Hyatt Assistant Director of Finance in MUMBAI, India


Main Duties


· Ensures that the Department’s activities are aligned with the Corporate Finance Strategy, and that the Hotel Actions have been implemented where appropriate.

· Assists in the preparation and updates of Finance and Information Systems Departmental Operations Manuals.

· Ensures that the hotel is adhering to all Company/Hotel Finance Policies and Procedures.

· Ensures that government-stipulated employee and tax legislations are strictly followed and implemented.

· Conducts regular Departmental Communication Meetings.

Customer Service

· Supports the hotel’s focus on service excellence by training and assisting others to train people to provide exceptional service to the hotel’s external customers (guests).


· Assists with the preparation of the annual Finance Business Plan ensuring Divisional Objectives fully address business objectives of the hotel and needs of employees.**

· Assists with the preparation and regular update of the Finance Departmental Budget, in close cooperation with the Director of Finance ensuring targets are met and costs are effectively controlled.**

· Maximises employee productivity through the use of multi-skilling, multi-tasking and flexible scheduling to meet the financial goals of the business as well as the expectations of the guests.

· Focuses attention on improving productivity levels and the need to prudently manage utility/payroll costs within acceptable guidelines ensuring optimum deployment and energy efficiency of all equipment.**

· Ensures new technology and equipment are embraced, improving productivity whilst taking work out of the system.**


· Ensures that each section of the Accounting and Finance Department is managed efficiently, maximising utilisation of technology.

· Monitors and liaises with insurance brokers with regards to claims.

· Reviews all Purchase Requests to ensure that the correct charts of account codes are used.

· Maintains and programs Master Keys for the hotel, to print key movement reports for investigation and to back-up historical keys' data on a regular basis.

· Handles valuable 'Lost and Found' items and liaises with Security for submission to the Police Station.

· Participates in the monthly Financial Review and Credit meetings.

Income Audit · Reviews all spot checks such as cash counts, conducted by the income auditors.

· Reviews and approves General Cashiers Report ensuring that all receipts are intact and remitted to the bank promptly.

Accounts Payable

· Checks and approves all Petty Cash claims/reimbursements.

· Approves travel agent commissions via World Travel Payment (WTP) program.

· Approves all IOUs and liase with the general cashier to ensure that they are cleared on time.

· Checks and monitors the Manual Check record book to ensure that the running sequence is accounted for.

· Ensures that all travel agents’ commissions’ payments are on time.


Financial (continued)

· Reviews and ensures that all reconciliation such as Central Provident Fund, Foreign Workers' Levy, Unclaimed Wages etc., are performed on time.

· Reviews and approves all IR21 (Tax Clearance) forms.

· Reviews and approves month-end payroll summary (Part time and Full time).

Accounts Receivable/Credit

· Approves all rebates, write offs and transfers.

· Reviews the daily In-house Guest Credit over list to ensure that the Credit department has taken appropriate follow-up actions.

General Accounting

· Reviews and approves all Journal Vouchers.

· Reviews all Balance Sheet accounts ensuring schedules are prepared on time and accurately.

· Reviews the financial results after closing.

· Reviews and monitors the monthly cash flow so that an optimal cash position is achieved.

Cost Audit

· Reviews all in- house functions and requisitions for reasonableness

· Reviews all inventory items in the General Store for discrepancies and slow moving items.

· Assists the Director of Finance in all monthly financial reporting and analysis.

· Assists the Director of Finance in compiling budgets and forecasts and assists Department Heads by providing historical data or support details.

· Assists with the preparation of special statistical reports which local management or the Area Office may require.

· Sets guidelines and deadline dates for each employee’s monthly work in order to ensure timely financial reporting.


· Assists in the recruitment and selection of all Finance employees. Ensures that hotel guidelines are adhered when recruiting and use a competency-based approach to selecting employees.

· Oversees the punctuality and appearance of all Finance employees, making sure that they wear the correct uniform and maintain a high standard of personal appearance and hygiene, according to the hotel and department’s grooming standards.

· Maximises the effectiveness of Section Heads by developing each of their skills and abilities through the appropriate training, coaching, and/or mentoring.

· Assists to conduct annual Performance Development Discussions with Director of Finance and supports employees in their professional development goals.

* Masters Degree in Finance * Relative Experience

Primary Location: IN-MH-Mumbai
Organization: Hyatt Regency Mumbai
Job Level: Full-time
Job: Accounting/Finance/Tax
Req ID: MUM000557

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