Wyndham Worldwide Financial Controller - Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Financial Controller - Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah

Description

Financial Controller - Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

At Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah we are committed to creatingcaring experience - every person, every time. Our Associates have theopportunity to explore both personal & professional developmentopportunities throughout their careers.

Our Company

Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest hotel company based onnumber of hotels. As both a leading hotel brand franchisor & hotelmanagement services provider, the company's global portfolio consists of nearly8,000 properties & approximately 679,100 rooms in 73 countries.

Our Brand

Ramada Hotel and SuitesSharjah, United Arab Emirates

Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah, The hotel sets a new levelof contemporary luxury, style, design, and cuisine for business & leisuretravellers, situated amid Sharjah's exclusive areas & rich culturalattractions. It provides an ideal accommodation solution for long-term businesstravellers & families with its state-of-the-art technology & facilities.The hotel is ideally located in Sharjah opposite the large Sahara shoppingcentre. Its location offers easy access to Dubai, Sharjah City Center, publicbeach, Sharjah Lagoon & Corniche. Proximity to Sharjah Expo Center makesthe hotel ideal for business travellers. Sharjah Airport is 15 km away, whileDubai Airport is 17 km away from the hotel.

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the business supervision of the Hotel Manager and the Cluster Director of Finance and Business Support, and within the limits of Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah policy and procedure and local requirements, responsible for the supervision of all members of the Accounting Department; Providing functional guidance to Executive Committee and Department Heads; Interacting with hotel’s legal counsel, insurance companies, tax consultants, auditors, commercial and government banks to effectively control the assets of the business and to provide business support. Promotes the desired work culture around the five core values of Trust, Integrity, Respect, One Team and Service of Ramada and the brand ethos.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists and provides financial guidance in the formulation and implementation of Strategic Plan, Budget and KPO’s (Goals Program)

  • Ensure an up to date cash flow projection is maintained and maximizes cash flow performance of the hotel through controls on inventory, credit and collection, disbursements, deposits and remittances

  • Ensure excess cash is managed to maximize earning potential

  • Prepares outlooks for forthcoming months and forecasts for the remainder of the year

  • Prepares monthly position of actual results against budget, analyse results and recommend to Executive Committee measures required to meet budget

  • Prepare consolidated quarterly position assessments for the General Manager

  • Distributes outlook and forecast information as an up to date management tool for operating departments

  • Implement and review financial controls and policies

  • Communicate with Owners

  • Analyse financial and management reports

  • Design internal reporting systems required by the department and hotel

  • Evaluate existing internal control measures that apply to accounting procedures and computer systems as per Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah Policies and Procedures

  • Employ adequate internal control procedures to ensure correct authorization for payment procedures

  • Manage internal and external audits when they occur

  • Provides administrative support to Management with reference to policy enforcement, business advice and operational assistance

  • Identifies training needs, develops formal training plans and conducts training sessions for accounting and operational staff in coordination with other departments

  • Identifies staff with potential for promotion and/or transfer within Accounting operation

  • Obtains appropriate legal counsel regarding the business practices of the hotel and maintains an awareness of local laws, rules and regulations

  • Provides safekeeping, including proper storage and access for all contracts, leases and other financial records

  • Follows up on all capital expenditures to ensure compliance with original justification and approval

  • Participates in local recognized professional and industry organizations

  • Recommends and maintains appropriate list of delegation of authority for hotel management

  • Conducts monthly inspections and tests to ensure all departments are complying with required procedures

  • Performs those duties required by the controls checklist issued by Cluster Director of Finance

  • Reviews prices and recommends pricing strategy to the General Manager

  • Implements and maintains acceptable accounting practices and procedures as required by Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah, generally accepted accounting practices, and as affected by local conditions

  • Select and monitor the Local Banking arrangements made for the operation of the Hotel in conjunction with the Hotel Owners (Managed Hotels)

  • Review of operating equipment stores to avoid unnecessary/excessive purchases and to eliminate (or at least be aware) of obsolete slow moving items

  • Ensure all accounts are reconciled on monthly basis, review and approve those reconciliation’s

  • Ensure payments are made to Ramada Hotel and Suites Sharjah (All Fees and billings) as fast as possible

  • You may be asked to accomplish what is requested by the General Manager.

Employment Disclaimer

Insome locations around the world, Wyndham Hotel Group manages hotel propertieson behalf of a third party owner. At many of those properties, the Hotel owneris the actual employer, and Wyndham Hotel Group performs recruiting and hiringfunctions on behalf of the owner. I understand and agree that, by applyingthrough this site, I may be applying for a position with a company other thanWyndham Hotel Group where Wyndham Hotel Group is serving only as the recruiterand will not be my actual employer.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Must have an excellent back ground in Hotel Finance

  • Minimum of 3 years in the same role

  • Excellent Written and communication skills.

  • Certified Financial degree.

Job: Finance

Primary Location: United Arab Emirates-Sharjah-Sharjah

Employee Status: Regular

Schedule: Full-time

Organization: WHG - Intl Hotel Management

Job Posting: May 2, 2017, 8:42:33 AM

Requisition ID: 1706976