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Director of Finance and Business Support - Crowne Plaza - West Bay

Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)

Posted on July 31, 2018

1 - 2 years Other - United Arab Emirates

Bachelor of Commerce(Commerce), Bachelor of Business Administration(Management). Any Nationality

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Do you see yourself as a Director of Finance and Business Support ?
What's your passion? Whether you're into surfing, swimming or scuba diving, here at IHG we're interested in YOU! We love to employ people who apply the same amount of passion and dedication to their jobs as they do to their hobbies - helping us to become one of the very best companies in the world. By sharing your expertise and passion, you will help us to achieve our vision which is 'Great Hotels Guests Love' .
We are currently seeking to hire a dynamic Director of Finance and Business Support to join Crowne Plaza Doha - West Bay.
Crowne Plaza Doha - West Bay has 280 rooms and 37 suites, ranging from the Executive Suite to the spectacular Royal Suite, Crowne Plaza Doha - West Bay will delight even the most discerning traveler. Its location, which is just 20 Km from Hamad International Airport, allows guests easy access to Qatar's financial, shopping and diplomatic district. In a few minutes, guests can reach Doha City Center Mall, Corniche promenade, restaurants, and the best evening entertainment, as well as the city's impressive skyline.
Also Crowne Plaza Doha - West Bay presents two exquisite, diverse restaurants to satisfy all imaginable culinary tastes. Award-winning Signature by Sanjeev Kapoor made its Qatari debut, offering Indian fine dining with a modern twist. Located in our significant sunny lobby, you can enjoy a delightful selection of gourmet coffee, tea, soft beverages and delicious desserts at RIQQA Caf . Doha's exclusive nightlife spot, Noir Lounge & Club, offers expertly produced food & drink, all in 'Film Noir' inspired d cor. Le Pool Club on the third floor offers a more casual option for refreshing concoctions, shisha, light snacks and beverages.
Financial Returns
Use financial analysis, data trends and market information to anticipate needs, identify operating/financial issues and recommend actions to maximize financial return.
Create the annual operating budget for the property and provide analytical support during budget reviews to identify cost saving and productivity opportunities for department heads.
Analyze ROI for capital projects prior to committing funds and, upon completion, determine if anticipated results were achieved.
Maximize cash flow performance of the hotel through controls on inventory (avoid excessive supply), credit and collection, disbursements, deposits and remittances.
Review rates and recommend rate strategy to the General Manager; participate in sales strategy meetings.
Manage day-to-day activities, plan and assign work, and establish performance and development goals for team members. Provide mentoring, coaching, and regular feedback to help manage conflict, improve team member performance, and recognize good performance.
Educate, train and motivate finance and accounting teams to achieve hotel revenue goals. Ensure colleague has the information, market data, tools and equipment to successfully carry out job duties. Provide direction to hotel colleagues on how decision-making impacts profits.
Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments.
Guest Experience
Response quickly to guest requests in a friendly manner. Follow up to ensure guest satisfaction.
Ensure accounting practices, support the guest experience through payment options (example: credit card systems, room charges), inventory controls and financial dispute resolution. Responsible Business
Implement and maintain acceptable accounting practices as required by company policy and procedures.
Develop and implement financial control procedures and systems; maintain records for internal and external audits; ensure compliance with government and contractual agreements.
Participate in local recognized professional and industry organizations.
Manage hotel contracts (example: vendor lease and/or service contracts).
Perform other duties as assigned. May also serves as manager on duty.
Ideally you'll have a Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or Commerce (or equivalent), Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) qualifications preferred as well as excellent knowledge of hotel accounting software. A basic knowledge of hotel reservations system(s) e.g. Opera, Fidelio and hotel point of sales system(s) e.g. Micros as well as negotiation and effective presentation skills will see you successful in this role.
Ultimately, you have excellent interpersonal and leadership skills, proficient skills for written and oral communication in English and a desire and the ability to travel and work in different countries. The right candidate portrays a professional image at all times and posses strong multi tasking and admin skills.
In return, we'll give you some great benefits including a competitive salary package, free duty meals, uniforms, hotel discounts worldwide and the chance to work with a fantastic team. Most importantly, we'll give you Room to be yourself .
So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you can bring your individual skills to IHG.
To find out more about us or any other jobs with IHG please look at http://careers.ihg.com/

Hotels / Hospitality

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Cash Flow Analytical Financial Analysisiness Accounting Accounting Software Guest Satisfaction Dispute Resolution Financial Control Service Contracts


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