Wyndham Worldwide Director of Finance – Wyndham Doha West Bay in Doha, Qatar

Director of Finance – Wyndham Doha West Bay

Description

Summary

The Director of Finance will be responsible for the hotel’s finance function and infrastructure, the accurate management and recording of financial accounts, the implementation of and compliance with internal controls, and the preparation and monitoring of forecasts and budgets. This individual will work closely with the General Manager, Executive Team, Heads of Department and representatives of Wyndham Hotel Group and Owning Company to maximize return on investment by defining a strategic financial plan for the hotel which is aligned with the overall business plan for the property and will deliver commercial business objectives and financial targets. The incumbent will be responsible for the implementation of all financial reporting, accounting and purchasing processes, policies and procedures for the hotel to be compliant with local legislation and with the financial operating requirement of Wyndham Hotel Group. She/he will ensure that all revenue control, sales and purchase ledger activities are recorded consistently and efficiently, and ensure that the necessary controls are in place to safeguard the assets of the organisation. She/he will also lead and develop their team.

Main Tasks

  • Create, document and deliver a financial strategic plan for the hotel which will facilitate the achievement of the overall business plan and commercial goals of the property.

  • Define, initiate and implement suitable policies and procedures required to facilitate the financial operation of the hotel including purchasing, payroll, accounts payable and receivable, inventory, credit control and preferred supplier agreements and negotiation.

  • Maintain tight control of the P&L balance sheet reconciliation and analyse the data in order to identify any problems or areas for improvement.

  • Ensure that the hotel is in full compliance with all required financial regulations in accordance to local law and with the terms and conditions of the management agreement with Wyndham Hotel Group.

  • Ensure that the hotel is compliant with all contractual obligations and regulatory contracts and that these are appropriately maintained and documented.

  • Plan and promote the most effective use of resources to ensure cost effective and best practice solutions are delivered throughout the business, including supplier selection, systems, expense reports, inventory and generally be alert to driving the lowest level of wastage, the appropriate level of quality and highest level of economy possible for the smooth running of the operation.

  • Ensure that the Finance team including Purchasing and IT are lead in a manner that breeds teamwork.

Employment Disclaimer

In some locations around the world, Wyndham Hotel Group manages hotel properties on behalf of a third party owner. At many of those properties, the Hotel owner is the actual employer, and Wyndham Hotel Group performs recruiting and hiring functions on their behalf. I understand and agree that, by applying through this site, I may be applying for a position with a company other than Wyndham Hotel Group where Wyndham Hotel Group is serving as the management company and will not be the actual employer.

Qualifications

Experience/Certificates/Education

  • A recognized accounting qualification or a graduate degree in a finance discipline.

  • Minimum 4-6 years’ experience as the functional leader within a hotel.

  • Experience of managing people.

  • Five star internationally managed hotel experience is desired.

  • Competency in the use of accounting programmes.

  • Highest level of numeracy and literacy.

  • Fluency in English is essential, Arabic is a plus.

  • A strong sense of commerciality and financial acumen.

  • Previous experience as the opening Finance leader of a hotel would be a significant advantage.

Job: Finance

Primary Location: QA-Ad Dawhah-Doha

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time

Organization: WHG - Intl Hotel Management

Job Posting: Oct 17, 2017, 12:49:31 AM

Requisition ID: 1711588