Britannia Hotels

Hotel Controller - Bournemouth

Competitive Salary
21 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Job Type
Full Time

Heathlands Hotel, Bournemouth

Britannia Hotels is the fastest expanding independent UK hotel group, currently we have 51 hotels (and growing) and 6 Pontins Holiday Parks. A fiercely independent, innovative and thriving company, our success has been built on the can-do attitude of the people who work for us.

Role Title: Hotel Controller – Full Time – Heathlands Hotel, Bournemouth

Reporting to: Area/Regional Controller


Overall Summary

  • Responsible for Financial Control of all departments in the hotel
  • Provide all relevant control/financial information and assistance to the General/Ops Manager
  • Functional and line responsibility to the Financial Director

Role Objective

The position of Hotel Controller exists to ensure:

  • That the interests of the Britannia Hotel Group are protected at all times
  • That maximum revenue is generated, losses are kept to a minimum and systems exist to control costs
  • That a critical assessment is constantly made on all procedures and practices
  • That attention is drawn to all areas of weakness/concern and that corrective action is taken
  • That all new company procedures and instructions are implemented by the hotel

Main Responsibilities

  • To be organised, numerate, have an eye for detail and an enquiring mind
  • To have a practical and common sense approach to the role
  • Department responsibilities: Wages, Cash & Credit Card Reconciliation, Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger, Revenue Auditing and Food and Liquor Stock taking         
  • To supervise, recruit and train their own members of staff, continually assessing all areas in the Control department

Person Specification

  • Prioritise their work effectively
  • Work to strict deadlines
  • Communicate on all levels
  • To carry out any duties which may be requested from time to time
  • Possibility to work at other Bournemouth hotels, flexible approach essential

Employee Benefits

  • 28 days holiday including bank holidays per annum
  • Discounted weekend breaks
  • Regular Appraisals
  • Pension Scheme
  • Meals on duty
  • Uniforms (Hotel based ops staff only)
  • Accelerated promotion prospects


Britannia Hotels are an Equal Opportunities employer and applicants from non-EEC countries will require work permits or permission to work issued by the Home Office.

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