Financial Controller London


Financial Controllership to undertake all aspects of financial management, regulatory and financial reporting, financial risk management, budget and forecasts preparation, as well as adherence & development of internal control policies and procedures.

Lead the creation of a dynamic finance function with the ability to respond positively to a rapidly changing organization and competitive business landscape.

Vacancy Details

  • Day-to-day responsibility is directing and leading finance department across the UK to support the organization’s financial oversight, corporate governance and reporting activities.
  • Elaboration and execution of the monthly and year end close process; management reporting for all UK cafes whilst adhering to pre-defined dateline.
  • Detailed review of management reports to assess risk, analyse efficiency and participate on decision making by senior management for current or long term financial planning and budgeting processes.
  • Ownership of the yearly external audit process to ensure a compliant & seamless audit process; in accordance with the UK/US GAAP/IFRS Reporting Standards and the final elaboration of statutory reports & filing process of UK entities.
  • Leading the bi weekly payroll process for the UK cafes until its completion.
  • Monthly Balance Sheet reconciliation for all the UK cafes, including and not limited to Cash accounts, Stock, Prepayments/Accruals, Fixed Assets additions reporting, etc.
  • Preparation & submission of monthly EU Sales Reporting and quarterly VAT return.
  • Managing the bacs payment process for all GBP payment on all Hard Rock Entities worldwide, including the corporate offices. Reviewing and executing all bacs payment request to ensure all vendors are paid on time and follow up on any discrepancies and anomalies.
  • Monthly reconciliation of Intercompany account, posting of journals and final Intercompany settlement.
  • Liaison between the company and banking institutions on regular basis to ensure that requirements are addressed and executed.
  • Prime company contact for government institution such as Town Hall/City Council on matters such calculation & payment of monthly/yearly rates, licensing, statistical data and other compliances (finance).
  • Business partnering with key departments across the business such as Operations & Marketing, with the objective to provide an efficient financial management service.
  • Supervision of all UK FA’s on all finance matters such as Daily Cash & Credit Card Auditing, Invoicing of A/R, Weekly COS, Payroll and any ad-hoc analysis.
  • Relationship Management – maintain and develop collaborative relationship with outside services such as Legal and Property Management.

Experience Required

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