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Financial Controller

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £80000 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 6 months ago

  • Sector: Accountancy & Finance
  • Contact: Graham Thornton
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: 13/01/2023
  • Expiry Date: 11 April 2023
  • Job Ref: JO0000012123_1678908036

Financial Controller

Restaurant Sector


Central London + Working from Home hybrid

This young, international and highly profitable restaurant group has a popular high street brand and has ambitious plans to expand through 2023 and 2024.

As part of a recent restructure, it is now seeking to hire a hands-on and charismatic Financial Controller to own day-to-day finance.

The role includes:

  • Partnering the CEO and associated Operational/Commercial heads, playing an active role in working across the business to drive improved top and bottom line performance
  • Ensuring a robust financial control environment
  • Managing the current outsourced accounting relationship, converting this arrangement to an insourced model in the near future
  • Improving the financial processes, ensuring a 'no surprise's reporting structure, creating robust methodologies that allow for continued rapid business scale-up
  • Creating high-quality management reporting, delivering forecasting, planning, budgeting and analysis
  • Championing improved financial understanding through the business
  • Key participation in corporate projects, i.e. new restaurants roll out, fund raising etc

Candidate skills/experience required:

  • Qualified accountant with a mix of financial and management accounting experience
  • Experience of working in a multi-site consumer facing sector
  • Will have partnered non-finance stakeholders
  • Confidence in own ability, able to influence stakeholders through a combination of personality and high quality data
  • Experience of using Xero