Finance Manager

Job Type:
Job Sector:
South East
Milton Keynes
£38,000 to £40,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Competitive salary plus package
Compass Group
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Are you a qualified and ambitious accountant in ACCA, ACA, CIMA or equivalent, with commercial finance experience gained within a fast paced hospitality environment? If so, we have a brilliant opportunity for a Finance Manager to join us onsite at Kent’s Hill Park Training & Conference Centre.

With 330 guest rooms, 71 versatile meeting rooms, extensive food and beverage offering Kent’s Hill Park offers a wide array of solutions to both clients and guests alike.

This is an opportunity to join the largest sector within Compass Group UK & Ireland where there is extensive scope for adding value. Your commercial acumen and drive to succeed will be highly recognised and rewarded with unlimited career opportunity and fast track career progression.  
Package descriptionCompetitive salary plus package
Main responsibilitiesAs our Finance Manager, you will standardise and enhance the financial reporting of the business and play a key role in the co-ordination and support of the budget and quarterly forecasting process.   

This role requires strength of character, exceptional stakeholder management skills and a clear determination and ability to drive through change and improve business performance.

To direct and interrogate monthly profit and loss accounts with comparison to forecast, budget and last year.
To support and advise the management team on financial and commercial matters arising out of monthly management account reviews reviewing in depth monthly departmental profitability.
To review management information and decisions made from such information.
To work with the Centre to develop best practise accounting and control procedures and ensure these are robustly implemented in the business.
To support the management team in completing a weekly forecast and to challenge the information given to ensure that a commercial view of the business performance is maintained at all levels and all opportunities are maximised.
To maintain informational data bases for use in management decision making and ensure the protection of such data against accidental loss.
To work with the profit protection team to ensure that there is strict compliance with company policies and procedures and adherence with the uniform system of accounts.

Ideal candidateTo be right for us, you will ideally be a qualified accountant with post qualification experience gained within a fast paced environment. You will have knowledge, skills and experience within the following areas:

Minimum 1 year industry experience in full service hotel/conference provider
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
Evidence of taking ownership and quickly adding value
Strong analytical and system skills
Experience of managing a team or demonstrable leadership quality

Contact Details:
Compass Group
Tel: 0121 457 5000
Contact: Anwen John

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