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Manager of Finance and Business Support (Pre Opening ) - Holiday Inn & Suites Geelong

Hotel Brand: Holiday Inn
Location: Australia, Victoria, Geelong

Hotel: Holiday Inn - Geelong (GEXGL)

Job number: EMEAA34243


About Us

Travel is a journey. At Holiday Inn, we help make it a joy. Starting with a warm, inviting welcome for all guests, whether traveling on business or for fun, enjoying a quick night, or relaxing for the week. We thrive on making our guests stays brighter, helping them create memories that will last a lifetime. Irresistible smiles are our specialty. We should know, we’ve been on our journey since 1952. So if you can help us spread the joy of travel to all, we’d love to give you a warm welcome to the Holiday Inn® family.


Your day to day

Being part of establishing this hotel in its first year of operation will a be a career highlight as you work with the leadership team to bring the the first Holiday Inn & Suites Brand to Australia in the beating sporting and art heart of Geelong. This exciting opportunity as the Manager of Finance and Business Support holds full responsibility for the financial operations and security of the hotel's assets. Working side by side with the General Manager your financial influence and skills will allow you to set up, report on and make suggestions to improve hotel financial systems, processes and profitability across your hotel. You'll be the first point of contact for all hotel financial and accounting-related issues with the owners, auditors (internal and external) and regulatory agencies. You will be required to provide timely financial analysis and reporting for effective decision making to the hotel Leadership Team, in addition to driving superior financial performance of the hotel. You will be the key financial business support to all stakeholders of the business.


What we need from you

To be successful in this role, you will have: • Bachelor’s degree / higher education qualification in Accounting, Finance or Commerce • Professional accounting or certification such as CPA or ICA is preferred • 4-8 years’ experience in hotel accounting or audit with at least 3+ years in a Financial management role • Knowledge of accounting management duties eg. negotiating hotel space and tenant leases, processing payroll, performing asset management duties, providing business projections, displacement analysis and preparing government reports • Strong leadership skills • Excellent communication and strong analytical skills as well as the ability to work collaboratively and champion change • Ability to manage multiple projects, stakeholders and priorities at a time


What we offer

Join our extraordinary world and experience a place where you can be yourself, share your ideas, supports 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. Your career journey will be supported through our lifelong development program, IHG career milestone celebrations, and transfer of entitlements as you move and grow with IHG. In addition to the always-popular hotel perks like accommodation and food & beverage discounts, our discount retail platform makes your pay cheque go even further. We are proud to be IHG and we know you will be too. Visit www.http://careers.ihg.com to find out more about us.

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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