HEI Hotels

Assistant Director of Finance

Job Locations US-NJ-Weehawken
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/5/2021 3:56 PM)
Requisition ID
2021-17967
Category
Accounting/Finance
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt
Location Name
Envue Hotel, an Autograph Collection

About Us

For travelers craving convenient freedom and an uncluttered view, EnVue, Autograph Collection is New York City on exhibit. Unparalleled hotel rooftop views and easy transportation options brings the iconic city closer than ever. Now EnVue rises from the revitalized Hudson River waterfront offering a clean slate for new generations to create their own history.
Working at EnVue, our team member are empowered to do their best as they grow their careers through our various training programs – CBT or classroom style. Associates are offered a wealth of health and wellness benefits plus 401K and additional life insurance for family members. Working hard has its privileges such as HEI and Marriott Hotel discounts for employees and their immediate family members at location all over the world. We make life in and out of work stress free by providing company paid parking, lunch and dinner meals, open communication and participating in community relation events.

We value U.S. military experience and invite all qualified military candidates to apply.

Overview

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

Responsibilities

Departmental Functions

  • Have knowledge of all job descriptions and SOP's relating to functions within department. 
  • Be able to perform all accounting functions in the event assistance is needed, including but not limited to, General Cashier, A/P, Daily Journal Entries, Payroll, month/quarter/year end close, 
  • Oversee productivity reports
  • May monitor scheduling of all accounting associates, including Night Audit. 
  • Ability to plan effectively in order to meet demands of both guests and staff

Training 

  • Set priorities regarding training needs within the department. 
  • Accurately assess staff members' training needs and locate sources to provide training needed. 
  • Train and develop staff members in multiple areas. 

Communications 

  • Ability to speak and write effectively in English. 
  • Ability to express thoughts clearly and concisely. 
  • Listen and absorb information correctly. 
  • Communicate well at all levels within the organization. 

Leadership 

  • Manage associates and resources effectively. 
  • Effectively practice firm and fair associate treatment. 
  • Foster teamwork within the department. 
  • Identify and solve problems within existing time constraints. 

Relationships with Other Departments 

  • Use effective communication skills in order to work with department to reach common goal. 
  • Assist in building strong relationships with other departments throughout property through effective demonstration of communication, training, and listening skills. 

Coaching and Counseling 

  • Interview, hire, train, recommend performance evaluations, resolve problems, provide open communication and recommend discipline and/or termination when appropriate. 
  • Use sound judgment in making decisions. 
  • Determine proper atmosphere for coaching and counseling. 
  • Objectively analyze associate performance and determine strengths and weaknesses. 
  • Handle all disciplinary matters in accordance with policy and consistently with all associates. 

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 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. 
  • Verify credit cards are processed every night by night audit as needed.
  • Verify cash deposits are made timely as needed.

 

Balance Sheet Reconciliation 

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

Assist Controller as Needed 

  • Help with any projects that may be requested.
  • 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. 
  • B.S. in Accounting or Hotel Management.
  • Analytical approach to problems with regard for detail and accuracy. 
  • Assertive personality. 
  • Sound administrative and managerial skills. 
  • Ability to function under pressure. 
  • Have proficient training, coaching and counseling abilities. 
  • Knowledge of hotel operations, including marketing plans, security and safety programs, personnel and labor relations, preparation of business plans, repairs, maintenance, budget forecasting, quality assurance programs, hospitality law, and long-range planning. 
  • 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 and Dental 
programs through Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as Vision insurance programs ​through EyeMed. ​Our Vacation, Sick and Holiday programs are available for you to rejuvenate with time off. 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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