2019-01-12

Associate Director Of Finance
Job Opportunity at The Westin Atlanta Perimeter

Posted on Jan 12

Location: Atlanta, GA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4184402


Location: US-GA-Atlanta
# of Openings: 1
Category: Accounting/Finance
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status: Exempt

About Us

The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North invites you to join our team and provide the highest level of hospitality to our guests who visit us to recharge and relax at our hotel in Sandy Springs, Georgia. Situated just 30 minutes north of downtown Atlanta on a private lake, our hotel boasts a retreat-like setting without sacrificing seamless city access.

Here at the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North we invite you to join our energetic family! At our property YOU are most important, and creating an atmosphere where work life balance matters. We value your voice and invest in our teams with training, tuition reimbursement, celebrations of success and wellness events!

Overview

Assist Director of Finance in directing the financial activities of the hotel, safeguarding the assets, and preparing all financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and HEI Hotels and Resorts Standards.

Responsibilities

Financial Management
  • Perform all accounting functions in the event assistance is needed.
  • Effectively schedule, monitor, and evaluate controllable departmental expenditures to stay within the restraints of the established budget through: labor management and purchasing control systems
  • Establish and monitor scheduling of all accounting associates, including Night Audit.
  • Schedule personnel consistent with the volume of business and needs.
  • Effectively plan in order to meet demands of both guests and staff.


Accounting Practices, Procedures, and Policies
  • Assist in Producing Financial Statements within designated time frame for preliminary distribution to hotel management and to meet HEI Corporate requirements.
  • Verify compliance with Finance SOP manual.
  • Participate in and critique asset inventories.
  • Maintain records storage area in compliance with record retention requirements of relevant government agencies.
  • Preparation and knowledge of sales tax returns, as well as any other applicable tax liabilities.

Accounts Receivable and Cash Flow
  • Manage and oversee all Accounts Receivable functions, including collection calls as needed.
  • Ensure the A/R aging percentages are in compliance with SOP.
  • Verify credit cards are processed every night by night audit.
  • Verify cash deposits are made timely.

Balance Sheet Reconciliation
  • Assist Director of Finance with the Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts each period.
  • Review any problem accounts with Director of Finance and adjust entries to the general ledger.

Management of Department
  • Identify, screen and attract management candidates from outside the company.
  • Train associates in job responsibilities.
  • Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other job related duties as assigned.


Qualifications

  • One year experience in Hotel or Hospitality related Finance and Accounting.
  • Knowledge of Hotel Financial Statements and reconciliation of A and L accounts.
  • B.S. in Accounting.
  • Analytical approach to problems with high regard for detail and accuracy
  • Sound administrative and managerial skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, advanced Excel skills
  • Have proficient training, coaching and counseling abilities
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc.


Benefits

HEI Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing a comprehensive benefit program that offers you choices for your physical, mental and financial wellness, creating value in your most important investment - you!

For your physical and mental wellness we offer competitive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance programs geared to you and your family's needs as well as Vacation/Sick/Holiday benefits. For your financial wellness, HEI provides a wide array of coverage, including Supplemental, Spousal and Child Life insurance as well as Short and Long-Term Disability plans. Our 401(k) Savings Plan with matching funds, and discounts through our 'YouDecide' and Hotel Room Discount programs provide additional incentives for choosing HEI as the employer of your future.

HEI Hotels and Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
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