Assistant Financial Controller – Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road – Dubai


Job Number 19000FII
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Four Points by Sheraton Sheikh Zayed Road| Dubai| Dubai| United
Arab Emirates
Brand Four Points
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Management

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_Job Description:_

Supports the development of the annual operating budget for the property and provides analytical support during budget reviews to identify cost saving and productivity opportunities.

Supports the preparation of monthly forecast

Ensures that the P&L is accurate (i.e.| costs are properly matched to revenue| costs are recorded in the proper accounts) and statements are delivered to appropriate individuals in a timely manner.

Maintains a strong accounting & operational control environment to safeguard assets| improve operations and manage business risks. Ensures compliance with standard and local operating procedures (SOPs and LSOPs).

Advises the DOF on existing and evolving operating/financial issues.

Communicates financial concepts in a clear and persuasive manner that is easy to understand and drives desired behaviors.

Leverages technology and effectively uses information systems and tools to generate financial reports and provide managers with analytical support to drive decision-making.

Oversees internal| external and regulatory audit processes and ensures compliance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

Handle the annual owners audit

Verify the balance sheet reconciliations and ensures account balances are supported by appropriate documentation in accordance with SOPs.

To ensure that all balance sheet reconciliation backups are submitted to MBS as per the deadline.

To followup with respective associates to ensure that all open items in balance sheet are resolved.

Effectively leverages centralized accounting processes and shared services (e.g.| Marriott Business Services)

Ensures taxes and local fees are accurately calculated and paid on time

Ensures to verify hotel permits| licenses and vendor contracts are current.

Reviews audit issues and makes corrections as necessary.

Lead the team during the month end closing and to process/finalise all the month end JVs| reconciliations| accruals| amortization of prepayments.

Compile all the monthly reports due to the Owners

Check and approve all the receipt posted by Accounts Receivable

Check and approve all the daily general cashier reports

Hold weekly credit meeting with Accounts Receivable

To check and verify each month for the completion of all the daily| monthly| quarterly and annual reports| checklist| are completed by self and the team

To ensure that Owners profit| FFE account monthly bank transfers| Marriott International Fees are paid in timely manner.

Verify the monthly payroll and ensure the payroll process is completed on time with accuracy.

To verify the payments prepared by AP with proper supporting documents as per the SOP.

Participates in the hiring and development of associates.

Supports a departmental orientation program for associates to receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job. Ensures associates are cross-trained to support successful daily operations.

Uses all available on the job training tools for associates; supervises on-going training initiatives and conducts training when appropriate.

Communicates performance expectations in accordance with job descriptions for each position.

Participates in the associate performance appraisal process| providing feedback as needed.

Actively solicits associate feedback| utilizes and |open door| policy and reviews associate satisfaction results to identify and address associate problems or concerns. Brings issues to the attention of the department manager and Human Resources as necessary.

Participates in associate progressive discipline procedures. Ensures hotel policies are administered fairly and consistently| disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and supports the Peer Review Process.