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Finance Director - Hospitality/Resort

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An exciting Finance Director job has become available at a exclusive luxurious resort. Keywords: Enthusiastic, Finance, Director, Vibrant, Hospitality, Resort

Our client is on the lookout for an energetic and experienced finance professional to join their team as a Finance Director. This role offers the chance to be part of an organisation that passionately embraces an Earth-first philosophy, dedicated to revolutionising traditional resort operations by honouring the natural environment and minimising future impact. As a key member of the Senior Management Team, you will focus on delivering strategic plans and communicating results to key stakeholders. You will guide the finance organisation to ensure efficiency, compliance, and improve quality of service & reporting.

* Join a company passionately committed to stewardship of a pristine natural reserve
* Be part of a dynamic Senior Management Team focused on delivering strategic plans
* Guide the finance organisation to ensure efficiency, compliance, and improved quality of service & reporting


What you'll do:
As an Enthusiastic Finance Director in our client's vibrant hospitality/resort sector, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the financial future of the organisation. Your responsibilities will span across multiple areas including strategic planning, financial forecasting, budgeting, performance monitoring and reporting. You will work closely with various department heads providing regular updates on progress against corporate strategy. Your leadership skills will be instrumental in continuously evaluating strategic financial objectives while also advising on potential new strategies and changes in the commercial and regulatory environment.

* Support formulation of short, medium and long-term Strategic Objectives with enthusiasm.
* Work closely with various department heads to provide regular reporting on progress and results against corporate strategy.
* Provide leadership for continuous evaluation of strategic financial objectives with energy.
* Evaluate and advise on the impact of potential new strategies and changes to the commercial and regulatory environment with passion.
* Direct and oversee all aspects of operational finance and accounting functions with dedication.
* Develop, manage and continually review processes for financial forecasting, budgeting, performance monitoring and reporting with commitment.
* Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives within the business to identify their operational needs.


What you bring:
The ideal candidate for this Enthusiastic Finance Director role brings a wealth of experience from the hospitality industry along with a solid foundation in finance. With at least 10 years' experience in finance and a minimum of 3 years in the hospitality industry, you will have a proven track record of financial leadership, cost control initiatives, and driving profitability. Your understanding of financial principles, accounting standards (GAAP/IFRS), and regulatory requirements in the hospitality industry will be crucial to your success in this role. Proficiency in MS Excel, financial modelling, and experience with hotel-specific software is also required.

* Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field required.
* MBA, Masters in Finance, or CPA would be advantageous.
* Minimum 10 years of experience in finance, with at least 3 years in the hospitality industry (hotels or resorts preferred).
* Proven track record of financial leadership, cost control initiatives, and driving profitability in hotel environments.
* Thorough understanding of financial principles, accounting standards (GAAP/IFRS), and regulatory requirements in the hospitality industry.
* Proficiency in MS Excel, financial modelling, and experience with hotel-specific software.
* Familiarity with hotel operations and industry performance metrics.


What sets this company apart:
Our client is not just any resort; they are guardians of a pristine natural reserve. They passionately embrace an Earth-first philosophy where guests have an authentic experience and feel restored in their faraway paradise. They are committed to changing the way traditional resorts have been run by respecting the natural environment and minimising future impact. They offer their employees opportunities to learn, earn, and grow while preserving the environment and offering employment.

What's next:
Ready for an exciting journey towards personal and professional growth? Apply today!



Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Finance Director

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: SGD100000 - SGD120000 per annum + 1 month VB

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Singapore

Job Reference: QZ0FS6-1D4B90C4

Date posted: 10 July 2024

Consultant: Michael Seow

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