Req # 6677BR
Job Title Assistant Director of Finance
Position Type Full Time - Regular
Location Name The Elizabeth
City Fort Collins
Allow your work to echo. Join our team of music enthused and hospitality oriented professionals at The Elizabeth Hotel in Old Town Fort Collins. Opening in Winter of 2017, the 164 room hotel will feature a fine collection of curated art from local students and professors. Music will carry through the building with accents in interior design, programming, amenities, and experiences to reflect the scene in the city. From the vibrant lobby bar, to the upscale roof top lounge, local beverages will be served with spirited entertainment. The hotel will offer 3,500 square feet of meeting and event space, including a patio with views of Walnut Street. The hotel is part of a mixed-use development in the center of Old Town Fort Collins, defined as Firehouse Alley, featuring Sage Restaurant Group’s newest concept: The Emporium Kitchen and Wine Market.
Join us and set the stage. Be a part of creating curated, exceptional, and melodic Fort Collins guest experiences. Compose your future with The Elizabeth Hotel and Sage Hospitality Resources.
The Assistant Director of Finance helps manage the hotels finances. Supports all areas in finance including payroll, budgeting, AP/AR, forecasting and relevant duties. Demonstrates excellent leadership skills and provides accurate and timely financial reports as requested by leadership and corporate. Implements internal control procedures that safeguard leaders, owner, assets and complies with Federal, State and Local regulations. Reporting to the Controller, this position may assume the duties of the Controller in their absence.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Building Effective Teams
Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
Requires knowledge of all the functions performed by the subordinate reporting directly or indirectly to the Hotel Director of Finance.
Requires advanced knowledge of the accounting, finance and hospitality professions. Requires experiential knowledge for management of people and complex problems.
Requires ability to analyze activities or information involving some original data manipulation or interpretation to arrive at logical conclusions.
Ability to make decisions guided by established policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate so as to provide information and services, supervisory skills.
In addition to these fundamental requirements, an Assistant Director of Finance must also be knowledgeable in the following areas: Office Management, Bank Reconciliations, Preparation of State and Federal Reports, Training of Accounting staff associates, Conducting or participating in meetings, Analysis of Balance Sheet Accounts, Preparation of Journal entries, closing the books and preparing the Balance, Sheet Package, Interviewing and evaluation of applicants as well as current associates
Excellent hearing required to train and deal with management, associates.
Excellent vision required to read reports, computer, etc.
Excellent speech communication skills required to train and deal with management, associates.
Excellent comprehension and literacy required for reports, computers, ledgers, etc.
Lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying - limited lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying up to 15-20 lbs. Generally boxes, computer equipment.
Limited bending/kneeling required when arranging supplies or equipment.
Mobility - limited, between offices and departments.
Infrequent continuous standing, climbing or driving required.
A four year college degree (accounting preferred) or equivalent education/experience.
One to two years of employment in hospitality management or hospitality accounting
Computers, 10 key calculator, phones (95-100% of work period).
Work inside 95% of work period.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.