Finance Manager.

For a 5* property which is part of the following Hotel / Game Lodge Chain.

Exclusive Luxury reputable Game Lodges, Resorts and Hotels Chain / Group – Bryanston – JHB.

Applicants must have at least 4 years’ Financial Accountant experience within the Hospitality Industry.

Tertiary education.

Proven track record & experience is a MUST – anyone with no finance hospitality background will be immediately disregarded.

Candidate MUST have been the senior finance compiling the actual management accounts pack itself – no assistants/controllers

where they have had no exposure or involvement in month end accounting.

The position reports into a Group Finance Manager who is the Finance Head for said property.

Candidate should have experience in preparing month end journals, sufficient knowledge of F&B stocks & COS, & be able to prepare a management set

of accounts for presentation to FM.

  • Pastel & VIP are a basic requirement.
  • Candidate should be able to work unsupervised, have strong work ethic & have a finer attention to details.
  • MUST be able to travel to properties when required. Company will cover travel expenses.

Assist in the development and maintenance of financial controls over all aspects of the unit’s business.

Together with Finance Managers, Operations Managers and General Managers, assist in compilation of budgets, development of programmes,

schedules and objectives which will enable the efficient and most profitable running of the hotels.

Understand and interpret the financial accounts on a monthly basis of each property and to report back to the Group Chief Executive Officer on any anomalies.

Be responsible for the year-end audit of the properties.

Prepare monthly financial packs and present this to the Finance Manager.

Prepare the weekly financial reports and present this to the Financial Manager.

Compile variance report on all overspends on budgets.

Compile monthly financial report and highlight variances, discrepancies and/or changes in policy or strategy.

Ensure that all financial manuals and checklists are adhered to.

Write additional policies and procedures, as required, for the approval of the Chief Executive Officer prior to implementation.

Ensure all unit admin staff know what results are expected of them.

Improve the skills level of all accounting staff.

Promote job satisfaction.

Oversee training and development within the unit’s accounting departments.

Personnel Function:

Maintenance of Personnel Files, Contracts, Leave Schedules, Medical Aid, Provident Fund, etc.

Procedures Updates


Compliance to any relevant statutory requirements

Conduct audits of all documentation in employee files.

As the Financial Accountant, your previous experience includes, but is not limited to supervising a finance team, where as a

self driven individual you require very little financial supervision.

You should be commercially astute with strong leadership qualities.

Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially with Good to Advanced Excel Skills

Proficient in Pastel

Proficient in VIP Payroll

Good working knowledge / understanding of Hospitality PMS system –APEX & PlusPoint would be a plus LEVEL

Salary R 30 000 CTC. Which includes costs of medical aid & provident fund.

Apply for this Position