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Financial Accounting Manager - Dunstable

Whitbread Inns
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Closing date
9 Jun 2023

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Financial Accounting Manager - Dunstable

Role: Financial Accounting Manager

Function: Finance

Location: Dunstable, Bedfordshire.

Employment Type: Permanent

A newly created, busy and challenging role managing the financial reporting, accounting and control for the Fixed Assets and Projects team and work with the wider Accounting & Controls team to develop a best in class financial and reporting capability.

Inside the role:

  • Both accurate and efficient accounting and reporting of Fixed Assets.
  • Financial reporting - ensuring the integrity and full statutory compliance of financial statements externally and providing high quality first line reporting internally
  • Financial control- ensuring that the controls are designed and operated effectively through the control framework (FCF) and that processes are documented and risk and control matrices are developed.
  • The accounting services include all associated balance sheet reconciliations and in line with group accounting policies. In addition to initiate, lead and assist on relevant project/analytical work throughout the year as required. Ensuring risks and opportunities are identified and flagged as appropriate.
  • Relationship management with external auditors (Deloitte) and to ensure full compliance with best practice
  • To liaise with external audit to deliver a clean audit for fixed assets.
  • Lead the utilisation of the Oracle Fusion system to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the team and their processes.
  • Lead the utilisation of the Oracle Fusion system to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the team and their processes.
  • Process review and improvements to deliver and effective and efficient accounting service
  • To manage and develop the team, identify talent and create an environment of continuous improvement
  • Deputise for the Senior FM as necessary and fully participate in the wider Financial Control agenda

We're open to you:

  • Qualified Accountant - recognised accounting qualification
  • Broad accounting knowledge, ability to talk through ideas & assess wider impacts
  • Rounded technical skills - expertise across a range of accounting and financial areas
  • Influencing skills - the interpersonal skills to build relationships and leverage these to shape operational decision making
  • Challenging others - confident in challenging others, whilst maintaining a strong, professional relationship
  • Organised & disciplined
  • Analytical skills - ability to identify core issues and provide assessments grounded in logic
  • Design & production of financial reports
  • Driving process improvements
  • Broad Finance experience, including period close, financial planning and reporting
  • Working with financial and non-financial colleagues at all levels

Times are changing, but our ambition is bigger than ever. This means huge things when it comes to getting the best from our investments, and that's where our Finance team really springs into action. Finding the right answers to drive us forwards. With new concepts launching, new spaces secured and reams of plans in motion, there's no more exciting time to join than right now. Get to experience career growth that moves as fast as we do, and be part of framing where we're headed.

We're 1,200 hotels and restaurants in the UK, Germany and the UAE, but we're more than that. We're the 35,000 people supporting our brands every day. The ones sourcing the nation's favourite breakfast, plating up family favourites, and the great night's sleep guaranteed people. We're also always preparing for new openings, looking ahead and revamping our online presence. We do it for our guests, and it's the details that keep them returning time and time again. We could be at the end of their road, their trusty choice for business trips, or we could be the place they associate with big celebrations up and down the country. We're a constant in a changing world, and we'd love you to join us. Bring your energy, ideas and sense of fun, we're waiting and so are our brands.

In return for your commitment, we've got some great benefits to offer:

  • Competitive Salary + 30% bonus potential
  • Share save scheme
  • A collaborative work culture that focuses on supporting your success
  • A flexible working policy you can rely on
  • Individual BUPA healthcare
  • Optional contributory pension matched up to 10%
  • Up to 25% discount off our brands





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