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Regional Director of Finance

Ennismore - Miami

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Company Description

At Ennismore we like to think that we do things a little bit differently, we are a small team with big dreams. Working together and delivering what we say we will is really important to us.

This role will report directly to the VP of Hotel Finance for Ennismore and work closely with multiple hotels, leaders, and owners across the region.  We are looking for someone with strong Finance experience, strong leadership skills and someone who is passionate about our brands.  We’re growing quickly and have ambitious plans for our future, so we are looking for someone that is inspired to join us on our journey.

Job Description

What you'll do...

  • Perform external financial statement preparation including quarterly, annual and periodic reports filed with the SEC and GCB.
  • Perform accounting research as needed relative to new accounting standards and coordinate the implementation efforts.
  • Manages activities with external and internal auditors. Conducts internal audits of data to ensure accuracy and integrity.
  • Coordinate the Company’s SOX section 404 compliance program including assessment of controls.
  • Support and promote internal control standards to ensure compliance with accounting policies and procedures.
  • Ensures the highest possible standards of guest service are provided and listens and responds to external and internal guests concerns and questions.
  • Fully responsible for all activities of the accounting team within the region including hiring, training and developing the team. Establishing goals and objectives for the team.
  • Responsible for month end and prepares all monthly financial statements and reports.
  • Provides periodic cash flow and cash position analysis.
  • Approves payroll runs.
  • Directs determination of depreciation rates to apply to capital assets.
  • Responsible for all tax filings with regulatory agencies.
  • Contributes to departmental effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range issues and goals, recommending courses of actions, and implementing directives.
  • Ensures and maintains a system of internal controls for all departments and administrative controls as related to team members, policies and procedures, MICS and ICS.
  • On a monthly basis, reviews all expenditures, financial reports and other information provided to department heads to ensure accuracy including balance sheet and profit and loss reconciliations by account.
  • Participate in the month end process of reviewing preliminary financial statements with department head – you are the liaison between accounting and departments heads.
  • Ensures company expenditure disbursements comply with company policies and have been authorized and classified correctly.
  • Work with necessary departments and leaders to resolve financial system problems or issues.
  • Establish and recommends, major financial objectives and policies for the hotels in your scope. Keeps leadership and other departments informed of status of activities and of significant events and problems.
  • Assists managers in developing, implementing, and monitoring individual budgets, identifying operational implementations to improve efficiencies and outcomes.
  • Support the ongoing training and evaluation of your team.

Prepare and analyse annual budget and forecast for presentation to ownership and upper management

Qualifications

What we’re looking for…

  • BA or BS degree with emphasis in Accounting, Business, Finance or Economics is required
  • Experience in Hospitality, Restaurants and Nightlife Accounting preferred
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in senior Finance/Accounting role with direct oversight of SEC reporting and SOX compliance is required, preferably in an upscale or lifestyle brand hotel
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP and systems such as Opera, Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws governing equal employment opportunity and civil rights, occupational safety and health, wage and hour issues, and labor relations
  • Proven team leader with a high level of energy and motivation with a proven track record of living the company's values
  • You are a quick learner, with a growth mindset and are up for doing things differently and trying (almost) everything once.
  • You are methodical and have a process-driven approach to tasks but are also flexible and calm especially in times of tight deadlines.
  • You execute. You get things done. You are scarily organized.
  • You know how to hold people accountable – but make people feel good at the same time.
  • You are a great communicator – both verbally and written – and a great listener.
  • You are humble & kind; you think big and encourage your team to believe.
  • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other, and has fun along the way.
  • You are able to train, motivate, evaluate, mentor and direct team members to meet desired ends and business goals.
  • You’re looking for a place where you can be you: no clones in suits for us.
  • You’re not precious. We leave our egos at the door and help get things done.

Additional Information

What's in it for you...

  • The opportunity to join an innovative, fast-growing, international group that’s committed to not just building new hotels but building a global brand.
  • The chance to challenge the norm and work in an environment that is both creative and rewarding.
  • Become part of a team that’s very passionate about creating great hospitality experiences and exploring new locations at every opportunity.
  • A competitive package and plenty of opportunity for development.
  • Excellent discounts across the entire Ennismore family of brands.

Ennismore is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, gender identification, citizenship or immigration status and other legally protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm 

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