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Assistant Director of Finance & Business Support
Job SummaryShowcase your leadership and numerical strengths as Assistant Director of Finance & Business Support, where your accuracy and attention to detail will inspire the same qualities in your team members.
Monitoring and supervising the accounting function of the hotel, maintaining a system that will provide accurate and timely data, supervising and developing the accounting staff, assisting in the preparation of financial statements, annual budgets, and operating forecasts within strict deadlines, monitoring, supervising and preparing month-end balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis, managing the general ledger; ensuring timely completion of all month-end account reconciliations, account analysis and closing procedures, assisting in maintaining a system of internal controls, meeting all corporate policies and procedural requirements and ensuring all departments comply with policy, assisting departments in the interpretation, orientation, training and analysis of revenue, payroll and expense matters, assisting with the effective utilization and integration of hotel and accounting technology systems, including current and future software applications, verifying the accuracy of all audit transactions, ensuring accurate daily reporting of financial information, selecting, training, developing and managing the team including conducting performance evaluations, functionally responsible for handling the activities in the absence of the Director.
Professional designation or accredited university degree with an appropriate specialization in Accounting or enrolled in a recognized accounting programme with progression to 4th or 5th level, or equivalent experience, 3 years accounting experience in a senior role as a Controller of a small hotel or as an Assistant Controller of a large hotel, excellent analytical, problem solving, administrative, multi-tasking and organization skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proven report writing and presentation skills, able to work efficiently, independently and cohesively, producing quality results within strict deadlines, in a multi-cultural environment, proven leadership and coaching skills with a record of developing a highly motivated and cross-trained group of progressive accounting professionals, comprehensive knowledge of hotel operating systems and software, including ACCPAC, Hyperion, MS Office, Lotus, LANmark, and Micros POS.