Finance Manager - Controls
What will you be doing
This an exciting opportunity for someone looking to expand on their existing experience within Financial Control. You will be responsible for providing business assurance on the adequacy and effectiveness of key financial controls by gaining a good understanding of financial and business processes. You will track action plans for control deficiencies that have been identified, providing training and guidance to the business, imbedding internal controls as BAU and undertaking project work when required. Working with the Financial Controller or Risk, Control and Compliance you ensure timely and full implementation of control improvements, maintain and report on effectiveness of, and compliance with, policies and procedures, alongside supporting the overall Group vision on Financial Controls.
Why we would like you to apply
- You are a Qualified Accountant with a strong technical accounting background
- You have the curiosity and insight to ensure that process are being followed and risks are being continually evaluated
- With your analytical rigour and methodical approach you will relish the opportunity to ensure our business is successful in all audit related activities.
- You will have excellent communication skills, be confident in challenging others whilst maintaining your professionalism and integrity.
A bit about us
Premier Inn is the UK’s largest hotel chain and is part of the UK’s leading hospitality company in the FTSE100, Whitbread PLC. With over 700 hotels and more than 60,000 rooms across the UK and Ireland, we have grown rapidly, and have been named the UK’s top rated hotel chain by the Which? Hotel Chain Report 2016. We have set ambitious growth plans and by 2020, we plan to increase the size of Premier Inn to around 85,000 UK rooms, as well as expanding our international presence to 50 hotels.
Whitbread Restaurants forms part of the UK’s leading hospitality company in the FTSE100, Whitbread PLC, and includes our much-loved brands; Table Table, Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Taybarns and Whitbread Inns. We serve over 50 million meals a year in our restaurants, ‘Serving Up Great Memories’ for our customers.
At Whitbread, we are fully committed to growing legendary brands through building a strong customer heartbeat and innovating to stay ahead. We are dedicated to our core values; being genuine, confident and committed, and are proud of our winning teams, who make everyday experiences special for our customers.
Where are we going
Our core business has changed over the years, yet we remain true to Samuel Whitbread’s founding spirit to put our people first, focus on the customer, and recognise that progress comes from innovative thinking. This is reflected in our Vision and Values.
We will grow legendary brands by building a strong customer heartbeat and innovating to stay ahead.
Our winning teams make every day experiences special for customers, so they come back time and again, driving profitable growth.
Our values underpin everything we do at Whitbread, across all our brands:
- Genuine - we really care about customers
- Confident - we strive to be the best at what we do
- Committed - we work hard for each other
We would love you to join us on this exciting journey!