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Assistant Director of Finance

Posted April 8, 2021

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay
Tampa, FL

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.  This position is responsible for the oversight of the hotel's general ledger operations and supports the hotel Area Director of Finance.  Additionally, this person will be responsible for efficiently running the Finance department in line with Hyatt Corporate standards while meeting guest and owner expectations.  Other responsibilities will include the following:  
  • 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 assist Area Director of Finance with the presentation of these reports
  • Assist Area Director of Finance with supervising Finance 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
Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards.  Whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.



  • Hospitality or Accounting degree preferred
  • 2 years or more of progressive Finance experience, preferably in a hotel 
  • Experience supervising Finance staff members
  • Prior MICROS, ADP/Enterprise, Kronos and Hyatt systems (Opera) expertise desired
  • Must be an advanced user of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Must possess the following strengths: high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service and ability to improve the bottom line
  • Clear concise written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Must have excellent organizational, administrative and problem-solving skills



About this Employer

Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay

2900 Bayport Drive
Tampa, FL 33607

(813) 874-1234

445 Room Hotel

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Our Hotel

Set along a nature preserve on the Bay’s upper shores, Grand Hyatt Tampa Bay invites you to unwind on 35 acres of unspoiled beauty in one of Florida’s most picturesque locales. Enter a haven for wildlife where Egrets and Herons freely roam the hotel grounds and bask in redefined, contemporary comfort.

Here are just a few of the ways you can enjoy your stay:

  • Unwind in spacious guest rooms and suites freshly redesigned following our $16 million renovation
  • Explore the best of Tampa Bay, from the Florida Aquarium, to local museums and nearby shops
  • Cool off during your stay, with a visit to one of our two pools or take a relaxing dip in the outdoor whirlpool
  • Treat the family to something special, with activities to entice mom, dad, the little ones and everyone in between
  • Savor beautifully crafted culinary options, all thoughtfully sourced and carefully served