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Sage Hospitality Resources Assistant Director of Finance in Portland, Oregon

Why us?

We are looking for a new Assistant Director of Finance for The Hotel Zags. Stylish, inviting and convenient to lively local attractions, The Hotel Zags is an oasis all its own, offering a hospitality experience enlivened by natural beauty and the quirky culture of the city around it. Boutique in size and independent in nature, The Hotel Zags is located in the Fountain District, a hidden gem of Portland's downtown district.

From its vibrant color schemes, modern furnishings, and large picture windows that perfectly frame views of the city and the hotel’s courtyard, the hotel brings the outdoors inside. Designed with stone-covered walkways, the hotel entrance is also framed by a Living Wall robust with plant life to mirror the nearby Columbia River Gorge. Though the property has a style and energy all its own, The Hotel Zags is all about the city around it.

Job Overview

Supervise and coordinate the Accounting Operations in the hotel to ensure accurate, timely and consistent reporting in accordance with policies and procedures, Federal, State and local laws and regulations. Assist and support the Director of Finance in maintaining control over income, expenses and the assets and liabilities of the hotel. Position is responsible for the daily operation of Payroll, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Income Journal, General Cashiering, Taxes and internal controls. May recommend and implement operational changes.

Responsibilities

  • Supervise the Payroll, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cashier and Night Audit employees; interview, recommend hiring, train, develop, empower, schedule, coach and counsel, recommend and conduct performance and salary reviews, resolve problems, provide open communications and recommend discipline and termination, as appropriate.

  • Supervise the daily accounting operations ensuring compliance with the SOPs and Federal, State and local laws and regulations.

  • Analyze and reconcile all general ledger accounts and bank statements to ensure financial information is available and accurate.

  • Prepare financial statements and reports to ensure accurate, timely information is available for management.

  • Assist in the compilation and preparation of the annual budget, forecasts, taxes and other financial reports to provide support thus ensuring accurate, timely information is available for management and owners.

  • Train, monitor and coordinate the implementation and maintenance of financial and cash controls and information flow throughout the other departments in the hotel to ensure compliance, accurate records and minimize liabilities, losses and expenses.

  • Resolve problems and ensure maintenance of the accounting systems and equipment to ensure smooth operations.

  • Analyze and be familiar with tenants, leases and rent reports and ensure hotel is in compliance with hotel leases and management contracts.

  • Has a fiduciary responsibility to company and management.

  • Assumes the responsibilities of the Director of Finance in his/her absence.

Qualifications

Education/Formal Training

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

Experience

One to two years of employment in hospitality management or hospitality accounting

Knowledge/Skills

  • 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 employees, 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 employees

  • Excellent hearing required to train and deal with management, employees.

  • Excellent vision required to read reports, computer, etc.

  • Excellent speech communication skills required to train and deal with management, employees.

  • Excellent comprehension and literacy required for reports, computers, ledgers, etc.

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 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.

Environment

Work inside 95% of work period.

Benefits

  • 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.

ID: 2021-7769

Position Type: Regular Full-Time

Property : The Hotel Zags

Outlet: Hotel

Category: Finance & Accounting

Address : 515 SW Clay St

City : Portland

State : Oregon

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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