Financial Controller

Fairways Hotel - Louth, Co. Louth

The Fairways Hotel, part of the iNUA Collection is currently inviting applications for an experienced Financial Controller to join the team to drive the financial strategy for the hotel.

The Financial Controller is responsible for all hotel accounting and financial controls under the supervision of the General Manager, under functional guidance of the Group Controller, according to company policies and procedures, and according to local requirements and regulations. In addition, the Financial Controller controls the overall hotel costs by managing the purchasing function. The function should be proactive, analysing, and recommending alternative action in every respect, and operates in line with hotel and corporate policies and guidelines, and the hotel’s business plan.

The main responsibilities of the role are:

RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL CONTROL

  • Maximizes cash flow performance of the hotel through controls on inventory, credit and collection, disbursements, deposits and remittances
  • Is the hotel’s credit manager
  • Enforces, documents and establishes adequate controls for all revenues and expenses and protection of assets, and ensures controls will satisfy or improve the level of guest service
  • Maintains accurate and timely financial and operating information and provides analyses, interpretations and projections to management as required
  • Conducts monthly inspections and tests to ensure all departments are complying with required procedures
  • Performs those duties as required by the Corporate Controller in respect of controls
  • Follows up on all capital expenditures to ensure compliance with original justification and approval
  • Assists and provides financial guidance in the formulation and implementation of the business plan, hotel and departmental budgets, and objectives programme, and to manage relevant budgets appropriately
  • Provides proactive administrative support to management with reference to policy enforcement, business advice and operational assistance
  • Implements and maintains acceptable accounting practices and procedures as required by corporate policies and procedures, generally accepted accounting practices, and those affected by local conditions
  • Maintains professional, proactive and technical competence in own field
  • Provides safekeeping, including proper storage and access for all contracts, leases and other financial records
  • Recommends and maintains appropriate list of delegation of authority for hotel management
  • Performs related duties and special projects as assigned and required

Additional responsibilities in the following areas:

  • DIRECT AND MANAGE RECEIVING AND PURCHASING FUNCTIONS
  • LAWS, REGULATIONS AND POLICIES COMPLIANCE
  • HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
  • EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
  • HEALTH AND SAFETY
  • REPORTING AND MISCELLANEOUS
  • GUEST SERVICE & FOCUS

Candidates are required to demonstrate the following Experience, Qualifications & Skills:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem solver
  • Relevant Hotel FC experience
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