Director of Finance

Doha (QA)

Full job details

Shaza Hotels
Doha (QA)
Job Type
Finance, Finance Director
Job Level

Strategic Planning

  • Coordinates along with the General Manager the hotel yearly business plan.
  • Assesses, evaluates and ensures that long-term and short term goals of the finance operations are met.


  • Along with the Corporate Finance team and the IT Manager, install all the necessary software for the Finance team.
  • Establish all the Operational Standards given by Corporate Office.


  • Controlling Cash flow management
  • Implements and maintains local accounting procedures as required by local government regulations and in accordance with Shaza Operating Standards; obtains all necessary business licenses from the appropriate regulatory agencies.
  • Maintains accurate and timely financial and operating information and provides analyses, interpretations and projections to management.
  • Completes in time external/internal audits with personal accountability for the implementation of agreed audit points.
  • Controls all capital expenditures to ensure full compliance with original justification and approval and that they are incurred within the limits of the hotel’s budget.
  • Overall management of working capital including management of inventories and receivables.
  • Provides administrative support to the General Manager with regard to policy enforcement.
  • Ensures adherence to all terms and conditions of the Management Agreement.
  • Keeps himself and his team updated of all local laws, rules and regulations and obtains appropriate legal counsel regarding the business practices of the hotel.
  • Performs/directs regular inspections and tests to ensure all departments are complying with the required procedures.
  • Identifying opportunities for improving and updating service delivery methods and procedures; review with appropriate management staff; implement improvements.

Team Management

  • Maximizes employee productivity and morale within the department and consistently maintains discipline within hotel guidelines and local regulations.
  • Schedules employees in line with varying business levels in order to maximize productivity and minimize payroll costs.
  • Selects and recruits suitable employees for the department using prescribed set of policies and procedures.
  • Identifies training needs and to develop and execute formal training plans for accounting and operational staff.
  • Identifies employees with potential for promotion and/or transfer and makes appropriate development plans for him/her together with the Director of People Engagement.
  • Conducts monthly departmental meetings with staff in order to review the monthly achievements and areas for development.
  • Establishes and maintains effective internal communications including daily meetings with staff to ensure optimum team work and productivity.
  • Conducts Shaza Energizers.

Health & Safety

  • Understands and strictly adheres to the Rules & Regulations established in regards to hotel’s policy on Fire, Hygiene and Health & Safety.
  • Ensures that all potential and real hazards are reported and reduced immediately.
  • Adheres to the hotel’s fire, emergency and bomb threat procedures.
  • Practices and enforces all emergency procedures to provide the security and safety of guests and employees.
  • Ensures that all employees have a complete understanding of and adhere to the Hotel’s Employee rules and regulations.


  • Work within all pre-set budgetary limits.
  • Comply with all Shaza company policies.
  • Comply with all systems and procedures as laid down by the GM and Shaza.