Assistant Director, Finance


: $205,500.00 - $205,500.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance

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Assistant Director, Finance

Hotel Overview: Be a part of the historic castle on the park, The Plaza, A Fairmont Managed hotel, a timeless landmark capturing memories since 1907. Located in the heart of midtown, The Plaza now features 282 luxury hotel rooms and suites, the elegant Champagne Bar and stylish Rose Club, as well as the legendary Palm Court, New York City's premier destination for afternoon tea. The Plaza offers the Five Diamond standard of excellence and sophistication while offering an authentically local and unrivalled experience for our guest.

Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Director of Finance & Business Support, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

Oversee day to day operations of accounting department
Develop an engaged, enthusiastic and service driven team of accounting professionals.
Recruit, develop and motivate the accounting group
Assist in the preparation of financial operating statements and reports in accordance with Corporate Policy and Procedure and SOX regulations.
Assist departments in the interpretation, orientation, training and analysis of revenue, payroll and expense matters.
Represent the accounting office and the Controller in his/her absence.
Maintain system of accounts and controls, providing accurate data necessary for all required accounting reports and statements.
Actively involved in ensuring clean internal and external audit reports.
Prepare and post journal entries, ensuring efficient completion of all month-end functions for review with Controller
Monitor, supervise and prepare month-end balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis.
Participate in the creation of the Annual Operating & Capital Budgets, Strategic Plan, and Monthly Operating Forecasts.
Coordinate and ensure that all daily, semi-monthly and monthly management reports are issued on a timely and accurate basis.
Assist in the effective utilization and integration of hotel and accounting technology systems, including software applications, current and future.
Participate in Senior Duty Manager schedule, rotating with other senior managers of the hotel throughout the year.
Actively contribute to hotel overall leadership and direction.
Other tasks as assigned



Professional designation or acceptable university degree with an appropriate specialization in Accounting or enrolled in a recognized accounting program with progression to 4th or 5th level.
Minimum of 3 years hotel accounting experience and previous accounting experience at a senior level.
Proven leadership and coaching skills with a track record of developing a highly motivated and cross-trained group of progressive accounting professionals.
Familiarity with hotel operating systems and software, including GFS/SUN, Hyperion, Microsoft Office, Genesis Call Accounting, POS, Opera and Sales & Catering.
Excellent administrative, interpersonal, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.

Visa Requirements: Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Associated topics: chief financial officer, chief investment officer, director finance, financial director, general manager, general operational manager, manage, organizational culture, president finance, recruit * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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