Assistant Financial Controller

Shangri-La

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Shangri-la Hotel, Surabaya

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Assistant Financial Controller is responsible to ensure strong financial management and maintain robust controls within the Finance team and the hotel at large.

  • Maintain accurate accounting records and provide financial reports for the Hotel  
  • Comply with local and corporate timetables and policies.
  • Support the FC in managing the Hotels’ relationship with various stakeholders.
  • Ensure the month-end process is completed on time with all accounts reconciled and reviewed before closure.
  • Ensure the Balance Sheet is a fair reflection of the assets and liabilities of the Hotel. Ensuring reconciliations are performed of all accounts and that all balances are explained in line with the company policies.
  • Liaise and co-operate with ‘Internal Auditors’. Ensure that an effective program of on Property Audit is in place and that corrective action is promptly taken where required. Use monthly control checklists and conduct interim self-audits as required.
  • Assist in the driving accountability for controls into the relevant departments to enable Finance to act as reviewer and advisor of best practice.
  • Assist in the continuous review and development of best practice Financial Accounting and Control procedures to maximise impact and efficiencies. 
  • The Assistant Financial Controller must have a complete understanding all hotel operations and finances and maintain a good working relationship with other departments in the hotel.
  • Knowledge in local tax environment is mandatory.

    Reporting to the Financial Controller, the Assistant Financial Controller is responsible to ensure strong financial management and maintain robust controls within the Finance team and the hotel at large.

  • Maintain accurate accounting records and provide financial reports for the Hotel  
  • Comply with local and corporate timetables and policies.
  • Support the FC in managing the Hotels’ relationship with various stakeholders.
  • Ensure the month-end process is completed on time with all accounts reconciled and reviewed before closure.
  • Ensure the Balance Sheet is a fair reflection of the assets and liabilities of the Hotel. Ensuring reconciliations are performed of all accounts and that all balances are explained in line with the company policies.
  • Liaise and co-operate with ‘Internal Auditors’. Ensure that an effective program of on Property Audit is in place and that corrective action is promptly taken where required. Use monthly control checklists and conduct interim self-audits as required.
  • Assist in the driving accountability for controls into the relevant departments to enable Finance to act as reviewer and advisor of best practice.
  • Assist in the continuous review and development of best practice Financial Accounting and Control procedures to maximise impact and efficiencies. 
  • The Assistant Financial Controller must have a complete understanding all hotel operations and finances and maintain a good working relationship with other departments in the hotel.
  • Knowledge in local tax environment is mandatory.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

 

The Assistant Financial Controller provides direction and guidance in all areas of accounting and finance which includes the preparation of financial reports, credit control, purchasing, data management, food & beverage cost control, relevant external professionals, and the coordination of accounting activities.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Brings an international luxury 5 star hotel / resort experience ( minimum of three years ) in the same or similar capacity.
  • Graduate of Accountancy and/ or a Certified Public Accountant.
  • Possesses excellent communication skills in English
  • Has ability to coordinate with key management team heads.
  • Honest in his dealings and executes it with sense of discipline.
  • A self - motivated, analytical and responsible individual capable of handling change and can work independently.
  • People-oriented with an ability to motivate staff and influence people.
  • Proficient in the use of computer software ( e.g., MS Office, Check SCM, Opera, Sunsystem, etc.)
  • Familiar with the Hotel’s Property Management and Point of Sales systems

 

ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • ACA/ACCA or CIMA – Either qualified or studying towards qualification
  • SunSystem (preferred); Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Professional level of English
  • Relevant experience in a similar function.
  • Good understanding of hotel/restaurant business

 

PERSONA SPECIFICATION

  • Initiative and ability to work independently.
  • Enthusiasm.
  • Honesty & integrity.
  • Flexibility.
  • Commitment to complete all duties on time.
  • Commitment to professional values.
  • Business acumen
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