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Assistant Financial Controller

We are now looking for a talented and responsible Assistant Financial Controller to join Page8 Hotel, St. Martins Place, London.

Page Hotels, the home of urban explorers, is a lifestyle brand that connects people to people. Our hotels offer a full immersion into the heart of the city; the way locals know and love. Set in a prime location, right next to Trafalgar Square, Page8 is a design-led 138 room hotel inclusive of Page Common, part-bar and part coffeehouse. It provides the perfect spot for exploring all that London offers!

Key Responsibilities

As Assistant Financial Controller, you will

  • Contribute to the achievement of the company's business objectives by developing and providing advice and guidance on financial strategies
  • Provide financial analysis and insight to optimize financial results of the operations, special projects, guiding managers and team members to achieve objectives
  • Develop and control the company’s annual operating budget to ensure that financial targets are met, and statutory regulations are complied with
  • Coordinate and prepare accurate monthly forecasts of revenues/costs/CAPEX and cashflow projections for hotel operations
  • Carry out actions to ensure the company meets financial and legal obligations
  • Oversee preparation of the company's monthly reporting package and annual financial statements to ensure that these are presented to head office accurately and on time
  • Provide analytical support and identify cost saving and productivity opportunities
  • Review Purchase Requisitions with independent analysis (including comparison with budget) and recommendation for management approvals
  • Monitor external contracts and services provided by suppliers to ensure that these are operating effectively and provide the best value to the company
  • Monitor receivables from tenants and ensure accuracy and timeliness of invoicing
  • Carry out due diligence on potential tenants, review tenancy agreements and related documents, facilitate required executions of documents and stipulated conditions
  • Identify and implement appropriate accounting systems for hotel operations
  • Develop and maintain all necessary systems, policies and procedures to ensure effective and efficient financial management within the company
  • Develop and implement an internal audit programme to ensure that the company complies with financial procedures and regulations
  • Provide expert advice on all tax related matters and act as point of contact with UK tax advisers
  • Process VAT returns, prepare bank reconciliations and analyse finance performance
  • Process UK and international payments, taking the lead on UK policies and maintaining all aspects of HMRC
  • Review supplier statements and input systems for accuracy and efficiency of ordering
  • Direct and lead the team to ensure that they are appropriately motivated, developed and able to carry out their responsibilities at a high standard


What we offer

  • Meal allowance
  • Competitive pay rate / salary
  • Opportunities for career progression
  • Hybrid work pattern
  • Professional training and development opportunities
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Quarterly and annual recognition award
  • Birthday leave (independent of annual leave entitlement)
  • Company-wide discounts – food & beverage and accommodation


As Assistant Financial Controller, you will have

  • Preferably an undergraduate degree or working towards a professional accounting body certification
  • Knowledge of hotel software or PMS eg Opera, Sage200 in addition to proficiency in IT/MS Excel
  • Experience in hotel accounting with proven leadership qualities
  • Strategic thinking and analytical skills with solid financial and commercial awareness in pursuit of business growth and success
  • A track record of delivering accurate reporting (numbers sensitive), controlling budgets and forecasts and ability to demonstrate a control over purchase requisitions (reasonableness and justifications)
  • Good understanding of owner and operating relationship
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with strong influencing presence across all levels
  • High integrity and commitment to good governance
  • Ability to multi-task with tight deadlines with an eye for detail
  • High resilience, adaptability and a hands on, can do approach


Please send your detailed resume with expected salary to [email protected] for job application.

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