IHG Manager, Finance Business Support - MLAC in Guadalajara, Mexico

Manager, Finance Business Support - MLAC

Job Number R149950

Hotel Brand: IHG Corporate

Americas - Mexico - Jalisco - Guadalajara

Description

About us

Do you see yourself as the Manager, Finance & Business Support?

What's your passion? Whether you're into tennis, shopping or karaoke, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team.

Your day to day

Job Summary

  • Provide financial, analytical and business planning support and advice to assigned business units to ensure their success in implementing the Company’s strategic priorities.

  • Provide short-term and long-term financial and business analyses to support the linkage of assigned organization(s) to the Company’s objectives.

  • Work with senior management to develop, support, and present business plans that drive results.

  • Identify opportunities for improvement, gain buy-in from top management, and implement changes to financial planning and reporting processes as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide project support to assigned business unit(s), including work-planning, research, analysis, presentation development and implementation support to address current operating issues, structures or policies.

  • Analyze operating, forecast and budget information for issues of concern regarding trends, competitive position, performance against strategic or tactical expectations, impact of changes in business environment, etc. Develop and utilize analytical tools to highlight critical concerns, and make appropriate recommendations based on findings. Summarize/prepare data for use in presentations to top management. Identify potential areas of opportunity for increased return on investment or efficiency of strategic planning/forecasting processes.

  • Work with key executives in assigned functional area(s) to develop business plans and to coordinate budget issues with appropriate financial planning staff.

  • Develop appropriate performance and benchmark measures for corporate divisional functions. Work with executive staff in assigned functional areas to establish target performance levels and strategies for ongoing improvement of quality and efficiency.

  • Establish efficient financial planning and reporting processes. Provide report information, project-to-plan tracking, and related data to senior management as needed or requested.

  • May lead and review the work of less experienced staff by providing mentoring, technical guidance and/or training in daily activities.

What we need from you

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business, Hospitality Administration, Accounting, Economics or a related field of work, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.

Experience

  • 8+ years’ progressive work-related experience in financial planning and analysis or management consulting, with demonstrated mastery of technical and business knowledge and understanding of multiple disciplines/processes related to the position.

  • Work experience should include primary emphasis on business plan development and budgeting.

Technical skills and Knowledge

  • Demonstrated financial and business analysis skills, and demonstrated ability to analyze operating, forecast, and budget information. Demonstrated ability to use the results of analysis to make effective strategic decisions

  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills for the purpose of providing information to clients, vendors and/or staff. Must be able to work effectively with senior managers, possess strong relationship management skills, and well-developed negotiating and persuading abilities.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial statements, financial principles and the ability to convert them to use in the hotel industry.

  • Demonstrated PeopleSoft, Hyperion, or similar computer system experience preferred

  • MBA in Finance preferred

What we offer

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which can include healthcare and dental coverage, disability and life insurance, and a matched 401(k) program. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself. So what's your passion?

Please click Apply Online and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG.

IHG is an equal opportunity employer: Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans