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The Corporate Director of Procurement and Capital Projects

posted February 17, 2020

Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City
Universal City, CA
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Sun Hill Properties is looking for a Corporate Director of Procurement and Capital Projects to join our amazing team. We are located inside the Hilton Universal!
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About This Job

Company Overview:

 

Sun Hill Properties, Inc. is a hotel management company committed to providing outstanding service to our guests! We own and manage a variety of branded, independent hotels in major US markets. We take pride in our ability to deliver exceptional guest and associate experiences by focusing on inspiring individuals through a thoughtful delivery of self-expression hospitality. We believe that providing innovative, cutting-edge practices, along with transparent communications, is a fundamental part of our commitment.

Purpose:

The Corporate Director of Procurement and Capital Projects (DOP&CP) is responsible for developing a strategic approach to the corporate procurement and material management process for the purchase of direct and indirect goods and services at all hotels in the portfolio. In this leadership

role, the DOP&CP will assist Procurement team members and colleagues with procurement processes, change and updates other procurement-related activities; develop and/or update procurement policies and procedures; and develop a centralized procurement program that will add value and efficiency to the organization. In addition, the DOP&CP will perform the accounting responsibilities associated with the capital planning budget, approval, expenditure tracking and historical analysis. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and President and CEO, the successful candidate will work closely with hotel leadership and team on all aspects of hotel and capital project procurement.

Essential Functions:


  • Develop and communicate a procurement business plan; establish, communicate and implement long-term goals for the department in order to promote effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Tactical responsibility for the development and implementation of policies, procedures and systems that support the company's purchase of goods and services -for both hotel operations and capital projects.
  • Develop, communicate and administer procurement team performance and development plans and appraisals.
  • Serve as the primary contact for procurement related questions, training, policy and procedure interpretation and alignment by all hotels.
  • Oversee contract development and administration. Supports Contract/Change Order maintenance
  • Develop and implement procurement-related training programs for the procurement team and organization.
  • Manage current procurement policies, procedures and programs with a focus on their ability to enhance organizational value and efficiency; meet regularly with respective departments regarding procurement for their understanding and/or recommendations to enhance policies, procedures and develop, communicate and implement new/revised policies, procedures and programs as needed.
  • Develop a centralized procurement program that adds value and efficiency to the organization;
  • Process purchase orders; develops bids and proposals; and reconcile any invoice discrepancies.
  • Process job costing entries in capital module.
  • Perform monthly reconciliation of general ledgers to Capital projects for assigned properties.
  • Updates project status reports and audits/reviews job cost reports.
  • Interact with A/P team for any of capital invoice issues or inquiries
  • Tracks and reports on capital requests and expenditures against budget/forecast.
  • Tracks contingency used for capital improvements against property budget/forecast.
  • Provides reporting for cash spent to date, forecast spends, and end of quarter closeouts.
  • Manages capital database input, reporting, and reconciliation
  • Communicate results to shareholders
  • Prepare and submit capital draw requests to banking institutions.
  • Assists in preparation of annual capital plans for each individual property.
  • As experience is gained, recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect improvements in the efficiency of the department and services performed.
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned to meet business needs.

Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or a combination of training, education and previous related experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential duties of the position required.

  • Ten to fifteen years of accounting, finance, or capital related experience.
  • M3 Accounting software experience preferred.
  • Prior hospitality and/or construction industry experience a plus and given priority.
  • Prov.en understanding, knowledge of and experience with Fixed Asset Accounting and Capitalization Concepts.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office Suite including expert level Excel experience managing and manipulating downloads from various software programs.
  • Strong problem solving and reporting skills.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to communicate professionally and effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Self-starter able to carry out tasks in an organized, proactive and independent manner to meet all deadlines and commitments.

Our Distinction:

Sun Hill Properties, Inc. is a leading hotel and asset management company headquartered in Universal City, CA, overseeing a portfolio of hotels licensed primarily through the Marriott and Hilton brand families. We strive to bring to life a culture that promotes the four simple values that drive our business: Perseverance, Respect, Service, and Teamwork.

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About This Employer

Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City

555 Universal Hollywood Drive
Universal City, CA 91608-1001

(818) 506-2500

495 Room Hotel

www3.hilton.com

At A Glance

Situated just a block away from the entrance to Universal Studios and minutes from Hollywood, the Hilton Los Angeles/Universal City hotel is perfect for travelers looking to explore some of Los Angeles’ greatest attractions. All guest rooms and suites feature attractive decor and have high-speed internet access. The hotel employs a multi-lingual staff, including Mandarin and Spanish.

Keep up-to-date with work at any time in the 24-hour business center. Have a Hollywood wedding in the 16,000 sq. ft. Sierra Ballroom, or hold conferences and meetings in the hotel’s 32,000 sq. ft. of function space. Take a swim in the large outdoor swimming pool and relax in the whirlpool, or keep fit in the modern fitness room, fully equipped with cardio and weight machines. Enjoy local cuisine in the Café Sierra hotel restaurant, which offers California, Continental and Chinese cuisine in a modern, brightly lit setting.