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Director of Finance

Company: Benchmark Hilton University of Florida Conference
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Come be a part of something bigger! Benchmark Hospitality is a strong believer in offering our employees Work-Life Effectiveness through, practices, policies, and programs to help our employees achieve success at both work and home. - Here are just some of the great benefits we offer:

  • Full Time employees have access to Medical and Dental insurance to fit your needs
  • Benchmark University (You can grow both personally and professionally through on-line webinars and self-study courses) -
  • 401K match (Let us help you build your financial future)
  • Companywide Hotel Room Discounts (Who doesn't love to get away)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program (We are here to support you)
  • Employee family events (bring the kids!)
  • Partnerships and discounts with major retailers such as AT&T, Verizon and Dish to name a few
  • Many more, please inquire for more details Find the newly renovated Hilton University of Florida Conference Center Gainesville hotel on the University of Florida's campus. Guests can attend an event at our 25,000 sqft IACC Conference Center, the only in Gainesville, and enjoy a variety of complimentary hotel amenities. Dine and unwind in our restaurant or lounge before heading out to a Florida Gators game or exploring Gainesville attractions.Salary: $90,000- $100,000 What you will have an opportunity to do:We are looking for a leader who is great with numbers, is highly analytical, an engaging personality and customer focused to join our team as the Director of Finance. The successful candidate for this role is detail oriented, is open to learning and leading by example, responds in a professional and courteous manner to guests and team, as well as being there to support the team both personally and professionally. The Director of Finance will lead and coordinate the Accounting Operations for the hotel to ensure accurate, timely and consistent reporting in accordance with policies and procedures, Federal, State and local laws and regulations. - This person will maintain control over income, expenses and the assets and liabilities of the property. Position is responsible for the daily operation of Payroll, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Income Journal, General Cashiering, Taxes and internal controls. - Your role: -
    • Establishes and maintains a positive and collaborative working relationship with all teams inoverseeing property-based accounting processes.
    • Reviews Financial Statements prior to their distribution, challenging and questioning itemswhere appropriate.
    • Monitors labor costs and all expenses, making recommendations as needed for improvement and to maximize profitability.
    • Assists in managing hotel cash flow, monitors guest ledgers, accounts receivable and creditprocesses.
    • Implements technology solutions, pulls it through at all properties.
    • Ensures consistency across the portfolio in report formats, timing and reporting standards.
    • Monitors balance sheet reconciliations to ensure items are supported and cleared in a timely manner.
    • Works with external auditors to complete annual audits and reviews.
    • Takes lead role in hotel openings to ensure all Finance and Accounting matters are addressed and complete.
    • Communicates and works with Hotel Owners and Investors. What are we looking for?
      • Four-year college degree in a business curriculum to include Intermediate accounting and Financial fundamentals required
      • Someone with 4-5 years of accounting experience preferably in the hospitality industry.
      • Someone with previous experience as an Assistant Director of Finance in a hotel preferred.
      • Someone with a flexible schedule as some weekends may be requiredMore than 10,000 dedicated employees around the world bring their unique talents, expertise and experiences to work every day with Benchmark. Our strength lies in our diversity, positive service attitude and determination to succeed. - Come be a part of our "Be the Difference" culture, where every employee, at every level, in every job strives to capture moments when they can provide memorable, personalized service to our guests, coworkers, and communities. Benchmark Hospitality is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Keywords: Benchmark Hilton University of Florida Conference , Gainesville , Director of Finance, Executive , Gainesville, Florida

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