Director of Finance -Salaried Exempt
The Lakefront, Anchorage hotel (formerly the Millennium Hotel)
is recruiting for salaried exempt, (not subject to overtime)
Director Finance to join our team. At the Lakefront Anchorage
Hotel, we strive to deliver a memorable experience for our guests.
Situated on the shores of scenic Lake Spenard, one mile from
Anchorage International Airport and four miles from downtown
Anchorage, the Lakefront Anchorage Hotel is the perfect starting
point to explore the many wonders Alaska has to offer. The
Lakefront Anchorage Hotel boasts 248 rooms and three outstanding
food and beverage outlets.
The role of the Director of Finance is responsible for the
planning, directing and management of accurate, timely and
objective financial data from which informed management decisions
can be made. This position will participate in total hotel
management as a member of the Executive Committee.
Typical duties of the Director of Finance include: Direct the
property’s financial and accounting activities, including but not
limited to cash management, accounts receivable, accounts payable,
revenue and cost allocations, payroll administration, purchasing,
and capital projects
Maintain the general ledger, manage month-end financial closing,
accruals, adjustments and journal postings, bank and accounts
reconciliations, operating inventory, capital and fixed assets, and
related depreciations and amortizations
Develop, implement, and manage the property’s annual operating,
financial, and capital budgets and monthly forecasts in line with
corporate parameters and guidelines
Weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual filed reporting
requirements. Generate balance sheets and profit and loss
statements, metrics and variance analysis of actual performance
against budgets, forecasts and prior periods.
Utilize and/or create reports through Citrix, Microsoft Dynamics
GP and Excel as needed.
Schedule monthly safe audits, retail and operating
Manage daily cash flow and position, initiate processing of
wires, ACH's and Transfers as needed.
Coordinate project conversions as they are implemented and
rolled-out, e.g. PMS, credit card processing, purchasing systems,
new reporting or processes, and year-end processing. Perform
initial review of all contracts for the property and maintain
Coordinate internal and external property audits, manage
internal controls and compliance, including compliance with
The successful applicant will: Bachelor Degree in hospitality,
Finance, Accounting or Business; or equivalent experience. (College
level accounting courses are required if degree is not in
Accounting or Finance).
CPA or Master Degree in Finance, Accounting or related.
5 + years' experience as a full-service hotel controller or
Experience with Microsoft Dynamics GP, Micros POS and Opera.
In-depth knowledge of the hospitality industry and legal and
Strong interpersonal and team building skills.
High level of written and verbal communication skills.
Computer skills including:
Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint
Advanced Excel user; hands-on ability to prepare, manipulate and
Project management skills and experience.
Full understanding of PCI DSS.
Ability to travel (if needed) for audits and emergency coverage.
(Travel time ranges from 0% to 75% in any single month).
Work as a productive team member by contributing positive
Be professional and respectful in all interactions with guests
Patience, tact and diplomacy.
The Lakefront offers a very competitive benefit package
including medical, dental, and vision. Plus a 401k with an employer
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Millennium Hotels is an equal opportunity employer and does not
discriminate based on disability, veteran status or any other basis
protected under federal, state or local laws.
Millennium Hotel is a drug free workplace. We conduct
pre-employment drug tests and criminal background checks on all
applicants after a job offer.
Millennium Hotels participates in the electronic employment
eligibility verification program commonly referred to as
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