New York - High Line, NYC Director of Finance

      Do you have what it takes?

      We’re looking for a Director of
      Finance to manage the operations and maintenance of the finance department
      daily functions and be responsible for all aspects of the accounting department
      and financial reporting.

      Our Ideal Candidate:

      Has an upbeat personality while
      interacting with our guests and team members.

      Has Strong communication skills.

      Responds appropriately to guest
      complaints. Informs Managing Director of major problems, complaints,
      disturbances or dissatisfied guests.

      Promotes team work and quality
      service through daily communications and coordination with other departments.

      Duties and Responsibilities:

      Maintain complete knowledge of and
      comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.

      Maintain positive guest relations at
      all times.

      Resolve guest complaints, ensuring
      guest satisfaction.

      Maintain complete knowledge of
      property management system and manual procedures.

      Answer telephone.

      Maintain accurate files on all work.

      Maintain knowledge of hotel room
      rates, packages, special programs and all pricing.

      The ability to create an environment
      of control and economic responsibility for the Hotel and in all departments.

      The ability to develop and maintain
      staff structure.

      The ability to implement group
      accounting policies and requirements.

      The ability to ascertain the
      efficient and effective utilization of the Hotel’s financial resources and to
      establish proper systems & controls.

      The ability to safeguard the Hotel’s
      assets from any possible losses.

      The ability to update the books and
      records in an accurate and timely manner.

      The ability to comply with all
      statutory requirements as well as The Standard High Line’s accounting policies
      & procedures.

      The ability to be accountable for the
      entire financial operation and control.

      The ability to prepare budgets.

      The ability to oversee all monetary
      assets of the Hotel.

      The ability to directly supervise
      and be accountable for the following functions: accounting, purchasing, stores,
      F&B cost control, credit control and cashiering.

      The ability to work closely with
      operational managers to ensure maximum utilization of the company’s financial
      resources in accordance with the budgetary guidelines.

      The ability to direct accounting
      department with functional guidelines.

      The ability to advise Management of
      the financial impacts for various strategic plans and ad hoc projects.

      The ability to have contributory
      responsibility for the establishment & implementation of The Standard High
      Line’s financial management and internal control standards.

      The ability to maintain and monitor
      financial policies.

      The ability to implement &
      maintain proper internal control procedures.

      The ability to assist in the
      creation of operational guidelines and procedures.

      The ability to compile and monitor
      operating budgets and capital budgets for The Standard High Line.

      The ability to achieve maximum
      contributions and cooperation from Department Heads with regards to cost

      The ability to schedule, hire and
      train all accounting personnel.

      The ability to control all Hotel
      costs, expenses and labor.

      The ability to schedule and conduct
      monthly staff meetings to maintain good communication and high moral standards
      within the department.

      The ability to work with all
      departments to meet their needs as it relates to Accounting.

      The ability to submit yearly a
      capital improvement program budget to management as well as yearly budgets for
      labor and operating expenses with relation to occupancy forecast.

      The ability to conduct performance
      evaluations in accordance with hotel policies disciplines and makes
      recommendations for termination of accounting personnel.

      The ability to contribute to the
      Hotel’s strategic business planning.

      The ability to effectively
      communicate with staff and other departmental employees.

      The ability to provide effective
      leadership within the Department & throughout the organization.

      The ability to provide financial
      input for future products, projects, strategies, innovative plans and direction
      and monitor its progress.

      The ability to perform other tasks
      or projects as assigned by hotel management and staff.

      Qualifications & Requirements:


      College Degree.

      Compute accurate mathematical

      Fluency in English both verbally and

      Ability to:

      • perform job functions with attention to detail, speed
        and accuracy.

      • prioritize and organize.

      • be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving
        problems using good judgement.

      • follow directions thoroughly.

      • understand guest’s service needs.

      • work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team.

      • work with minimal supervision.

      • maintain confidentiality of guest information and
        pertinent hotel data.


      5 years hotel controller experience.

      Certification of previous training
      in computers.

      Experience with computers,
      calculators or word processors.

      Previous guest relations training.

      Standard High Line Employer, LLC (the “Company”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions are to be made without regard to race, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, transgender status partnership status, familial status, national origin/ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, unemployment status, mental or physical disability or medical condition, handicap, military status, veteran’s status, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, status as a victim of sex offenses or stalking, employment status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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