Director of Finance and Business Support - Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Industry:
Hotels Clubs and Spas
Department:
General Management/ GM
Level:
Top Management
Location:
United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Salary Description:
Competitive
Posted:
08-Dec-16
Recruiter:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
Job Ref:
ABU003981

Crowne Plaza ® hotels look for people who excel in their role, and are committed to delivering excellent experiences for guests. People who create confidence, encourage success and make it happen!

What's your passion? Whether you're into polka, painting or polo at InterContinental Hotel Group (IHG) we're interested in YOU! We employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

Set on the banks of the creek and along the Links Championship Golf Course, Crowne Plaza Hotel is located at on one of the country's most ambitious developments, Yas Island. The close proximity to the airport and only 40 minutes into Abu Dhabi City makes this prime location an easy accessible choice for business and leisure travellers.

We are currently looking to recruit a Director of Finance & Business Support who will responsible in ensuring the security of hotel assets. You will serve as primary contact for all hotel financial and accounting-related issues with Owners, Auditors (internal and external) and regulatory agencies.

Your Core work activities include:

• The use of 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 recognise good performance.
• Educate, train and motivate finance and accounting teams to achieve hotel revenue goals. Ensure staff has the information, market data, tools and equipment to successfully carry out job duties.
• Provide direction to hotel employees on how decision-making impacts profits.
• Ensure accounting practices, support the guest experience through payment options inventory controls and financial dispute resolution.
• 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 regulations and contractual agreements. In return we offer competitive pay and benefits and a chance to work with a great team of talented people. Most importantly, we'll give you the Room to be yourself and a Room to Grow in future based on performance.

So what's your passion? Please get in touch if this position matches your skills and interests and tell us how you could bring your individual competencies by clicking "Apply Online".

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Should your CV be shortlisted as per our internal requirements and business needs, you will be contacted for an interview.<br><br>

Contact Details:
Intercontinental Hotels Group (IHG)
Tel: .
Contact: HR Department

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