Assistant Financial Controller

24 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract type
Full time
About us

At the heart of IHG are our beloved hotel brands, each catering to the unique interests of our guests in its own distinct way. We work hard to do business responsibly, dedicated to serving our local communities and doing the right thing. Whatever we're doing, we remember one thing; we're about people, not just beds.

At InterContinental?? Hotels & Resorts we believe international travel should always be alluring. We are dedicated to those who appreciate and enjoy The InterContinental Life – the glamour and exhilaration of fascinating places, mixed with our international know–how and local cultural wisdom.

The Principal Edinburgh on George Street has been welcoming hotel guests since 1881. We are five listed Georgian townhouses, built in 1775 as homes for Edinburgh's most prosperous citizens. Winner of Luxury Brand Hotel of the Year, Edinburgh at the 219 Scottish Hotel Awards. 219 sees our property receive a multi–million–pound restoration and refurbishment to transform and rebrand to InterContinental?? Edinburgh.

A nod to Edinburgh's rich literary heritage, The Printing Press Bar & Kitchen was once home to acclaimed novelist Susan Ferrier (an equal of Jane Austen, according to Sir Walter Scott), whilst Burr & Co. is a lovely coffee shop with a devoted local following. The hotel also boasts the magnificent King's Hall – a firm favourite for weddings and celebration – as well as seven additional meeting and event rooms and a newly equipped gym.

Your day to day

By assisting the property's Financial Controller, you will be responsible for establishing and maintaining accounting controls so as to ensure the smooth running of the accounts department. You'll need a great attention to detail in order to identify and resolve any queries regarding food and liquor gross profits, as well as for meeting all accounting deadlines and completely all necessary reports accurately and on time. Alongside the Financial Controller, General Manager and other Heads of Department you will be involved in the production of the hotel annual budget as well as producing the weekly forecast with the General Manager as and when necessary.

What we need from you

We are looking for an Assistant Financial Controller who has previous experience in a generalist finance role which has involved purchase ledger work. Preferably this experience would have been gained within the hotel industry to give you the knowledge and understanding of payroll/productivity for the hotel industry, and of wet and dry stocks however, this is not essential. You will need to be highly numerate, analytical and have an exceptional attention to detail to be successful, as well as being highly proficient in all Microsoft Office packages. It would also be beneficial if you had a HOSPA qualification.

What we offer

A competitive salary
28 days holiday each year, including bank
Hotel based incentive and recognition schemes
Access to our Benefits portal, which includes discounts on some travel, leisure time activities, health, retail and motoring
Discounted accommodation with competitive colleague rates at our other hotels
Long service awards which increase with length of service
Excellent training and development opportunities within the hotel, the Company and our online e–learning portal
Financial rewards for delivering sensational service
Free meals on duty
Great IHG Perks

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