Assistant Director of Finance & Business Support

28 Nov 2016
05 Dec 2016
Job Level
Assistant Director of Finance & Business Support Primary Location :   Bermuda-Southampton-The Fairmont Southampton Employee Status :   Regular      

Assistant Director of Finance & Business Support

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, our financial operations thrive with the commitment of Colleagues and Leaders who model our values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment. Showcase your leadership and numerical strengths as Assistant Director of Finance & Business Support, where your accuracy and attention to detail will inspire the same qualities in your team members.   Hotel Overview:    Reigning from Bermuda's highest point, over a majestic 100 acre estate, The Fairmont Southampton is located on the southern shore of Bermuda. The Fairmont Southampton has been the island's premier luxury resort since its opening in 1972 and is regarded as a leader in the hospitality industry on the island.
  Summary of Responsibilities: Reporting to the Director of Finance & Business Support, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:       


Monitoring and supervising the accounting function of the hotel, maintaining a system that will provide accurate and timely data, supervising and developing the accounting staff, assisting in the preparation of financial statements, annual budgets, and operating forecasts within strict deadlines, monitoring, supervising and preparing month-end balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis, managing the general ledger; ensuring timely completion of all month-end account reconciliations, account analysis and closing procedures, assisting in maintaining a system of internal controls, meeting all corporate policies and procedural requirements and ensuring all departments comply with policy, assisting departments in the interpretation, orientation, training and analysis of revenue, payroll and expense matters, assisting with the effective utilization and integration of hotel and accounting technology systems, including current and future software applications, verifying the accuracy of all audit transactions, ensuring accurate daily reporting of financial information, selecting, training, developing and managing the team including conducting performance evaluations, functionally responsible for handling the activities in the absence of the Director.



Professional designation or accredited university degree with an appropriate specialization in Accounting or enrolled in a recognized accounting programme with progression to 4th or 5th level, or equivalent experience, 3 years accounting experience in a senior role as a Controller of a small hotel or as an Assistant Controller of a large hotel, excellent analytical, problem solving, administrative, multi-tasking and organization skills, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proven report writing and presentation skills, able to work efficiently, independently and cohesively, producing quality results within strict deadlines, in a multi-cultural environment, proven leadership and coaching skills with a record of developing a highly motivated and cross-trained group of progressive accounting professionals, comprehensive knowledge of hotel operating systems and software, including ACCPAC, Hyperion, MS Office, Lotus, LANmark, and Micros POS.

  Visa Requirements: Non-Bermudian candidates will need to qualify for a Bermuda Department of Immigration work permit applied for by the Fairmont Southampton Hotel.
  APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!   ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!                                                                               Job Level :   Management / Supervisory Schedule :   Full-time Shift :   Day Job Closing Date :   08.Dec.2016, 3:59:00 AM Job Number:   SHP01472