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278278
Director of Finance - Property Based
Property Name
Benchmark Hospitality
Job Title
Director of Finance - Property Based
Location
Texas-Houston
Company Name
City
The Woodlands
Work Permit
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in this country will not be considered.
Address
4 Waterway Square Place, Suite 300
The Woodlands, TX, US
Industry
Hotel/Resort
Position Categories
Accounting/Finance
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Job Description

Director of Finance - This opportunity could be anywhere that Benchmark operates Hotels & Resorts.

Must be willing and able to relocate to open opportunity.

About the Management Team

The Benchmark culture embodies our philosophy. Serving as a constant reminder of the importance of working toward common goals.

Scope of this Position

  • Executive level position is responsible and accountable for financial reporting to Ownership and Management Company, accounting controls, and accounting systems.
  • Implement and oversee tight financial controls throughout property.
  • Report financial results to owners and management in accordance with hotel Accounting Principles each month.
  • Develop annual budget procedures and guidelines each year.
  • Schedule and conduct annual audit.
  • Direct the daily, weekly and monthly reporting process in compliance with Management and Ownership requirements.
  • Develop accurate and timely forecasts including labor management along with other departments
  • Direct control of costs and expenses in all areas. Task master.
  • Oversee compliance of local, state and federal laws.
  • Oversee risk management program, including all insurances.
  • High degree of owner contact.
  • Oversee financial training of all management.
  • In preparing for this position, candidate ideally will have worked in at least the following departments or positions: Hotel/Resort Controller
  • Requires a minimum of 5 year(s) of experience.
  • Must have experience at properties of similar size and quality.
  • Position will be required to work a varied schedule that may include evenings, nights, and week-ends.
  • Manage capital expenditures according to budget

Job Requirements

Job Requirements

  • Must be a citizen of this country or possess a valid work permit.
  • Five years experience as a hotel/resort controller overseeing multiple revenue streams in excess of $15M.
  • MBA/CPA/CHAE certifications are desirable.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to relocate.

Technical Requirements:

  • Solid training in all areas of Accounting from A/P, A/R, General Ledger, Credit, Collections, Audit, Inventory control, Payroll, Budgeting, Costing, P&L preparation and analysis, etc.
  • Work closely with Front Office, Reservations, Sales, Spa and F&B Department to assist them in identifying optimum ways to drive revenues while balancing market segments.
  • Actively involved in yield management and revenue enhancement.
  • Oversee consolidation of budgets and projections.
  • Assist Departments in budget preparation.
  • Provide management with operational reports.
  • Prepare and review daily reports. Responsible for IS/MIS function.
  • Responsible for IS/MIS, Telecommunications, and purchasing.
  • Identify and recommend software applications.
  • Review leases, contracts, agreements, subcontracts, and licenses from accounting perspective.

Leadership Requirements:

  • Ability to manage change effectively.
  • Ability to conceptualize the mission.
  • Provide leadership to position the property to achieve the mission.
  • Develop and implement business plan.

Managerial Requirements:

  • Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to sell concepts and ideas to management, peers, and employees.
  • Experience making presentations in front of groups.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with guests, groups, and personnel from other departments.
  • Demonstrate team building experience.
  • Track record promoting an atmosphere of teamwork.
  • Demonstrate ability to lead by example.
  • A mentor who has inspired, trained, and developed people for promotion. Solid career progression up through the ranks.
  • Instill a "can-do" attitude in employees. Experience training and cross-training employees.

Educational Requirements:

  • BA/BS 4-5 year degree or foreign equivalency.
  • Specific degree in Accounting or Finance
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