Financial Controller

Job description

A leader in the Irish Hotel and Hospitality Industry- our client is looking for a Financial Controller based in beautiful setting in Cork and reporting to the Regional Financial Controller. Your role will be to provide business insights and expertise to the General Manager/Management Team. Our client is looking for someone to join now at this vital time for the business as huge growth appears on the horizon across Ireland & UK.

Summary of Role:

- Monthly management accounts (P&L, balance sheet, cash flow)
- Weekly financial reports (including forecasting)
- Audit prep assistance (VAT declaration, payroll taxes, compliance etc.)
- Enhancing and adding value to existing processes/procedures and potential opportunities
- Income Audit (accurate recoring of sales, tracked and analysed income metrics)
- Payroll management (highlight/generate reports for various departments and address problem areas)
- Cash/Bank control (ensure accurate processes and procedures are in place)
- AR/AP (effective and efficient)
- Make a pro-active contribution to the management of the Hotel as a whole - with a focus on the maintenance of the the control environment and cost management.
- Guide managers and staff on finance procedures (cash, procurement, ensuring strict adherence to financial controls)
- Work with the wider team to ensure functional understanding of financial reporting and various other metrics, P&L etc.
- Implement a culture of best practice within the finance team.

Summary of Requirements:

- Qualified Accountant
- 2+ yrs PQE
- Strong communication, management and analytical skills
- Systems experience (Sage, Opera etc.)
- Demonstrated accounting experience in hospitality/retail or food & beverage industry

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