Finance Manager

Thorne and Wait
Chipping Norton
16 Apr 2017
16 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Thorne and Wait are delighted to be working with a very prestigious client with the recruitment of a Finance Manager to join their team.

Given the scope of this project an exciting opportunity has arisen to set up and manage the accounts on-site. Reporting to both the General Manager and the UK Finance Director (based in the London central support office) the successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day financial operations of the business.

Main responsibilities include:
• Ongoing implementation of financial processes and controls across the whole site.
• Preparing weekly reporting including variance analysis (actuals, forecast and budget) and associated commentary for the site.
• Reconciling reported margins against budget (food & beverage margins) and investigating any anomalies.
• Production of monthly management accounts, with variance analysis vs budget.
• Monthly balance sheet reconciliations for key areas of stock, prepayments and accruals.
• Managing and developing 2 director reports – Purchasing Co-Ordinator and Banking Manager.
• Carrying out sales reconciliation between POS and Sage monthly
• Intercompany recharges
• Attending trading meetings and P&L meetings to discuss and review site performance.
• Liaising and meeting with divisional managers to discuss operational results
• Monitoring of site KPIs.
• Keeping track of overhead spend at site vs. budget
• Supporting on-site banking managers with daily banking.
• Review of banking reconciliations
• Monitoring and following up on site debtors.
• Monitoring and control of stock requisitioning across the site through supervision of Purchasing Co-ordinator and ensuring processes and controls are being adhered to in the on-site warehouse.
• Assist in the production of annual budget.
• Provide day to day financial support for managers on site.
• Additional ad-hoc duties as requested.

Experience required:

• Strong and robust character, confident in challenging at all levels.
• Ability to deliver high quality work to tight deadlines.
• Strong analytical skills and ability to work under own initiative and collaborate across departments.
• Ability to manage and prioritise tasks simultaneously whilst maintaining attention to detail.
• “Solution driven” as opposed to “problem focusing”.
• A fully qualified or part-qualified accountant (ACCA / CIMA / ACA) with good accounting experience and preferably from a multi-site leisure / hospitality background.
• Advanced Excel skills and ideally experience with Sage Accounts package, Opera and Micros

If you are interested in this role or would like more information, Please contact Emily at Thorne and Wait or click apply below: