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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. SOFITEL
  4. Finance

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, Washington, United States

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REF23467W

Director, Finance & Business Support

Region

Americas



Company Description

"Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor’s limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit https://careers.accor.com/
Do what you love, care for the world, dare to challenge the status quo! #BELIMITLESS"


Job Description

What is in it for you:

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, 401K
  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide
  • Learning programs through our Academies
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21

 

What you will be doing:

Reporting to the General Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:   

  • Oversee day to day operations of accounting department 
  • Develop an engaged, enthusiastic and service driven team of accounting professionals. 
  • Recruit, develop and motivate the accounting group 
  • Assist in the preparation of financial operating statements and reports in accordance with Corporate Policy and Procedure and SOX regulations. 
  • Assist departments in the interpretation, orientation, training and analysis of revenue, payroll and expense matters. 
  • Represent the accounting office in all employee, leadership, corporate and ownership meetings
  • Maintain system of accounts and controls, providing accurate data necessary for all required accounting reports and statements. 
  • Actively involved in ensuring clean internal and external audit reports. 
  • Prepare and post journal entries, ensuring efficient completion of all month-end functions for review
  • Monitor, supervise and prepare month-end balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis
  • Lead and organize the creation of the Annual Operating & Capital Budgets, Strategic Plan, and Monthly Operating Forecasts 
  • Coordinate and ensure that all daily, semi-monthly and monthly management reports are issued on a timely and accurate basis. 
  • Ensure there is effective utilization and integration of hotel and accounting technology systems, including software applications, current and future. 
  • Participate in Senior Duty Manager schedule, rotating with other senior managers of the hotel throughout the year. 
  • Actively contribute to hotel overall leadership and direction. 
  • Other tasks as assigned

Qualifications

Your experience and skills include:

  • Reading, writing and oral proficiency in the English language.
  • Professional designation or acceptable university degree with an appropriate specialization in Accounting or enrolled in a recognized accounting program with progression to 4th or 5th level. 
  • Minimum of 3 years hotel accounting experience and previous accounting experience at a senior level. 
  • Proven leadership and coaching skills with a track record of developing a highly motivated and cross-trained group of progressive accounting professionals. 
  • Familiarity with hotel operating systems and software, including GFS/SUN, OneStream, Microsoft Office, Silverware, Opera and Dephi. 
  • Excellent administrative, interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills. 

Additional Information

Your team and working environment:

  • You may be required to work rotating mornings, evenings, holidays and weekends. Submission of your application to Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square indicates that you are able to meet these requirements as needed.
  • Opportunity to work with a diverse group, representative of over 20 countries worldwide
  • Experienced group of individuals to train and hone innate skills and abilities

Visa Requirements: Must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.A. Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square is unable to assist with work authorization.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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