Title Financial Controller, Hotel, SWUK, 25-35K.
Salary 25/35K+
Location Cornwall, Devon, SWUK
Job Information

Hotel Financial Controller – 25/35K

Cornwall, Devon SWUK


Our client a splendid looking hotel with excellent sea views and a loyal business/vacation following are seeking to appoint a Financial Controller.  You will report directly to the Board of Directors and manage a team of three staff all involved with accounts and administration.

Our client’s business is privately owned with direct family as shareholders, they are not looking to expand or sell-out to an outside investor.  They have an AA-star bank credit rating and are planning minimal renovation work over the winter months to up-grade the in-house spar facility.

As the leading accountancy and finance Search Recruitment business based in the SWUK, we are activating the retained search programme during the last week of October.

This position has been generated by the retirement of the current FD and falls under the category of appointment through succession.  The lead in time will be six months, with the current corporate officer working part-time on a consultancy basis.

If you wish to apply for this position we are welcoming applications on a nationwide basis.

We seek to find a hotel accountant with the following experience:

  • Experience of monthly management accounting of UK companies;
  • Variance analysis and management reporting;
  • Balance sheet, profit & loss;
  • Cash flow management & VAT returns;
  • Organisation-planning skills and ability to prioritise appropriately;
  • Rigorous commitment to accuracy and detail;
  • Oral and written communication skills;
  • Leadership-management, coaching and training;
  • Negotiation and influencing skills;
  • Analytical approach and creativity in problem resolution;
  • Commercial acumen and industry knowledge and ability to drive change where necessary;
  • Technical accounting knowledge and strong IT systems knowledge including financial systems;
  • Previous experience in the Hospitality sector a distinct advantage.

Knowledge Spar:

  • Strong MS Excel skills;
  • Strong Communication skills;
  • Balance Sheet knowledge;
  • SUN & SAP;
  • Demonstrable Initiative;
  • Ability to deliver responsibilities with minimum supervision;
  • Willingness to travel to alternative sites if required.

To apply for this position please contact: Ashley Armstrong, Zena Zennor or Joey Polperro;

Telephone 01872 274227;

Mail CV2 – cornishexecutive.co.uk

Confidentiality will always be assured.