• Ref: AJ1018

    Finance Director | Multi-site Hospitality

    £ 120,000 - £ 120,000 per year United Kingdom
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    The opportunity

    Finance Director | Multi-site Hospitality

    Central London | Hybrid 1-2 days a week

    Renumeration | £120,000 + Bonus + Equity

    AJ1018

    Finatal are retained to source a technically strong Finance Director to join a highly acquisitive hospitality group that are scaling rapidly. The business are in need of someone who has experience in a multi-site environment with exposure to stock, FnB, audit, year-end and ideally led fundraising. 

    This is a hands on, end-end Finance Director position that will suit someone who has a proven track record within a multi-site hospitality/leisure business and bring about change autonomously. The ideal candidate will be a motivated, self-starter who is looking to work alongside some very impressive operators.

     

    The role

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Develop and implement financial strategies to drive profitability and growth.
    • Monitor financial performance against budgets and forecasts, providing insights and recommendations to senior management.
    • Oversee cash flow management, ensuring adequate liquidity for operational needs and strategic investments.
    • Maintain financial controls and procedures to safeguard company assets and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
    • Lead the year-end financial close process, including preparation of financial statements and liaising with auditors.
    • Coordinate audit engagements, ensuring timely completion and resolution of audit queries.
    • Review accounting policies and procedures to ensure compliance with accounting standards and regulatory requirements.
    • Conduct financial due diligence for potential acquisitions, assessing financial risks and opportunities.
    • Prepare financial models and analysis to support investment decisions and negotiations.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to evaluate the financial impact of acquisition targets and integration plans.
    • Review and negotiate property leases, ensuring favorable terms and mitigating risks for the organization.
    • Coordinate with legal counsel to address lease-related legal issues and ensure compliance with contractual obligations.
    • Assess lease agreements for potential financial implications and advise senior management on strategic lease decisions
    • Manage relationships with external service providers, including payroll, tax advisors, and other financial vendors.
    • Ensure timely and accurate processing of payroll and compliance with tax regulations.
    • Negotiate service agreements and monitor performance to ensure service quality and cost-effectiveness.

     

    The requirements

    Qualifications and Skills:

    • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
    • Proven experience as a Finance Director or senior financial leadership role within a multi-site hospitality/leisure business.
    • Extensive knowledge of financial management principles, accounting standards, and regulatory requirements.
    • Demonstrated experience in financial due diligence, acquisitions, and lease negotiations.
    • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret financial data and provide strategic insights.
    • Results-oriented mindset with a focus on driving performance and achieving business objectives.
    • Proactive and adaptable, with the ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

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