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Assistant Director of Finance

posted November 8, 2019

The Confidante Miami Beach, the Unbound Collection by Hyatt
Miami Beach, FL
478076 l

About This Job


At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences. The assistant director of finance reports to the area director of finance and is responsible for the oversight of general ledger operations and creating, implementing and sustaining the labor strategy for hotel in conjunction with the Leadership Committee and GM in order to optimize productivity and labor. Additionally, this person will be responsible for efficiently running the Accounting department in line with Hyatt Corporate standards while meeting guest and owner expectations. Other responsibilities will include the following:


  • Determine optimal mix of volume drivers to forecast labor based on current trends and historical data.

  • Use Kronos scheduling tools to ensure that labor hours are forecasted and scheduled appropriately based on volume, as well as analytics tools to engage department managers in the labor forecasting process to staff departments effectively and demonstrate a savings in the overall cost of labor at the property.

  • Prepare and review all journal vouchers, month-end reports and reconciliations

  • Review preliminary financial statements with the area director of finance

  • Participate in monthly financial reviews and prepare the presentation of these reports

  • Assist area director of finance with supervising the finance, purchasing staff and the Information Technology functions of the hotel including coaching and counseling associates to reflect Hyatt service standards and procedures, interviewing, training and evaluating performance of staff.

  • Manage and help oversee hotel on-site accounting functions to ensure proper fiscal management, timely and accurate reporting and analysis for the hotel. This responsibility also includes hotel financial planning, budgeting, accounting and cash management

  • Systems administration, G/L account reconciliations, budget preparations, inventories, monthly closings and full P&L responsibility.

  • Assist with managing and ensuring SOX compliance

  • Assist area director of finance with completing the year-end audit process.

  • Review and approve all reconciliations and audit work papers.

  • Participate in and respond to auditor requests to ensure total hotel compliance.

  • Help prepare all monthly and annual financial statements. Investigate, review and analyze the variance explanations, involving the department staff in this process. Take initiative to manage trouble shooting for respective cost controls and revenue enhancement

  • Assist area director of finance with special reporting and analysis projects



    • Hospitality of Finance degree preferred

    • Three years finance management experience

    • Expert in Microsoft Office, including excel, PowerPoint and word

    • Strong analytical capabilities

    • Strong communication skills at all levels

    • Ability to drive change and gain leadership support

    • Experience supervising finance staff members

    • Prior MICROS, ADP/Enterprise, Kronos and Hyatt systems (Opera, Evention, Oracle and Hyperion)

    • Clear concise written and verbal communication skills in English

    • Must have excellent organizational, administrative and problem-solving skills

    • Previous Hyatt Experience Desired


      About This Employer

      The Confidante Miami Beach, the Unbound Collection by Hyatt

      4041 Collins Avenue
      Miami Beach, FL 33140

      (305) 424-1234

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      Revel in Miami’s Golden Era Glamour

      Miami’s mid-century age ushered in stunning Art Deco architecture, eclectic eateries, and a cosmopolitan charm that remains with the city today. At The Confidante, originally opened in the 1940s, you’ll experience sentiments of the past, the mid-century modern design, and an ideal oceanfront Miami Beach escape.

      What Makes Each Stay Extraordinary:

      • Mid-century modern décor: Art Deco features, pops of color, and 1950s flair throughout the hotel
      • Eclectic dining: Chic brasserie, Asian fusion fare in an edgy setting, and tapas in a Spanish-inspired beachside bungalow
      • Relax your own way: Two heated outdoor pools, direct beach access, open-air rooftop spa, serene garden, and fully equipped fitness center
      • Curated event calendar: Entertainment at The Confidante, from an all-female DJ series to Late Night Noodles
      • Perfect Miami Beach meetings: 47,000 sq ft of contemporary meeting and event space