The Sheraton | Le Meridien Charlotte Hotel, located in Uptown Charlotte, is a shared hotel complex housing 605 guest rooms and 65,000 sq. ft of meeting space. Managed by StepStone Hospitality, the hotel is currently seeking a Director of Finance with hotel finance experience. Experience in a decentralized accounting environment is must. Marriott franchise experience helpful but not required.
The Director of Finance plans, directs, and manages the provision of accurate, timely and objective financial data from which informed management decisions can be made. Recommends remedial action when and where necessary. Safeguards owner assets by creating and maintaining sound internal control systems. Participates in total hotel management as a member of the Executive Committee and participates in MOD program. Aids in the preparation of annual budgets and monthly forecasts; establishes or recommends to management major economic objectives and policies for the hotel. The Director of Finance supports the General Manager and hotel financial goals by direct preparation of monthly and annual reports summarizing and forecasting hotels revenues, expenses, and earning based on past, present and expected operations. Works with department heads to ensure proper flexing of payroll cost and operating expenses and compliance with check book and purchasing procedures. Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures and all applicable laws and the collection and payment of applicable local, state and federal taxes. Monitors contracts with hotel vendors and arranges for audits of hotels accounts.
A minimum of 3 years of experience as a Controller, Director of Finance, Hotel Accounting Manager (or similar) at a property of similar size and quality with a background that includes forecasting and/or budgeting
Experience with budgeting, forecasting, profit and loss reporting and balancing ledgers for operating and balance sheet accounts
Aptitude for performing numerical analysis of data and formulating conclusions and/or solutions
Ability to use logic to define a problem, collect information, establish facts, draw valid conclusions, interpret information and deal with abstract variables for unique or unfamiliar situations
Ability to clearly and concisely present technical subjects
Must possess strong communication and listening skills, excellent speaking, reading and writing skills
Ability to manage and lead a small team of accounting personnel
Computer skills (Microsoft Office and strong Excel skills)
Bachelors degree in Accounting/Finance or industry related field
Le Meridien | Sheraton Charlotte Hotel and StepStone Hospitality is an EOE
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