Finance Manager

Job title: Finance Manager

Company: Pola Vida Eco Turism

Job description: Job Description

Job Title Finance Manager

Salary 9,500 AED (per month)



Operations Support

  • To liaise with Operations to understand and interpret management information to pro-actively support business activity
  • To form effective working relationships between Finance and other areas of the business
  • To communicate financial issues to non-accountants
  • To influence and challenge the Hotel General Manager and to become the financial conscience of the hotel
  • Work with the management team to identify and implement cost and sales initiatives.
  • To continually review suppliers, ensuring the best price is paid through a tender process.
  • To participate in an operational duty management rota as required.


  • To manage the production of key management accounts and board reports and subsequent analysis of the annual budget and monthly forecasts for Drayton Manor Park Hotel and Drayton Manor Park Catering (Hospitality business and Grill Inn restaurant).
  • To deliver accurate accounts consistent with Drayton Manor Park’s accounting policies and timetable.
  • To ensure that all balance sheet accounts are reconciled monthly and that any material concerns are highlighted.
  • To facilitate the understanding of current trends and key performance measures
  • To improve financial control through shared best practice, ensuring that high standards of professional integrity are maintained.
  • To ensure ancillary services in the areas of payroll, accounts payable, stock control and month end are delivered in accordance with Drayton Manor Park and its hotel management company’s standards and timetables
  • To maintain the fixed asset register for the Drayton Manor Park Hotel and Drayton Manor Park Catering (Hospitality and Grill) businesses.
  • To deliver a balanced score card (NOP, 60 day debt target, Quality, H&S)
  • To ensure the weekly, monthly and annual forecast is delivered within the relevant timescales, reporting any financial variances.
  • To co-ordinate the annual financial budget
  • To audit and ensure compliance with all company security, including safe control and cash handling of floats and banking (including petty cash)
  • To manage the archiving material and records in line with legal and company obligation
  • To support with the validation of payroll and payroll accruals.
  • To work with the external stock takes, managing purchases to sales during the period.

Internal Control

  • To protect the integrity of the business by the systematic application of the Company’s internal control procedures.
  • To liaise with internal and external audit staff in the performance of their duties.
  • To complete self-assessment monthly and quarterly checklists for hotel.
  • To liaise with the Drayton Manor Park’s finance team to ensure accurate cross-billing and month end reconciliations.

Working Capital

  • To manage working capital in the best interest of the DMP Group.
  • To implement and ensure that the accounting policies with regard to stock taking are followed.
  • To ensure that the Company’s credit policy both in terms of granting of credit and collection of debt is in place and is adhered to throughout the hotel.

Management of People

  • To lead the finance team for the hotel, ensuring that performance is monitored and that teams are motivated, trained and developed.
  • To carry out performance reviews and appraisals with hotel Finance staff in line with the group’s performance management processes.
  • To take part in the recruitment of new staff within the finance department, as required
  • To develop and implement departmental training plans, based on individual skills plans and career development.


  • To support the implementation and future development of accounting systems and procedures.
  • To participate in ad-hoc projects.
  • To pro-actively seek out high yielding opportunities for capital investment.
  • To assist in the feasibilities and track the benefits.
  • To continually strive to eliminate avoidable costs across and deliver a quality financial service at least cost.
  • To keep up-to-date with the Group’s and hotel management company’s accounting policies.


  • Experience working with hotel finance systems and processes
  • Good understanding of Word and Excel
  • Experience of preparing and presenting financial information to the Board and senior management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interpretation of financial information to non-financial managers

Expected salary:

Location: Abu Dhabi

Job date: Thu, 10 Feb 2022 05:00:42 GMT

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