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  • Posted: Sep 26, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Marriott Hotel is a new 5-star luxury hotel in Accra, Ghana located opposite Kotoka International Airport in the heart of Airport City. We offer easy access to major corporations and we provide well-appointed guest rooms.


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    Director of Finance

    JOB SUMMARY

    Functions as the property’s strategic financial business leader. The position champions, develops and implements property-wide strategies that deliver products and services to meet or exceed the needs and expectations of the brand’s target customer and property employees. The position provides the financial expertise to enable the successful implementation of the brand service strategy and brand initiatives while maximizing the return on investment. In addition, creates and executes a business plan that is aligned with the property and brand’s business strategy and focuses on the execution of financial activities and the delivery of desirable financial results.

    Education and Experience

    •  4-year bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; 3 years experience in the finance and accounting or related professional area/ACCA.

    OR

    • Master's degree in Finance and Accounting or related major; 2 year experience in the finance and accounting or related professional area/ACCA.

    CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

    Engaging in Strategic Planning and Decision Making

    • Develops means to improve profit, including estimating cost and benefit, exploring new business opportunities, etc.
    • Analyzes information, forecasts sales against expenses and creates annual budget plans.
    • Compiles information, analyzes and monitors actual sales against projected sales.
    • Analyzes differences between actual budget wages and forecasted wages for more efficient budget planning.
    • Identifies the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
    • Thinks creatively and practically to develop, execute and implement new business plans
    • Creates the annual operating budget for the property.
    • Provides analytical support during budget reviews to identify cost saving and productivity opportunities for property managers.
    • Implements a system of appropriate controls to manage business risks.
    • Ensures a strong accounting and operational control environment to safeguard assets, improve operations and profitability.
    • Analyzes financial data and market trends.
    • Leads the development and implementation of a comprehensive annual business plan which is aligned with the company’s and brand’s strategic direction.
    • Provides on going analytical support by monitoring the operating department’s actual and projected sales.
    • Produces accurate forecasts that enable operations to react to changes in the business.

    Leading Finance Teams

    • Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence, and encourage others; advocates sound financial/business decision making; demonstrates honesty/integrity; leads by example.
    • Communicates the strategic goals, the focus and the owner priorities to subordinates in a clear and precise manner.
    • Leverages strong functional leadership and communication skills to influence the executive team, the property's strategies and to lead own team.
    • Oversees internal, external and regulatory audit processes.
    • Provides excellent leadership by assigning team members and other departments managers' clear accountability backed by appropriate authority.
    • Conducts annual performance appraisals with direct reports according to standard operating procedures.

    Anticipating and Delivering on the Needs of Key Stakeholders

    • Attends meetings and communicating with the owners, understanding the priorities and strategic focus.
    • Understands and meets the needs of key stakeholders (owners, corporate, guests, etc.).
    • Advises the GM and executive committee on existing and evolving operating/financial issues.
    • Communicates financial concepts in a clear and persuasive manner that is easy to understand and drives desired behaviors.
    • Demonstrates an understanding of cash flow and owner priorities.
    • Manages communication with owners in an effective manner.
    • Manages property working capital and cash flow in accordance with brand standard operating procedures and owner requirements.
    • Facilitates critique meetings to review information with management team.

    Developing and Maintaining Finance Goals

    • Ensures Profits and Losses are documented accurately.
    • Monitors all taxes that apply, ensuring that taxes are current, collected and/or accrued.
    • Submits reports in a timely manner, ensuring delivery deadlines.
    • Develops and supports achievement of performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.
    • Improves profit growth in operating departments.
    • Reviews audit issues to ensure accuracy.
    • Monitor the purchasing process as applicable.

    Managing Projects and Policies

    • Generates and provides accurate and timely results in the form of reports, presentations, etc.
    • Reconciles balance sheet to ensure account balances are supported by appropriate documentation in accordance with standard operating procedures.
    • Ensures that the P&L is accurate (e.g., costs are properly matched to revenue, costs are recorded in the proper accounts).
    • Ensures compliance with management contract and reporting requirements.
    • Ensures compliance with standard and local operating procedures.
    • Ensures compliance with standard operating procedures.

    Managing and Conducting Human Resource Activities

    • Ensures team members are cross-trained to support successful daily operations.
    • Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.
    • Ensures new hires participate in the department’s orientation program.
    • Ensures new hires receive the appropriate new hire training to successfully perform their job.
    • Creates appropriate development plans which develop team members based on their individual strengths, development needs, career aspirations and abilities.
    • Conduct performance review process for employees.
    • Participates in hiring activities as appropriate.

    Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.


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    Director of Engineering

    JOB SUMMARY

    Provides a high level of property maintenance knowledge. Position has overall responsibility for maintaining the building, grounds and physical plant with particular attention towards safety, security and asset protection. Accountable for managing the budget, capital expenditure projects, preventative maintenance and energy conservation. Develops and implements strategies that will deliver products and services, which meet or exceed the needs and expectations of guests and employees while maximizing the financial performance. Responsible for maintaining standards and regulatory requirements. Leads the emergency response team for all facility issues.

    Education and Experience

    • High school diploma or GED; 6 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R/Electrical/Plumbing.

    OR

    • •2-year degree from an accredited university in Building and Construction, Engineering, Mechanics, or related major; 4 years experience in the engineering and maintenance or related professional area; technical training in HVAC-R/Electrical/Plumbing.

    CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

    Managing Engineering Operations and Budgets

    • Works with property and regional engineering leadership team to determine how Engineering is performing against budget and highlights areas of concern to leadership.
    • Manages the physical plant including equipment, refrigeration, HVAC, plumbing, water treatment and electrical systems in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Administers service contracts to support property needs.
    • Ensures fire crew has complete understanding of all procedures, equipment and alarms.
    • Coaches and supports engineering leadership team to effectively manage controllable expenses (e.g., wages, heat, light and power, water consumption, tools and equipment, grounds keeping supplies, uniforms, vendors, service agreements, inventory, etc.).
    • Manages and controls heat, light and power.
    • Develops an engineering operating strategy that is aligned with the property/brand’s business strategy.
    • Develops and manages Engineering budget.
    • Ensures integration of departmental goals in game plans.
    • Oversees execution of long term preventative maintenance and 10 year asset protection plans.
    • Reviews financial reports and statements to determine how Engineering is performing against budget.
    • Addresses potential areas of concern and proposing solutions to owners in a proactive manner.
    • Communicates a clear and consistent message regarding departmental goals to produce desired results.
    • Supervises construction to ensure timely completion of projects within budgetary guidelines

    Maintaining Engineering Standards

    • Ensures compliance with state, local and federal regulations.
    • Maintains property life safety systems (e.g., fire fighting equipment, sprinkler systems, and alarm systems).
    • Ensures building and equipment licenses, permits and certifications are current.
    • Ensures property policies are administered fairly and consistently.

    Managing Profitability

    • Manages areas of operation to budget by reviewing operating statements, budget worksheets and payroll progress reports.
    • Monitors and manages the payroll function.
    • Manages department's controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.
    • Participates in the development of department's capital expenditure goals; manages projects as needed.
    • Participates in the budgeting process for areas of responsibility.
    • Prepares weekly and period end P&L critiques.
    • Understands the impact of department's operation on the overall property financial goals; educates staff on details as appropriate.
    • Reviews and manages controllable expenses such as, heat, light, power, water consumption, tools and equipment, grounds keeping supplies, uniforms, vendors, service agreements, etc.

    Conducting Human Resources Activities

    • Ensures employees are treated fairly and equitably.
    • Ensures disciplinary procedures and documentation are completed according to Standard and Local Operating Procedures (SOPs and LSOPs) and support the Peer Review Process.
    • Utilizes employee feedback and an “open door” policy to identify and address employee problems or concerns in a timely manner.
    • Celebrates successes by publicly recognizing the contributions of team members.
    • Resolves guest problems and complaints.
    • Brings issues to the attention of Human Resources as necessary.
    • Ensures that regular on-going communication takes place throughout the engineering operation to communicate daily operations activities, set expectations and create awareness of business objectives.

    Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

    Method of Application

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