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 Finance Manager, where your accuracy and attention to detail will inspire the same qualities in your team members.

Hotel Overview: Fairmont The Palm is a luxury, world-class resort located on the iconic Palm Jumeirah Island in Dubai. The hotel features 391 guest rooms and suites with dedicated Fairmont Gold rooms and lounge. A total of eleven food and beverage outlets on the property including 24-hour in-room dining—offer a mix of culinary and entertainment options that mirror Dubai’s cosmopolitan air including modern Asian, Indian and Mediterranean cuisine and a Brazilian churrasco experience. Fairmont The Palm also features an expansive pool and beach area with a health club, Willow Stream Spa, and the Fairmont Falcons Juniors’ Club.

Summary of Responsibilities:

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

Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service
Supervise the day to day activities of the Accounting department including Receiving and Stores; ensuring all standards are followed
Prepare and post journal entries, ensuring efficient completion of month-end functions
Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
Involves in Budget preparation.
Monitor & supervise month-end activities and prepare monthly P&L and Forecast.
Ensure balance sheet account reconciliation and analysis
Coordinate and ensure that all daily reports are issued timely and accurately
Monitor the accounting control procedures including VAT compliances
Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs
Participate in the recruitment and training of new Colleagues supervisors
Assist in the financial audit preparation
Ensure accurate and appropriate recording of revenues and expenses
Follow departmental policies and procedures
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. Proficient in MS Excel and Powerpoint.
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

About American University in Dubai (AUD)

The evolution of the American University in Dubai began as a fact-finding mission in 1991 and signified the beginning of what was to grow to become one of the region’s most respected institutions for higher education.