Director of Finance
Property Name:
Wyndham Houston - Medical Center Hotel and Suites
Job Title 
Director of Finance
Location: 
Texas-Houston
Company Name: 
Wyndham Hotel Group
City: 
Houston
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position: 
Yes
Accommodation: 
No
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.
  • Wyndham Houston Medical Center is located in the heart of the world renouned Texas Medical Center; we believe that as a associate in one of our managed hotels you will have a significant impact on our organization. We strive to create a work environment where our associates feel good about the work they do and the team they are a part of.  We value our associates and their commitment to their family.
Job Summary:

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.

 


Education & 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.  

  • Wyndham Hotel Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

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.    

General Requirements: 


  • 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.
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times. 
  • 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 training.
  • Participate in M.O.D. coverage as required. 
  • Maintain regular
    attendance in compliance with Wyndham Hotel Group Standards, as required
    by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high
    standards of personal appearance and grooming, including wearing nametag.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, including wearing nametags. 
  • Comply with Wyndham Hotel
    Group 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. 
  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times. 

 Duties & 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.,

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

                Monthly:                               Financial
Statements          Forecasting           Key Statistics Report      Cash Flow

                Annual:                 Budgets                               &nb

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