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Director of Finance and Business Support at InterContinental Ras Al Khaimah Mina Al Arab Resort & Spa

Hotel Brand: InterContinental
Location: United Arab Emirates

Hotel: Ras Al Khaimah Resort and Spa (RKTHA), Mina Al Arab

Job number: 103446

Bottom line? We’re looking for a new Director of Finance and Business Support comfortable with balancing the books when it comes to managing the needs of owners, auditors and regulatory agencies while also monitoring and improving hotel profitability. In return, we’ll put our financial operations and the security of our hotel assets in your expert hands.

A little taste of your day-to-day:
Every day is different, but you’ll mostly be:
Managing and coaching your team to ensure the right person is always on the right task
Setting exceptional accounting practice standards and ensuring financial control procedures remain ethical and legal
Maximising financial returns through financial analysis, data trends and market information – while budgeting accordingly
Enhancing the guest experience through improved payment options, inventory controls and financial dispute resolution
Supervising a number of clerical accounting employees across a range of functions – from Accounts Payable to Purchasing and Payroll.
● Serve as member of Executive Committee/Management Team, and work with other management personnel to establish and implement hotel service standards to       achieve maximum profitability and efficiency.
● Manage receivables, payables, credit, payroll and cash handling functions with the accounting department.  Implement and maintain acceptable accounting practices and procedures as required by company policy and procedures, generally accepted accounting practices, and as effected by local conditions.
● Prepare financial analyses of hotel operations including variance explanation and make recommendations to ensure the achievement of business goals/targets.
What We need from you:
Bachelor’s degree / higher education qualification / equivalent in Accounting and Finance   
4-8 years’ experience in hotel accounting or auditing with at least one year in an Assistant Controller or similar supervisory role, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience  
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  
Professional accounting or finance designation or certification preferred   
What you can expect from us:
We give our people everything they need to succeed. From a competitive salary that rewards all your hard work to a wide range of benefits designed to help you live your best work life – including a full uniform, impressive room discounts and some of the best training in the business. 
Our mission is to welcome everyone and create inclusive teams where we celebrate difference and encourage colleagues to bring their whole selves to work. IHG Hotels & Resorts provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. We promote a culture of trust, support, and acceptance. Always welcoming different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. 
IHG gives every member of the team  the room they need to belong, grow and make a difference in a collaborative environment. We know that to work well, we need to feel well – both inside and outside of work – and through our myWellbeing
 framework, we are committed to supporting wellbeing in your health, lifestyle, and workplace.  
So, join us and you’ll become part of our ever-growing global family.

Don't quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you'd be a great fit for the job? We'll never know unless you hit the 'Apply' button. Start your journey with us today and let's #GoFurtherTogether.

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