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Company: Kimpton Brice Hotel
Location: Savannah, GA
Career Level: Director
Industries: Lodging



  • B.S. in Accounting or Hotel Management
  • 3+ years experience in Hotel or Hospitality related Finance and Accounting.
  • Analytical approach to problems, regard for detail and accuracy
  • Assertive personality, professional demeanor
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc.


Executive Committee Responsibilities

  • Ability to perform special financial analysis as needed and /or requested by General Manager and Corporate Office.
  • Practical solutions from a cost vs. benefits viewpoint. Provide accurate policy interpretations.
  • Actively participate in Executive Committee and staff meetings.
  • Assist other managers in analyzing statements, distributions, and other financial data.
  • Support and comply with property standards and Corporate SOP's.

Financial and Accounting Practices, Procedures, and Policies

  • Skill in correcting deficiencies identified on Internal Audit report.
  • Effective use of the Controller's Checklist.
  • Maintain effective cash control system with audits and reports for each period.
  • Review security over assets and auditing inventories.
  • Understanding of all pertinent leases, contracts, agreements, covenants, and restrictions.
  • Knowledge of City, County, State sales tax laws and laws dealing with innkeepers, liquor, and labor.

Budget Preparation

  • Schedule and coordinate the preparation and presentation of the annual operating budget.
  • Coordinate all aspects of the capital expenditures budget according to SOP.

Capital Expenditure Control

  • Control the Capital Expenditure program and complete ROI Analysis.

Financial Objectives

  • Complete entries required for preparation of the financial statements. Review statements for inaccurate data and make corrections within the following period.
  • Inform the General Manager and HEI Corporate management of current and potential financial problems.
  • Keep management informed of sales and profit attainment throughout the period.
  • Coordinate the property's labor management system.

Accounts Receivable

  • Maintain appropriate standards for 60-90 day accounts. Conform to standards regarding the average collection period.
  • Documenting the local credit policy and auditing property compliances.
  • Approve all major accounts for credit as defined by local policy.
  • Conduct credit and write-off meetings as requested.
  • Submit accurate and timely critiques and credit loss reports as required.
  • Review all major banquet functions and group accounts for proper credit extensions prior to arrival.
  • Maintain standard regarding level of bad debt expenses as related to credit sales.
  • Aggressively fulfill the accounts receivable management responsibilities to maximize receivable realizations.

Responses to Corporate Staff

  • Complete financial required reports and requests from HEI Corporate offices. Establish other reports or documents, outside of SOP's as needed.

Balances in Asset and Liability Accounts

  • Reconcile account balances on a current basis.
  • Establish balances in accruals, pre-paid, and other accounts using proper accrual methods and expense realization logic.
  • Calculate various turn ratios and days available for major asset categories and compare to standards (linen, gift shop, food, beverages, guest supplies, and uniforms).
  • Work with Department Managers to control inventory balances according to established realistic pars.
  • Comply with company procedures on deferring payments.

Management of Department

  • Maintain and update job descriptions and standards for department.
  • Ability to comply with corporate and local policies for wages paid (increases and timing).
  • Establish an effective cross training program within the department.
  • Identify, screen and attract management candidates from outside the company.
  • Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  • Perform any other job duties as assigned.

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