Assistant Finance Manager

Dakota Hotels
Leeds, UK
13 Oct 2019
27 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Dakota Hotels are seeking an Assistant Finance Manager to be based in our offices located at Millshaw, Leeds, LS11 8EG.


The role carries a permanent contract for 40 hours per week, working Monday to Friday 8:30am - 5pm (hours can be amended based on the applicant).

The gross annual salary is between £24,000-£28,000 based on experience, paid on a monthly basis.

Perks include:

·Fantastic bedroom rates starting from £40 per night

·30% off dining at Dakota

·Access to Perkbox discounts including free mobile phone insurance, free Nero coffee, £5 cinema tickets, and 9% off ASOS (for 2019)

·£50 gift voucher on every anniversary of your employment

·Accredited, certified training given on employment

·Study support if required


Dakota is a growing UK-based lifestyle brand with five locations, known for our stylish hotels, bustling brasserie Grills and upscale cocktail Bars. Dakota's story started with two boutique hotels on the outskirts of Edinburgh, in South Queensferry, and Glasgow, in Eurocentral. We have now expanded into prime city centre locations in Glasgow, Leeds, and Manchester.

Dakota is synonymous for delivering attentive and genuine guest service. We attract hard-working individuals who are passionate about working to the highest standards.


Job responsibilities include:

·Supervising the day to day finance operation of two of our hotels

·Implementing and monitoring internal audit procedures to ensure all financial statements are accurate and a true reflection of business performance and expenditure

·Managing the hotels' cashflow requirements, reconciling the bank account and processing monthly and adhoc payment runs

·Contributing to the month end process, including completing the accrual, prepayment, fixed asset and receipt reconciliations

·Supervising the accounts administrator, who will be responsible for processing the purchase ledger. Ensure statements are reconciled accurately and timely and costs are coded correctly

·Sending out daily, weekly and monthly management reports as required

·Providing holiday cover for weekly and monthly payroll runs as required

·Assisting in driving revenue and profit across the business by working with the Area Finance Manager and Heads of Departments


The successful applicant will have/be:

·At least 2 years working experience in an accounting position, or recently graduated with a finance degree of 2:1 or higher (or similar)

·An organised individual who is self-directed and works well with deadlines

·An individual who possesses a high level of financial acumen and attention to detail

·Experienced in using accounting systems and have a comprehensive knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Office suites

·Be flexible in working shift patterns if required around the operation

·Successful candidates must demonstrate a genuine enthusiasm for the role as well as their ability to show a long-term commitment to the brand as a real team player


To apply, please email us your up-to-date C.V. For more information on our luxury hotel brand, please visit our:


·Trip Advisor


·Instagram @dakotahotelsuk

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