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Assistant Director of Finance

posted November 13, 2019

Philadelphia 201 Hotel
Philadelphia, PA
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About This Job

You’re the right hand to the Director of Finance. Your proven financial expertise and insightful business intelligence enable the Director to encapsulate myriad data and articulate clear communications vital to stakeholders and owners, with confident accuracy. As fiduciary guardian, sound preparation, prompt action, and unshakable questioning, is a welcome challenge.   Your trusted, competent and  highly motivated team, understand what’s at stake, and go the extra mile without skipping a beat. You’re in this together. As an Assistant Director of Finance with Interstate, you’ll have ample opportunity to grow as a leader and make a meaningful impact.

As Assistant Director of Finance, you will

  • Use your expertise and insightfulness to ensure smooth accounting operations for the hotel, overseeing Payroll, Accounts Payable and Receivable, Income Journal, General Cashiering, taxes and internal controls.
  • Skillfully manage a talented staff of accounting professionals by creating an environment where motivated people want to join, learn, do their best, and advance. Lead an engaged team by modeling the way, by empowering, and coaching throughout the employment lifecycle.
  • Oversee accounting operations for accuracy and compliance. Prepare financial statements and analyze data for accuracy. Analyze and track vendor agreements and reports, to ensure agreement adherence. Assist with annual budget and tax prep, accurate forecast and financial reporting to support leadership, stakeholders and ownership, enabling confident timely action toward financial and business goal achievement.
  • Exercise vigilance to ensure clearly defined and effectively communicated financial and cash controls are employed throughout the property, minimizing liability and optimizing owner interests. Be alert to potential issues and proactive to questions, enabling teams to work efficiently and provide accurate, clear reporting.
  • Stand in for Director of Finance, when duty calls.

Fundamentals

A combination of education and experience equivalent to a BA or BS degree, preferably in accounting, with three to four years’ experience in a related position is required. Success in this position requires experience in hotel department operations from Front Office to General Cashier and Credit Management, with additional working knowledge in office management, financial reporting and analysis and accounting practices. The ability to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively and professionally in English with associates, guests, and ownership is essential. You will regularly use a computer, business equipment and software.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3888 or email ADA.Assistance@interstatehotels.com with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.

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About This Employer

Philadelphia 201 Hotel

201 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

(215) 448-2000

759 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel

Just two blocks from the Pennsylvania Convention Center, the Philadelphia 201 Hotel is walking distance to Love Park, the Franklin Institute, and the iconic Philadelphia Museum of Art. Travelers can explore historic landmarks such as the Liberty Bell, Franklin Square - one of the city's five original squares from 1682 - or the home of Betsy Ross, where the first American flag was made in 1776. In their downtime, guests can take advantage of our newly renovated indoor pool and fully-equipped fitness center, or relax at our welcoming Terrace restaurant or bar, the Local. Our 759 guest rooms feature comfortable beds that invite guests to wind down after a busy day, as well as fantastic views of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, a scenic boulevard that runs through the cultural heart of Philadelphia. For meetings, our planning and banquet staff transform our 58,000 square feet of flexible event space into the perfect venue for conventions, board meetings, or any occasion anyone wants to celebrate.