30 March, 2017

6860 Financial Controller

Ramada Resort Port Vila

Hotels, Restaurant & Tourism
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Job Hours:
Not Stated
Due Date:
Not Stated - As soon as possible

Job Description:
Ensures compliance with established Finance policies, accounting and control procedures set forth in the Accounting Policies & Procedures Manual, and other related memoranda on standard operating procedures
  • Provides the General Manager with all necessary financial expertise for achieving Resort profit objectives.
Reports to :
Reports to General Manager
  • Supervises directly Chief Accountant, Credit & Accounts, Cost Controller, Income Auditor, Computer Programmer, and indirectly the remaining staff in Accounting Department.
Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Implements and ensures adherence to all accounting policies and operating procedures laid out by the resort and local legal accounting requirements. Recommends improvements to existing policies and procedures in the areas of:
  1. Financial Accounting
  2. Cost and Management Accounting and
  3. General Administration.
Financial Accounting
  • Sees to the administration of all established financial accounting policies and procedures, such as credit and collection, accounts receivable or payable, payroll, etc
  • Ensures the proper maintenance and integrity of all ledgers, journals and other accounting records of the Resort and that record retention rules and regulations are correctly complied with
  • Administers a system of continuous internal check and audit. Investigates any irregularities, weaknesses and deviations; recommends improvements to systems and procedures whenever necessary
  • Sees to the proper analysis and preparation of month-end accounts and schedules, to facilitate the timely preparation of periodical financial statements for Management and audit purposes
  • Reviews with Credit & Accounts, the analysis of Monthly Aged City Ledger accounts. Prepares a report, indicating trends of balances and accounts requiring special attention: those to be turned over to Collection Agencies, to be recommended for write off, etc. Alerts the General Manager to any deficiency in any department that may impair collection efforts
  • Examines profit trends on foreign currency exchange and daily takings, and investigates any significant decrease in profits
  • Ascertains that the receipts of each day are deposited intact on the next succeeding working day
  • Examines the General Cashier's Daily Cash Report on cash position. Ensures that the General Cashier Fund and other authorized funds are counted and surprise audited regularly
  • Approves all disbursement vouchers making sure that the necessary supporting documents are attached, before submission to the General Manager for final approval. Ascertains that they are duly processed and approved by those certifying receipt of merchandise or services. Verifies the distribution of charges and the availability of funds for such disbursements
  • Examines and approves all payroll of the Hotel
  • Verifies and ensures the timely preparation of monthly reconciliation statements, such as Bank, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll
  • Peruses the Monthly Financial Report, investigates unusual variations and prepares report narratives and comments
  • Confirms that all taxes, contributions and licenses are paid when due
  • Liaises with Financial Controller of other Hotels and Resorts regarding funds transfer, capital budget and other financial matters.
Cost and Management Accounting 
  • Sees to the accuracy and timely preparation of periodical management and other statistical reports, for submission to the Management and owners of the Hotel. Ensures that the various accounting sections, policies and procedures are operating effectively and efficiently, with all the proper checks / controls in place to safeguard hotel assets, maximize profit and minimize losses through the efficient / shrewd usage of all expenses
  • Coordinates with the General Manager and all Department Heads to ensure the preparation and compilation of periodical budgets and forecasts concerning all aspects of the Hotel. Ensures that all budgetary controls are in place and reports clearly and concisely to the General Manager and Department Head concerned, when budget variances arise
  • Highlights to the General Manager on a timely basis, all potential and existing weaknesses and strengths in the financial structure of the Hotel
  • Wherever applicable, ensures that the full financial impact of all business decisions is looked into and addressed accordingly.
General Administration
  • Supervises trains, develops and motivates employees of the Accounting Department, ensuring the equitable distribution of work
  • Performs other duties assigned, and from time to time, may be assigned with authority prescribed by the General Manager.

Abilities/ Key Competencies/ Skills:
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and Hotel Management System
  • Strong Leadership skills in managing teams
Education/ Certificates/ Experience:
  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy graduate
  • Pass the board examination for Certified Public Accountant Licensure
  • Mandatory 3 years minimum experience with international brand in the same management position.


    Not Stated


    English, Bislama, French

    How To Apply:
    Submit your applications with CV to the email/ postal address provided below.

    Contact Person:

    Aymeric Vurpillot | Pascal Bionaz


    (+678) 28000
    Ramada Resort Port Vila, PO Box 6335 Erakor Lagoon. Paray, Port Vila, Vanuatu


    finance@ramadaresort.com.vu | operations@ramadaresort.com.vu

     Not Stated
                  30-March-17 Direct from Employer

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