Sage Hospitality Resources Assistant Director of Finance in Portland, Oregon
Req # 6048BR
Job Title Assistant Director of Finance
Position Type Full Time - Regular
Location Name The Nines Hotel
Why Us The Nines, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Portland is seeking a Assistant Director of Finance to join their renowned team. The perfect candidate is passionate about service and creating indigenous experiences for each guest! Poised in the heart of the city center, within the walls of the stately Meier & Frank Building one of Portland's most beloved landmarks, The Nines honors the structure’s storied past, both in its striking decor and impeccable service. Individualistic design traits celebrate the surroundings of one of finest LEED Silver-certified hotels in Portland, providing the opportunity to truly experience the region's unique character.
As part of Sage Hospitality’s Premier and Lifestyle division, we passionately strive to be the best and create excellence in everything we do. We are known amongst our staff, our owners, our guests and our communities as leaders in our field who are authentic, humble, innovative and flexible operators driven to anticipate needs and exceed expectations.
the Nines Hotel is certified Gold for Sustainability at Work in addition to being recognized in 2016 as Top Workplaces in Oregon. As one of Oregon’s Healthiest Employers, The Nines offers perks that are comparable to progressive employers. We offer Medical, Dental, Vision and more to all full-time associates. Save on your parking and public transportation costs by using our pre-tax savings account. Our location is right next to the center of all for MAX lines and close to the Portland Streetcar, a prime location for driving, taking public transportation, biking, or even walking to work.
Bold. Bright. Caring. Energetic. Driven. Strategic. Daring. To deliver the type of outstanding experience we aim to provide our guests, we need remarkable individuals who are passionate and committed to making a difference. If this sounds like you, then explore the career positions at Sage Hospitality that await you.
The Assistant Director of Finance helps manage the hotels finances. Supports all areas in finance including payroll, budgeting, AP/AR, 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. Reporting to the Controller, this position may assume the duties of the Controller in their absence.
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.
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.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; 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; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
Requires knowledge of all the functions performed by the subordinate reporting directly or indirectly to the Hotel Director of Finance.
Requires advanced knowledge of the accounting, finance and hospitality professions. Requires experiential knowledge for management of people and complex problems.
Requires ability to analyze activities or information involving some original data manipulation or interpretation to arrive at logical conclusions.
Ability to make decisions guided by established policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate so as to provide information and services, supervisory skills.
In addition to these fundamental requirements, an Assistant Director of Finance must also be knowledgeable in the following areas: Office Management, Bank Reconciliations, Preparation of State and Federal Reports, Training of Accounting staff associates, Conducting or participating in meetings, Analysis of Balance Sheet Accounts, Preparation of Journal entries, closing the books and preparing the Balance, Sheet Package, Interviewing and evaluation of applicants as well as current associates
Excellent hearing required to train and deal with management, associates.
Excellent vision required to read reports, computer, etc.
Excellent speech communication skills required to train and deal with management, associates.
Excellent comprehension and literacy required for reports, computers, ledgers, etc.
Lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying - limited lifting, pushing, pulling or carrying up to 15-20 lbs. Generally boxes, computer equipment.
Limited bending/kneeling required when arranging supplies or equipment.
Mobility - limited, between offices and departments.
Infrequent continuous standing, climbing or driving required.
A four year college degree (accounting preferred) or equivalent education/experience.
One to two years of employment in hospitality management or hospitality accounting
Computers, 10 key calculator, phones (95-100% of work period).
Work inside 95% of work period.
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.