Director of Finance
Property Name:
The Summit, a Dolce Hotel
Job Title 
Director of Finance
Location: 
Ohio-Cincinnati
Company Name: 
Wyndham Hotel Group
City: 
Cincinnati
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 Hotel Group is excited to add the Summit, a Dolce hotel, to our portfolio of amazing properties. The Summit hotel offers 239 contemporary and comfortable guest rooms focused on relaxation. With over 34,500 square feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space, including 10,700 square feet of terrace and gardens, the blank canvas at the Summit provides infinite possibilities to plan your next celebration or exceptional meeting. Opening in early 2018.


Currently, we are searching for a Director of Finance to join the team of the Summit.  This position is responsible for the creation, execution, and refinement of profitable financial strategies designed to maximize opportunities for the hotel, while also ensuring excellence in the Company’s day-to-day financial accounting, reporting, analytical and planning functions as well as integration of best practices.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Provide effective leadership to ensure complete accountability for financial and overall Accounting Department performance.
  • Achieve organizational excellence through coaching and mentoring management team to drive new revenue streams; while balancing fiscal responsibilities.
  • Partner with leadership team to achieve hotel goals of flawless care of the customer, delivering on the brand promise and ensuring financial responsibility (Customer Satisfaction • Employee Satisfaction ~ Business Results).
  • Ensures compliance regarding all financial practices and regulations.
  • Produce monthly financial statements, monthly forecasts, cash flow statements and other mandated hotel corporate reports in a consistently timely manner.
  • Manage the annual budgeting process and produce final submissions along with necessary supporting documentation and justifications.
  • Participate in weekly revenue/yield management strategy meetings.
  • Oversees the operation of the accounting, purchasing, and night audit staff.
  • Supervises and coordinates external audit processes.
  • Manages cash flow for the property.
  • Reviews and signs off on monthly entries by accounting staff.
  • Coordinates annual budget preparation and monthly forecast with General Manager.
  • Assists in the development and maintenance of accounting policies, procedures, and the expense dictionary.
  • Audits internal accounting functions for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Coordinates all quarterly and monthly inventory processes.
  • Reviews daily night audit report for prior day's activity.
  • Participates as an active member of the management team.
  • Other tasks, duties, and projects as assigned.

 

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree required, preferably in Accounting or Finance.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience as a Controller or Director of Finance at a mid-size full-service hotel and/or resort.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of tax regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Experience with Solomon, Opera, Delphi accounting systems desirable.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and influencing skills required.
  • Demonstrated sense of urgency.
  • Results oriented with an emphasis on both individual and team accountability. Has led a diverse staff.
  • Strong orientation to quality, accuracy, and timeliness.
  • Must possess excellent organization, planning, and time management skills.
  • Ability to deliver informative, well-prepared, and pertinent presentations to both small and large groups.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service.
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