Rosewood Baha Mar

Rosewood Baha Mar is a sanctuary of exclusivity that combines British colonial charm with a variety of modern amenities and world-class hospitality. Set amongst tropical breezes in the Bahamas, it pays tribute to the islands’ glamorous past while offering the best that the Caribbean has to offer – sea, sand, and tranquility with a full array of activities

Rosewood Baha Mar Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
Aug 12, 2017
Full Time
Job Title: Director of Finance Education: Bachelor's Degree Location: Rosewood Baha Mar - Nassau, BS (Primary) Career Level: Executive Committee Category: Finance Job Type: Full-time Compensation Currency: USD   Job Description OVERVIEW/BASIC FUNCTION: Responsible for: overall management of all finance, accounting, purchasing and MIS functions, including, but not limited to safeguarding all assets, strategic planning/budgeting, and compliance with internal controls and procedures. RESPONSIBILITIES: Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies, service procedures and standards. Ensure compliance with Rosewood policies and procedures and all applicable laws. Administer and update hotel credit policy Responsible for preparation of financial information including, but not limited to forecasts, financial statements, variance analyses, and payroll/productivity studies. Recommend remedial action when and where necessary Prepare and maintain annual operating budget. Ensure collection and payment of applicable local, state, and federal taxes. Negotiate and monitor contracts with hotel’s vendors Provide leadership and motivation to accounting staff. Evaluate staff. Recommend individuals for promotion, hiring and termination. Prepare and implement in-house training plans.  Control and monitor payroll and expenditures for department. Control and reduce accounts receivable. Plan and direct monthly credit meetings. Work closely with all Executive team members in achieving hotel's goals and objectives. Control, monitor and forecast cash flow. Maintain effective cash control system with audits and reports for each period. Enforce legal and fiscal obligations as mandated by government agencies in compliance with professional standards. Maintain a file for all original operating licenses and permits of the hotel. Responsible for a timely review and renewal of all operating licenses and permits. Establish and maintain objectives and guidelines for valuables which are lost/found with Director of Security & Safety. Maintain all hotel operating inventories. Inclusive but not limited review security over assets and auditing inventories. Maintain property management system. Responsible for employee compliance with hotel policies and procedures. Initiate disciplinary action when appropriate. Support the hotel philosophy concerning hiring, employee relations, disciplinary action, training, counseling, evaluating, etc. Interact in courteous and professional manner with all guests, staff and community members. Respond to and resolve guest and staff difficulties in courteous, professional and prompt manner. Apply principles of logical thinking to a wide range of unstandardized intellectual and practical problems in order to perform and direct many varied and complex tasks. Interact with people beyond giving and receiving instructions, particularly interaction with supervisor, subordinates, co-workers, and guests in completing assignments, resolving staff and guest complaints. Interpret and comply with a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic or schedule form. Perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. All other duties as required.   Job Requirements QUALIFICATIONS: Experience:  A minimum of 6 to 8 years related experience, including at least six years of management experience. Education:     Four year college degree in Accounting or related area. General Skills:    Must be able to perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy; prioritize, organize and follow-up; be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgment; follow directions thoroughly; understand a guest’s service needs; work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team; work with minimal supervision; maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data. Technical Skills:      Thorough knowledge of accounting/hotel operations, purchasing and MIS functions; thorough knowledge of budgeting and generally accepted accounting principles; ability to maintain technical competence in accounting, tax matters and emerging hotel industry innovations; ability to direct and coordinate accounting functions; ability to communicate verbally and in writing in English; ability to train, motivate, evaluate, mentor and direct employees and managers to achieve desired results; ability to access, input, analyze and retrieve information from computers; ability to maintain excellent relations with staff; ability to maintain staff and guest confidentiality at all times; ability to accept responsibility for actions of others; ability to manage by example; exceptional oral communication skills to negotiate and persuade guests and staff to achieve results beneficial to operation of hotel; ability to add and subtract three digit numbers; ability to perform mathematical operations with units of measure including, but, not limited to percentages, dollars, cents, feet, inches, cups, pounds and ounces; ability to create, implement and monitor hotel and staff goals, strategies and policies; ability to converse calmly with irate guests, superiors and subordinates in sometimes intense emotional situations; ability to focus and maintain attention to performance of tasks despite frequent stressful, emergency, critical or unusual interruptions; ability to memorize, recollect and quickly retrieve dates, names, times and other data; ability to work and complete assignments on time despite frequent stressful, emergency, critical or unusual 'interruptions; ability to participate in (and lead when necessary) all departmental and hotel-wide meetings. Language:    Required to speak, read and write English, with fluency in other languages preferred. Physical Requirements:    Must be able to exert physical effort in transporting 15 pounds, endure various physical movements throughout the work areas, reach up and down, remain stationary at times throughout work periods, and satisfactorily communicate with guests and co-workers to their understanding. Licenses & Certifications:     Certified Public Accountant designation preferred but not required