Job Number 1900021C
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Sheraton Sharjah Beach Resort & Spa| Sharjah| United Arab
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Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Position Type Management
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our guests and one another and are driven to make things better. We love
what we do| and we give it all weve got on property and off. When guests
stay with us| its not just a room with a bed that theyre buying. Its an
experience. Were looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything
they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the
lives of those around you| we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.
Functions as the strategic financial business leader for a cluster of
properties within a market. Responsible for achieving financial goals at each
participating property. The position champions| develops and implements
property-wide strategies that deliver products and services to meet or exceed
the needs and expectations of the brands target customer and property
employees. The position provides the financial expertise to enable the
successful implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives
while maximizing the return on. In addition| creates and executes a business
plan that is aligned with the brands business strategy and focuses on the
execution of financial and accounting activities and the delivery of desirable
Education and Experience
4-year bachelor|s degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; 2 years
experience in the finance and accounting or related professional area.
Master|s degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; no work
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Engaging in Strategic Planning and Decision Making
Develops means to improve profit| including estimating cost and benefit and
exploring new business opportunities.
Analyzes information| forecasts sales against expenses and creates annual
Compiles information| analyzes and monitors actual sales against projected
Analyzes differences between actual budget wages and forecasted wages for
more efficient budget planning.
Identifies the underlying principles| reasons| or facts of information by
breaking down information or data into separate parts.
Thinks creatively and practically to develop| execute and implement new
Creates the annual operating budget for the properties.
Provides analytical support during budget reviews to identify cost saving
and productivity opportunities for property managers.
Leads the development and implementation of a comprehensive annual business
plan which is aligned with the companys and brands strategic direction.
Produces accurate forecasts that enable operations to react to changes in
Collaborates with Operations and Revenue Managers to develop effective
revenue management strategies.
Leading Finance & Accounting Teams for Cluster
Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead| influence| and
encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making;
demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
Communicates the strategic goals| the focus and the owner priorities to
subordinates in a clear and precise manner.
Oversees internal| external and regulatory audit processes.
Provides on going analytical support by monitoring the operating
departments actual and projected sales.
Uses financial expertise and analytical models to evaluate mix of transient
and group revenue.
Anticipating and Delivering on the Needs of Key Stakeholders
Demonstrates a commitment to meeting the needs of all key stakeholders.
Understands and meeting the needs of key stakeholders (owners| corporate|
Advises the GM and executive committee on existing and evolving
Demonstrates an understanding of cash flow and owner priorities.
Manages property working capital and cash flow in accordance with brand SOPs
and owner requirements.
Understands the owners| perspective and ROI expectations.
Attends meetings and communicating with the owners| understanding the
priorities and strategic focus.
Developing and Maintaining Finance and Accounting Goals
Ensures Profits and Losses are documented accurately.
Monitors all taxes that apply| ensuring that taxes are current| collected
Submits reports in a timely manner| ensuring delivery deadlines.
Improves profit growth in operating departments.
Coaches management team to ensure revenue goals are met and opportunities
are identified and addressed.
Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals| budget goals| team
Sets aggressive goals that will drive the cluster|s financial performance.
Provides pricing and inventory recommendations that increase market share
and attain revenue growth and profit goals.
Managing Projects and Policies
Champions the use of technology to create operational efficiency.
Reconciles balance sheet to ensure account balances are supported by
appropriate documentation in accordance with SOPs.
Identifies key projects and manages associated Capital Expenditure funds for
implementation of brand initiatives| product improvement and increased revenue
Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities
Ensures employees are treated fairly and equitably.
Holds staff accountable for successful performance.
Shares alternative viewpoints and encourages others to do so as well.
Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports|
Negotiates effectively while maintaining positive relationships with others.
Participates in sales strategy and revenue management meetings.