DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 Assists and provides financial guidance in the formulation and implementation of Strategic Plan, Budget and KPO’s (Goals Program)
 Ensure an up to date cash flow projection is maintained and maximizes cash flow performance of the hotel through controls on inventory, credit and collection, disbursements, deposits and remittances
 Ensure excess cash is managed to maximize earning potential
 Prepares outlooks for forthcoming months and forecasts for the remainder of the year
 Prepares monthly position of actual results against budget, analyse results and recommend to Executive Committee measures required to meet budget
 Prepare consolidated quarterly position assessments for the General Manager
 Distributes outlook and forecast information as an up to date management tool for operating departments
 Implement and review financial controls and policies
 Communicate with Owners
 Analyse financial and management reports
 Design internal reporting systems required by the department and hotel
 Evaluate existing internal control measures that apply to accounting procedures and computer systems as per IHG Policies and Procedures
 Employ adequate internal control procedures to ensure correct authorization for payment procedures
 Manage internal and external audits when they occur
 Provides administrative support to Management with reference to policy enforcement, business advice
and operational assistance

 Identifies training needs, develops formal training plans and conducts training sessions for accounting and operational staff in coordination with other departments
 Identifies staff with potential for promotion and/or transfer within Accounting operation
 Obtains appropriate legal counsel regarding the business practices of the hotel and maintains an awareness of local laws, rules and regulations
 Provides safekeeping, including proper storage and access for all contracts, leases and other financial records
 Follows up on all capital expenditures to ensure compliance with original justification and approval
 Participates in local recognized professional and industry organizations
 Recommends and maintains appropriate list of delegation of authority for hotel management
 Conducts monthly inspections and tests to ensure all departments are complying with required procedures
 Performs those duties required by the controls checklist issued by IHG Regional Director of Finance and Business Support / Area V.P. Finance
 Reviews prices and recommends pricing strategy to the General Manager
 Implements and maintains acceptable accounting practices and procedures as required by Company Group Policy, generally accepted accounting practices, and as affected by local conditions
 Select and monitor the Local Banking arrangements made for the operation of the Hotel in conjunction with the Hotel Owners (Managed Hotels)
 Review of operating equipment stores to avoid unnecessary/excessive purchases and to eliminate (or at least be aware) of obsolete slow moving items
 Ensure all accounts are reconciled on monthly basis, review and approve those reconciliation’s
 Ensure payments are made to IHG (All Fees and billings) as fast as possible
 Works with Human Resources on manpower planning and management needs
 Be responsible in keeping our property safe and secure, to participate in any hotel activity related to Fire Life safety.
 Perform any other duties which may be assigned by the management from time to time.

Required Skills 
 Demonstrated ability to interact with customers, employees and third parties that reflects highly on the hotel, the brand and the Company.
 Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
 Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities.
 Good Communication and writing skills


Qualifications 
 Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. CPA preferred.

Experience 
 4-8 years in hotel accounting or audit with at least one year in an Assistant Controller or similar supervisory role, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

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