Sage Hospitality Resources Director of Finance in Washington, District Of Columbia

Req # 5537BR

Job Title Director of Finance

Position Type Full Time - Regular

Location Name The Darcy

City Washington

State DC

Why Us The Darcy is situated on the corner of Scott Circle and is walking distance to all of the historical sites including the White House and the Capitol. The Darcy is also the newest member of the Hilton Curio Collection. The hotel has 226 rooms with approximately 5500 square feet of meeting space. There are 2 food and beverage operations. The Hotel Restaurant named Siren, run by the RW Restaurant Group which is owned by Robert Wiedmaier, a renowned chef/restauranteur who has 8 other successful restaurants throughout the DC Metro area. Siren is a seafood themed restaurant where “each day's catch will inspire its own preparation method in the hands of seasoned chef Robert Wiedmaier and Brian McBride

The hotel will also partner with Lil’B Coffee & Eatery, which is a street-level hangout serving a Southern inspired menu from celebrity chef David Guas. Fresh baked goods and sweets, signature casual eats, and loaded, seasonal sandwiches that give a nod to the chefs native city of New Orleans are complemented by hand-crafted coffee drinks and a range of locally brewed beers, meads and wines. With its semi-industrial design, exposed brick and handcrafted wood tables and counters, the corner spot will be both comfortable and cool. Lil B will open in June.

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.