Director of Finance – New Zealand

Director of Finance – New Zealand

Job title: Director of Finance – New Zealand

Company: Hilton

Job description: With thousands of hotels in over 100 countries and territories, Hilton offers countless opportunities to delight. From an open door to a welcoming smile and an exceptional experience, we offer the millions of travelers who stay with us every year a welcome they will never forget. In addition to our flagship brand, Hilton Hotels & Resorts, the family of brands includes Waldorf Astoria, LXR, Conrad, Canopy, Curio Collection, DoubleTree, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton and many others.

If you appreciate the impact global travel can have on the world, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as a Hilton Team Member. Because it’s with Hilton where we never forget the reason we’re here: to delight our guests, Team Members, and owners alike.

About the role
As Director of Finance, New Zealand, you will lead the Finance teams to ensure the effective management of accounts, reporting, and interdepartmental and vendor relations, in order to optimise the profitability of your designated properties; Hilton Auckland, Hilton Lake Taupo, Hilton Queenstown, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Queenstown, Chateau on the Park – Christchurch, a DoubleTree by Hilton and Double Tree Karaka.

Reporting to the Regional Director of Finance Australasia with a dotted report line to the Hotel General Managers, you will provide financial support, advice and expertise to the General Managers and Directors and Hotel teams, with the aim of maximising value.

What will I be doing?
You will be responsible for all accounting and financial requirements and systems for the Hotel in an environment of tight control. Providing financial support, advice and expertise to the General Manager and Hotel Team, with the aim of maximising value and driving performance.

You will be responsible for the finance function across the region, the oversight of the finance cluster and keen to support and develop talent of all Finance Managers across all hotels. You will be responsible for maintaining an environment of tight financial control, and look to continuously develop the quality, productivity and value proposition of the finance function in New Zealand.

What are we looking for?
To successfully file this role, you will have the attitude, behaviours and values including:

  • Two to five years as DOF or Cluster DOF
  • Strong computer skills including Excel and accounting systems
  • A friendly and outgoing personality with a proactive, “can do” approach
  • Well organised and methodical skills with excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good planning and prioritising skills with the ability to meet deadlines
  • Flexibility as a team player with good communication skills
  • Results oriented and good negotiation instincts
  • Strong numeracy and communications skills

What will it be like to work for Hilton?
Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

As a Hilton team member, you can expect to receive:

  • Comprehensive training and support for your new role
  • Team member only discount global Hilton room rates
  • Discounts of up to 25-50% on products and services in participating Hilton outlets
  • Access to Hilton University training, offering more than 3000 learning programs
  • Career development planning opportunities

Hilton was named the #1 Hotel chain in the Great Places to Work survey 2018

Expected salary:

Location: Auckland

Job date: Fri, 18 Jun 2021 22:33:00 GMT

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