Restaurant Management Accountant

England, London, West End
08 Feb 2019
15 Feb 2019
Mike Durkin
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Part qualified

Page Personnel Finance are recruiting for a Restaurant Management Accountant for our client, a leading International restaurant company located in London's West End.

Client Details

Our client is a leading International restaurant company located in London's West End, a short walk from Oxford Circus. Due to international expansion, an opportunity has arisen in their accountancy team for a Restaurant Management Accountant to join.


Located in London's West End, our client is looking for a Restaurant Management Accountant with responsibility for the following duties;

The role will involve providing accurate and timely management accounts to a Multi-Site Operation and providing ongoing support and analysis to facilitate a deeper business understanding.
This role leads a team of 3- Accounts Assistant, Finance Analyst and Purchase Ledger Clerk.
Day to Day Responsibilities
* Ensuring the day to day and long term compliance of financial procedures
* Being first port of call for all General Managers of restaurants for any queries
* Leading other members of finance team in their roles
* Making payments from the bank account when needed
* Responding to all site queries on a day to day and period by period basis
* Overseeing Franchise business and helping colleagues with transactions
Weekly Responsibilities
* Updating cashflow forecast and presenting to FC/FD with analysis
* Ensuring the completion of and publication of weekly reports
Month End Responsibilities
* Period end routines in line with business expectations
* Preparation and ownership of management accounts reporting pack (including profit and loss, Balance sheet and cashflow statements)
* Analysis of Cost of Sales, labour, margins and profitability
* Balance sheet reconciliation for all account cost lines on a monthly basis
* Management of key cost lines, including but not limited to accruals and prepayments
* Give support and assistance where required to the Operations team, providing a more meaningful understanding of site accounts

* Business partnering with the site management teams to produce site specific P&Ls and other key analysis
* Input into forecasting and management of the budget process
* Reconciling Management Accounts of associated companies with third party accountants
* Assisting with year-end statutory audits
* Preparation and ownership of quarterly VAT returns
* Leading a team of 3 to deliver timely and accurate management accounts whilst supporting their career development.
* Ad-hoc projects and requests from Finance Director / General Managers


The successful candidate:

* You must be CIMA / ACCA (or equivalent)Part -Qualified and strong experience in Management Accounting
* 1+ Experience in Management Accountant position
* Experience in leading a team
* Experience in the hospitality industry
* Working experience of FNB, EPOS
* Strong excel skills
* Strong communication and presentation skills
* Ability to collaborate and work as part of a team

Job Offer

Salary of up to £42,000

Competitive benefits package

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