Reports to: General Manager
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 Meeru 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 Employer Code of Ethics and Company policy.
Supervises: Resort Accounting Department
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
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 Employer 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 employer rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of resort facilities. Employees who violate Employer 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 Employer.
Operate various computer software programs.
Perform any general cleaning tasks in the office using standard cleaning products to adhere to health standards.
SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
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.
Ability to move throughout all Accounting areas and perform essential job functions.
Ability to read, analyze and interpret written documents; write speeches and articles; make effective and persuasive speeches and presentations to a variety of audiences; listen and communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to access and accurately input information using a moderately complex computer system.
Hearing, smelling, tasting and visual ability to successfully perform the essential functions of this job including emergency situations. The work environment requires regular work in outside weather conditions. The noise level may at times be loud.
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting with major in Hotel Accounting.
Prefer Certified Public Accountant license or Master’s Degree in Accounting or Business Administration, or its equivalent degree in the respective locale.
Ten years in hotel Accounting Department operations including all sub-departments including a minimum of five years in management and three years in a similar position. Thorough hand’s on, practical knowledge of computerized Property Management Systems., including Point of Sales systems, where applicable.
Licenses or certificates:
Certified in CPR and First Aid.
All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well groomed appearance (specific
MEERU ISLAND RESORT EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SUMMARY PER HOUSE RULES
GRADE LEVEL A-EXCO
BENEFITS GRANTED TO ALL EMPLOYEES
Housing (occupancy varies with Grade Level)….……. Yes
Meals in the Staff Dining Room . Yes
(Includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea breaks)
Medical Insurance (limits apply). . ………… …… Yes
Day Off (1/ week; accumulate maximum 8 days) Yes
Paid Annual Vacation Leave (30 days) .. Yes
Paid Annual Vacation Leave Transportation .. Yes
Paid Semi-Annual Off Days Leave Transportation
(Maldivians Only) Yes
Medical Exam(s) (as required for work permit
and/or per Employer policy) ……… Yes
Monthly Service Charge…………………………. … Yes
Ramadan Allowance……………………………….…. Yes
Transportation (seaplane transfers – limits apply) Yes
Uniforms ….. … Yes
Laundry Service ………. Yes
Paid Public Holidays…………………………… Yes
Paid Sick Leave (maximum 30 days/year)……. Yes
Paid Paternity Leave (to the father -3 days) Yes
Paid Maternity Leave (to the mother – 60 days) ….. … Yes
Paid Family Care Leave Leave (10 days/year)… Yes
Paid Circumcision Leave (own child – 5 days) Yes
Dive Shop discount (% varies) Yes
Staff Housing Loan Fund Yes
Staff Educational Assistance Program Yes
Staff Entertainment Center, TV Room, Internet Café,
Staff Shop, Gym Yes
Staff Sports Facilities and Program (football pitch, badminton,
Cricket pitch, volleyball, table tennis, billiards) Yes
Staff room wireless internet connection Yes
Staff Mosque Yes
BENEFITS GRANTED TO GRADE LEVEL A-EXCO
Housing (single occupancy) .. Yes
Food & Beverage Allowance in guest outlets ($200/month
per menu prices after which 60% discount (limitations apply) Yes
Telephone Calls (staff room phone) ………… Yes
(at staff discount; i.e., cost + 10%, monthly credit)
Guest Services & Facilities
(when available, limits apply, discount varies…. Yes
Gift Shop (discount varies) Yes
Spa (discount varies) Yes
Jewelery Shop (discount varies)…..………………..… . Yes
NOTE: Housing includes an attached bathroom, and such expenses as electricity, water, tap drinking water, garbage removal, telephone, repair and maintenance, maid and laundry service, cleaning supplies, and gardening. Accommodation is furnished, including furniture, bedding, linen, toweling, cable TV connection, etc. For your room to be cleaned, you pay a gratuity of US$10/month to your roomboy
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