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By Helicopter - Direct to Tresco

By Helicopter - Direct to Tresco

Fly direct to Tresco with Penzance Helicopters - making the flight to the Isles of Scilly as memorable as the destination

Before you Arrive

Before you Arrive

Our pre-arrival checklist - from letting us know your travel plans to ordering your wine and groceries

Tresco Offers & Breaks

Tresco Offers & Breaks

From seasonal escapes to wellness and creative breaks and last-minute offers, discover our latest offers & breaks on Tresco Island

Tresco Island Gift Vouchers

Tresco Island Gift Vouchers

From a luxurious spa day or indulgent dinner to a weekend island retreat. Treat someone special to the ultimate island experience.



From beachfront dining to our cosy inn, get a taste for island-inspired dining with a Tresco twist



Place a pre-arrival grocery order and we'll deliver to your accommodation on your arrival

Events & Experiences

Events & Experiences

From the Low Tide Event to live music, Abbey Garden Theatre and more, discover extraordinary events on the Isles of Scilly

Day Trips to Tresco

Day Trips to Tresco

Whether you're coming from elsewhere on Scilly, or further afield in Devon or Cornwall, a day trip to Tresco is the perfect day out

Chief Financial Officer

We're seeking an experienced Chief Financial Officer keen to drive financial growth, strategy, and planning for a unique family business in a beautiful location.

Tresco Island Limited is looking for an experienced Head of Finance/CFO to oversee all financial aspects of the business and drive the company’s financial strategy and planning.

You will be responsible for all financial activities of the business and help to shape and implement the future strategic vision of the company.

The Chief Financial Officer will report to the Chief Executive Officer and be integral to the family Board.

About Tresco Island Limited

Tresco Island Limited manages the island of Tresco and the Hell Bay Hotel on behalf of the Dorrien-Smith family.

Tresco is a small, family-owned island approximately 28 miles off the Cornish coast in the Isles of Scilly archipelago. The island features about 100 luxurious timeshare and rental cottages, two restaurants, an inn, the world-renowned Abbey Garden, a gallery, a leisure spa, a shop, and a working farm. It is also home to a community of around 100 islanders, a school, and a Church.

The award-winning Hell Bay Hotel on the neighbouring island of Bryher offers 25 bespoke suites, a 3 AA Rosette restaurant, the Crab Shack, spa treatment facilities, a yoga studio, and an outdoor pool.

About You

As Head of Finance, you will be a reliable professional with broad knowledge of all accounting, financial and business principles.

You will bring strategic vision and an eye for detail and be an effective leader who can guide the business to profitable decisions.

You will be comfortable as a hands-on leader of a small team, as well as reporting to and advising the CEO, the Board and the family on all financial matters.

We are looking for -

  • Proven experience as a financial leader or similar role.
  • A qualified accountant or equivalent relevant qualification.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of corporate finance and accounting principles, laws and best practices.
  • Solid knowledge of financial analysis and forecasting.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and financial management software.
  • An analytical mind with a strategic ability.
  • Excellent organisational and leadership skills.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain effective systems, controls, procedures and processes to improve business efficiency.
  • Prepare timely and detailed reports on financial performance regularly for management and the Board.
  • Lead the production of annual accounts for audit and tax compliance.
  • Drive the financial planning of the company by analysing its performance and risks.
  • Retain constant awareness of the company’s financial and cash position and act to prevent problems.
  • Lead the budgeting process for the business.
  • Set targets for and supervise all accounting and finance personnel.
  • Maintain relationships with the Bank and other external third parties, including HMRC, VAT, tax advisors and auditors.
  • Conduct analysis to make forecasts for the CEO/Board.
  • Ensure adherence to financial laws and guidelines.
  • Provide regular reports on the evaluation of risks faced by the business.
  • Act as the lead on business insurance.

Living & Working Here

If living and working within a stone’s skim of the ocean on a subtropical island isn’t enough, we also offer competitive pay, accommodation and extensive benefits.

Working on Tresco means embracing island living – getting out on the water, exploring our evocative landscape, and taking a moment to watch an island sunset.

You’ll receive discounts in our restaurants and shop, boat tickets to explore the archipelago, spa membership, and a Friends and Family rate in our holiday accommodation to show off your new home.

The islands of Tresco and Bryher have small, welcoming communities and share an excellent school for families looking to make the move.

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Stay on Tresco

Winter and Festive breaks are not always available to book online - for cottage stays or New Inn breaks over the winter months please go to Winter on Tresco or call 01720 422849.

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