Hotel Financial Controller job CORPORATE – Maldives

CORPORATE Hotel Financial Controller job – Maldives Resorts

  • this is an Expat job with FULL Expat benefits
  • TAX FREE salary, Fully furnished two bedroom apartment with utilities, internet connection and cable TV. Company mobile phone and laptop. Two R&R off island per year. Annual leave with return ticket. Business trip expenses and money management on the company. 
  • Maldives Resort group with SIX resorts
  • you must have hotel / resort Financial Controller experience
  • indicate proficiency with Sun/Opera/Micros Fidelio 

Salary range:    USD $3000 – $4500  per month

        Nationality:      Preferably Europeans, Westerners 

Read the Job Description below

To APPLY eMail your Resume or CV to Modris at the email address below


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Job Description

Position Title: Financial Controller 
Department: Accounting
Reports to: General Manager
Date Written/Revised: December 27, 2000


Directs and organizes the activities of the Resort Accounting Department to maintain high standards consistent with the goals of CCR.

The Financial Controller “FC” is the Chief Financial Officer of the Resort and as such is responsible for the preparation of timely and accurate financial statements; is the custodian of the assets and is responsible for their safeguard, maintenance and disposal; is responsible for complying with all local laws and regulations; and at all times must conduct himself in accordance with the Code of Ethics and Company policy.

Supervises: Resort Accounting Department



Average Percent of Time

10   ·    Plan and direct the functions of administration and planning of the Resort Accounting Department to meet the daily needs of the operation.

10   ·    Prepare the monthly financial statements “MFS” in accordance with international  hotel industry standards according to generally accepted accounting principles,  Company policy where appropriate and to comply with local Law and Regulations.

                  The MFS are to be prepared to accurately reflect all transactions which have  occurred during the period being reported upon.  They are to contain all the  necessary accruals and adjustments to reflect the transactions as they have occurred.The FC is not allowed to adjust accruals or prepare other adjusting journal entries  for the specific purpose of altering actual financial results in order to comply with budget or forecast results. Such misrepresentation is a violation of Resort  policy and as such is subject to reprimand or termination.

Prepare periodic internal and external reports required by the Vice President Operations and/or Company Officers, the annual budget and any other financial reports that may be required.

10   ·.   Maintain adequate systems of internal control to effectively safeguard the assets of the Company and to assure that all transactions are properly reflected in the books  and records of the resort.

     5     ·    Clearly describe, assign and delegate responsibility and authority for the operation  of the various Resort’s Accounting sub-departments, such as Accounts Receivable & Payable, General Cashiering, Income Audit, Payroll and Cost Control, Night Audit,

                  Chief Cashier, Outlet Cashiers, Retail, Computer Systems, Stores and Receiving,  Credit and Purchasing, etc.

5     ·.   Execute the provisions of any management agreement or operating lease agreement.

5     ·    Continuously evaluate the performance and encourage improvement of the personnel in the Accounting Department. Plan and administer a training and development program within the Accounting Department which will provide well trained employees at all levels and permit advancement for those persons qualified and interested in career development. Prepare position descriptions; conduct regularly scheduled employee meetings, etc.

     5     ·    Coordinate with the Company legal department on the negotiation, execution and  delivery of operating contracts and agreements for the Company.

5     ·    Timely preparation, filing and payment of all government taxes, as appropriate.

10   ·    During the course of business, remain in contact with, assist and cooperate with various individuals including but not limited to the following: Company Executives, various resort’s Management and employees, internal auditors, external auditors, risk management advisers, government offices such as tax, revenue, etc., and vendors.

         5     ·    Develop, implement and monitor schedules for the operation of all Accounting Sub- Departments to achieve the budgeted goals.

10   ·    Implement effective control of all costs food, beverage, labor, supplies, equipment, etc., among all Resort Sub-Departments.  Insure proper use, maintenance, repair and storage of Accounting supplies, equipment and facilities.  Insure proper stock levels are maintained.

5     ·    Assist all Managers in establishing and achieving predetermined profit objectives and desired standards of quality, service, safety, cleanliness, merchandising and promotion.

5     ·    Regularly review and evaluate the degree of customer acceptance of the individual outlets, to recommend to management new operating and marketing policies whenever declining or constant sales imply dissatisfaction by the guests, a material change in the make-up or the guest market, or a change in the competitive environment.  Revise existing programs and create new ones in order to maintain CCR’s position as the leader in accounting operations in the Maldives area.

10   ·    Develop with the aid of the various Managers, the operating tools necessary and incidental to modern management principles, e.g. budgeting, forecasting, purchase specifications, recipes, portion specifications, menu abstracts, food production control, report preparation and presentation, etc.


Actively participates as a member of the Resort Executive Committee “EXCO”.

All financial, statistical and other information generated at the Resort is confidential and as such, is not to be disclosed without prior written approval of the appropriate Company Executives.  Caution must also be exercised in the disclosure of financial information to members of the Resort staff.  Such disclosure must be done on a “need to know” basis with prior concurrence of the Vice President Operations.

Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by CCR from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.  Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the resort.

Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with CCR rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of resort facilities. Employees who violate CCR rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.


In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of CCR.

·     Operate various computer software programs.

·     Perform any general cleaning tasks in the office using standard cleaning products to adhere to health standards.


The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  •  Considerable skill in complex mathematical calculations without error. Ability to apply

       concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

·     Ability to effectively deal with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact and diplomacy to defuse anger, collect accurate information and resolve conflicts.