Director of Finance Job at Grand Bohemian Charlotte – in Charlotte, NC


The overall objective and purpose of the Director of Finance is to function as the hotel’s strategic financial business leader by developing and implementing hotel-wide strategies that deliver products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of the hotel’s target guest and property Grand Performers. The incumbent is responsible for providing financial expertise to enable the successful implementation of the hotel service strategy and initiatives while maximizing the return on investment to the owners by creating and executing of a business plan (annual budget) that is aligned with the hotel and company’s business strategy and focuses on the execution of financial and accounting activities and the delivery of desirable financial results. They are to provide inspiring and strategic leadership while directing the activities of the hotel in support of the mission, core values, standards, and goals established by the company.


Primary areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to the following:

Directs preparation of budgets, reviews budget proposals, and prepares necessary supporting documentation and justification

Works with the executive team to develop and maintain an accurate financial forecast

Provides management with timely reviews of the organization’s financial status and progress in its various programs and activities

Partners with and advises the GM and other leaders on existing and evolving operating/financial issues

Ensures that the P&L is accurate (i.e. costs are properly matched to revenue; costs are recorded in the proper accounts)

Analyzes financial data and market trends

Ensures appropriate corrective actions are made based on internal/external audit results

Reviews payroll records to ensure accuracy and proper coding in line with budgeted labor

Oversees the Labor Productivity program to prevent unnecessary use of labor

Implements a system of appropriate controls to manage business risks

Ensures compliance with standard operating procedures

Oversees internal, external, and regulatory audit processes

Ensures a strong accounting and operational control environment to safeguard assets, improve operations and profitability

Communicates financial concepts in a clear, persuasive, and professional manner that drives desired behaviors

Provide Department Heads and Managers/Supervisors training on the various financial systems

Facilitates financial and labor critique meetings with the management team

Assists other departments with unresolved guest billing issues and issues involving cash, credit cards, invoices, etc.

Spot check inventory counts to ensure accuracy of inventory extension

Research inventory discrepancies when costs deviate from budget and trends

All other duties planned assigned, planned or un-planned


To perform this role successfully, an individual must have experience achieving desired result(s) in their areas of responsibility. The requirements listed below are representative of observable behaviors and essential knowledge, skill, and abilities required of a successful incumbent.

Strategic business leader – Works strategically to devise plans in alignment with organizational goals.

Cultivates engagement – Builds loyalty to the company and not to themselves. Proven ability to host/facilitate effective meetings, motivate teams to produce results with tight timeframes while simultaneously managing several projects.

Generates alignment – Ensures proper time and effort is spent to build high-level performance and consistency throughout collection.

Leads with courage – Provides a culture of accountability.

Execution of plans – Utilizes our systems, tools, and resources to accomplish results and achieve goals

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistics

Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations

Advanced Excel skills

Knowledge of accounting software, payroll systems, spreadsheet software, and word processing software

Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents

Ability to effectively present information to top management, peers, and subordinates


Bachelor’s degree in business or related experience and/or training; or equivalent – preferred

4+ years of experience in Accounting – required

2+ years of relevant work experience in similar scope and title – required

Experience within luxury brand/markets – required


Supervisory and leadership responsibilities include achieving results through providing direction and accountability of the following Grand Performers within the culture and policies established by the Kessler Collection.

Property Accounting Staff


The work environment/conditions described herein are representative of those that an incumbent may experience.

Must be comfortable working in a shared space, with constant noise, without the use of a private office.

Must be able to cope with frequent changing priorities and deadlines with a high degree of optimism, professionalism & collaboration.

Schedules may vary from week to week based on business demands in excess of 40 hours with or without notice.


The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to move 10lbs on a daily basis.

Push, pull, and lift up to 50lbs on a weekly basis.

While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to travel by foot, car, bus, airplane or other means of transportation which require sitting, waiting and standing for long and short periods of time.

The Kessler Collection is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics



3 – 5 years: Strong background as a Director of Finance preferrably in hospitality.



Bachelors or better in Business Economics



Team Management

Planning & Organizing



Financial Management

Evaluating Results


Analyzing Reports



Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

About the Company

Company: Grand Bohemian Charlotte –

Company Location:  Charlotte, NC

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