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Hyatt Assistant Director of Finance in ATLANTA, Georgia

Description:

When you stay at a Thompson Hotel, you are welcomed as a resident. With intuitive service, each guest is provided a tailored experience, enhancing personal travel journeys and bridging connections to the local perspective. The Thompson's unique properties are timeless destinations, creating the kind of distinct experiences that can transform your day, your trip, or even your life.

This is not your typical career opportunity. At Thompson Buckhead, a member of the Hyatt collection, we believe our team members can thrive in an empowered, supportive, creative and energetic environment. We believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences to each every guest. Hyatt is a place where high expectations aren't just met-they're exceeded. It's a place of outstanding rewards, where talent opens doors to exciting challenges in the hospitality industry. It's a place where career opportunities are as unlimited as your imagination. Discover your place to shine in our warm, respectful, and inclusive culture.

Our Hyatt Culture is represented by our mission, values, and goals through: Innovative, Respect, Service-Oriented and Inclusion. Innovative, Hyatt is forward thinking and passionate as we seek new ways to advance in the hospitality industry. Respect, Hyatt associates are inspired by the team's spirit and camaraderie given to one another. Service Oriented, Hyatt is customer focused by providing authentic hospitality in every way every time. Diversity and Inclusion, Diversity is an integral part of who we are and what we represent.

At Hyatt, we believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences. This position is responsible for the oversight of the hotel's general ledger operations and supports the hotel Area Director of Finance. Additionally, this person will be responsible for efficiently running the Accounting department in line with Hyatt Corporate standards while meeting guest and owner expectations.

Other responsibilities will include the following:

  • Prepare and review all journal vouchers, month-end reports and reconciliations

  • Review preliminary financial statements with Area Director of Finance

  • Participate in monthly financial reviews and assist Area Director of Finance with the presentation of these reports

  • Assist Area Director of Finance with supervising Accounting staff and the Information Technology functions of the hotel including coaching and counseling associates to reflect Hyatt service standards and procedures, interviewing, training and evaluating performance of staff.

  • Manage and help oversee hotel on-site accounting functions to ensure proper fiscal management, timely and accurate reporting and analysis for the hotel. This responsibility also includes hotel financial planning, budgeting, accounting and cash management

  • Systems administration, G/L account reconciliations, budget preparations, inventories, monthly closings and full P&L responsibility.

  • Assist with managing and ensuring SOX compliance

  • Assist Area Director of Finance with completing the year-end audit process. Review and approve all reconciliations and audit work papers. Participate in and respond to auditor requests to ensure total hotel compliance.

  • Help prepare all monthly and annual financial statements. Investigate, review and analyze the variance explanations, involving the department staff in this process. Take initiative to manage trouble shooting for respective cost controls and revenue enhancement

  • Assist Area Director of Finance with special reporting and analysis projects

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

Qualifications:

  • Hospitality or Accounting degree preferred

  • 2 years or more of progressive Accounting experience, preferably in a hotel

  • Experience supervising Accounting staff members

  • Prior MICROS, ADP/Enterprise, TimeSaver, and Hyatt systems (Opera and PMS) expertise desired

  • Must be an advanced user of Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with people of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds

  • Must possess the following strengths: high energy, entrepreneurial spirit, motivational leader, effective communicator, effective in providing exceptional customer service and ability to improve the bottom line

  • Clear concise written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Must have excellent organizational, administrative and problem-solving skills

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta

Organization: Thompson Buckhead

Pay Basis: Yearly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Accounting/Finance/Tax

Req ID: ATL005290

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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