written)
  • Motivated by working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

Job Offer

This is a 12 month contract role for a Finance Manager and they are looking for someone to start as soon as possible.

They are looking to pay between £40,000-£45,000 for a candidate with relevant experience, so if you are interested in using your skills to work in a rapidly growing business, please apply now!

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