Assistant Director, Finance & Business Support at Fairmont Olympic Hotel - Seattle

Posted in General Business 3 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Description:

Assistant Director, Finance & Business Support

Lead & Motivate your team through strong accounting and communication skills. Our Assistant Director of Finance & Business Support will possess a professional understanding of systems, business and analytics. Supporting and uplifting the Finance & Accounting department will be essential to your success.

What you will be doing:

  • Maintain system of accounts and controls, providing accurate data necessary for all required accounting reports and statements.
  • Prepare and post daily journals and month end journal entries, ensuring efficient completion of all month-end functions.
  • Assist in the completion of financial statements, management reports in accordance with Corporate Policies & Procedures for review.
  • Assist in the preparation of month-end balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis.
  • Assist departments in the interpretation, orientation, training and analysis of accounting matters.
  • Champion internal control compliance with respect to company Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Co-ordinate and ensure that all daily, semi-monthly and monthly management reports are issued on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Participate in the creation of the Annual Operating & Capital Budgets, Strategic Plan, and Monthly Operating Forecasts.
  • Full Accounts payable management and general cashiering duties as assigned.
  • Assist in the effective utilization and integration of hotel and accounting technology systems, including softward applications, current & future.
  • Develop and engaged, enthusiastic and guest driven department.
  • Recruit, develop, and evalutate and motivate the team.
  • Represent the accounting office and the Director of Finance in their absence.
  • Actively contribute to hotel overall leadership and direction.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Your experience and skills include:

  • Professional designation or acceptable university degree with an appropriate specialization in Accounting or entolled in a recognized accounting with progression to 3rd or 4th level preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years accounting experience and at least 2 years previous accounting experience at a supervisory/managerial level.
  • Proven leadership and coaching skills with a track record of developing a highly motivated and cross-trained group of progressive accounting professionals.
  • Bachelor's Degree in communications, marketing or related field
  • 4 years professional experience in digital, content or social media marketing

What is in it for you:

  • Employee benefit card offering discounted rates in Accor worldwide.
  • Learning programs through our Academies .
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your property and across the world!
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Social Responsibility activities, like Planet 21.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Accor?
We are far more than a worldwide leader. We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Accor's limitless possibilities.
By joining Accor, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Accor, visit

We are an equal opportunity employer. All offers contingent on background check and E-Verify.

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