Finance Director

Date posted 17.10.2016

Ref number 357576

Job Details
Location Qatar - Doha
Number of Vacancies 1
Career Level Mid Level
Minimum Experience 7 - 10 years
Minimum Education Level Bachelors Degree
English Level Advanced
Special Requirements
Certified Accountant
Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration / or a similar discipline
Technical competences required
Deep accounting knowledge
In-depth knowledge of modern and complex principles and practices of hotel accounting and operations, conversant with uniform system of accounting
Understand Hotel Operations
Previous experiences required

Between 5 and 10 years of major professional accomplishments and experience in a similar position, including increasing responsibility and leadership of projects and teams of considerable size.
Progressive career experience with specialized training related to the field of the hospitality industry.
Should have signed off at least 5 Year-end Balance Sheets for the Hotel and created Five Business Plans.
Language required
English (spoken and written),  Local language profiency will be an added advantage
Personality traits

Ability to analyze and pro-active in approach
Planning & forecasting
Leadership skills
Ability to systematize and delegate
Teamwork (demonstrates teamwork and team building skills in producing results and meeting organizational objectives)
Sense of responsibility
Other skills/requirements

Experience of Hotel’s Information Technology (Opera, Sun Accounting System, etc.)
Strategic Planning
Coordinates along with the General Manager the hotel yearly business plan.
Assesses, evaluates and ensures that long-term and short term goals of the finance operations are met.
Along with the Corporate Finance team and the IT Manager, install all the necessary software for the Finance team.
Establish all the Operational Standards given by Corporate Office.
Controlling Cash flow management
Implements and maintains local accounting procedures as required by local government regulations and in accordance with Shaza Operating Standards; obtains all necessary business licenses from the appropriate regulatory agencies.
Maintains accurate and timely financial and operating information and provides analyses, interpretations and projections to management.
Completes in time external/internal audits with personal accountability for the implementation of agreed audit points.
Controls all capital expenditures to ensure full compliance with original justification and approval and that they are incurred within the limits of the hotel’s budget.
Overall management of working capital including management of inventories and receivables.
Provides administrative support to the General Manager with regard to policy enforcement.
Ensures adherence to all terms and conditions of the Management Agreement.
Keeps himself and his team upd ated of all local laws, rules and regulations and obtains appropriate legal counsel regarding the business practices of the hotel.
Performs/directs regular inspections and tests to ensure all departments are complying with the required procedures.
Identifying opportunities for improving and updating service delivery methods and procedures; review with appropriate management staff; implement improvements.
Team Management
Maximizes employee productivity and morale within the department and consistently maintains discipline within hotel guidelines and local regulations.
Schedules employees in line with varying business levels in order to maximize productivity and minimize payroll costs.
Selects and recruits suitable employees for the department using prescribed set of policies and procedures.
Identifies training needs and to develop and execute formal training plans for accounting and operational staff.
Identifies employees with potential for promotion and/or transfer and makes appropriate development plans for him/her together with the Director of People Engagement.
Conducts monthly departmental meetings with staff in order to review the monthly achievements and areas for development.
Establishes and maintains effective internal communications including daily meetings with staff to ensure optimum team work and productivity.
Conducts Shaza Energizers.
Health & Safety
Understands and strictly adheres to the Rules & Regulations established in regards to hotel’s policy on Fire, Hygiene and Health & Safety.
Ensures that all potential and real hazards are reported and reduced immediately.
Adheres to the hotel’s fire, emergency and bomb threat procedures.
Practices and enforces all emergency procedures to provide the security and safety of guests and employees.
Ensures that all employees have a complete understanding of and adhere to the Hotel’s Employee rules and regulations.
Work within all pre-se t budgetary limits.
Comply with all Shaza company policies.
Comply with all systems and procedures as laid down by the GM and Shaza.
The management reserves the right to change/extend this statement if necessary at any point of time during employment.
The holder of this statement can be asked to take on other tasks in addition of the ones stated, in a reasonable framework.
Salary and Allowance
Salary Negotiable
Employment Visa Provided
Transportation Negotiable
Housing Negotiable
Medical Insurance Negotiable
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About Company

Company Size Over 200 Employees

On GULF Market Over 10 Years

Company Type Direct Employer

Finance Director



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