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DIRECTOR OF FINANCE

Reports to: General Manager

Birmingham, Michigan

Founded in 2011, Aparium Hotel Group is a Chicago-based, leading lifestyle hotel company owned and operated by industry veterans accomplished in hotel development, management and marketing. Aparium Hotel Group's growth is guided by its "Translocal Hospitality" philosophy, which is the belief that great hotels are a destination sought out by travelers and a place that thrives as a gathering hub for locals. Specializing in historic adaptive reuse projects, each of Aparium Hotel Group's properties are independent brands and celebrate the specific neighborhoods and unique history of the distinct cities in which they reside. Aparium Hotel Group currently operates ten hotel properties across the United States with more than a dozen new projects in development.

Job Requirements:

* Lead the finance function and make strategic business decisions

* Ensure compliance with Aparium policies and procedures and all applicable laws

* Coordinate and liaise with internal & external audits

* Negotiate, administer and monitor contracts with hotel's vendors

* Create, administer, maintain and enforce legal and finance compliance initiatives, policies and procedures (including SOX, PCI and other legal financial reporting)

* Advise management of tax code revisions and desirable operational adjustments

* Prepare annual budgets and monthly forecasts; establish and recommend to management on major economic objectives and policies for the Hotel

* Collaborate with VP of Finance, GM and hotel financial goals through reports and advising

* Prepare reports required by regulatory agencies

* Act as liaison to hotel owners, other hotel departments and assist with finance department and hotel related issues

* Safeguard hotel resources & assets and risk management assessments

* Ensure timely payment & file all federal, state & local sales taxes & fees, payroll and vendor invoices

* Ensure Management Agreement compliance

* Aptitude for maintaining accurate information related to files, internal hotel needs, as well as required forms

Additional Requirements:

* Willing to work a flexible schedule in order to accomplish all required tasks

* Work with integrity, confidentiality and discretion

* Work in a safe, prudent and highly organized manor

* Superior oral, written and computer skills

* Guide and monitor business ethics and good business practice

* Conduct self in a most professional manner at all times to reflect the hotel standards

* Highly organized and has the ability to plan multiple activities and meet deadlines with the ability to maintain a positive and professional demeanor at all times

* Participate in Lobby Duty Program

* Available to cross train as directed

Teamwork:

* Maintain a good working relationship with other associates by promoting teamwork and fostering a harmonious working climate

* Partake in a positive work ethic and surrounding environment

Standards:

* Able to work alone without direct supervision

* Demonstrate high degree of drive and determination

* Constantly recommend service and product improvement to better the operation

* Keep the work area clean and tidy at all times

* Attend all required meetings

* Follow proper payroll and uniform procedures

* Properly handle and report associate and guest accidents

* Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental polices/service procedures/standards

* Assist with responsibilities and duties in other departments and as assigned by management

* Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, associates may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel

Educational Requirements:

* A 4 year college degree with an emphasis in Finance, Accounting or Hospitality Management preferred

* A minimum of 5 years of progressive Finance management experience

* Previous Hotel/Hospitality financial management preferred

* Must be proficient in Word, Excel and other applicable computer systems.

* Budgetary analysis capabilities required

* Must be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions

Work Environment:

* Standard office setting

* Professional, passionate and positive work environment

Aparium Hotel Group does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. The hotel is a smoke-free, drug-free facility, and equal opportunity employer

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