Part Time Assistant Financial Controller

The Finance department are looking for a Part Time Assistant Financial Controller to join the team with a focus on daily, weekly and month end accounting procedures, monitoring of internal departmental control procedures and periodic accounting input and reporting.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To collate the daily figures in a timely manner, ensuring that any anomalies are fully investigated and highlighted to Central Finance
  • To ensure that the hotel revenue reports are verified on a daily basis and to provide a summary of that Management checks
  • To ensure that the daily cash, credit card and foreign currency takings are reconciled on a daily basis with overs and shorts highlighted to management
  • To update the food flash on a daily basis in ProcureWizard
  • To oversee ensure that F&B stocks are counted and reported correctly in the accounts
  • To complete the payroll on a monthly basis in accordance to the financial timetable, ensuring that full records are retained
  • To close month end in a timely manner in accordance with group deadlines, ensuring all accruals, prepayments and statistics are accurately captured in the correct financial period
  • To review the P&L with the hotel GM and senior team on a monthly basis and complete any supplementary reports required by Central Finance
  • To ensure that Sales ledger invoices are checked and processed in a timely manner according to RCH standards
  • To ensure that the hotel floats are counted on a monthly basis and that petty cash is reconciled in a timely manner
  • To reconcile the balance sheet on a monthly basis, ensuring aged items are actioned and any risk is highlighted to Senior Management accordingly
  • To participate in the training and development of any other team members as necessary
  • To ensure that all invoices are processed in an accurate and timely manner
  • To ensure that travel agents commission is captured in the correct financial period and to ensure that any queries are dealt with in a timely manner
  • To ensure that Invu is used for all document retention
  • To action guest queries and chargebacks in a professional and timely manner, ensuring full records are maintained to RCH standards
  • To ensure all credit card information is handled in accordance with PCI DSS standards
  • To ensure that RCH policies are enforced throughout the hotel
  • To provide training to hotel teams as and when required
  • To assist with the interim and full year audits with the external auditors, collating information within the timeframes as required
  • To assist with the completion of the hotel budget on an annual basis
  • To attend hotel and Central Finance meetings as required
  • To assist with cover at any other RCH hotel

Work with Red Carnation

The ideal candidate for the Part Time Assistant Financial Controller position will enjoy working within a friendly and productive team and have excellent communication skills.

The ideal candidate should:

  • Have previous experience
  • Have a basic understanding of the hospitality industry
  • Be well spoken with excellent communication skills
  • Be eligible to work in the UK
  • Portray professional standards at all times
  • Have great attention to detail
  • Have a friendly, bubbly and flexible attitude
  • Communicate effectively in English

This position has excellent progression opportunities within renowned Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a company providing the perfect opportunity to those who are looking for an exciting career and job security within the Hotel industry.

The Red Carnation Hotel Collection Benefits:

  • 28 paid holidays per year inclusive of bank holidays, which increases with years of service
  • Complimentary meals on duty
  • Discounted rates with Red Carnation Hotel Collection, The Travel Corporation and some UK Relais & Châteaux
  • Season ticket loan after 6 months service
  • Salary exchange schemes, such as childcare vouchers and cycle-to work scheme
  • Professional training and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance programme

Red Carnation Hotels Collection provides an opportunity for long-term career prospects and is recognised as number 3 of the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to Work For 2016. As a result we can confidently promise you will reach your full career potential! We are also proud to be recognised with a Gold Standard Award Investors in People - the first company to gain this award on a worldwide basis.