Director of Finance & Business Support
Hotel Brand: InterContinental Hotels
Location: Thailand, Phuket Province, Phuket
Job number: EMEAA18752
About UsUnder the guidance of the General Manager and Area V.P., Finance and within the limits of policy and procedures and local requirements, is responsible for all hotel accounting and financial controls. At InterContinental Hotels & Resorts® we want our guests to feel special, cosmopolitan and In the Know which means we need you to: • Be charming by being approachable, having confidence and showing respect. • Stay in the moment by understanding and anticipating guests’ needs, being attentive and taking ownership of getting things done. • Make it memorable by being knowledgeable, sharing stories and showing your style to create moments that make people feel special.
Your day to dayRELATIONSHIPS: • Reports directly to the General Manager or Vice President Finance / Area Director of Finanace. • Supervises directly and indirectly all members of the Accounting Department. • Provides functional guidance to the Hotel Management. • Interacts with hotel’s legal counsel, insureance companies, tax consultants, auditors, commercial banks. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Assists and provides financial guidance in the formulation and implementation of the Strategic Plan, Budget and Goals Program. • Maximizes cash flow performance of the hotel through controls on inventory, credit and collection, disbursements and remittances. • 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 analysis interpretations and projections to management as required. • Provides administrative support to Management with reference to policy enforcement, business advice and operational assistance. • Identifies training needs, develops formal training plans and conducts training sessions for accounting and operational staff in coordination with other departments. • Identifies staff with potential for promotion and/or transfers. • Conducts such functions as interviewing, hiring, orientation, performance appraisal, coaching, counselling and suspending if necessary, to ensure appropriate staffing and productivity. Consults with Personnel Manager and General Manager as appropriate. • Establishes and maintains effective employee relations. • Obtains appropriate legal counsel regarding the business practices of the hotel and maintains an awareness of local laws, rules and regulations. • Provides safekeeping, including proper storage and access for all contracts, leases and other financial records. • Follows up on all capital expenditures to ensure compliance with original justification and approval. • Participates in local recognized professional and industry organizations. • Recommends and maintains appropriate list of delegation of authority for hotel management. • Conducts monthly inspections and tests to ensure all departments are complying with required procedures. • Performs those duties required by the controls checklist issued by the Area V.P. Finance. • Implements and maintain acceptable accounting practises and procedures as required by InterContinental Hotels Group policy and procedures, generally accepted accounting practises, and as effected by local conditions. GENERAL DUTIES: • Performs related duties as assigned by the management. • Is fully knowledgeable with the hotel's fire and bomb procedures. • Make sure that his/her working area is kept clean and tidy at all times. • Responsible for reporting immediately to the General Manager or deputy anything this is to be considered a health and safety hazard. • Maintains appropriate standards of dress, hygiene, uniforms, appearance, posture and conduct.
What we need from youSKILLS • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills. • Speaks and writes fluent English and preferably another language. • Is able to prioritize • Good communication skills • Experience with Microsoft Office Word and Excel is a plus EDUCATION • Bachelor’s degree or higher education qualification or equivalent in Accounting and Finance EXPERIENCE ▪ 4-8 years’ experience in hotel accounting or audit with a minimum of two years in a similar capacity in a luxury Hotel located within Thailand ▪ Knowledge of accounting management duties e.g. negotiating hotel space and tenant leases, processing payroll, performing asset management duties, providing business projections, displacement analysis, preparing government reports, filing tax returns etc
What we offerIn return for your hard work, you can look forward to a career that will be as unique as you are, because we’ll give you all the tailored support you need to make a great start, be involved and grow. And because the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts brand belongs to the IHG® family of brands, you’ll also benefit from all of the opportunities that come from being part of a successful, global hospitality company with over 5000 hotels in over 100 countries around the world.