Financial Controller Required

Financial Controller
– Systems Coordinator
– Multi-skilled Accountant
– Income Auditor
– Accounts Receivable Clerk
– Accounts Payable Clerk
– Payroll Clerk
– Food & Beverage Controller
– Purchasing Agent
– Storeroom Clerk

The Financial Controller is responsible for all hotel accounting and financial controls under the supervision of the General Manager, under functional guidance of the Corporate Controller, within the policies and procedures as outlined in ECOMAN, according to Corporate policies and procedures, and according to local requirements and regulations. In addition, the job incumbent controls the overall hotel costs by managing the purchasing function. The function should be proactive, analyzing, and recommending alternative action in every respect, and operate in line with hotel and corporate policies and guidelines, and the hotel’s business plan.

• Maximizes cash flow performance of the hotel through controls on inventory, credit and collection, disbursements, deposits and remittances
• Act as hotel’s credit manager
• Enforces, documents and establishes adequate controls for all revenues and expenses and protection of assets, and ensures controls will satisfy or improve the level of guest service
• Maintains accurate and timely financial and operating information and provides analyzes, interpretations and projections to management as required
• Conducts monthly inspections and tests to ensure all departments are complying with required procedures
• Performs duties as required by the Corporate/Regional Controller in respect of controls
• Follows up on all capital expenditures to ensure compliance with original justification and approval
• Assists and provides financial guidance in the formulation and implementation of the business plan, hotel and departmental budgets, and objectives programme, and manage relevant budgets appropriately
• Provides proactive administrative support to management with reference to policy enforcement, business advice and operational assistance
• Obtains appropriate legal counsel regarding the business practices of the hotel, and maintains awareness of local rules, laws and regulations
• Reviews prices and recommends changes to the General Manager
• Implements and maintains acceptable accounting practices and procedures as required by corporate policies and procedures, generally accepted accounting practices, and those affected by local conditions
• Participates in locally recognized professional and industry organizations in order to extend personal development and general awareness within the profession
• Maintains professional, proactive and technical competence in own field
• Provides safekeeping, including proper storage and access for all contracts, leases and other financial records
• Recommends and maintains appropriate list of delegation of authority for hotel management
• Performs related duties and special projects as assigned and required
• Analyzes and assists Human Resources Manager in regards to employment contracts of new employees

• Directs and manages the purchasing and storeroom functions with its employees
• Utilises leadership skills and motivation to maximise employee productivity and satisfaction
• Monitors hotel’s overall service and team work daily, and makes recommendations for improvement to Department Heads
• Selects and develops strategies to improve guest service and efficiency

• Follows all applicable laws, especially in accounting policies, procedures and guidelines
• Conducts all work according to guidelines in ECOMAN

• Screens, interviews and selects potential staff members to the Department
• Develops and recommends appropriate training to meet departmental needs
• Ensures that staff meets and exceeds the internal customers’ expectations by training and encouraging staff to provide Yes I Can! service
• Makes sure staff receives skills training to provide consistent, reliable and efficient work
• Encourages, develops and manages effective employee relations throughout the hotel
• Identifies employees with potential for promotion and/or transfer and makes appropriate development plans for him or her together with the Human Resources Manager
• Conducts, and guides Department Heads, and works closely with the Human Resources Manager on the following Human Resources related tasks:
– Performance appraisals
– Coaching
– Counselling
– Discipline and grievance
– Employee relations
– Wage and salary administration
– Compensation and benefits
– Succession planning

  • Industry: Hotels/Restaurant
  • Career: Mid Career
  • Job Location: Dubai
  • Salary: Unspecified
  • Experience: 2 – 5 Years
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Gender: Any
  • Email:
  • Street: Burj Khalifa Street
  • City: Dubai
  • Listed: March 20, 2017 2:14 pm
  • Expires: 19 days, 9 hours