FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

ABOUT US:
Generator is a global lifestyle brand offering fresh and socially engaging accommodation and hospitality venues. Our vision is to become the world’s leading experience and design-led hostel brand. We aim to achieve this by offering a host of soulful social spaces, cultural events and a creative programme that inspires guests and locals alike, all while providing affordable and safe accommodation in the centre of the city.
 

YOU MUST: 

* Be fluent in both German and English (proficiency level) 

* Have qualifications or experience in Accountancy/Finance 

* Have a high level of business acumen & impeccable honesty 

* Be an excellent communicator and motivator 

* Be highly commercial and always keep us legal 

* Be creative, innovative and a digitally smart 

* Have an appropriate level of expertise ideally within the Leisure or Retail industry 

* You must be eligible to work in the EU to be considered for this role 

 

YOU WILL: 

* Prepare and review monthly management accounts and property reports 

* Oversee all financial accounts, prepare financial statements and liaise with external auditors to ensure annual audits are carried out 

* Take responsibility for property cash flow, preparing weekly and monthly cash flow forecasts 

* Prepare and supervise banking operations, oversee loans and other financial instruments 

* Manage the preparation of annual budgets with the GM & Produce quarterly forecasts 

* Register and supervise staff with external payroll agency and internal HR Software (Exact) 

* Work as a business partner with the management team and GM 

* Supervise the day to day operations e.g. credit control, payroll, flash reports 

* Manage and supervise the Accounts Payable function and purchase procedures 

* Communicate effectively and appropriately in all directions so that all teams understand their financial responsibilities and are motivated to achieve them 

* Prepare benchmarking analysis on key financial revenues/expenditure 

* Support the Group CFO and Head of Finance on finance projects as required 

 

YOU ARE: 

* Highly experienced in analysis and requirement gathering, ideally having operated in an organisation through business change and transformation 

* Established, with a proven track record of introducing cost saving financial initiatives, new systems and processes 

 

Our Key Benefits Include: 

* Birthday holiday in addition to your yearly holiday allocation 

* Employee Bounty Program providing opportunities to earn up to €1,000 for new hire referrals with no cap on number of referrals made 

* 2 free nights’ accommodation across any hostels (subject to availability) 

* Reduced room rates for staff as well as friends and family members 

* Social events and celebrations calendar 

Join Us and help us achieve our Vision!