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Establishes, coordinates and administers all financial systems,
internal controls and the hotel capital plan. Prepares and
reviews budgets, forecasts, operating results, financial reports
and tax returns in compliance with government regulations, company,
franchise and ownership requirements.
The Director of Finance is the financial manager of the
hotel. The position is responsible for short and long term planning
and the daily operations of the department. Develops and recommends
the department’s budget and objectives and manages within those
approved plans. Participates in total hotel management as a member
of the hotel’s Executive Committee and is responsible for providing
the timely dissemination of reports to management to assist in
achieving bottom line results. Consults and clears with the
Regional Vice President and Corporate Controller any accounting
transactions or control procedures which are not specifically
addressed in company Accounting Policies and Procedures Manual or
which requires interpretation.
Establish, coordinate and administer an adequate plan for the
control of operations. This plan would provide profit planning,
sales forecasts, expense budgets, capital requirement/needs, cost
standards and the necessary procedures for effecting the plan.
Formulate local accounting policy, coordinate systems and
procedures and prepare operating data and special reports as
required to compare performance with operating plans and standards
and to report and interpret the results of operations to all levels
of management and ownership (where applicable) to ensure timely
information is provided in order to maximize profits.
Act as a financial consultant; provide information on the
financial impact of business decisions for all segments of
management responsible for policy or action concerning any phase of
the business that relates to attainment of objectives,
effectiveness of policies and organization structure and
Establish and administer all tax filing and government reporting
procedures to ensure accurate, timely information is provided in
compliance with laws and regulations.
Monitor compliance with hotel and accounting policies and
procedures, legal requirements and contractual obligations
(including obligations under a management agreement) utilizing
internal controls, auditing and security procedures to ensure
deviations are brought to the attention of the General Manager and
appropriate regional management and to protect the hotel’s
Manage the Human Resources in the department in order to
attract, retain and motivate the employees; hire, train, develop,
empower, coach and counsel, conduct performance and salary reviews,
resolve problems and provide open communication vehicles and
discipline and terminate as appropriate.
Manage the installation and maintenance of accounting computer
systems and equipment to ensure optimum performance.
Has a fiduciary responsibility to company and management.
Performs special projects and other responsibilities as
Travel required to other company hotels and corporate for
meetings, training and task forces.
Hours: 40-50 hours over a five day period; days and times may
vary based on need.
SUPERVISORY DUTIES -
Requires advanced knowledge of the accounting, finance and
Requires working knowledge of the major areas and the skill to
integrate and communicate that information.
Requires professional certification (e.g. CPA) or the equivalent
level of experience.
Ability to study, analyze and interpret complex activities or
information in order to improve known practices or develop new
Ability to make decisions based on only general policies and
Must possess communication skills in terms of the ability to
negotiate, convince, sell and influence professionals, management
and/or hotel guests.
Skills Excellent hearing required to train and deal with
Excellent vision required to read reports, computer, etc.
Excellent speech communication skills required to train and deal
with management, employees.
Excellent comprehension and literacy required for reports,
computers, ledgers, etc.
Abilities Lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying - limited lifting,
pushing, pulling, carrying up to 15-20 lbs. Generally boxes,
Bending/kneeling - limited bending/kneeling required when
arranging supplies or equipment.
Mobility - limited mobility between offices and departments.
No continuous standing, climbing or driving.
A four year college degree (accounting preferred) or equivalent
Experience required by position is five to ten years of
employment in a related position with this company or other
Material/Equipment Used Chemicals/Agents used: None
Computers, 10 key calculator, phones (95-1010% of work
Work inside 100% of work period. VALUES AND CULTURE:
Ambassador should embrace the Greenwood Core Values of:
Integrity in Conduct
Cooperation in Action
Excellence in Performance
Also cultivate and build the Greenwood EFFECT culture to develop
and lead their team Engaged--encourage, identify positive
Fun--maintain a healthy and happy workplace
Flexible--adapt and change while maintaining our standards of
Equipped and Empowered--provide the necessary tools and
leadership to cause success
Community--caring about our work, our colleagues and our
Trust--foster high levels of trust within the department
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