Type: Finance

Location: Banbury

Job purpose:

As S4labour continues to grow it seeks to recruit a highly commercial Chief Financial Officer. Not only will you be responsible for the usual accounting and finance of the S4 business as it continues its growth trajectory, but you will be responsible for the development of the finance led products in the S4 portfolio, which will include forecasting and the benchmarking of our products.


Role description:

We are looking for a highly commercial finance professional with excellent experience of hospitality operations who would also enjoy networking with FD’s across the hospitality industry and developing new and existing finance led products. The key accountabilities for this role will be:


Core financial management:

  • Ensuring S4 has the finance to meet its corporate objectives
  • Managing the finance team to create an efficient and effective team
  • Ensuring our cashflow and statutory requirements are met
  • Measuring all elements of business performance, inputs and outputs, and delivering them in a way that helps ensure positive business change
  • Develop a finance team to be able to manage relevant aspects of the business as it grows


Business responsibilities:

  • Create and manage a product plan for three products:
    • Forecasting
    • Budgeting
    • Benchmarking
  • Network with financial professionals to gain leads for the business
  • Be the lead salesperson for the financial products


Management team responsibilities:

  • Be an active and positive part of the management team
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Use good judgement in handling difficult issues
  • Help develop the strategy of the business
  • Share financial plans effectively with colleagues to ensure decision making commonality


Experience & skills

  • Qualified accountant
  • Educated to degree level
  • Highly numerate
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Have a passion for the hospitality industry
  • Natural networker and salesman
  • Management skills


Department and Location:

Finance – Banbury Office



  • Competitive salary, commensurate with experience
  • Basic pension, Life Assurance, Healthcare
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • 5 hours a week over five days – usually 9:00am – 5:30pm, however flexibility is required
  • Opportunity to join S4labour share scheme after one-year service*
  • Healthcare for self*
  • Life Assurance (1x salary)*

*qualifying period and other criteria apply


S4labour is committed to building a brilliant team that is inclusive in its culture, and values diversity. We strive for equality of opportunity in all that we do and actively encourage applicants from all groups and backgrounds to apply for this role.


To apply please send a CV and covering letter explaining why you think that you would be a great part of the S4labour Team and what your salary expectations would be to: recruitment@s4labour.co.uk

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