Hotel Finance Director

39 hours per week

Hard Rock Hotel

The Hard Rock Hotel is a 4-star deluxe hotel in the West End of London, just off Oxford Street. The hotel offers a combination of contemporary design throughout 1019 bedrooms, as well as meeting rooms and the modern Brasserie restaurant. The hotel also has its own destination Momentus bar, as well as a dedicated conference centre.

The Role

At glh we are currently recruiting for Hotel Finance Directors to maximise value through the delivery of consistent, predictable, growing, high-quality earnings balanced with an appropriate approach to risk management.

As Hotel Finance Director you will perform a dual role as a core member of the local hotel management team, both from a financial and commercial perspective, while also acting as a critical link to the wider Finance function. You will be responsible for ensuring that internal audit recommendations are resolved; maintaining accurate accounting records and ensuring compliance with group wide policies such as Money Laundering and Bribery & Corruption, and maintenance of a risk register.

Additionally you will manage and help deliver the budget / forecast / strategic plans; interpreting financial data you will draw insights, provide recommendations and support in the execution of those plans and delivering solutions.

As Hotel Finance Director you should take pride in nurturing a high performing team of professionals; help attract and retain high quality individuals; train and develop team members, ensuring cross-training and multi-skilling as well as act as a role model for the corporate and Finance values and behaviors.

What we look for

  • Experience of managing a large payroll operation in an outsourced payroll environment
  • At least 3 years experience preferably gained in a multi-site hospitality business (or other high-turnover and flexible hours business)
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Confident presenter of complicated information to board level
  • Ability to handle multiple customers and escalate appropriately
  • Self-motivated and self-reliant
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Team player
  • Service sector work ethos

What's in it for you?

  • 20 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • Discounted rates on hotel rooms, food and drink across the glh group
  • Interest free season ticket loans (conditions apply)
  • Access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Long Service Awards
  • Pension and Healthcare Schemes
  • Generous recommend a friend scheme
  • Access to discounts and cashback through a huge range of retailers and service providers via our online benefits portal
  • Wonderful Person of the month scheme with cash prizes
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Staff refreshments on shift