Financial Controller

Job Ref: CJ.31.01
Sector: Hospitality & Catering
Date Added: 31 January 2018
  • Belfast, Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland
  • £30,000 - £35,000 per Annum
  • Blue Arrow Belfast
  • 02890 315005

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At Blue Arrow we are excited to be working alongside one of Belfast's new hotels.

This great opportunity not only enables you to grow a new hotel within Belfast but will also allow you to join a fantastic hotel group.

We are currently in the search for an experienced Financial Controller, you will be the overall manager for the Accounts Office for the hotel.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the accounts office, you will ensure that the department runs efficiently and effectively. Ensuring that all company policies are adhered to, minimising company risk and maximising profit opportunity.

You will have direct responsibility for the following roles:
  • Assistant Financial Controller
  • Purchase Ledger Clerk
  • Credit Controller
You will develop and train those within your team ensuring you are getting the best performance from your department.

The successful candidate will have the Key Responsibilities:

Business Awareness

To be fully aware of budgeted and actual department targets.

To produce and update forecasts.

To support all departments to ensure payroll costs and monitored by rotas that are in line with forecasted business.

Suggest promotional opportunities, enable departmental sales to meet and exceed budgets.

People Management

To lead and motivate your team, promoting at all times good team morale, pride for the hotel and a high level of commitment.

Leading the selection process, ensuring no candidate is discriminated against.

To complete inductions, review performances, complete regular department meetings and provide regular communication to your team.

To manage poor performance or conduct, following the correct disciplinary procedure in conjunction with the personnel department.

Health and Safety

To ensure that all work practises within your department observe all statutory regulations as outlined in the Company's Food Safety and Health & Safety policies.

To ensure all members of the department attend all training as required, to ensure that this is then recorded and signed.


To carry out any of the department's tasks in the absence of the Department's staff through illness, holidays or staff shortages.

Ensure all deadlines are met both within the hotel, head office and other external personnel at all times.

Ensure you are confident with all but not limited to the procedures within the department:
  • Sales Ledger
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Cash Book: analysis and reconciliation
  • Payroll
  • Petty Cash
  • Daily/Monthly Revenue reports
  • Management Accounts
  • POS / Outlet Tills/ PMS
  • Forecasting & Budgets
  • Security

To hear more about this great role please feel free to call Chris, 028 9031 5005