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Assistant Finance Manager - Knightsbridge, London

Employer
The Carlton Tower Jumeirah
Location
Knightsbridge, London
Salary
Competitive + Excellent Service Charge
Closing date
20 May 2024

Assistant Finance Manager - Knightsbridge, London

About Jumeirah & the Hotel:

For more than two decades, Jumeirah Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been making a distinct mark on the global hospitality market with its unwavering Stay Different™ brand promise. Its award winning destinations, including the iconic Burj Al Arab Jumeirah, position service beyond expectations, signature dining experiences and artful surroundings at the heart of every guest experience.

Today, Jumeirah operates a world-class portfolio of 26 properties across the Middle East, Europe and Asia, and employs over 9,000 colleagues, representing over 120 nationalities. As Jumeirah continues to expand its global portfolio and scale up its operations to the next level of growth, we remain fully committed to developing and empowering our colleagues to excel in world-class environments. Jumeirah is committed to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion in all its practices, embracing a culture that celebrates diversity. 

Situated in the heart of Knightsbridge, one of London’s most exclusive neighbourhoods, the Carlton Tower Jumeirah is the quintessential address in SW1 where heritage meets contemporary luxury. Featuring 186 beautifully appointed guest rooms, 87 of which have the fantastic benefit of a balcony, a rarity for the capital, enabling guests to take full advantage of the stunning views across London. The property also boasts the city’s largest naturally lit swimming pool, situated at the impressive rooftop health club and spa, The Peak, access to the private Cadogan Gardens and destination Italian restaurant Al Mare.

About the Job:

An opportunity has arisen for a Assistant Finance Manager to join us at The Carlton Tower Jumeirah. The main duties and responsibilities of this role are:

  • Assist the Financial Controller in all stages leading to the preparation of all monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports and analysis to corporate office and owning company. Specific duties and responsibilities will be assigned.
  • Assist and encourage implementing and streamlining the internal control procedures covering all activities of the department and the hotel. Advise DOF/Financial Controller promptly of any violations, weak areas or discrepancies.
  • Be fully acquainted with Jumeirah International accounting system and directives and the latest edition of Uniform System of Accounts for Hospitality Industry. Ensure that accounting transactions covering various activities of the hotel are recorded in accordance with Jumeirah International Policies & Procedures, local regulations and laws and records are neat, clean and tidy.
  • Ensure all journals and related financial reports are filed for future reference and are signed by preparer and authorized by the Financial Controller
  • Control and maintain all balance sheet accounts by preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliation and action accordingly. Attending a review with Financial Controller each month. 
  • Preparation of annual balance sheet reconciliations along with all relevant back-up in advance of the annual statutory financial audit. Schedules are to be prepared in accordance to requirements of the external auditors.
  • Ensure all historical information is filed in a way that provides easy access or other storage where necessary. Manage long term storage of documents and co-ordinate the sending of documents off premises.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with all Departments.
  • Ensure surprise float counts are done on all hotel floats at least once a month by Income Audit/General Cashier/ Finance Team leader.
  • To have knowledge of other roles within the Finance department in order to be able to perform audit checks on specific areas e.g. Cost Control, Income Audit, Accounts Payable or Credit Control to ensure compliance with internal audit requirements.

About you:

The ideal candidate for this position will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis, with a track record of effectively managing budgets and optimizing financial performance within a luxury hotel setting.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a finance-related role, preferably within the hospitality industry or luxury hotels.
  • Proficiency in financial software and tools such as Excel, QuickBooks, or similar.
  • Sound knowledge of financial regulations and compliance standards.
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail, with the ability to interpret financial data accurately.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, capable of collaborating with various departments and stakeholders within a luxury 5-star hotel environment.

About the Benefits:

Besides generous F&B benefits and reduced hotel rates across our hotels globally, this role has excellent employee benefits making the role attractive to high performers and any applicant who like to associate her/himself with one of the most luxurious brands in the hospitality industry. This includes…

  • Competitive salary + excellent service charge
  • 28 holidays inclusive of Bank Holidays
  • Extra holiday for significant Birthdays (21.30.40. etc.)
  • Life insurance
  • Next pension
  • Jumeirah perks website access – discount
  • F&B and Spa treatment discount
  • Lieu day if you work on Bank Holidays
  • Dry cleaning of uniform or Business attire
  • Meals on duty
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Wellness benefits – Chiropodist, Flu jabs, and more!
  • Taxi service after hours
  • Social events & recognitions programs
  • Ongoing training & development
  • Weeding/Baby gift
  • Cycle scheme
  • Internal transfer scheme
  • Eye test and discount for VDU users
  • Dental cash back plan
  • External transfer scheme

 

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