Overview

Area Dir Finance Job at The Nines – 4.0 in Portland, OR

Why us?

the Nines, A Luxury Collection Hotel and The Hotel Zags are seeking an Area Director of Finance to join their renowned team. The perfect candidate is passionate about service and creating indigenous experiences for each guest!

Poised in the heart of the city center, within the walls of the stately Meier & Frank Building one of Portland’s most beloved landmarks, the Nines honors the structure’s storied past, both in its striking decor and impeccable service. Individualistic design traits celebrate the surroundings of one of finest LEED Silver-certified hotels in Portland, providing the opportunity to truly experience the region’s unique character.

Stylish, inviting and convenient to lively local attractions, The Hotel Zags is an oasis all its own, offering a hospitality experience enlivened by natural beauty and the quirky culture of the city around it. Boutique in size and independent in nature, The Hotel Zags is located in the Fountain District, a hidden gem of Portland’s downtown district.

As part of Sage Hospitality , we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We are known amongst our staff, our owners, our guests and our communities as leaders in our field who are authentic, humble, innovative and flexible operators driven to anticipate needs and exceed expectations.

Job Overview

The Area Director of Finance is the financial leader of assigned hotels. Oversees all areas in finance, especially payroll, budgeting, forecasting and relevant duties. Supporting multiple hotels requires an ability to demonstrate excellent leadership skills, provides accurate and timely financial reports as requested by leadership and corporate. Implements internal control procedures that safeguard leaders, owner, assets and complies with Federal, State and Local regulations.

Responsibilities

Supports multiple hotels across all areas of financial compliance and reporting, budgeting development and management.

Readily assist in the operation of each leaders department and special projects. Identifies risks and presents solutions that guides leaders in making effective decisions that meets the financial interests of the hotels.

Develops annual operating budget, operating plan and financial goals. Achieves budgeted revenues, costs and profits through accounting diligence and expenditure controls and proficient accounting practices.

Set written priorities and key objectives for each department head quarterly including action plan and completion date. Follow up to assure successful implementation and follow-through and take corrective action in the event of failure to meet assigned objectives.

Monthly forecasting of operating staff and cost expenditures. Business planning in line with forecasted sales and costs including guidance to department heads.

Monthly review of financial statement in order to correct problems, assure spending is in line and to plan for future business. Review and approve all expenses in “other expense” categories in all departments. Regularly review all major expenses to assure that monies are wisely expended.

Promotes associate moral and loyalty within their department and hotel, leading to reduced turnover. Communicate, counsel and assist in staff development. Visible and available to all associates in accordance with the Company’s open door policy. Attend monthly department employee meetings whenever possible.

Assure level of experience, knowledge and ability to meet job requirements of all hotel management. Cost Controls Review controls and assure adherence at all times in order to protect the hotel’s property/assets.

Review sales solicitation activities, room nights productivity and group room rates sold by sales. Review individual productivity and corrective actions are taken. Evaluate market mix and take action in order to best position the hotel for increased business. Involvement in sales solicitation of key accounts by reviewing contracts, meeting with sales department, visit key account contacts in person and by phone.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

A four-year college degree (accounting preferred) or equivalent education/experience.

Experience

Experience required by position is five to ten years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Knowledge/Skills

Requires knowledge of all hotel accounting functions performed by the subordinate reporting directly or indirectly.

Requires advanced knowledge of the accounting, finance and hospitality professions.

Requires ability to analyze activities or information involving some original data manipulation or interpretation to arrive at logical conclusions.

Office Management, Bank Reconciliations, Preparation of State and Federal Reports, Training of Accounting staff employees, Conducting or participating in meetings, Analysis of Balance Sheet Accounts, Preparation of Journal entries, closing the books and preparing the Balance, Sheet Package.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying -limited lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying up to 15-20 lbs. Generally boxes, computer equipment.

Bending/kneeling -limited bending/kneeling required when arranging supplies or equipment.

Mobility -limited mobility between offices and departments. No continuous standing, climbing or driving.

Ability to train and interact with management and associates.

Ability to read reports, computer, etc.

Environment

Work inside 95% of work period.

ID: 2021-2594

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : The Nines

Outlet: Not Applicable

Category: Finance & Accounting

Address : 525 SW Morrison St

City : Portland

State : Oregon

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

About the Company

Company: The Nines – 4.0

Company Location:  Portland, OR

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About The Nines - 4.0