Req # 6668BR
Job Title Director of Finance
Position Type Full Time - Regular
Location Name The Maven
Why Us Sage Hospitality is set to hire a Director of Finance to lead the The Maven - an industry changing, vibrant independent hotel in Dairy Block, Denver’s most innovative new urban development. Located on the corner of 19th & Wazee Streets, The Maven anchors the mixed-used redevelopment of the Lower Downtown (LoDo) block that once housed the Windsor Dairy. In addition, the Director of Finance oversees the financial operations of the Kachina Restaurant which offers breakfast, lunch and dinner to guests and locals alike.
Your success will be measured by your ability to:
- Lead and implement financial initiatives with the Executive Committee and department heads
- Develop and execute strategies and tactics that will result in achievement of our budgeted revenue and profit goals
- Successfully create revenue opportunities and cost savings in all aspects of the complex business
- Build a relationship with a collaborative ownership group
The ideal candidate has a proven track record in finance operations within a hotel and complex multi-reporting structure, expertise in developing and deploying cost saving strategies, strong financial acumen, strong communications skills, ability to teach and inspire the hotel’s management, and ability to drive value through creation of revenue opportunities. Hotel opening experience is preferred.
The Director of Finance is the financial leader of the hotel. Oversees all areas in finance, especially payroll, budgeting, 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.
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 appropriate rapport; 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; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
Requires knowledge of all hotel accounting functions performed by the subordinate reporting directly or indirectly.
Requires advanced knowledge of the accounting, finance and hospitality professions.
Requires ability to analyze activities or information involving some original data manipulation or interpretation to arrive at logical conclusions.
Office Management, Bank Reconciliations, Preparation of State and Federal Reports, Training of Accounting staff employees, Conducting or participating in meetings, Analysis of Balance Sheet Accounts, Preparation of Journal entries, closing the books and preparing the Balance, Sheet Package.
Lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying -limited lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying up to 15-20 lbs. Generally boxes, computer equipment. Bending/kneeling -limited bending/kneeling required when arranging supplies or equipment. Mobility -limited mobility between offices and departments. No continuous standing, climbing or driving. Excellent hearing required to train and interact with management and associates. Excellent vision required to read reports, computer, etc.
A four year college degree (accounting preferred) or equivalent education/experience.
Experience required by position is five to ten years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).
Computers, 10 key calculator, phones (95% 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.