Director of Finance (Naples) | Four Season

Job Description

About Four Seasons:

Four Seasons is powered by our people. We are a collective of individuals who crave to become better, to push ourselves to new heights and to treat each other as we wish to be treated in return. Our team members around the world create amazing experiences for our guests, residents, and partners through a commitment to luxury with genuine heart. We know that the best way to enable our people to deliver these exceptional guest experiences is through a world-class employee experience and company culture.         

At Four Seasons, we believe in recognizing a familiar face, welcoming a new one and treating everyone we meet the way we would want to be treated ourselves. Whether you work with us, stay with us, live with us or discover with us, we believe our purpose is to create impressions that will stay with you for a lifetime. It comes from our belief that life is richer when we truly connect to the people and the world around us.

About the location:

About the location:

A rare gem on Florida’s Gulf Coast, this exclusive collection of 156 luxurious beachfront condos and 220-room hotel all within a 125-acre walkable coastal village offers a try retreat along Naples’ most treasured beaches. The mixed-use project includes significant dedicated residential amenities and is also integrated with a private club for residents and outside members including golf course, tennis courts and pickle ball.

About the role:

The Director of Finance forms part of the Hotel Leadership team who collectively make key strategic and operational decisions for the Hotel, Residences and Club. Key to the role is providing timely and accurate financial information and counsel to hotel senior management (and ownership) and ensuring that the hotel operates within all related local and corporate policies and procedures and under the terms of the management agreement and any other applicable agreements (e.g. loan agreements). The Director is also responsible for the development of Finance staff to aid the future growth of the company.

What you will do:

  • Responsible for safeguarding the hotel assets and financial resources to ensure that all are utilized to maximize hotel profitability. 
  • Actively network within the community to attract potential candidates for recruitment purposes and understand the competitive market.
  • Assist General Manager in establishing policies, rules, internal controls and safeguards.
  • Continuously deliver the highest level of product with respect to financial reporting and analysis, internal control compliance and business management.  Ensure this is done with both integrity and accuracy.
  • Ensure that bank accounts are opened in consultation with owners with a bank of  strong financial standing and if local rating services are available, they should be utilized for verification of financial strength.
  • Ensure the preparation of a comprehensive monthly report of the entire financial results of the hotel in established corporate formats and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Maintain files on all contracts, leases and agreements and ensure compliance with their requirements: ensure proper authorization has been obtained for all hotel specific contracts (including Engineering), leases and other agreements and competitive bids are on file where applicable and reviewed prior to execution of contract.
  • As applicable, ensure compliance with all loan covenants and the balance of long-term debt is accurate and agrees to all supporting documentation and verified when payments are made.
  • Closely monitor and effectively manage labor costs in compliance with applicable Employment Laws.
  • Prepare forecasts and budgets as required by corporate office, management agreements, or Residential governing documents.

What you bring:

  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in related position with Four Seasons or other organization.
  • Four years’ experience as a hotel/resort Director of Finance preferred.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of all jobs in the Accounting area.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule in order to accomplish all responsibilities and tasks.
  • Must have a high degree of professional integrity, and be able to work in a safe, prudent and organized manner.
  • Must have a commitment to follow all local and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Minimum of BSC or BA in Business Administration with concentration in Accounting/Finance preferred.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package
  • Market-leading pay and benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision and Retirement Savings Plan)
  • Complimentary accommodation at other Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts
  • Complimentary dry cleaning for business clothing
  • Complimentary employee meals
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and sick days
  • Culinary, retail and wellness experiences at special rates

 Visa Requirements

US work authorization is required unless the candidate is currently in a managerial position at a Four Seasons location. Current Four Seasons managers may qualify for L-1 visa sponsorship

Four Seasons is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. To access the ‘EEOC is The Law’ Information poster please visit this website – https://eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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