Our client is a venture capital funded, early stage hotels business that is at an exciting phase of its growth journey. With funding in place and a high-calibre management team already on-board, they now seek a Financial Controller to build an internal finance structure and business partner the Board / investors as the company starts to take shape.

This is an extremely broad role as the successful candidate will be required to bring finance in-house, implement robust controls, processes and financial systems, whilst being able to provide commercial analysis and support. You will be responsible for developing reporting functions to cover operational sites, those under development and the on-going portfolio expansion whilst also being responsible for designing the accounting and reporting function.

Day-to-day duties will include; management reporting, month-end / year-end accounts, budgeting and forecasting, reporting on KPIs, cash flow management, planning and forecasting.

You will be a fully qualified accountant with a desire to develop your career in a highly entrepreneurial environment in a visible role. Ideally you will have had some experience within a hospitality or property business, or will at least have some understanding of multi-site businesses. This could either be gained in line finance, or from dealing with audit clients in these industries. You will be technically strong, with a passion for taking ownership of financial controls, but will also be able to add value commercially. You will have strong systems skills (Sage, Excel, etc) and be a confident communicator.

Applicants with experience of working within a PE or VC backed business would be at a distinct advantage.


Email candidates@equityfc.com.