Primary Location: United Arab Emirates-Abu Dhabi-Fairmont Abu Dhabi Marina
Employee Status: Regular
At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, our financial operations thrive with the commitment of Colleagues and Leaders who model our values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment. Apply your leadership and analytical strengths as Financial Controller, where your high standards for accuracy and thoroughness will inspire the same among your team.
The luxury Fairmont Abu Dhabi Marina Resort will have 563 hotel rooms/suites, 249 Fairmont branded residences and 9 F&B outlets along with large function facilities.
All of this will reside in two iconic towers which meet in a magnificent arch. The distinctively designed skyscraper, close to the Marina Mall at Abu Dhabi Breakwater (a manmade area of ocean walkways) will offer panoramic views of the Arabian Gulf, the Corniche and the city’s famous skyline. The Fairmont Marina Resort will feature nine restaurants and lounges, Fairmont Gold rooms and lounge situated atop at the bridge between the hotel and residences, state-of-the-art meeting and function space, and a business center. Leisure offerings include an infinity swimming pool, kids club, fitness center, watersports center and Willow Stream spa.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Finance & Business Support, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
Lead and manage the Accounting department and ensure all standards are followed
Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual reports
Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures
Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
Ensure accurate and efficient monthly, quarterly and year end close
Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures
Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
Continuously manage and support budget and forecast activities and assist Departmental Leaders as required
Oversee the financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process
Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses
Analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues
Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures; provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems
Follow departmental policies and procedures
Follow all safety policies
Other duties as assigned
Senior Leadership experience in accepted accounting practices and principles required
Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications and relevant computer applications required
University/College degree in a related discipline required
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
Highly responsible & reliable with exceptional attention to detail
Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times
Visa Requirements: Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in UAE.