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Posted July 22, 2021

Dorado Beach A Ritz Carlton Reserve
Dorado, PR
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Job Summary

Functions as the property’s strategic financial business leader. The position champions, develops and implements property-wide strategies that deliver products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of the brand’s target customer and property employees. The position provides the financial expertise to enable the successful implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives while maximizing the return on investment. In addition, creates and executes a business plan that is aligned with the property and brand’s business strategy and focuses on the execution of financial and accounting activities and the delivery of desirable financial results.

Candidate Profile

Education And Experience
  • 4-year bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; 2 years experience in the finance and accounting or related professional area.

OR

  • Master's degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; no work experience required.

Core Work Activities

Engaging In Strategic Planning And Decision Making
  • Develops means to improve profit, including estimating cost and benefit, exploring new business opportunities, etc.
  • Analyzes information, forecasts sales against expenses and creates annual budget plans.
  • Compiles information, analyzes and monitors actual sales against projected sales.
  • Analyzes differences between actual budget wages and forecasted wages for more efficient budget planning.
  • Identifies the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
  • Thinks creatively and practically to develop, execute and implement new business plans
  • Creates the annual operating budget for the property.
  • Provides analytical support during budget reviews to identify cost saving and productivity opportunities for property managers.
  • Implements a system of appropriate controls to manage business risks.
  • Ensures a strong accounting and operational control environment to safeguard assets, improve operations and profitability.
  • Analyzes financial data and market trends.
  • Leads the development and implementation of a comprehensive annual business plan which is aligned with the company’s and brand’s strategic direction.
  • Provides on going analytical support by monitoring the operating department’s actual and projected sales.
  • Produces accurate forecasts that enable operations to react to changes in the business.

Leading Finance & Accounting Teams

  • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
  • Communicates the strategic goals, the focus and the owner priorities to subordinates in a clear and precise manner.
  • Leverages strong functional leadership and communication skills to influence the executive team, the property's strategies and to lead own team.
  • Oversees internal, external and regulatory audit processes.
  • Provides excellent leadership by assigning team members and other departments managers' clear accountability backed by appropriate authority.
  • Conducts annual performance appraisals with direct reports according to Standard Operating Procedures.

Anticipating And Delivering On The Needs Of Key Stakeholders

  • Attends meetings and communicating with the owners, understanding the priorities and strategic focus.
  • Understands and meets the needs of key stakeholders (owners, corporate, guests, etc.).
  • Advises the GM and executive committee on existing and evolving operating/financial issues.
  • Communicates financial concepts in a clear and persuasive manner that is easy to understand and drives desired behaviors.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of cash flow and owner priorities.
  • Manages communication with owners in an effective manner.
  • Manages property working capital and cash flow in accordance with brand SOPs and owner requirements.
  • Facilitates critique meetings to review information with management team.

Developing And Maintaining Finance And Accounting Goals

  • Ensures Profits and Losses are documented accurately.
  • Monitors all taxes that apply, ensuring that taxes are current, collected and/or accrued.
  • Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.
  • Develops and supports achievement of performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
  • Improves profit growth in operating departments.
  • Reviews audit issues to ensure accuracy.

Managing Projects And Policies

  • Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.
  • Reconciles balance sheet to ensure account balances are supported by appropriate documentation in accordance with SOPs.
  • Ensures that the P&L is accurate (e.g., costs are properly matched to revenue, costs are recorded in the proper accounts).
  • Ensures compliance with management contract and reporting requirements.
  • Ensures compliance with standard and local operating procedures (SOPs and LSOPs).
  • Ensures compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Managing And Conducting Human Resource Activities

  • Ensures team members are cross-trained to support successful daily operations.
  • Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
  • Ensures new hires participate in the department’s orientation program.
  • Ensures new hires receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.
  • Creates appropriate development plans which develop team members based on their individual strengths, development needs, career aspirations and abilities.
  • Conduct performance review process for employees.
  • Participates in hiring activities as appropriate.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

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Dorado Beach A Ritz Carlton Reserve

100 Dorado Beach Drive
Dorado, PR 00646

(787) 626-1100

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Once a plantation, Dorado Beach is now a private retreat. Inspired by the legacy of its developer, Laurance S. Rockefeller, this luxurious hideaway features beautiful beachfront accommodations just steps from the sea.

Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is a unique hotel befitting its setting. With only 115 guestrooms spread across 50 acres and one mile of beachfront, this luxurious island sanctuary is encircled by coral reefs, blue Caribbean waters and a lush tropical forest. An unparalleled level of individualized guest service enhanced by the local customs and flavors of Puerto Rico awaits you.

Cherished History 

Dorado Beach’s history began over 50 years ago when Laurance S. Rockefeller unveiled his eco-friendly luxury island resort. Today, Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is situated on the former Rockefeller estate, preserving its rich legacy.  

Embajadores Service 

 Complement a bespoke travel experience with a deeper level of service. Our attentive Embajadores will always be available for any request you have throughout your stay.  

Environmental Philosophy 

Fundamental to Dorado Beach, a Ritz-Carlton Reserve is a passionate environmental philosophy originally instilled by Laurance Rockefeller. The design and infrastructure reflects Dorado Beach’s remarkable surroundings with a myriad of natural elements incorporated throughout.