Assistant Financial Controller

  • Location

    Cayman Islands

  • Sector:

    Corporate Services

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  • Salary:

    £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sam Lee

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Assistant Financial Controller

Location: Cayman Islands

Salary: $55,000 - $65,000 per annum + package

Capstone have been instructed by a London-based, independent, multi award winning Property Acquisition and Advisory firm, who specialise in Commercial and Residential property. They are looking to recruit an Assistant Financial Controller, to be based in the Cayman Islands, supporting the running of a recently acquired, luxury 5* resort.


  • Ensure the accuracy, consistency, timeliness, and maintenance of internal controls over all areas of the hotel's operations and accounting department
  • Help reduce food cost/ beverage cost and general hospitality cost items
  • Monitor expense/financial activity
  • Manage accounting operations including Billing, A/R, A/P, GL, cost accounting, inventory accounting and revenue recognition
  • Prepare financial reports and ledger reviews
  • Create and post journal entries
  • Prepare electronic banking payment runs and cheque runs
  • Process payroll and related activities
  • Coordinate accounting activities, to include monthly closing and account reconciliations, and attend departmental meetings to maintain effective working relationships with the operations department and staff
  • Supervise and develop a small team, including coaching, counseling and disciplining
  • Review and approve the Income audit daily and ensure that critical operational procedures are accomplished daily to include credit card reconciliation and transmission, daily deposits, cash short/over reporting, bank audits, allowances and paid outs
  • Perform first-line IT support to assist hotel departments, and escalate to IT specialists, where appropriate, to maintain an effective IT general control environment


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Accounting qualification from a recognized provider (e.g. CPA, ICAEW, ICAS, ACCA)
  • Minimum 4 years of supervisory experience in public/private accounting
  • Hospitality (preferably in an upscale or lifestyle brand hotel) and Food & Beverage experience
  • Excellent Microsoft Excel skills
  • Knowledge of Xero (preferred)

The ideal candidate will be intellectually curious, have a can-do attitude, and propose solutions, not problems.

If you are interested in the role and fit the above criteria, please email Sam Lee at or call 020 3757 5000.

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