Director of Finance

Location
Doha
Posted
01 Dec 2016
Closes
29 Dec 2016
Ref
65852649en
Sector
Hotel
Job Level
Management
Director of Finance
Company

Marriott International is the world’s leading global hospitality company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. With 5,700 properties, you’ll find us in your neighborhood and in more than 110 countries across the globe. Learn about our 30 hotel brands at www.marriott.com/marriott-brands.mi. Find Your World.™



Location

The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa, located in the heart of Doha, is set to become the business ultimate destination & entertainment center.

The hotel is the 4th Starwood property in Qatar; it will count with 365 rooms & suites including 2 presidential suites and 5 bungalows, 5 restaurants & bars, almost 3000sqm of meeting & events facilities, business center, dedicated female and male Spa area, 2 outdoor & 1 indoor pools, and a state-of-the-art fitness center.



Department

Finance



Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

•Direct preparation of annual budgets and monthly forecasts; establish or recommend to management major economic objectives and policies for Hotel.
•Support General Manager and hotel financial goals by direct preparation of monthly and annual reports summarize and forecast hotel’s revenues, expenses, and earning based on past, present and expected operations.
•Ensure compliance with Starwood policies and procedures and all applicable laws.
•Provide effective leadership of the Finance team in relation to goal setting, development and direction of activities.
•Negotiate and monitor contracts with hotel’s vendors.
•Ensure the collection and payment of applicable local, state, and federal taxes.
•Advise management of desirable operational adjustments due to tax code revisions.
•Arrange for audits of hotel’s accounts.
•Prepare reports required by regulatory agencies.
•Additional duties as necessary and assigned.

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities.
•Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
•Most tasks are performed in a team environment with the employee acting as a team leader. There is minimal direct supervision.
•Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
•Must be able to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
•Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups to managers, clients, customers, and ownership.

•Must be able to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
•Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, SAP, and other applicable computer systems. Budgetary analysis capabilities required.
•Must be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
•Working knowledge of European and local laws, and Starwood standards governing equal employment opportunity rights, occupational safety and health, payroll and employment issues, taxation and other financial legislation and statutes.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities:

•Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
•Most tasks are performed in a team environment with the employee acting as a team leader. There is minimal direct supervision.
•Must be able to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.
•Must be able to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
•Must be able to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups to managers, clients, customers, and ownership.
•Must be able to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
•Must be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
•Working knowledge of European and local laws, and Starwood standards governing equal employment opportunity rights, occupational safety and health, payroll and employment issues, taxation and other financial legislation and statutes.



Requirements

Education:
Bachelor degree required. At least 4 years of experience within finance & accounting required. Associates with supervisory experience preferred.

Experience:
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, SAP, and other applicable computer systems. Budgetary analysis capabilities required.