Director of Finance

Job Highlights

  • Be part of the pre-opening team to bring Standard Hotels to SG!
  • Join us in creating anything but standard
  • Enjoy a robust and flexible benefits scheme

Duties & Responsibilities: 

  • Involved in pre-opening and system set-up. 
  • Maintain effective communication and relations with Owning Company, Executive Committee and department heads. 
  • Coordinate the hiring process of the Finance team by corresponding with applicants regarding employment opportunities. 
  • Evaluate effectiveness of Finance Accounting, Procurement and IT operations and review annual goals. 
  • Facilitate team training process. 
  • Ensure that all performance procedures and established standards are followed; coach and mentor performance process to ensure consistency.
  • Establish progressive discipline procedures, conduct training for the team on policies and procedures and progressive discipline. Handle disciplinary problems and counsel employees to hotel standards.  
  • Ensure all bi-weekly/monthly/quarterly reports are sent regularly and in a timely manner. This includes amongst others: Financial Statements, Balance sheet reconciliation, Owner’s package, Tax report, etc.  
  • Prepare budget annually. Track to forecast and keep expenses within budget.  
  • Oversee the operation of the payroll office ensuring excellent service to colleagues and appropriate control and management mechanisms are in place and being utilised appropriately. 
  • Ensure proper maintenance of files and records ensuring compliance with the local laws industry practice. 

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university on Finance, Accountancy, or equivalent. 
  • Five (5) or more years of experience in Finance and Accounting and at least two (2) years as a Director of Finance or equivalent in the hospitality industry.
  • Knowledge of government labour regulations and Accounting Standards. 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Effectively communicate with guests, colleagues, and management to their understanding.
  • Ability to multitask, work independently and to partner with others to promote an environment of teamwork. Knowledge of budget preparation and cost controls.
  • Satisfactorily communicate with guests, employees and management to their understanding. 
  • Ability to multitask, work independently and to partner with others to promote an environment of teamwork. 
  • Knowledge of budget preparation and cost controls.
  • Attention to details.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
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