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Area Assistant Director of Finance

posted November 5, 2019

Bourbon Orleans Hotel
New Orleans, LA
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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

Bourbon Orleans Hotel

717 Orleans Street
New Orleans, LA 70116

(504) 523-2222

218 Room Hotel

www.bourbonorleans.com

Our Historic French Quarter Hotel

With a heritage dating back to 1817, this Historic Hotel embodies the rich history, architectural splendor, and mysterious allure of New Orleans. Now, this beautiful landmark recently completed a comprehensive $13 million dollar renovation - one that reflects the site's fascinating past and provides unparalleled luxury, comfort and convenience for our guests. Set in the heart of the vibrant French Quarter, The Bourbon Orleans offers the elegance of a European boutique hotel with all of the amenities sought by modern travelers - from spacious rooms equipped for business and leisure to 7,000 square feet of flexible event space. Chippendale and Queen Anne furnishings set the scene.

Enjoy the timeless elegance of tranquil courtyards and a meticulously landscaped pool area, and if the outside world needs your attention, high-speed Internet access makes work fast and easy. Just outside our front door, the high energy of the French Quarter will set your spirit soaring with a dazzling array of nightlife, food and music. Walk to Jackson Square, Saint Louis Cathedral, the French Market and Bourbon Street to get a true taste of New Orleans and its rich heritage. And when it's time to travel, we're just 25 minutes from New Orleans International Airport.