Kansas City Marriott Downtown
  • - Executive Office
  • MO, USA
  • Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:
To analyze the financial status of the organization and work with the General Manager and Leadership Team to develop and carry out long-term financial goals. To direct preparation and execution of all financial reports, statements, audits, operating budgets, and controls.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Evolves processes and systems to improve profit, including estimating cost and benefit, exploring new business opportunities, increasing efficiency, etc.
Analyzes information, forecasts sales against expenses and creates annual budget plans.
Compiles information, analyzes and monitors actual sales against projected sales.
Analyzes differences between actual budget wages and forecasted wages for more efficient budget planning.
Identifies the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
Thinks creatively and practically to develop, execute and implement new business plans
Creates the annual operating budget for the property.
Provides analytical support during budget reviews to identify cost saving and productivity opportunities for property managers.
Implements a system of appropriate controls to manage business risks.
Ensures a strong accounting and operational control environment to safeguard assets, improve operations and profitability.
Analyzes financial data and market trends.
Leads the development and implementation of a comprehensive annual business plan which is aligned with the company's and brand's strategic direction.
Directs communication and coordination of financial responsibility and accountability with Asset Management Group and Marriott International.
Provides on going analytical support by monitoring the operating department's actual and projected sales.
Coordinate and produce accurate forecasts that enable operations to react to changes in the business.
Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
Communicates the strategic goals, the focus and the owner priorities to subordinates in a clear and precise manner.
Leverages strong functional leadership and communication skills to influence the Leadership Team, the property's strategies and to lead own team.
Oversees internal, external and regulatory audit processes.
Provides excellent leadership by assigning team members and other departments managers' clear accountability backed by appropriate authority.
Conducts annual performance appraisals with direct reports according to Standard Operating Procedures.
Attends meetings and communicating with the owners, understanding the priorities and strategic focus.
Understands and meets the needs of key stakeholders (owners, corporate, guests, etc.).
Advises the GM and executive committee on existing and evolving operating/financial issues.
Communicates financial concepts in a clear and persuasive manner that is easy to understand and drives desired behaviors.
Demonstrates and executes an understanding of cash flow and owner priorities.
Manages communication with owners in an effective manner.
Manages property working capital and cash flow in accordance with brand SOPs and owner requirements.
Facilitates critique meetings to review information with Accounting team.
Ensures Profits and Losses are documented accurately.
Monitors all taxes that apply, ensuring that taxes are current, collected and/or accrued.
Demonstrates understanding and operating knowledge of all insurance categories and compliance.
Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.
Develops and supports achievement of performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
Improves profit growth in operating departments.
Reviews audit issues to ensure accuracy.
Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.
Reconciles balance sheet to ensure account balances are supported by appropriate documentation in accordance with SOPs.
Ensures that the P&L is accurate and timely (e.g., costs are properly matched to revenue, costs are recorded in the proper accounts).
Ensures compliance with management contract and reporting requirements.
Ensures compliance with standard and local operating procedures (SOPs and LSOPs).
Ensures compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Ensures team members are cross-trained to support successful daily operations.
Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
Ensures new hires participate in the department's orientation program.
Ensures new hires receive the appropriate new hire training and mentoring to successfully perform their job responsibilities.
Creates appropriate development plans which develop team members based on their individual strengths, development needs, career aspirations and abilities.
Conduct performance review process for employees.
Participates in hiring activities as appropriate.
Other projects and duties as assigned by management.


QUALIFICATIONS:
  1. Bachelor's degree'MBA preferred.
  2. Eight to ten years of accounting or finance experience; hospitality experience preferred.
  3. Excellent financial analysis capabilities.
 4. Ability to communicate complex financial issues in simple, understandable terms.
 5. Total team player and effective leader.

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