Cluster Finance Manager
at Edwardian Hotels London - Careers Site

Date Posted: 07/02/2019

Job Description



Corporate/Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton/ 10689_26042_RFT_A01


At the heart of Edwardian Hotels London is a simple founding belief, that from back of house to the boardroom we are all Hosts. Everyone is encouraged to express their individuality and initiative, and to bring their passion to work. (We may wear uniforms, but we don’t believe in uniformity.)

Everything we do is driven by a desire to exceed our guests’, clients and partners expectations. To surprise and delight. To make the time our guests choose to spend with us genuinely exceptional. So that even the shortest stay with us, will last long in their memory. Everyone who works here does this every day across our portfolio of brands, in highly prestigious locations in London and beyond.

For 40 years Edwardian Hotels  London has built upon this ambition, and as a family owned company we’re proud of the freedom our independence gives us to grow our business on a relentless and memorable curve – upwards.

With an enviable collection of luxurious distinctive hotels and restaurants such as The May Fair Hotel, Radisson Blu Edwardian London Hotels, Steak and Lobster, Scoff and Banter, May Fair Kitchen, Annayu and May Fair Bar; in the most desirable locations of the UK's most vibrant cities, EHL's vision is unique: To Be Memory Makers.

Being a Memory Maker as a Cluster Finance Manager

In this role, you will become part of the Edwardian family and work within Finance in Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton

  • To provide analytical support to the Senior Central Hotel Controller, to assist in all aspects of financial accounting and reporting ensuring the correct recording of all costs and revenues and maintaining a complete set of records to comply with both internal and statutory reporting requirements

    Duties and Responsibilities


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    Works closely with Revenue. Finance and operations departments

    External Relationships :Auditors and Tax and legal advisors

    Responsible for monthly, quarterly, and annual closing activities in accordance with corporate guidelines

    Provide meaningful and timely revenue and cost analysis to drive the financial performance of the unit

    Prepare, document and maintain monthly journal entries and audit trail data

    Review monthly activity and advise on policies and processes where necessary

    Ensure revenues and costs for each business unit have been allocated correctly, and ensure integrity with financial systems

    Provide first line support for financial systems problems

    Maintain monthly reconciliations both for balance sheet and profit and loss accounts

    Provide management information, as requested, to unit heads and the Business Operations teams in the month end, budgeting and planning process

    Prepare monthly reporting and year end packs with an explanation of key variances

    Manage a cluster finance team to ensure team objectives are met providing work supervision and direction as required

    Develop the team carrying out regular appraisals meeting training needs as appropriate

    Contribute to the leadership of the Finance team by developing and training personnel

    Plan best use of accounting resources to improve the day-to-day management of the business, introducing best practice and innovative thinking

    Ad hoc project work

Key Requirements


Key Requirements

Firm understanding of accounting concepts and experience with accounting information systems

Accounting Qualified / Qualified by experience with at least 3 years of experience within hospitality

Excellent communication skills (verbal  and written) and ability to liaise effectively with non-financial staff and senior management

Proven analytical skills

Able to organise and prioritise own workload, meet strict deadlines and work both independently and as part of a team

Team player with outstanding inter-personal, negotiation and organisational skills

Client focused approach to work

IT literate and well experienced with Microsoft suite of products

Prior experience in managing a team in different locations

 We Believe In Developing and Delighting Our Hosts So You Will Receive:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Complimentary 2 night stay in a luxury Edwardian Hotel of your choice (after two years service)
  • Preferential accommodation rates for all Edwardian Hotels for Hosts, friends and family
  • Discounts on food and beverage up to 30% in all Edwardian restaurants and bars
  • Discounts on Spas and beauty treatments
  • Hot meals and salad bar, teas, coffees and juices provided each day
  • Uniforms provided per role requirement

All Hosts must have valid permission to live and work in the United Kingdom. Verification of documentation will be undertaken as part of the recruitment process.


Job Snapshot

About Us

Welcome to Edwardian Hotels London.

Edwardian Hotels London is a collection of luxury hotels in central London, Heathrow, and Manchester. Our hotels provide luxury without pretension. Individually designed rooms, the latest technology, new meeting spaces, chic restaurants and bars and service that focuses on every detail of your stay, so that you do not have to.

With an enviable collection of distinctive hotels and restaurants such as The May Fair Hotel, Radisson Blu Edwardian London Hotels, Steak and Lobster, Scoff and Banter, May Fair Kitchen, Annayu and May Fair Bar; in the most desirable locations of the UK's most vibrant cities, Edwardian Hotel's vision is unique: To Be Memory Makers.