Hyatt Financial Controller in BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom
One of the finest situated hotels in Birmingham City Centre, Hyatt Regency Birmingham is a modern hotel that enjoys a prime central location. Our luxury hotel is just opposite the Library of Birmingham (the largest regional library in Europe) and five minutes’ walk from the exclusive Mailbox Bull Ring shopping centre and Grand Central, as well as Broad Street and Brindley Place. The hotel features 319 luxury rooms and suites, our Aria Restaurant, where guests can enjoy relaxed surroundings whilst enjoying cuisine with a selection of fine wines, or our Gentleman and Scholar Pub who specialises in gin cocktails and light bites with a stunning heated terrace which opens onto Broad Street. We also have 10 meeting rooms and Amala Spa & Club for wellness/beauty treatments a pool and gym.
The Financial Controller will be responsible for the efficient running of the division in line with Hyatt’s strategic priorities and brand standards, whilst meeting Colleague, guest and owner expectations.
With responsibility for the short and long term planning and the management of the Accounting function, you will ensure the smooth and efficient operation of your area, which includes Finance, Information Systems and Materials, while maintaining Hyatt International's high standards of Financial Management. This position reports directly to the hotel General Manager, as part of the Leadership Committee whilst also reporting to our Area Director of Finance based in London.
Your main responsibilities will include maintaining complete and supported accounting records of the hotel as per the Company’s policies and procedures, ensuring Divisions work within their budgets and enforcing the correct controls to allow us to safeguard the business. You will prepare and review all monthly and annual financial statements. Investigate, review and analyze the variance explanations, involving the department managers in this process. You will be expected to take initiative to manage trouble shooting for respective cost controls and revenue enhancement.
You will manage hotel contracts in line with the relevant departments, ensuring compliance with the appropriate standards. Your team will complete the year-end audit process, review and approve all reconciliations and audit work papers, coordinate external auditor's visits, managing the overall process.
Another key area of the role in conjunction with the Area Director of Finance will be to form relationships with the owners. This will include supervising and coordinating owner reporting as required. Providing custom reports, responding quickly to questions or requests and attend meetings.
We offer you a competitive remuneration package and in return for your hard work and dedication your benefits include generous hotel discounts and complimentary hotel nights worldwide, to name but a few. You will have the opportunity for career development either in Birmingham, the UK or overseas.
Your characteristics will be representative of our values: Humility, Respect, Integrity, Creativity, Fun and Empathy and will be fitting of our Leadership Profile: Fostering a Culture of Care, Adapt and Thrive with Change and Achieving Results.
Hyatt colleagues work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it’s career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you!
Ideally with a university degree in Finance or Accounting.
Minimum 1 years work experience as Financial Controller in a hotel operation of a similar standard. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and must be well organised.
Excellent leadership skills, must possess the following strengths: high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service, ability to improve the bottom line. Excellent problem solving and decision making.
The following system knowledge are desirable: Advanced user of Microsoft word and Excel. Hyperion Opera PMS I-scala Birchstreet Blackline Micros Symphony Fourth
Primary Location: GB-ENG-Birmingham
Organization: Hyatt Regency Birmingham
Job Level: Full-time
Req ID: BIR000586
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