Department: Finance
Job Level: Team Member
Job Type: Full Time
Hours per week: 38
Job Reference: req11347
Date Posted: 18 June

PPHE Hotel Group is looking for a financial professional who would love to work in a company were development is key. Not only in business context, but also on a personal level. Are you interested? Then come and join us as an Assistant Business Controller, you will drive operational efficiency and provide commercial support. You will be in an integral position to ensure hotel performance and profitability in a rapidly changing environment, as a member of several hotel leadership teams.  

About the role:
The Assistant Business Controller is a business partner that drives operational and commercial value whilst creating strategic insights. This role is responsible for ensuring there is a robust financial control environment and compliance with corporate policies & procedures. You will have oversight and financial responsibility for two hotel activities, in which you will be supported by the central finance team in the region and report into the Senior Business Controller. You will primarily work from Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam where most of the central finance team in the Netherlands is based, but also travel to the hotels in your scope.

Your responsibilities:

Reporting and Analysis: Provision of valuable insight that drives performance and continuous improvement:
  • Oversight and production of monthly management & financial reporting for two hotels;
  • Preparation of accurate & insightful commentary including weekly forecasts, monthly business reviews, and forecasts;
  • Liaison and support to the centralised transactional team to ensure accurate, efficient and effective processes;
  • Financial Control: Completion of control activities and monitoring & review of performance against agreed key financial controls & KPIs:
  • Completion of monthly balance sheet reviews and analytical review, ensuring adequate back-up for postings and accuracy of balances;
  • Monitors and reviews performance against agreed key financial controls;
  • Monitors and reviews hotel cash flow performance and inventory management;
  • Review and authorisation of hotel expenditure, bank payments and weekly/monthly rotas.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Coordination, preparation, and presentation of yearly hotel budgets and monthly and weekly forecasts.
Performance Improvement: Delivering pro-active support & advice on strategic & operational decision making
  • Actively manage and review margin performance & operational efficiency, to improve hotel conversion and maximising hotel asset value;
  • Providing financial support and guidance to the General Manager(s) in their meetings.
Our dream Assistant Business Controller:
  • You completed an HBO / WO level education in the field of Hotel Management, Business Administration, Economics and/or Finance; 
  • Do you have a solid financial/administrative background and are you ready to take the next step? Great!
  • Experience with Excel and any knowledge of Opera, Symphony, SUN, Dyflexis and/or Adaco? Even better!
  • You are fluent in English and can understand basic Dutch language;
  • Hospitality is in your DNA!
Benefits of working with us:
  • Birthday bonus of €250 (gross, paid in the month of your birthday)
  • Competitive salary
  • Tasty meal during shift
  • Industry pension plan
  • 25 days holiday
  • 1 extra day off for your wellbeing
  • Exciting opportunities within PPHE Hotel Group across Europe
  • Discounted hotel rates (extends to the Radisson Hotel Group worldwide and family & friends)
  • 50% F&B discount at our restaurants and bars (for your whole party)
  • Travel compensation (max €200 net pm based on full-time employment)
  • Recommend a friend scheme (earn up to €750 for each friend who joins us)
  • 8% holiday allowance (paid yearly in May)
  • Flexible working policy (if applicable)
  • Annual company parties and outings
  • Exclusive discounts in the employee benefit store (
  • Discount on the collective health insurance from VGZ
  • Departmental incentive schemes
  • Great (online) Learning & Development opportunities to grow your career
  • An advanced onboarding program
  • Access to the hotel gym during low peak hours
and more…

Renowned for creating memorable moments, PPHE Hotel Group caters to both leisure and business travelers with stylish guest rooms and versatile meeting facilities which are perfectly complemented by award-winning restaurants and bars.

PPHE Hotel Group. Create with us.