Britannia Hotels

Financial Controller - Altrincham

Altrincham, Greater Manchester
29 Sep 2017
26 Oct 2017
Job Type
Full Time

Britannia Head Office Hale

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: Financial Controller

Reporting to: Group Accountant

Role Objective

The ever expanding Britannia Hotel group (now totally 52 hotels throughout the UK) with a Head Office based in Hale, Cheshire, are looking to recruit a Financial Controller. You will report to the Group Accountant with responsibility for a designated sector of the group. This is a fantastic opportunity to join this established, forward thinking company.

Role Objective

Due to continued expansion the largest independent chain of hotels in the UK are looking to recruit a Financial Controller to join their busy and dynamic Head Office accounts department in Hale, Cheshire.

Main Responsibilities

  • Manage the production of weekly and quarterly financial reports
  • Review all key balance sheet and P&L items to manage the risks.
  • Prepare Year End Accounts in accordance with Group requirements and deadlines
  • Assist the Finance Director on ad hoc reports.
  • Initiate/ Assist with improvements to financial control
  • Manage the Finance Team members to do their job more efficiently and cope with the increasing workload, higher service delivery and growing business.

Person Specification

The candidate must have:

  • Qualified ACA/ ACCA with minimum 2-3 years of experience in a similar fast paced environment
  • Excellent double entry experience
  • A strong sense of commitment
  • Be confident and approachable, with good communications skills and “can do” attitude
  • Able to absorb new information quickly, be adaptable and work to deadlines
  • Being able to prepare and present information required in a timely and easily understood fashion

Employee Benefits

  • Up to 28 days holiday including bank holidays per annum
  • Discounted weekend breaks
  • Regular Appraisals
  • Meals on duty
  • Uniforms (Hotel based 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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