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Assistant Director of Finance - London Opening

Business Unit:  The Peninsula London Corporate Office
Location:  London

The Peninsula London, superbly located at 1-5 Grosvenor Place in Belgravia, will overlook Hyde Park Corner, the Wellington Arch, Green Park and the gardens of Buckingham Palace. Upon completion, the hotel will have 189 guestrooms with 26 luxury Peninsula-branded residential apartments. The construction budget for the project is in the region of £800 million and our ambition is for the hotel and residences to set new standards in luxury and service in the London market with completion currently scheduled for 2022. Located in the highly prestigious Belgravia district of London, The Peninsula London is seeking to hire an influential Assistant Director of Finance who has strong experience supervising and maintaining overall control of the accounting financial management systems.


  • An exceptional opportunity to join our high-profile flagship hotel opening in London
  • The Peninsula Hotels espouses luxury service, dedication to our customers and commitment to our employees. 
  • Join our award-winning group, working alongside a highly experienced team 


Key Accountabilities:


  • Is responsible for an efficient and effective day-to-day work routine and ensures a proper month-end closing with timely preparation of accurate financial statement reports.
  • Ensures revenues are audited and posted daily.
  • Prepares the corporate tax returns and ensures payment is process in a timely manner. 
  • Prepares all month-end entries. Reviews the results with Director of Finance investigating variances to budget.
  • Assists in the preparation of special statistical reports which may be required by local management, government authorities and area office.
  • Ensures that an organised, up-to-date system is maintained for all pertinent financial records.
  • Assists the Heads of Departments in decision-making by providing relevant financial data.
  • Hires, develops, motivates, supervises and coaches department employees in maintaining a culture in compliance with mission, vision and values HSH.


Job Specifications:


  • Degree in hospitality, business or accounting.
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience acting in comparable capacity and role.
  • 3 years' experience in a management role with a strong inclination to selecting and nurturing talent and building culture.
  • Strong knowledge in implementing payroll, purchasing and accounting systems. 
  • Thorough knowledge in accounting control and financial management process.
  • Very strong analytical, financial and communication skills. Detailed-oriented and strong organisation.
  • Experience working within the United Kingdom and preopening of a luxury hotel is highly preferred.


The Peninsula Hotels will be delighted to receive your resume. We will liaise directly with suitable applicants.




About The Peninsula Hotels

All over the world, The Peninsula brand is synonymous with glamour and style. Our hotels, located in the world’s most exciting cities, offer stunning facilities, world-class service and a unique combination of tradition and innovation. We are proud of our heritage, and delighted to be training the hoteliers of the future with specialised career opportunities in food and beverage, engineering, technology, sales, marketing, operations and more.

Requisition ID:  28644