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Rosewood Hotel Georgia is looking for a Director of Finance.
As a Director of Finance, you will be responsible for: overall management of all finance, accounting, purchasing, and MIS functions, including, but not limited to safeguarding all assets, strategic planning/budgeting, and compliance with internal controls and procedures.
Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies, service procedures, and standards.
Ensure that standards are maintained at a superior level on a daily basis.
Responsible for preparation of financial information and including, but not limited to forecasts, financial statements, variance analyses, and payroll/productivity studies.
Prepare and maintain an annual operating budget.
Provide hands on approach in leadership and motivation to accounting staff. Evaluate staff. Recommend individuals for promotion, hiring, and termination. Prepare and implement in-house training plans.
Control and monitor payroll and expenditures for the department.
Administer and update the hotel credit policy.
Control and reduce accounts receivable.
Plan and direct monthly credit meetings.
Work closely with all Executive team members in achieving the hotel's goals and objectives.
Control, monitor, and forecast cash flow.
Enforce legal and fiscal obligations as mandated by government agencies in compliance with professional standards.
Prepare, implement, and maintain a departmental mission statement.
Maintain a file for all original operating licenses and permits of the hotel. Responsible for a timely review and renewal of all operating licenses and permits.
Establish and maintain objectives and guidelines for valuables that are lost/found with the Security Manager.
Maintain all monthly hotel operating inventories.
Maintain the property management system.
Responsible for employee compliance with hotel policies and procedures. Initiate disciplinary action when appropriate.
Support the hotel philosophy concerning hiring, employee relations, disciplinary action, training, counseling, evaluating, etc.
Interact in a courteous and professional manner with all guests, staff, and community members.
Respond to and resolve guest and staff difficulties in a courteous, professional, and prompt manner.
Apply principles of logical thinking to a wide range of unstandardized intellectual and practical problems in order to perform and direct many varied and complex tasks.
Interact with people beyond giving and receiving instructions, particularly interaction with supervisor, subordinates, co-workers, and guests in completing assignments, resolving staff and guest complaints.
Interpret and comply with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form.
Perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
A minimum of 5 years’ progressive hotel accounting experience in a similar role with a luxury or ultra-luxury property. Luxury or Ultra-luxury experience is preferred.
Bachelor's degree in Accounting/finance preferred. Certified Public Accountant designation preferred.
Must be able to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed, and accuracy. Prioritize, organize, and follow-up.
Be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment. Follow directions thoroughly.
Understand a guest’s service needs, Work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team
Work with minimal supervision. Maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data.
Must have excellent communication skills and be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. Exceptional oral communication skills to negotiate.
Thorough knowledge of accounting/hotel operations, purchasing, and MIS functions
Thorough knowledge of budgeting and generally accepted accounting principles
Ability to maintain technical competence in accounting, tax matters, and emerging hotel industry innovations
Ability to direct and coordinate accounting functions
Ability to train, motivate, evaluate, and retrieve information from computers, Ability to maintain excellent relations with staff.
Ability to maintain staff and guest confidentiality at all times
Ability to lead by example, Ability to work independently and to partner with others to promote an environment of teamwork
Has intermediate to proficient understanding of Hospitality Computer systems such as: Opera, Micros, Birchstreet, Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook is preferred.
Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment and have a high-level attention to detail
Maintain positive and productive working relationships with other associates and departments
Must be able observant and quick to respond to various situations while also multitasking and handling stressful situations.
Proven team leader with a high level of energy and motivation
Must be legally eligible to work in Canada. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining Canadian work authorization.
Competitive Salary & Benefits
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About Rosewood Hotel Georgia
Following its debut in the Roaring '20s, the legendary Hotel Georgia came to be known as Vancouver's most historic and elegant retreat. When it first welcomed guests in 1927, the hotel brought unheard of luxuries to the young city of Vancouver and Canada's West Coast. And it wasn't just the local society set that made the hotel the heart of Vancouver; Louis Armstrong, Ginger Rogers, Frank Sinatra, Laurence Olivier, the Rolling Stones and the Prince of Wales all added to the mystique of this irreplaceable piece of history.
This fully restored Georgian Revival property has returned to its former grandeur with additional elegance afforded by extensive amenities and the impeccable service of Rosewood Hotels & Resorts. From the painstaking restoration of “Old World” craftsmanship to the addition of the most luxurious furnishings and latest technology, Rosewood Hotel Georgia offers an unmatched combination of legacy and luxury - a return to the golden age of hotel travel.
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