Hotel/Casino Financial Controller

Introduction
Hotel/Casino Financial Controller/Manager
Description

My client, a leading operator in Namibia, seeks to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Financial Controller /Manager to their team.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB

Leadership of the Finance and Accounting function of the property. This position is for the hotel and casino operations. As a member of the Executive Committee the Financial Manager is responsible to demonstrate excellent Financial controls including analytical and accounting skills which include forecasting, revenue management, Capital Expenditure planning, budgeting, monthly reports to Owners and Head Office. knowledge of IT Systems, guidance to payroll and human resource department will be key to the candidates areas of responsibility.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & COMPETENCIES REQUIRED

• Minimum of a relevant Diploma, Bachelors Degree or similar professional qualification,
• Alternatively, appropriate levels of experience with a minimum of 5 (five) years related experience, this in the Hotel and Casino environments,
• Currently holds a senior Accounting position and preferably financial managers position,
• Payroll and human resources skill sets required,
• Proven business and commercial acumen with above average financial management ability,
• Understanding of auditing procedures,
• General working knowledge of Gaming and Cashiering operations, controls and procedures would be an advantage,
• Computer literate, with IT knowledge in a Gaming and Hotel environment
• Strategic focus,
• Leadership and people development skills
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Customer service focus
• Problem solving skills
• Integrity,
• Attention to detail,
• Knowledge of relevant statutory requirements and tax legislation,

LEADERSHIP OF THE FINANCE FUNCTION INVOLVES THE FOLLOWING DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Preparing annual budgets and strategic plans in conjunction with the relevant input from Managers and Shareholders
• Preparing Annual Financial statements and completion of year end reporting requirements in accordance with Group policies and instructions
• Preparation of flash profit and revenue reports,
• Preparation of monthly management accounts, forecasts and completion of Head Office returns,
• Preparation of Board Reports,
• Review of Trading activities for Hotel and Casino operations,
• Forecasting and preparation of Budgets, special viability studies and Cash Flows,
• Assistance to the General Manager in respect of commercial and operating decisions which include legal matters, insurance issues and capital expenditure decisions with relevant management,
• Maintenance and integrity of all reporting systems,
• Adherence to Group financial policies and compliance with relevant statutory and Gaming Board regulations,
• Overall control of the IT and Gaming Cashiering functions
• Liaison with external service providers
• Acting as Principal Officer for Company Pension Fund

ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IF YOU DO NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS

 

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