Why NOW is the time to reduce hotel costs

Why NOW is the time to reduce hotel costs

 

Do you need a flexible and scalable finance function?


Would you like a lower-cost option, run by hotel experts using the latest technology?


At French Duncan Hotel Accounting we already provide such services to
over 50 hotels around the UK and Europe. 

 

In recent weeks we’ve been able to quickly adjust our operating scale and associated costs to suit the needs of our clients, whilst still providing the same level of excellent service, robust financial reporting and sector expertise.


We are the leading hotel accounting provider, and we could help you.

 

Read on to find out more, or click here to download our leaflet.

 

What do we do at French Duncan Hotel Accounting?

We specialise in providing a comprehensive accounting and business intelligence solution for hotels, in fact it is the only thing that we do!

Here are just some of the services we provide:

  • Full back office accounting function
  • Automation – Income, Banking, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable – all fully automated
  • Daily reconciliations – strengthening control
  • Daily dashboards – real time customisable Revenue and KPI statistics available on any mobile device
  • Fully managed Accounts Payable system – paperless order to pay system fully integrated to most major procurement platforms
  • Payments to suppliers and employees using French Duncan’s Bacs Bureau or online banking
  • Detailed Monthly Management Accounting Pack – tailored to your needs
  • Board Packs/Monthly Performance Reports – customised to your requirements
  • Full Balance Sheet control – reconciled each month
  • Audit support
  • VAT Management – including support for any VAT Enquiries

We already provide these services to more than 50 hotels in the UK and Europe, and we could do the same for you.

Click here to read about our technology and some of the clients we work with.

 

Why is NOW the time to speak to us?

During the current Coronavirus pandemic we have been able to tailor our services to meet the new requirements of our clients, whilst at the same time maintaining our standard of service and expertise in the sector. This flexibility provides a key advantage for our existing and potential clients. We have set out below some of the benefits our service offering provides specifically in these challenging times:

Flexibility:

Ability to scale up or down quickly without the associated HR implications

Cost Efficiency:

Keeping the cost of running a hotel finance team low, whilst the hotel is not fully operational

Expertise:

Experienced hotel accountants and Universal System of Accounts for the Lodgings Industry compliant

 

Adaptability:

We can eliminate your logistical challenges brought about by workplace social distancing regulations

 

Technology:

Our cloud-based platform has already been built and can be deployed quickly

Simplicity:

Enable standardised operation across all properties, and opportunity to streamline complex / legacy systems

 

To find out more, contact any of the team below or click here to download our brochure.
 

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Our Team



Ian  Bremner

Ian Bremner
Hotel Accounting Managing Director
i.bremner@frenchduncan.co.uk
0141 221 2984

Ian  Bremner

Ian Bremner

Hotel Accounting Managing Director

BA CA

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0141 221 2984

i.bremner@frenchduncan.co.uk


Specialisms include...

Ian qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1984 after training with a Big four firm.  Since then he has specialised in the hospitality sector, having obtained direct experience as Finance Director of a Scottish Hotel company before focusing on the provision of hotel accounting services to a variety of clients across the UK.

Ian joined French Duncan in 2016 to develop an innovative accounting service for individual hotels, groups of hotels and hotel management providers.  Utilising over 20 years of expertise in the sector Ian provides a tailored service, quickly identifying individual requirements based on the type of business.

Leveraging his expertise in the Hospitality Sector  he leads a team that provides cloud based hotel accounting services.  Through a one stop shop approach, hotel owners and managers are able to access real time financial information whenever and wherever they want it.

Ian’s experience and dedication to top quality service, enables clients to concentrate on key operational issues, safe in the knowledge that all of their accounting and taxation needs are taken care of.

Giancarlo Porrelli

Giancarlo Porrelli
Hotel Accounting Operations Director
g.porrelli@frenchduncan.co.uk
0141 221 2984

Giancarlo Porrelli

Giancarlo Porrelli

Hotel Accounting Operations Director

CA

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0141 221 2984

g.porrelli@frenchduncan.co.uk


Specialisms include...

Giancarlo qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2005 and has significant experience working for a range of companies, from listed multinational to SME, along with accounting practice.

Giancarlo has held a number of senior positions over the years, latterly focusing on operational and commercial strategy in the Media and Hotels sectors.

He joined French Duncan in 2018 as Operations Director of the Hotel Accounting business.

 

Ian  Pascall

Ian Pascall
Hotel Accounting Technical Director
i.pascall@frenchduncan.co.uk
0141 221 2984

Ian  Pascall

Ian Pascall

Hotel Accounting Technical Director

BAcc(Hons) CA

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0141 221 2984

i.pascall@frenchduncan.co.uk


Specialisms include...

After completing his ICAS training with a mid-tier Edinburgh accountancy firm in 2005, Ian went on to work in the assurance department of a Big 4 firm in the Cayman Islands for two years. Staying in the Cayman Islands, he went on become a captive account manager for a further ten years before joining French Duncan in January 2017.

Ian brings with him significant experience in providing high quality services to a range of clients, and prides himself on having excellent communication skills. As French Duncan’s manager within the Outsourced Service Department he will ensure all French Duncan’s clients are able to access and manage their accounting services through various cloud accounting platforms. He will offer assistance and expertise to ensure they can maximise the benefits of cloud-based systems and technologies.

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