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Assistant Financial Controller
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Fairmont Hotels & Resorts | San Jose, CA
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Job Description

Assistant Financial Controller

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, our financial operations thrive with the commitment of Colleagues and Leaders who model our values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment. Showcase your leadership and numerical strengths as Assistant Financial Controller, where your accuracy and attention to detail will inspire the same qualities in your team members.

Hotel Overview:

A fixture in the heart of Silicon Valley since 1987, The Fairmont San Jose delivers an irresistible blend of innovation and elegance. With the meteoric growth of the computer industry, Silicon Valley has become one of the world's busiest hubs, and the capital of this high-tech mecca is San Jose. The Fairmont San Jose hotel combines technological innovation with timeless elegance.

Summary of Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Finance & Business Support, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

* Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service.

* Act as the main contact with the Centralized Accounting Service Delivery (CASD), who is responsible for the General Ledger, Accounts Payable and Audit functions. This includes, but is not limited to:

o Gather information for monthly journal entries

o Overseeing the completion of month-end functions

o Gather information for monthly reconciliations

o Assist with the review of reconciliations and subsequent adjusting entries

o Participate in monthly meetings with CASD team

o Respond to CASD requests/inquires as needed

* Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures

* Monitor, supervise and prepare month-end balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis

* Champion the labor reporting/scheduling process in the hotel

* Coordinate and ensure that all daily reports are issued timely and accurately

* Monitor the accounting control procedures

* Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs

* Participate in the recruitment and training of new team members

* Assist in audits as required

* Assist with tracking capital purchases/project spending

* Assist in the preparation/gathering of external reports for stakeholders

* Ensure accurate and appropriate recording of revenues and expenses

* Follow departmental policies and procedures

* Oversee the day to day activities of the Accounting department including Receiving and Stores; ensuring all standards are followed

* Support the Director of Finance as required

* Follow all safety policies

* Other duties as assigned


* Leadership experience in accepted accounting practices and principles required
* Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications and relevant computer applications required
* University/College degree in a related discipline preferred
* Excellent communication and organizational skills
* Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities
* Highly responsible and reliable with exceptional attention to detail
* Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
* Ability to focus attention on Guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times

Visa Requirements: Applicant must provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

APPLY TODAY: Whether you're launching your career or seeking meaningful employment, we invite you to visit http://www.fairmontcareers.com/ to learn more about Fairmont Hotels & Resorts-and the extraordinary opportunities that exist!


At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities-throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific-as well as industry-leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award-winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

Fairmont San Jose is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F/D/V