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Veterans Preferred - Director of Finance

Company: Hyatt
Location: Austin
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. -More than a spa resort, health retreat, or luxury hotel, Miraval Austin is an unrivaled wellbeing space that puts purpose and people at our core, serving as a catalyst for changing lives and celebrating individuality. We are currently seeking a Director of Finance to share our Vision - to create the most imaginative, authentic and meaningful wellness experience.

As a member of the property's Leadership Committee, the Director of Finance is a highly visible role with exposure to Senior and Corporate leadership. This position reports to the hotel General Manager. The Director of Finance plans, organizes, directs, and controls the accounting and control function of the division, reports operational results, and provides chronological systems.

Duties include:

--- Responsible for short- and long-term planning and the management of the Finance function

--- Participate in total hotel management as a member of the Hotel Leadership Committee

--- Manage and lead hotel on-site accounting functions to ensure proper fiscal management, timely and accurate reporting and analysis for the hotel. This responsibility also includes hotel financial planning, budgeting, accounting and cash management

--- Assist in nurturing the important relationship with the owners. Be responsible for supervising and coordinating owner reporting as required. Provide custom reports, respond quickly to questions or requests and attend meetings

--- Manage SOX compliance

--- Complete the year-end audit process. Review and approve all reconciliations and audit work papers. Coordinate external auditor's visits, respond to auditor requests, approve any and all adjustments, reconcile the audit numbers to the property numbers and approve the final audit

--- Prepare and review all monthly and annual financial statements. Investigate, review and analyze the variance explanations, involving the department managers in this process. Take initiative to manage trouble shooting for respective cost controls and revenue enhancement

--- Aid in the preparation and final review of the annual business plans

--- Supervise the Information Technology function. Additionally, have a sound understanding of the hotel operational and back office systems as well as Microsoft Office products

--- Have a sound understanding of the forecasting system and the tools from Revenue Management. Review monthly and quarterly property financial forecasts. Assure that the forecast is attainable

--- Coach and counsel colleagues to reflect Hyatt service standards and procedures

Miraval Austin associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

As part of the Hyatt and Miraval Community, we offer a complete benefits package including:

--- Robust PTO package

--- Complimentary and discounted room nights with Hyatt Hotels & Resorts

--- Use of facilities, ability to participate in classes, and discounts on Spa services

--- Medical, dental and vision insurance

--- Retirement Savings Plan (RSP) - 401K plan and Roth IRA with company match of up to 4%

--- Tuition reimbursement

--- Family Bonding Time Pay

--- Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP)

Miraval Austin's Life in Balance Spa is honored to receive not only one, but two distinguished awards in 2023 - Conde Nast Travelers' 2023 Readers Choice Award, Travel Leisure's 2023 Worlds Best Award and World Spa Award . We are seeking candidates who are driven and committed to helping us achieve continued success. Miraval colleagues work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it is career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment, if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.
--- Bachelor's degree and/or 2 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Hotel/Hospitality degree an asset

--- Experience with opening resorts, previous hotel, wellbeing resort or resort pre-opening experience preferred

--- Excellent guest service skills, verbal and written

--- Minimum 5 years' experience in a senior role in a hotel or resort

--- Professional presentation and demeanor

--- Strong Leadership and organizational skills

--- Thorough understanding of operating and management techniques as they apply to the spa and resort industry.

--- Proven success in ensuring guest and colleague satisfaction

--- Exceptional communication skills, with the ability to effectively train, coach, evaluate, and correct employee behavior.

--- Ability to travel occasionally on behalf of the company and to work flexible and extended hours as required by the operations of the resort

--- Familiarization with resort industry success measures and strategies for product positioning and brand management

--- Ability to write effective business communications, summaries and reports using both prescribed and creative formats

--- Ability to effectively monitor and control expenses, allocate financial resources and maintain budget restrictions

--- Accelerated decision-making and problem-solving abilities, utilizing factual information, company policies, and personal judgment through experience

--- Strong organizational skills, with emphasis on attention to detail and continuous follow-up.

--- Ability to multi-task, manages interruptions, establish work priorities, handle stress and effectively matriculate in a fast-paced, frequently-changing environment

--- Strong computer skills, with knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

As part of the Hyatt and Miraval family, we offer a complete benefits package including:

--- iAm Days to spend a paid 8 hours experiencing Miraval, twice per year

--- Up to $1000 in Wellbeing or Tuition Reimbursement for personal and professional growth

--- Health, dental, and vision benefits after only 30 days of employment! *

--- Complimentary daily colleague meals

--- Competitive wages

--- Generous Paid Time Off program

--- Retirement Savings Plan with company match*

--- Employee stock purchase plan

--- Discounted and FREE Hyatt Hotel nights*

--- Access to resort facilities (fitness center, spa, and programming)

--- *Full-Time Colleague Only: Health, dental, and vision benefits, Free Hyatt Hotel nights

Keywords: Hyatt, Austin , Veterans Preferred - Director of Finance, Accounting, Auditing , Austin, Texas

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