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Manager Finance & Business Support - Holiday Inn, Vanuatu

Hotel Brand: Holiday Inn
Location: Vanuatu, Port Vila

Hotel: Holiday Inn - Vanuatu (VLITP)

Job number: EMEAA32707

About Us

The Holiday Inn Hotels & Resort brand belongs to the IHG® family of brands - a successful, global hospitality company with over 5,000 hotels and resorts in over 100 countries around the world. At Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu our job is to bring the joy of travel to everyone. That's where you come in! We're looking for people who are friendly, welcoming and full of life; people who are always finding ways to make every guest's experience an enjoyable one. When you're part of the Holiday Inn Resort Vanuatu you're more than just a job title

Your day to day

Direct the financial operations of the hotel to ensure the security of hotel assets. Report to GM and owners on financial state of hotel and make recommendations to improve hotel profitability. Serve as primary contact for all hotel financial and accounting-related issues with owners, auditors (internal and external) and regulatory agencies. Use 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; participates 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 recognize good performance. Ensure accounting practices, support the guest experience through payment options (example: credit card systems, room charges), inventory controls and financial dispute resolution. Develop and implement financial control procedures and systems; maintain records for internal and external audits; ensure compliance with government regulations and contractual agreements

What we need from you

Ideally you'll have a Bachelor’s degree / higher education qualification / equivalent in Accounting, Finance and 4-8 years in hotel accounting or audit 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 such as negotiating hotels space and tenant leases; processing payroll; performing asset management duties; providing business projections, displacement analysis, preparing government reports, filing tax returns, etc. as needed or requested. Professional accounting or finance designation or certification preferred. Must speak English

What we offer

Join our extraordinary world and experience a place where you can be yourself, share your ideas, support your personal growth and wellbeing, and be a valued member of an inspirational team. You’ll be rewarded for your hard work with a suite of benefits that supports you and your family’s wellbeing, including paid birthday leave, enhanced parental leave, flexible work options and proactive health days. In addition to the always-popular hotel perks like room and food & beverage discounts, our discount retail platform makes your pay go even further. We are proud to be IHG and we know you will be too. Visit to find out more about us.
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