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Financial Controller

Financial Controller

Due to personal relocation of the current occupant, the Hotel Grand Pacific is recruiting a Financial Controller to manage all accounting functions in our luxury independent property. Located on Victoria’s beautiful inner harbour, we are a proud member of the Preferred Hotels and Resorts collection. An onsite position, this is an excellent opportunity for a designated accounting professional with proven leadership skills and a passion for the hospitality industry.

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30-5pm

Description of Duties:

  • Direct, develop and control all financially related activities of the Hotel including payroll, credit, systems management, cash management, food and beverage cost control, receiving, purchasing, food stores, yield management capital planning and budgeting
  • Maintain proper account books and support data as a basis for preparing financial statements and reports required for the Hotel and for Ownership
  • Co-ordinate and prepare annual Operating and Capital budgets, strategic plans, annual audits, financial reports, analysis of budgets, short-term forecasts, planning support and financial interpretation
  • Analyze and review trends related to operating techniques, ensuring optimum utilization of resources and maximum R.O.I.
  • Participate in the identification and development of business and strategic plans and profit improvement opportunities
  • Manage all technology activities within the hotel including computer hardware, office equipment and software applications
  • Participate in the growth and success of the property through active and creative involvement in the executive decision-making progress and the Hotel's culture development
  • Effectively lead employees within the Accounting department and encourage ongoing training and development.

 

Qualifications & Abilities:

  • Minimum 5 years of Accounting experience, preferably in a Hotel
  • CPA designation and university degree with specialization in Accounting/Finance
  • Superior computer skills & proficiency with Squirrel, ADP Payroll, Excel, AccPac and PowerPoint
  • Superior leadership and coaching skills with a proven track record of developing a highly motivated group of progressive accounting professionals
  • Excellent administrative, interpersonal and organizational skills

 

Why Choose Us?

  • Relocation assistance (up to 3 months' hotel accommodation)
  • Base salary and excellent extended health benefits (Life and AD&D, Health, Dental, Vision, and an Employee and Family Assistance program.)
  • RRSP Matching program
  • Complimentary onsite parking
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Excellent employee meal program
  • Food discounts in both our Café and Pacific Restaurant
  • Friends and family hotel rate
  • Employee discount also available at other Preferred Hotels
  • Industry discounts around Victoria
  • Employee recognition & referral program
  • Treat days, employee events and an annual employee party
  • We are an equal opportunities employer and value diversity and inclusion in our team.

*We thank all applicants for their interest but are only able to consider candidates with valid authorization to work full-time in Canada*

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