Hotel Financial Controller
Professional Career Services
Johannesburg Northern Suburbs
18h ago
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Part of a formidable 4* Hotel group, located in Johannesburg North. Job Description We are looking for a capable financial controller.

You will be reporting to the Financial Manager and the General Manager. You will be responsible for the property’s overall accounting and financial management requirements.

Responsible to represent the finance department during daily morning HOD meetings. Responsible for the local tax authority compliance of the hotel.

Responsible to support and liaise with the General Manager in meeting the strategic goals of the organisation. Responsible for preparing and reviewing annual budgets, monthly forecasts, operating results.

Responsible for verifying all financial reports and ensuring that all transactions are accurate and in compliance with local government regulations.

Responsible to liaise with the hotel owner or managing director of the organisation. Able to prepare and submits management reports in a timely manner and also ensuring delivery deadlines.

Able to effectively implement all accounting policies and procedures. Assists in the building of an efficient and professional team of employees within Finance and Accounting Department.

Monitors all local tax compliance that applies, and ensuring that taxes are charged correctly and collected. File the local tax with the concerned authority on a monthly / regular basis.

Monitor and improve hotels operation costs, profitability and manage business risks. Ensures profits and losses are documented accurately.

Ensure property policies are administered fairly and consistently. Achieve and exceed goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.

Oversee internal, external and regulatory audit processes. Conduct regular weekly finance department meetings. Celebrate successes by publicly recognizing the contributions of team members.

Provide excellent leadership by differentiates top performers, fosters teamwork and also able to encourages work / life balance.

Establishes and maintains open, collaborative relationships with employees. Ensure employees establish and maintain open, collaborative relationships within their team.

Participate in the employee performance appraisal process, providing feedback as needed. Responsible to ensure disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to hotels standard.

Any other tasks as and when required by the management. Qualifications Similar or 4-year bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or similar major.

Skills The successful candidate must have at least 5 to 10 years of financial and management experience with the day-to-day financial operations in an up-scale 4 Star / 5 Star hospitality environment.

Should have a high command of MS Applications like Excel, Powerpoint etc. Knowledge of Back office or accounting systems like Sun, SAP, Sage, Freshbooks etc.

Knowledge of Hotel Software or Property Management Systems like FIDELIO, OPERA, Protel Etc. Able to ensure a strong accounting and operational control environment to safeguard hotel assets.

Able to assist proactively with cost control requirements. Able to assist with revenue enhancement possibilities. Able to assist with profit improvement opportunities for the hotel operations.

Able to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize and accomplish the work. Excellent communication and negotiation skills.

Fluent in English, both oral and written. Excellent financial / business decision making. Should possess strong Financial knowledge.

Analytical skills and very well organised. Salary / Package R17 000 CTC

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