● An exciting opportunity to provide leadership, direction and management of finance and accounting across the resort
● Permanent full-time position open to all applicants
● Based in Port Vila
Ramada Resort by WYNDHAM Port Vila is a recently built full service beachfront resort nestled on the cliffs of Erakor Lagoon, just a few minutes from downtown Port Vila. Offering 80 self-contained apartments with panoramic lagoon views, this premier resort caters to couples looking for a quality getaway, families and conferences and retreats. Ramada Resort by Wyndham Port Vila is a member of Wyndham Hotel Group, the world’s largest and most diverse hotel company with over 7000 hotels worldwide.
The Financial Controller is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the accounting department, such as preparation and management of the hotel and restaurant financial budgets, payroll, implementing and overseeing all activities relating to the financial aspects of the hotel/restaurant in compliance with local laws and the hotel’s SOPs. Additionally, responsible for the financial analysis, reporting, budgeting, forecasting, audit and control, asset and liability reconciliation, working capital and cash control, as well as ensuring the safekeeping and updating of all legal documentation relating to the financial status of the hotel. This is a hands-on financial position requiring flexibility and an ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Essential Selection Criteria
► Qualified Charted Accountant (CA) or Similar or 4-year bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or similar major.
► At least 5 to 10 years of financial and management experience with the day-to-day financial operations in an up-scale (4/5 Star) hospitality environment.
► Should have a high command of MS Applications like Excel, Powerpoint etc and knowledge of Sun, SAP, Sage, Freshbooks; FIDELIO, OPERA, Etc.
► Excellent financial/business decision making skills and strong financial knowledge and analytical skills required
► Must be well organised and be able to work and plan ahead under constraints of timetables.
► Excellent communication and negotiation skills required.
► Must be self-motivated and have an analytical/problem solving capabilities.
► Must be flexible in daily working hours.
► Fluent in English, both oral and written.
Desirable Selection Criteria
► French as a second language is preferable.
Applications closed on Thursday, 4 February 2021.