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Head of Finance

KPMG Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka (LK)
Not advertised
Closing date
Jun 6, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Director/Head of Finance
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Other

Job Details

Our client has a proud history, spanning over a century. They are a large conglomerate actively engaged in many sectors and is renowned for their excellence in the hospitality industry. The company is seeking a dynamic professional to join their team as the Head of Finance Sri Lanka Hotels Division. This role offers an exciting opportunity to lead the financial strategy and operations for the local hotels, contributing to the continued success and growth of the Group.

Job Description

  • Collaborate with the Group’s Senior Management to formulate comprehensive strategies and plans tailored to the specific needs of the local hotel chain in Sri Lanka.
  • Lead the finance teams across Sri Lanka Hotels Division, fostering a culture of excellence, innovation, and collaboration.
  • Implement and oversee the adherence to financial policies and internal controls, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  • Produce timely and accurate financial reports on a quarterly and annual basis, providing insights and recommendations to support informed decision making.
  • Develop annual budgets and performance targets for Sri Lanka Hotels Division, aligning financial objectives with organizational goals.
  • Support effective cost controlling and management techniques to optimize operational efficiency and profitability.
  • Assist in assessing the feasibility of new projects and expansions within the local hotels, providing financial insights and recommendations.
  • Lead cash management activities and fundraising initiatives to support the expansion needs of local hotels and the broader requirements of the Group.
  • Monitor tax compliance and other statutory requirements applicable to Sri Lanka Hotels Division, ensuring full adherence and mitigation of risks.

Candidate Profile

  • Preferably a Chartered Accountant with a strong academic background.
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in a similar capacity, with a demonstrated track record of success in the hospitality industry (Mandatory).
  • Experience in handling consolidated accounts for a Group of Companies is a prerequisite.
  • Aged below 45 years, possessing the energy, drive, and ambition to lead and inspire teams to achieve excellence.

Applications with detailed Curriculum Vitae including a recent photograph and contact details of two non related referees, quoting the position on the subject line of the e mail, should reach the following email within 7 days.


KPMG is a global organization of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG is the brand under which the member firms of KPMG International Limited (“KPMG International”) operate and provide professional services. “KPMG” is used to refer to individual member firms within the KPMG organization or to one or more member firms collectively. KPMG firms operate in 145 countries and territories with more than 236,000 partners and employees working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. Each KPMG member firm is responsible for its own obligations and liabilities.

KPMG Sri Lanka is one of the largest professional services firms and is also the oldest Chartered Accountancy firm in the country spanning over a century since inception in 1897 providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. The firm presently has a resource base comprising of 20 Partners and over 1000 professionals and associates. 

KPMG Technology Solutions (Pvt) Ltd is the Information Technology arm of KPMG Sri Lanka. We implement best in class solutions for ERP. We have extensive knowledge and expertise in all areas, enabling us to provide our clients with integrated end-to-end solutions. Our solutions include implementation of tier1 ERP systems, Software Product Engineering services, Software Quality Assurance services, Cyber Security, IT Attestation services and Project Management. We are expanding our team and now seeking suitable candidates with the necessary qualifications and experience in the range of products & services, which enable us to deliver, powerful, adaptable Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and other technology-based solutions to our customers.

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