Director of FinanceHilton Miami Dadeland HotelMiami, FL
A property of: Aimbridge Hospitality
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Director of Finance
Hilton Miami Dadeland Hotel, Miami, FL

The Director of Finance is responsible for all activities related to budgeting forecasting profit and loss reporting and account reconciliation for operating and balance sheet accounts for our hotel location. This role directly oversees all accounting activities related to income auditing cashiering accounts payable processing accounts receivable collection tax compliance payroll and month end processing. The Director of Finance is responsible for ensuring financial controls accurate reporting and profitability is a big job and not for the faint of heart but you will not be alone. This position is a high-profile Executive Committee position.

Director of Finance Responsibilities 

• Verifies the accuracy and timeliness of all finance functions: daily and month end reporting payroll processing income audit accounts payable accounts receivable and cash and credit card management 

• The Director of Finance completes comprehensive month end close to include preparing journal entries and accruals completing cost of sales entries reconciling balance sheet accounts ensuring proper tax reporting and analyzing profit performance 

• Develop and Achieve Financial Goals 

• Creates the annual operating plan that is aligned with the company's strategic direction 

• The Director of Finance provides analytical tools and support to department heads during budget preparation 

• Leads the sales and operations team in creating accurate monthly forecasts that allow the team to react to changes in business levels 

• Implements and upholds business practices that positively support our obsession with having sales driven culture 

• Ensures monthly P&Ls reflect accurate revenues expenses and cost of sales calculations 

• The Director of Finance analyzes daily monthly variances between actual forecasted and budgeted performance 

• Advises GM and executive team on existing and upcoming financial and operational issues 

• Analyzes financial data and operational and market trends to identify opportunities for improvement 

• Leads the property in developing and maintaining a strong labor culture that maximizes productivity performance 

• Facilitates monthly P&L reviews to uncover challenges opportunities and trends 

• The Director of Finance manages capital expense budget and reconciles expenditures monthly 

• Ensures strong accounting and operational controls to safeguard assets and maximize profits 

• Oversees internal and city audit processes 

• Manages the accurate collection posting and reconciliation of occupancy taxes sales taxes and transient marketing district (TMD) fees 

• Reconciles balance sheet accounts monthly and ensures totals are supported by appropriate documentation 

• Provides continuous direction to and education of the operational team in all areas related to finance financial reports internal controls labor management payroll month end reconciliation P&L performance etc. 

• The Director of Finance fosters strong professional relationships with the entire management group by providing direct counsel and feedback that positively impacts the performance of the business and sharpens the financial acumen of the team 

• Conducts ongoing coaching and annual reviews to influence positive team development 

• Cross trains team members to support successful department operations 

• Sets high standards for performance and holds the team accountable for results 

• Supports and brings to life the property's core values and service culture 

Job Requirements

 Director of Finance Qualifications

 • Possess a 4-year Bachelor Degree in Finance/Accounting and a minimum of 5 years of experience in a finance leadership position or a 5+ year history of progressive career growth in hotel finance (or in a similar industry) 

• Director of Finance candidates must have experience with budgeting forecasting profit and loss reporting and balancing ledgers for operating and balance sheet accounts 

• Aptitude for performing numerical analysis of data and formulating conclusions and/or solutions 

• Ability to use logic to define a problem collect information establish facts draw valid conclusions interpret information and deal with abstract variables for unique or unfamiliar situations 

• Proven leadership and coaching skills with a track record of developing a highly motivated and cross trained group of progressive accounting professionals 

• Ability to clearly and concisely present technical subjects 

•  Director of Finance candidates must possess strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to conduct effective group meetings and presentations 

• Ability to comprehend and use technical or professional language either written or spoken to communicate complex ideas 

• Superior Computer skills: Microsoft Office POS/PMS systems and the ability to create maintain and analyze data in Excel spreadsheets 

• Ability to work a varied schedule including days evenings weekends holidays and extended hours based on business needs 

• Supervises and leads the professional development a dynamic finance team • Demonstrate Leadership and Strategic Decision Making 

• Thinks creatively and practically to develop execute and implement business strategies 

• Utilizes effective interpersonal and communication skills to lead influence and drive the performance of others 

• Leads by example by demonstrating honesty and integrity in all business and personnel decisions 

• Leverages strong financial and operational leadership skills to guide the executive team influence property focus areas and to lead own department 

• Communicates complex financial concepts and expectations in a clear manner that drive results 

• Possesses behavioral styles that conveys confidence and commands respect from others 

• Maintains peak performance levels under pressure and in a dynamic work environment  


 

Job Details

Senior level
Full-time
Bonus Plan

About this location

class:
Midscale
room Count:
51-100
location Type:
Urban

Values

Commitment
Community
Consumer Focus
Growth
Leadership
Passion
Personal Growth

Perks

401(K) Matching
Dental Benefits
Disability Insurance
Hotel Discounts
Life Insurance
Paid Sick Days
Paid Time Off
Vision Benefits
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South Miami stays near Dadeland Mall Our hotel is off Route 94, next
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Address9100 North Kendall Drive, Miami, FL, 33176 View map
Property typeHotel 
classMidscale 
room Count51-100 
location TypeUrban 

People (3)

Ann ChristensonExecutive Vice President - Chief Human Resources OfficerAnn Christenson joined Aimbridge Hospitality in 2017 with over 20 years of human resources experience. Previously, Christenson served as the Chief People and Culture Officer for TMI Hospitality, where she oversaw all human resources processes and internal communications. Prior to TMI Hospitality, Christenson was the Executive Vice President of Human Resources and Support Services for Sanford Health, an integrated health system based in North Dakota with more than 28,000 employees. Additionally, Christenson is a member of the Moorhead Chamber of Commerce Board. Christenson received a bachelor’s degree from Concordia College and a master’s degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead.
Dave JohnsonExecutive ChairmanDave Johnson assumed the role of Executive Chairman in January 2021 where his focus is on transformational growth, including capital markets, M&A, and new business opportunities. He is a co-founder of Aimbridge Hospitality, and previously served as the chief executive officer. Through his dedication and leadership, Aimbridge is recognized as the premier hotel management company in the world, with an impressive portfolio of assets under ownership and management from Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, IHG, Choice and Wyndham. Aimbridge manages hotels in 49 states and 21 countries. Prior to joining Aimbridge Hospitality, Johnson spent 17 years at Wyndham International, where he helped add over 400 hotels to the Wyndham portfolio. Additionally, he served as President of Wyndham Hotels, overseeing approximately 15,000 employees and $3 billion in annual revenue. Johnson currently serves as a Director on the Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV-NYSE) Board as a member of The Audit & Compensation Committees, as well as serves on the Board of Directors for the National Football Foundation, Board of Directors of The Living Company, The Dallas Stars Ownership Advisory Group, and The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. Previously, he has served on the Strategic Hotels (NYSE: BEE) Board as a member of the Audit Committee and Corporate Governance Committee from 2012 to 2016, and served as a Director of Gaylord Entertainment (GET-NYSE) from 2009-2012. Johnson was recognized as a finalist for the Ernst & Young 2014 Entrepreneur of the Year. Johnson is a graduate of Northeastern Illinois University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Business Economics.
Michael J. DeitemeyerPresident & CEOMichael J. Deitemeyer is President & CEO, overseeing operations globally and corporate disciplines. Mike was President and CEO of Interstate Hotels & Resorts for almost three years prior to Interstate’s merger with Aimbridge in October 2019. He joined Interstate after a highly successful tenure with Omni Hotels & Resorts including 13 years as President, helping to grow Omni’s organization through management roles in operations, development, sales and finance. Under his leadership as President, Mike established Omni as a leading hotel brand and operator, with a reputation for delivering superior quality, award-winning service, and exceptional guest experiences. Mike holds board memberships with AHLA and its Executive Committee (2014-present), AHLEF (2018-present), and MINA, representing the company as an At-Large Board Member of Marriott International’s franchise advisory board (2018-present). He was a founding board member and served as chairperson of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotel brands. In December 2018, he was named Person of the Year by Lodging magazine. Mike is a graduate of Fitchburg State University.

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Join the Aimbridge Hospitality TeamFind information about current openings at Aimbridge Hospitality: https://www.aimbridgehospitality.com/careers
JUVENILE DIABETES RESEARCH FOUNDATION (JDRF)Aimbridge participates annually in fundraising on behalf of JDRF. JDRF’s sole purpose and mission is to find a cure for diabetes through the support of research. One of Aimbridge’s key events is the local ‘Walk to Cure Diabetes’ and we have raised over $500,000 with each year setting records for both associate participation and funds raised.
AUTISM SPEAKSAimbridge is a proud supporter of Autism Speaks, the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatment, and a cure for autism; increasing awareness; and advocating for the needs of individuals.
BUCKNER CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICESAimbridge joins in the support of the non-profit Buckner Dallas Ministries every Christmas time, helping children in foster-care, adoption, family pathways, and after school programs for low income families in the DFW area. Toy drives and other fundraising events are held annually on behalf of children to enable them to have happier holidays and lives.
SUSAN G. KOMEN – 3 DAY RACEAimbridge participates in the annual Susan G Komen Race For The Cure – the world’s largest breast cancer organization whose mission is to end breast cancer forever. We sponsor a team that walks 60 miles in 3 days to help change the lives of so many women.
WLEADWLEAD, which stands for Women Leadership Empowerment And Development is designed to help women at Aimbridge achieve their professional career goals, network within the industry, build skills, engage in community service opportunities, and gain access to inspirational speakers, education, and programming.
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