Fairmont Assistant Director, Finance & Business Support in United States

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Assistant Director, Finance & Business Support

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, every day is as unique as our properties. Nothing is routine. Each sunrise brings endless possibilities to create memories for our guests. It offers an exciting opportunity to build a career with North America’s largest luxury hotel company. Discover how extraordinary a Fairmont Day can be.

Hotel Overview:World-renowned, The Fairmont San Francisco presents an awe-inspiring picture of historic San Francisco. The grandeur of the fully restored hotel coupled with its reputation for impeccable service promises a regal experience. Completed in April 2001, the $85 million restoration project is highlighted by the re-emergence of the Main Lobby as a grand public space, as well as the remodeling of all the guestrooms.

A short cable car ride away from the Financial District, Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square, the majestic building houses 591 guest rooms complete with two restaurants and two lounges, ranging from casual to elegant. With a panoramic view of the City and the Bay from high atop Nob Hill, The Fairmont San Francisco holds an unmatched blend of historic elegance and superb service for an unforgettable stay!

RESPONSIBILITIES:Reporting to the Regional Director of Finance & Business Support, this position will have the following responsibilities:

  • Maintain system of accounts and controls, providing accurate data necessary for all required accounting reports and statements.

  • Ensure hotel meets corporate required standards of compliance to Sarbanes-Oxley Act

  • Ensure all statutory obligations are met

  • Prepare and post daily journals and month end journal entries, ensuring efficient completion of all month-end functions.

  • Overview of the labor management system

  • Ensure the completion of financial statements, management reports in accordance with Corporate Policies & Procedures for review.

  • Assist in the preparation of month-end balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis.

  • Assist departments in the interpretation, orientation, training and analysis of accounting matters.

  • Co-ordinate and ensure that all daily, semi-monthly and monthly management reports are issued on a timely and accurate basis.

  • Participate in the creation of the Annual Operating & Capital Budgets, Strategic Plan, and Monthly Operating Forecasts.

  • Assist in the effective utilization and integration of hotel and accounting technology systems, including software applications, current and future.

  • Develop an engaged, enthusiastic and guest driven department.

  • Recruit, develop, evaluate and motivate the team.

  • Represent the accounting office and the Regional Financial Controller in his absence.

  • Actively contribute to hotel overall leadership and direction.

  • Other tasks as assigned.

Employee Status


  • Professional designation or acceptable university degree with an appropriate specialization in Accounting or enrolled in a recognized accounting program with progression to 3rd or 4th level preferred.

  • Minimum of 3 years-accounting experience and previous accounting experience at a supervisory/managerial level in hotel.

  • Proven leadership and coaching skills with a track record of developing a highly motivated and cross-trained group of progressive accounting professionals.

  • Familiarity with hotel operating systems and software, including ACCPAC, Microsoft Office, Delphi, Excel, Micros, Fidelio Opera

  • Excellent administrative, interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.

Visa Requirements: Must have proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you’re launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts—and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

ABOUT FAIRMONT HOTELS & RESORTS At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That’s why you'll find exceptional work opportunities—throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific—as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London’s The Savoy, New York’s The Plaza, and Shanghai’s Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Fairmont is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Feel free to visit our website at www.fairmont.com to find out more about our company.


Primary Location: United States-San Francisco-The Fairmont San Francisco

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Management / Supervisory

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Closing Date: 01.Nov.2016, 1:59:00 AM

Req ID: SAF01151