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Group Finance Manager



About the job

Lamington Group is seeking a committed, ambitious, hands-on individual to head up our finance department. This is an excellent opportunity for a resourceful individual to manage the finance team and be responsible for all operational recording, reporting, budgeting and forecasting across the Lamington Group. Supported by the existing finance team this new role will work closely with the Operations Manager and report into the Finance Director.


About Lamington Group

Lamington is a 50-year-old family-owned and run real estate investment and development business based in London. The business owner manages several brands; Lamington Apartments, Lamington Lettings, Mission Works co-working and room2 Hometels. Room2 is the main focus of the business rolling out hometels across the UK. room2 has 2 operational locations in London and Southampton with room2 Chiswick opening Q2 20201, Fulham Town Hall, Belfast, Liverpool and Manchester following. Lamington Group is a dynamic place to work with an environment suited to individuals with a ‘can do’ hands-on attitude.


Role Responsibilities

Seeking an individual who is an expert in the field of finance and control to oversee the next growth phase of the business. You will work alongside the operations manager to support in reaching monthly financial targets and report into the finance director assisting to oversee the next growth phase of the business.


Key responsibilities will include:

  • Overseeing the production of all financial information, improving the accuracy, efficiency, and relevance
  • Completing balance sheet reviews, highlighting, and managing risks to the business
  • Manage the month-end to ensure MI (P&L, balance sheet reconciliations and cash flow forecasts) for all the trading entities is completed accurately and to deadlines
  • Production of month-end reporting packs and report for trading entities
  • Produce quarterly consolidated performance reporting packs including covenant compliance
  • Coordinating and directing the preparation of the group budget and financial forecasts for trading entities
  • Consolidating and forecasting cash flows locally and across the group
  • Design and implement internal procedures to maintain/establish strong control environments in current and new locations
  • Supporting the hotels achieve financial targets
  • Help improve the financial literacy of the department to drive commercial awareness
  • Managing the preparation of the annual statutory accounts
  • Overseeing the preparation of VAT returns and other statutory submissions such as PAYE and pension settlements
  • Being the main contact for auditors, co-ordinating the provision of information



  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in accounting and finance
  • Minimum of 2 years in a senior finance role carrying out management accounting, budgeting and forecasting
  • Experience in an area or group role in hotels or hospitality (highly desirable)
  • Ideally qualified in (CIMA, ACCA, ACA or equivalent)
  • Sound technical knowledge of UK GAAP
  • An organised individual who is proactive and works well with deadlines
  • Detail-oriented focus
  • An advanced knowledge of Excel

How to Apply

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