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Sage Hospitality Resources Area Dir Finance in Fort Collins, Colorado

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Area Director of Finance

(The Elizabeth Hotel & Hotel Indigo)

We are currently seeking an Area Director of Finance to join our amazing team! This position will oversee the Finance teams at both the Elizabeth Hotel in Fort Collins and Hotel Indigo in Denver, Colorado.

The Elizabeth is located in the heart of Old Town Fort Collins and it’s 164 rooms feature an amazing collection of curated are from local students and professors from Colorado State University. At the Elizabeth music carries through the building with accents in the interior design, programming and amenities. We are more than just a hotel from The Emporium, An America Brasserie, to the Magic Rat music venue and the stunning Sunset Lounge rooftop lounge this property delivers a luxuriously fun experience for our guests and team members.

Hotel Indigo,located in Denver’s historic Union Station neighborhood, is an upscale hotel with subtle nods to the city’s gold rush roots. Its modern hotel features 180 guest rooms, well-appointed meeting spaces, and a popular onsite restaurant, which will reopen soon. Additionally, with direct access to I-25 and the RTD Light Rail with service to the Denver International Airport, Hotel Indigo is centrally located in the heart of Denver’s buzzing downtown corridor. Hotel Indigo offers urban explorers and modern pioneers an immersive outlet to discover Denver’s wild past and booming future.

If you are ready to come be a part of the story and let your work echo, apply now!

Job Overview

The Area Director of Finance is the financial leader of assigned hotels. Oversees all areas in finance, especially payroll, budgeting, forecasting and relevant duties. Supporting multiple hotels requires an ability to demonstrate excellent leadership skills, 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.


  • Supports multiple hotels across all areas of financial compliance and reporting, budgeting development and management.

  • Readily assist in the operation of each leaders department and special projects. Identifies risks and presents solutions that guides leaders in making effective decisions that meets the financial interests of the hotels.

  • Develops annual operating budget, operating plan and financial goals. Achieves budgeted revenues, costs and profits through accounting diligence and expenditure controls and proficient accounting practices.

  • Set written priorities and key objectives for each department head quarterly including action plan and completion date. Follow up to assure successful implementation and follow-through and take corrective action in the event of failure to meet assigned objectives.

  • Monthly forecasting of operating staff and cost expenditures. Business planning in line with forecasted sales and costs including guidance to department heads.

  • Monthly review of financial statement in order to correct problems, assure spending is in line and to plan for future business. Review and approve all expenses in "other expense" categories in all departments. Regularly review all major expenses to assure that monies are wisely expended.

  • Promotes associate moral and loyalty within their department and hotel, leading to reduced turnover. Communicate, counsel and assist in staff development. Visible and available to all associates in accordance with the Company's open door policy. Attend monthly department employee meetings whenever possible.

  • Assure level of experience, knowledge and ability to meet job requirements of all hotel management. Cost Controls Review controls and assure adherence at all times in order to protect the hotel's property/assets.

  • Review sales solicitation activities, room nights productivity and group room rates sold by sales. Review individual productivity and corrective actions are taken. Evaluate market mix and take action in order to best position the hotel for increased business. Involvement in sales solicitation of key accounts by reviewing contracts, meeting with sales department, visit key account contacts in person and by phone.


Education/Formal Training

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


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


  • 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.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • 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.

  • Ability to train and interact with management and associates.

  • Ability to read reports, computer, etc.


Work inside 95% of work period.


▪ Eligible to participate in Sage bonus plan.

▪ Unlimited paid time off

▪ Medical, dental, & vision insurance

▪ Health savings and flexible spending accounts

▪ Basic Life and AD&D insurance

▪ Company-paid short-term disability

▪ Paid FMLA leave for up to a period of 12 weeks

▪ Employee Assistance Program

▪ Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.

▪ Eligible to participate in the Employee Referral Bonus Program.

ID: 2021-7695

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : The Elizabeth Hotel

Outlet: Not Applicable

Category: Finance & Accounting

Min: USD $120,000.00/Yr.

Max: USD $140,000.00/Yr.

Tipped Position: No

Address : 111 Chestnut St

City : Fort Collins

State : Colorado

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability