Financial Controller - Malmesbury, Wiltshire

Andrea Groom-Shorter
Date Posted
20 Jun 2022
Work Type
Full Time

Our client,a luxury cotswolds Hotel based in Malmebury, is looking for an experienced FC to join their team. Benefiting from a broad brief, the Financial Controller will be accountable for all financial aspects of the Company to include the production of monthly management reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with reporting standards.

  • Responsible for the company’s day to day cash controls and finance environment
  • Monitor and control the Company’s cash flow and ensure adherence to banking covenants
  • Process all invoices, complete the monthly pay run for suppliers and reconcile all statements
  • Run, manage and maintain the payroll process and pension and healthcare provision for employees
  • Ensure that monthly management accounts are prepared accurately and within given time scales and presented monthly to the Proprietors and General Manager
  • Complete quarterly VAT returns in line with HMRC regulations
  • Manage and develop the budgetary control system
  • Ensure that appropriate financial and auditing controls are maintained
  • Maintain the hotel’s finance system and accounting records
  • Implement where practical, best practice systems for efficiency and cost controls, driving improvement in the accounting/office systems (including IT supported and manual processes)
  • Ensure that records are maintained and that documentation is accurate whilst promoting data confidentiality both internally and externally to operate within GDPR regulations
  • Design and operate reporting systems for all financial and operational matters in conjunction with business managers
  • Ensure compliance with reporting and payment deadlines for all tax regimes
  • Ensure adequate insurance cover exists to cover all known business risks
  • Comply with Health and Safety legislation and procedures

  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA or CIMA)
  • Good level of technical accounting knowledge
  • Advanced IT skills – including Microsoft Office, Suite 8, SAGE Payroll, SAGE 50 
  • Three to four years’ experience in a similar role is essential, although not necessarily within the same industry 
  • Exceptional accuracy and attention to detail
  • Results driven
  • A Self-starter who has the desire and ability to drive continuous improvement within the finance function
  • High degree of integrity – Impeccable ethics and standards
  • Effective time management skills - organised and systematic
  • Approachable and reliable with a can do attitude
  • Positivity – Patient, assured with a flexible approach
  • Able to work at pace and calmly under pressure
  • Initiative, diplomacy, sensitivity and respect for others – a great team leader

   This Vacancy
Ref: 2458
Role: Financial Controller
Location: Malmesbury, Wiltshire