Finance Assistant in London, United Kingdom

  • Contract
  • London
  • Posted 2 months ago


Job Number 24081484

Job Category Finance & Accounting

Location St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London, Euston Road, London, London, United Kingdom

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? N

Relocation? N

Position Type Non-Management

Let your passion for discovery become a career. Explore, discover, share, and inspire at St Pancras Renaissance Hotel

Masterpiece by Design. Dynamic by Nature

The St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel is distinctly iconic and an architectural masterpiece that celebrates both heritage and innovation. Housed in one of London’s landmark buildings, it is where modern lifestyle and luxury experiences create new stories built upon those from the past.

Position Summary: To carry out the Finance Assistant (Maternity Cover) role within the finance team to ensure that all measures, targets and standard are achieved to the highest audit standard, in a professional and efficient manner. Maintain finance records and carry out administration duties relating to finance.

Responsibilities: Here’s what your journey with us entails

  • Accounts Receivable / Sales Ledger tasks.

  • Revenue Controls.

  • Accounts Payable / Commissions.

  • General Cashiering.

  • Timeliness and accuracy in recording and reporting.

  • Verbally communicate effectively with clients, suppliers, and co-workers.

  • Work flexible hours (weekend work may apply during month end / year end / late shifts may be required to check floats).

  • Ability to follow procedures and LSOPs closely.

  • Security and safety in work habits.

  • Hands on approach required.

  • Flexible team player – and strong communicator.

  • Willingness to learn and develop as training will be provided.

  • Complete all direct billing ensuring correct back up is attached.

  • Apply all payments accurately, in a timely manner.

  • Chase all outstanding invoices, ensuring prompt payment in line with payment terms.

  • Prepare and issue the Daily E pack in line with SOPs and LSOPs – highlight issues and trends to Finance Manager.

  • Track responses to E pack and forward to Finance Manager.

  • Ensure complimentary rooms for the night and previous night are issued for approval by email daily and approval is granted as per LSOP on the day.

  • Validate CTAC commission on a daily basis and liaise with Shared Service Centre in relation to changes and amendments to CTAC payments.

  • Manage Groups and Events commissions log, ensuring valid back up is received for all commission accruals (i.e., contract).

  • Reconcile log monthly and post month end accruals in a timely manner, before P&L reviews at month end.

  • Provide change to associates and managers as required.

  • Manage the process of surprise float checks as per standard, maintain records of checks and outcomes/ follow ups.

  • Ensure security of all cash within your control at all times.


  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a similar role within the hospitality industry, preferably in a luxury hotel environment.

  • Strong understanding of standards and procedures.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact effectively at all levels.

  • Detail-oriented with a passion for delivering excellence in customer service.

What is in it for you:

In addition to receiving a competitive salary and investment in your personal development, you will have access to an array of perks and discounts including:

  • 28 days holiday (including Bank Holidays), with increasing entitlement based on length of service.

  • Pension scheme participation.

  • Life Assurance coverage.

  • Annual Performance Review pay adjustments.

  • Complimentary gym and spa access.

  • Free St. Pancras Experience for you and a guest.

  • Free meals while at work.

  • Dry-cleaning service availability.

  • Complimentary enrolment in BenefitHub, granting unlimited deals from various retailers and more.

  • 50% discount at any of the St. Pancras outlets.

  • Marriott Discount Card offering benefits on hotel stays, room upgrades, gift shop purchases, and F&B across 130 countries.

  • Travel ticket season loan.

  • Cycle to work scheme.

  • Employee Assistance Programme access.

  • Comprehensive Training and Development programme participation.

  • Awards and recognition celebrations, among many other benefits

Join Our Team: Ready to be part of a dynamic team dedicated to shaping the future of luxury hospitality? If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and are passionate about making a difference, we want to hear from you.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law

At Renaissance Hotels, we believe in helping our guests experience the DNA of the neighborhoods they are visiting. Our guests come to discover and uncover the unexpected, to dive into a new culture, or simply to make the most of a free evening. They see business travel as an adventure because they see all travel as an adventure. Where others may settle for the usual, our guests see a chance to bring home a great story. And so do we. We’re looking for fellow spontaneous explorers to join our team to bring the spirit of the neighborhood to our guests. If this sounds like you, we invite you to discover career opportunities with Renaissance Hotels. In joining Renaissance Hotels, you join a portfolio of brands with Marriott International. Be where you can do your best work,​ begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global​ team, and become the best version of you.

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