IHG Assistant Finance & Business Support Manager in Muscat, Oman

Description:

Job overview

Assists in all hotel accounting and financial control, ensures all functions are being performed accurately, on a timely basis and according to hotel standards.

At InterContinental Hotels & Resorts ® we want our guests to feel special, cosmopolitan and In the Know which means we need you to:

· Be charming by being approachable, having confidence and showing respect.

· Stay in the moment by understanding and anticipating guests’ needs, being attentive and taking ownership of getting things done.

· Make it memorable by being knowledgeable, sharing stories and showing your style to create moments that make people feel special.

Duties and Responsibilities

· Assists in providing financial guidance in the formulation and implementation of Strategic Plan, Budget and KPO’s (Goals Program)

· Assists in implementing and reviewing financial controls and policies

· Assists in the analysis of financial and management reports

· Assists in the design of internal reporting systems required by the department and hotel

· Assists in the evaluation of existing internal control measures that apply to accounting procedures and computer systems as per IHG Policies and Procedures

· Employs adequate internal control procedures to ensure correct authorization for payment procedures

· Assists in the management of internal and external audits when they occur

· Provides administrative support to Management with reference to policy enforcement, business advice and operational assistance

· Identifies training needs, develops formal training plans and conducts training sessions for accounting and operational staff in coordination with other departments

· Participates in local recognized professional and industry organizations

· Conducts monthly inspections and tests to ensure all departments are complying with required procedures

· Performs those duties required by the controls checklist issued by IHG Regional Director of Finance / Area V.P. Finance

· Implements and maintains acceptable accounting practices and procedures as required by InterContinental Hotels Group Policy, generally accepted accounting practices, and as affected by local conditions

· Assists in the review of operating equipment stores to avoid unnecessary/excessive purchases and to eliminate (or at least be aware) of obsolete slow moving items

· Assists in ensuring all accounts are reconciled on monthly basis, review and approve those reconciliation’s

· Assists in ensuring payments are made to IHG (All Fees and billings) as fast as possible

· Assists with the management of work flows of the finance department

· Assist in the maintenance of the fixed asset register on an annual basis

· Works with Head of Departments to perform ad-hoc cost benefit analysis on various projects

· Assists in enforcing, documenting and establishing adequate controls for all revenues and expenses and protection of assets

· Maintains up to-date account analysis and reconciliations

· Interacts, as required, with individuals outside the hotel including, hotel’s legal counsel, insurance companies, tax consultants, auditors, commercial banks and government banks

· Assists in maintaining accurate and timely financial and operating information and ensure corporate deadlines are met

· Assist in follow-up on all capital expenditures to ensure compliance with original justification and approval

· Maintains professional and technical competence

· Assists in implementing and maintaining acceptable accounting practices and procedures as required by IHG policy and procedures, generally accepted accounting practices, and as effected by local conditions

· Assists in control of inventory, credit, and collection, disbursements, deposits and remittances

· Works with Superior on manpower planning and management needs

ACCOUNTABILITY

Number of employees supervised

Direct Accounts Supervisors

Indirect NA

Annual Operating Profit/Payroll Budget

· N.A.

Key Metrics

· Completion of assigned tasks/projects

· Improvement in accounting process

Decision Making Responsibilities (Decision Rights)

· Department Budget

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

Required Skills

· Demonstrated ability to interact with customers, employees and third parties that reflects highly on the hotel, the brand and the Company.

· Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office

· Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities.

· Good writing skills

Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field. CPA preferred.

Experience

· 3 years in hotel accounting or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

Qualifications

job overview

Assists in all hotel accounting and financial control, ensures all

functions are being performed accurately, on a timely basis and according to

hotel standards.

At InterContinentalHotels & Resorts ® we want our guests to feel special,

cosmopolitan and In the Know which means we need you to:

· Becharming by being approachable, having confidence

and showing respect.

· Stay inthe moment by understanding and anticipating

guests’ needs, being attentive and taking ownership of getting things done.

·

Make it memorable by being knowledgeable, sharing stories and showing your style to

create moments that make people feel special.

Duties and

Responsibilities

·

Assists in

providing financial guidance in the formulation and implementation of Strategic

Plan, Budget and KPO’s (Goals Program)

·

Assists in

implementing and reviewing financial controls and policies

·

Assists in

the analysis of financial and management reports

·

Assists in

the design of internal reporting systems required by the department and hotel

·

Assists in

the evaluation of existing internal control measures that apply to accounting

procedures and computer systems as per

IHG Policies and Procedures

·

Employs

adequate internal control procedures to ensure correct authorization for

payment procedures

·

Assists in

the management of internal and external audits when they occur

·

Provides

administrative support to Management with reference to policy enforcement,

business advice and operational assistance

·

Identifies

training needs, develops formal training plans and conducts training sessions

for accounting and operational staff in coordination with other departments

·

Participates

in local recognized professional and industry organizations

·

Conducts

monthly inspections and tests to ensure all departments are complying with

required procedures

·

Performs

those duties required by the controls checklist issued by IHG Regional Director

of Finance / Area V.P. Finance

·

Implements

and maintains acceptable accounting practices and procedures as required by

InterContinental Hotels Group Policy, generally accepted accounting practices,

and as affected by local conditions

·

Assists in

the review of operating equipment stores to avoid unnecessary/excessive

purchases and to eliminate (or at least be aware) of obsolete slow moving items

·

Assists in

ensuring all accounts are reconciled on monthly basis, review and approve those

reconciliation’s

·

Assists in

ensuring payments are made to IHG (All Fees and billings) as fast as possible

·

Assists

with the management of work flows of the finance department

·

Assist in

the maintenance of the fixed asset register on an annual basis

·

Works with

Head of Departments to perform ad-hoc cost benefit analysis on various projects

·

Assists in

enforcing, documenting and establishing adequate controls for all revenues and

expenses and protection of assets

·

Maintains

up to-date account analysis and reconciliations

·

Interacts,

as required, with individuals outside the hotel including, hotel’s legal

counsel, insurance companies, tax consultants, auditors, commercial banks and

government banks

·

Assists in

maintaining accurate and timely financial and operating information and ensure

corporate deadlines are met

·

Assist in

follow-up on all capital expenditures to ensure compliance with original

justification and approval

·

Maintains

professional and technical competence

·

Assists in

implementing and maintaining acceptable accounting practices and procedures as

required by IHG policy and procedures, generally accepted accounting practices,

and as effected by local conditions

·

Assists in

control of inventory, credit, and collection, disbursements, deposits and

remittances

·

Works with

Superior on manpower planning and management needs

aCCOUNTABILITY

Number of employees supervised

Direct Accounts Supervisors

Indirect

NA

Annual Operating Profit/Payroll Budget

·

N.A.

Key Metrics

·

Completion

of assigned tasks/projects

·

Improvement

in accounting process

Decision Making Responsibilities (Decision Rights)

·

Department

Budget

QUALIFICATIONS

AND REQUIREMENTS

Required Skills

·

Demonstrated

ability to interact with customers, employees and third parties that reflects

highly on the hotel, the brand and the Company.

·

Proficient

in the use of Microsoft Office

·

Problem

solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities.

·

Good

writing skills

Qualifications

·

Bachelor’s

degree in Accounting, Finance or related field.

CPA preferred.

Experience

·

3 years in

hotel accounting or an equivalent combination of education and work-related

experience.

Job: Finance & Business Support

Location: Oman-Muscat

Requisition ID: MUS001142