Director of Finance
Property Name:
Wyndham San Diego Bayside
Job Title 
Director of Finance
California-San Diego
Company Name: 
Wyndham Hotel Group
San Diego
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position: 
Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest and most diverse hotel company with approximately 7,410 hotels worldwide. With iconic brands and hotel choices in every category from upscale to economy, we offer not only the most lodging choices around the world but also exceptional customer service and great value.
We are a full service San Diego waterfront hotel with 600 rooms and suites featuring furnished balconies with relaxing views of the sparkling Big Bay and panoramic skyline. Our 24,000 square feet of meeting space has recently been renovated and offers flexibility for distinctive conferences, reunions, weddings, and events. Our average tenure for 240 associates is 14 years of service that speaks to the dedication our associates have for the property, its people, and guest. Our hotel professionals stand ready to go the extra mile and deliver an exceptional experience. We are seeking for professionals who have the Count on Me! spirit and are looking to grow their career. Wyndham San Diego Bayside presents the ideal opportunity to take your career to the next level!

The Director of Finance is responsible for providing consistent leadership in the financial area of the hotels by supplying management with guidance and training.  He/she is also responsible for focusing on the profitability of the business, maintaining accurate and timely financial reporting, ensuring acceptable levels on internal control, ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations, and safeguarding owners/investors assets.

Duties and Functions
  • Effectively manage and communicate cash flow related issues.  This includes the accurate and timely preparation of cash flow statements, management of receivables, payables, cash balances, control mechanisms and timely deposits of all funds.
  • Monitor hotel revenues and expenses and ensure the accurate recording in accordance with Wyndham’s established guidelines.  Investigate and critique variances to budget or to prior year and offer practical improvement methodologies to management.
  • Monitor the capital planning process by assisting management with the calculation of return on capital improvements, gathering support and monitoring the bid process, and ensuring proper upkeep of the property by evaluating scope of work and specifications.
  • Ensure hotels’ compliance on all regulatory licenses and permits, leases, contracts, legal agreements, and the proper execution of all operational taxes.  Provide assistance to management in enforcing compliance on all these items.
  • Analyze financial data and operations in order to assist and advise management in maintaining the hotels’ financial objectives.
  • Ensure that all balance sheet accounts, including bank reconciliation’s are reconciled on a timely basis. 
  • Establish and continually audit all internal financial controls including purchasing, cash handling, disbursements, inventories, hotel assets, master keys, payroll, and employee records.
  • Embrace a continuous growth environment by actively assisting in recruiting, reviewing, recommending and maintaining an inventory of Directors of Financial Services, Assistant Directors of Financial Services, Assistant Directors of Financial Services Trainees, Accounting Managers, Controllers, Assistant Controllers and other managers for the organization.
  • Continually focus on training and development programs for the Accounting associates to cultivate the “brightest” and “best” talent within the industry.
  • Ensure implementation and completion of all Accounting Key Competencies, both management and hourly.
  • Hire, train, supervise and develop staff, including coaching, counseling and discipline.
  • Maintain compliance with Wyndham’ standards and regulations to ensure safe and efficient operation of the hotel.
  • Ensure the proper utilization, maintenance and periodic upgrades of all equipment.
  • Directs or prepares all financial reports in accordance with Wyndham’s requirements meeting various due dates and deadlines, i.e.,

         A/R & A/P Aging
         Flash Reports
         Payroll Reports                                
         Revenue Updates

         Financial Statements
         Key Statistics Report                              
         Cash Flow

         5-Year Plans
         5-Year Capital Plans
  • Conduct and/or attend and contribute to periodic meetings to maintain favorable working relationships among employees and promote maximum morale, productivity, and efficiency.

 Executive Committee
         Sales and Service
         Financial Review 
         Departmental Budget & Forecast
         Credit & Collection
         Wyndham Business Review
  • Monitor hotels’ compliance in meeting required report deadlines and due dates and react accordingly.
  • Monitor the accurate production of the hotel daily operating report

General Requirements
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times. 
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Wyndham Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing nametags.
  • Comply with Wyndham Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and evaluate complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management. 
Education and Experience
  • A minimum of 6 years of related progressive experience in hotel Accounting or related field; or a 4-year college degree with an Accounting/ Finance concentration and a minimum of 2 years of related progressive experience; or a 2-year college degree and a minimum of 4 years of related progressive experience.
  • Must be proficient in Windows, Company approved spreadsheets and word processing and in the operation of all hotel-specific systems. 
  • Proficiency in Oracle and Profit Sage is a plus.
Physical Requirements
  • Long hours sometimes required.
  • Sedentary work, exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
Drug Free Workplace