Sage Hospitality Resources Director of Finance- Embassy Suites and Hilton Garden Inn Boulder in Boulder, Colorado

Req # 5540BR

Job Title Director of Finance- Embassy Suites and Hilton Garden Inn Boulder

Position Type Full Time - Regular

Location Name Embassy Suites Boulder

City Boulder

State CO

Why Us Join Sage Hospitality as the new Director of Finance at our new Embassy Suites and Hilton Garden Inn opening in 2017! The 204-room Embassy Suites and the 172-room Hilton Garden Inn are located at 28th Street and Canyon Boulevard in Boulder, CO. The hotels offer almost 10,000 square feet of meeting space which includes a 6,600 square foot ballroom. The hotels will share a pool and back-of-the-house space. Underground parking will also be shared with two stories of valet and self-parking for the hotels. “This project has been uniquely designed and programmed to both meet the extensive requirements of the City of Boulder, while incorporating locally infused interior design elements that celebrate the unique aspects of the community,” said Walter Isenberg, President and CEO of Sage Hospitality. “We are excited to bring this product to the Boulder market, it will fit well with the demands of CU Boulder and the central Boulder scene.”

Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality set out to be the best hotel owner and operator in the business. We’re talking figuratively, progressively and aggressively breaking the mold of the hospitality industry. As one of the U.S’s top hospitality management, investment and development companies, Sage is on a fast trajectory of growth and performance. Building upon what we do best—establishing some of the best hotels and restaurants in the world. We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, surrounded by high-performing investments from coast to coast. With the advantage of hands-on experience, we’re also changing the way luxury in the hotel world looks. Developing modern, independent hotels with unique style, artistry and branding—creating places that people go to, not through.

Posting Overview

The Director of Finance is the financial leader of the hotel. Oversees all areas in finance, especially payroll, budgeting, forecasting and relevant duties. Demonstrates excellent leadership skills and provides accurate and timely financial reports as requested by leadership and corporate. Implements internal control procedures that safeguard leaders, owner, assets and complies with Federal, State and Local regulations.

Requirements

Competencies

Dealing with Ambiguity

Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Composure

Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.

Interpersonal Savvy

Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.

Building Effective Teams

Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Knowledge/Skills

Requires knowledge of all hotel accounting functions performed by the subordinate reporting directly or indirectly.

Requires advanced knowledge of the accounting, finance and hospitality professions.

Requires ability to analyze activities or information involving some original data manipulation or interpretation to arrive at logical conclusions.

Office Management, Bank Reconciliations, Preparation of State and Federal Reports, Training of Accounting staff employees, Conducting or participating in meetings, Analysis of Balance Sheet Accounts, Preparation of Journal entries, closing the books and preparing the Balance, Sheet Package.

Abilities

Lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying -limited lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying up to 15-20 lbs. Generally boxes, computer equipment. Bending/kneeling -limited bending/kneeling required when arranging supplies or equipment. Mobility -limited mobility between offices and departments. No continuous standing, climbing or driving. Excellent hearing required to train and interact with management and associates. Excellent vision required to read reports, computer, etc.

Education/Formal Training

A four year college degree (accounting preferred) or equivalent education/experience.

Experience

Experience required by position is five to ten years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s).

Material/Equipment Used

Computers, 10 key calculator, phones (95% of work period).

Environment

Work inside 95% of work period.

EEO Statement

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.