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Director of Finance

Suzhou, China | Hilton Worldwide

  • Industry:
    Hospitality, Travel, & Leisure
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Accounting / Control
    Finance (Internal)
    General Management
  • Experience:
Job Description:
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A Director of Finance will lead the Finance department and associated operations such that account management, reporting, and interdepartmental and vendor relations are managed to optimise the hotels profitability.


What will I be doing?


As Director of Finance, you will lead the Finance department and associated operations such that account management, reporting, and interdepartmental and vendor relations are managed to optimise the hotels profitability. Specifically, you will be responsible:


Ensure that Finance teams are providing month end closing and all other required management reports

Work with the Finance Managers/General/Hotel Manager to provide full and accurate forecasting and budgeting proposals within the hotel

Prepare capital reviews as required by the General/Hotel Manager and/or Accounting and Finance Departments

Develop best practice financial accounting and control procedures and continually review the process and procedures to maximise impact and efficiency

Ensure the balance sheets are a fair reflection of the assets and liabilities of the hotels

Lead monthly finance update meetings with General Manager/Hotel team

Comply with Hilton policies and procedures across the area, maximising performance on the Finance Balanced Scorecard

Act in accordance with fire, health and safety regulations and follow the correct procedures when required

Review regularly the balance sheets, ensure reconciliations are performed of all cluster hotels controlled accounts and explain all balances even if reconciled elsewhere

Assist Heads of the Department to improve their financial awareness and provide them with relevant financial information for their operations

Serve your role and Team in an environmentally-conscience manner

What are we looking for?


A Director of Finance serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:


Relevant degree, in Finance or related business discipline, from an academic institution

Previous experience in a similar role

Organisation, planning skills and the ability to prioritise

Rigorous commitment to accuracy and detail

Negotiation and influencing skills

Effective management skills (upwards and downwards) and the willingness to coach and train others

Positive attitude and excellent communication skills

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:


Knowledge of commercial business, specially as it relates to hotel management

Previous experience in the hospitality industry

Experience with the PeopleSoft system


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