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SUMMARY

The Director of Finance forms part of the Hotel Leadership team who collectively make key strategic and operational decisions for the Hotel or Resort.  The Director is responsible for safeguarding the hotel assets and financial resources contributing towards maximizing hotel profitability. Provides timely and accurate financial information and counsel to hotel senior management (and ownership) and ensures that the hotel operates within all related local and corporate policies and procedures and under the terms of the management agreement and any other applicable agreements (e.g. loan agreements).

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to accomplish all major responsibilities and tasks.

Must be able to maintain good relationships with all departments in hotel and Home Office to promote effective internal control.

Must have a commitment to follow all local and Auberge policies and procedures.

Must have thorough knowledge of all jobs in the Accounting, Purchasing and Food and Beverage control areas.

Must have a high degree of professional integrity and confidentiality, and work in a safe, prudent and organized manner.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for monitoring, controlling and recording all sales, purchases, salaries and expenses of the hotel.

Responsible for preparing a comprehensive monthly report of the entire financial results of the hotel in established corporate formats and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.

Prepare forecasts and budgets as required either locally or by Auberge and to report any deviation of over expenditure, underbudgeting or non-compliance to the approved budget to the General Manager.

Coordinate the delegation of responsibility and authority to the Assistant Director of Finance.

Assign and delegate responsibility and authority to the Director of Purchasing and other supervisors who assist the Director of Finance with the financial administration of the hotel.

Assist the General Manager in establishing policies, rules, internal controls and safeguards that ensure profitability and control of operations and to report any deviations to the General Manager.

Provide Treasurer function to the hotel with regard to cash planning, and review the cash position on a daily basis in order to optimize the use of funds.

Review the status of Accounts Receivable aging and monitor billing and collections to ensure achieving Auberge standards.

Ensure that all local, state and federal taxes are deposited timely, and all related reports are filed on a timely basis.

Maintain files on all contracts, leases and agreements and ensure compliance with their requirements.

Take appropriate personnel related action (i.e. hire, commend, discipline, evaluate, etc.)

Evaluate the performance of Accounting, Purchasing and IT personnel with a view towards development and an emphasis on those individuals qualifying for future advancement.

Maintain close liaison with the hotel's external and internal auditors and ensure effective action as necessary on all their agreed upon recommendations.

Conduct self in a professional manner at all times to reflect the high Auberge standards

Perform any additional duties as assigned by the General Manager or Regional Director of Finance.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Required

5 years’ experience in Finance Management; preferably in a resort setting.

B.S. degree required, preferably in Finance or Hospitality Management.

Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles as they relate to USALI.

Some higher education accounting courses.

Strong customer service skills

 

Desirable

Knowledge of working in centralized or shared service accounting program.

Knowledge of hospitality industry systems.

Knowledge of the local geographic area, competitors, and business trends.

Knowledge of destination, activities, food & beverage and spa

Ability to work flexible schedule, to include weekend and evenings as needed for the benefit of departmental coverage.

 

SKILLS

Required

Ability to communicate in English with vendors, guests, Managers and co-workers in person and by telephone.

Ability to provide legible communication.

Ability to assist in preparation of departmental budgets and reconcile accounts accurately.

Ability to maintain confidentiality of pertinent resort data.

Ability to perform function with minimal supervision.

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages.

Understanding of:

general ledger

accounts payable, accounts receivable

balance sheet reconciliations,

monthly inventories

cash bank maintenance and auditing

month end closing

payroll procedures

 

 


About Auberge Resorts Collection:
Auberge Resorts is a collection of exceptional hotels, resorts, and private clubs, each with a unique personality that assures a memorable guest experience. Property accolades include Michelin Star, Forbes 5 Star and Relais & Chateaux. With ten distinctive properties in pristine locations including Napa Valley, Cabo San Lucas, Aspen, Fiji, and Costa Rica, Auberge Resorts offers handcrafted careers to exceptional professionals with a heart for hospitality and a passion for joy and happiness.
 

Department: Finance & Human Resources
This is a management position
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