The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa, Manchester Village, VT 05254
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Job Description Summary:
Seeking qualified, experienced Director of Finance to oversee
the financial operations of two hotel locations. He/she will
provide the strategic leadership required to achieve the fiduciary
and quality goals of resort guests, owners, stakeholders and
employees. The DOF will ensure the effective and efficient
operation of all facets of the resorts while improving on the
current model and be responsible for managing in a manner
consistent with the mission, operating philosophy, standards and
values of the property owners and Benchmark, the managing entity.
Scope of this Position
Implement and oversee tight financial controls throughout
Report financial results to owners and management in accordance
with hotel Accounting Principles each month.
Develop annual budget procedures and guidelines each year.
Schedule and conduct annual audit.
Direct the daily, weekly and monthly reporting process in
compliance with Management and Ownership requirements.
Develop accurate and timely forecasts including labor management
along with other departments
Direct control of costs and expenses in all areas. Task
Oversee compliance of local, state and federal laws.
Oversee risk management program, including all insurances.
High degree of owner contact.
Oversee financial training of all management.
In preparing for this position, candidate ideally will have
worked in at least the following departments or positions:
Requires a minimum of 5 year(s) of experience.
Must have experience at properties of similar size and
Position will be required to work a varied schedule that may
include evenings, nights, and weekends.
Manage capital expenditures according to budget
Must be a citizen of this country or possess a valid work
Five years’ experience as a hotel/resort controller overseeing
multiple revenue streams in excess of $40M.
MBA/CPA/CHAE certifications are desirable.
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Solid training in all areas of Accounting from A/P, A/R, General
Ledger, Credit, Collections, Audit, Inventory control, Payroll,
Budgeting, Costing, P&L preparation and analysis, etc.
Work closely with Front Office, Reservations, Sales, Spa and
F&B Department to assist them in identifying optimum ways to
drive revenues while balancing market segments.
Actively involved in yield management and revenue
Oversee consolidation of budgets and projections.
Assist Departments in budget preparation.
Provide management with operational reports.
Prepare and review daily reports. Responsible for IS/MIS
Responsible for IS/MIS, Telecommunications, and purchasing.
Identify and recommend software applications.
Review leases, contracts, agreements, subcontracts, and licenses
from accounting perspective.
Ability to manage change effectively.
Ability to conceptualize the mission.
Provide leadership to position the property to achieve the
Develop and implement business plan.
Clear, concise written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to sell concepts and ideas to management, peers, and
Experience making presentations in front of groups.
Maintain a good working relationship with guests, groups, and
personnel from other departments.
Demonstrate team building experience.
Track record promoting an atmosphere of teamwork.
Demonstrate ability to lead by example.
A mentor who has inspired, trained, and developed people for
promotion. Solid career progression up through the ranks.
Instill a "can-do" attitude in employees. Experience training
and cross-training employees.
BA/BS 4-5-year degree or foreign equivalency.
Specific degree in Accounting or Finance
Posted Yesterday About Us BENCHMARK ®, a global hospitality
company, is a trailblazer in the development, management, marketing
and owner?advisory services of resorts, hotels, conference centers
and exclusive private clubs. In addition to the company’ iconic
Benchmark Resorts & Hotels portfolio, the Gemstone Collection is a
distinctive luxury portfolio of independent hotels & resorts in
highly preferred destinations.
BENCHMARK’S distinguished and proven reputation is deeply?rooted
in core values that are focused and aligned with exceeding
ownership and stakeholder performance expectations. The combined
portfolios feature nearly 70 unique and distinctive properties
domestically and internationally. The company leadership and valued
employees are passionately committed to delivering the industry’
most authentic, enchanted, soulful, vibrant, unrivaled and
BENCHMARK’S progressive “Be The Difference” culture and values
are a cornerstone to the company’s nearly 40 years of extraordinary
achievement and prosperity. Many properties have been recognized
with the Benchmark Conference Centers® mark of meeting excellence.