Head of Finance

Job Title: Head of Finance
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Start Date: 19/10/2020
Reference: 14099359/001_1592583375
Contact Name: James Fowler
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 19, 2020 17:16

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen for a Head of Finance to lead the finance function for a fast-growth restaurant brand based in central London.

Client Details

My client is a high-end restaurant brand with a unique identity and award-winning reputation and based in central london.


Reporting directly to the brand CEO, the Head of Finance will be responsible for the following:

  • Leading the finance function of a restaurant group operating in 5 different countries
  • Will manage 5-6 employees
  • Preparation of management reports and review
  • Preparation of Month end board pack at Group level
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the statutory accounts and oversee the audit
  • Balance Sheet management
  • Financial analysis with a risk and opportunistic view
  • Lead the preparation of the annual budget with the CEO
  • Business partnering with unit managers and the CEO
  • Business case analysis and support on new openings
  • Ad-hoc analysis and support to the senior management team, as required
  • Interacting with auditors and banks
  • Treasury management
  • Dealing with tax matters


The Head of Finance will need the below credentials:

Essential Requirements:

  • Qualified ACCA, ACA or CIMA
  • Significant industry experience in the restaurant/hospitality and catering/retail sector
  • International experience - reporting under IFRS
  • Experience of working in a business unit or SME
  • Experience of management accounts preparation

Job Offer

Basic salary of ~£70,000 to £80,000 depending on experience.