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Hotel Jobs in Nairobi, Kenya - Hilton Hotel

Assistant Financial Controller

Job Summary
An Assistant Financial Controller will lead various section of the Finance Department and is responsible for the day to day accounting duties.
As an Assistant Financial Controller, you will lead the various sections of the Finance Department and are responsible for the day to day accounting duties. You will also provide periodic management reports on the financial performance of the Hotel.   Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

·         Assist Director, Finance/ Financial Controller to provide full and accurate forecasting and budgeting proposals within the hotel
·         Ensure that the Finance team provides month-end closing and all other required management reports
·         Ensure all financial regulations are met, through the maintenance of adequate systems of internal control
·         Ensure that balance sheets are a fair reflection of the assets and liabilities of the hotel
·         Understand the requirements of the Internal Control Program (ICP) and SOX and ensure that the hotel is in compliance
·         Work with external/ internal auditors and assist with year-end audit preparations and drafting of financial statements
·         Ensure that all internal control procedures are strictly adhered to and communicates any perceived weakness to the Director, Finance/ Financial Controller
·         Prepare capital reviews as required by the Management
·         Assist the Director, Finance/ Financial Controller in internal daily audits of cash deposits, transfers and the reparation/ monitoring of the capital budget
·         Assist to prepare budget and maintain controls on spending to ensure budgetary limits are met
An Assistant Financial Controller serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the qualifications, skills, attitude, behaviours and values that follow:
·         Relevant degree in Finance, Accounting or related business disciplines
·         At least 3 years experience in a similar position in hotel, leisure or retail sector
·         Ability to effectively deal with the concerns of guests and team members in a friendly and positive manner, providing positive and proactive solutions
·         Excellent analytical skills – Knowledge of financial operating systems and procedures
·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills
·         Strong influencing, leadership skills, inter-personal and communication skills
·         Detail oriented and organized
·         Experience with the IT systems such as PeopleSoft, SUN, Check EAM and Property Management System (advantageous)

Groups, Conference & Events Coordinator

Job Summary
A Groups, Conference and Events Coordinator is responsible for receiving groups and events in the hotel, serving as an intermediary between the customer and the commercial and operational areas. It is the customer contact at the time this arrives at the hotel with your event, working with the hotel to achieve the set goals.
As a Groups, Conference and Events Coordinator, you will work following the events that occur in the Hotel from initial contact with the head of the event to prepare contracts for groups and events, until the end of the event and therefore must perform the following tasks with the higher standards:
·         Receive groups and events and keep up to date the hotel even output
·         Draw up contracts for groups and events
·         Insert Rooming List in the system, update payment instructions and enter important information relevant to the group
·         Negotiate budgets with customers
·         Develop events Work Orders in the system with all relevant information
·         Conduct instructional groups with all relevant information to the group (number of able, category, price, form of payment, contact the company, special notes, etc.)
·         Perform monthly report groups and update closing information groups
·         Interact permanently with the Account Managers, Sales Coordinators, Reservations, Front Desk, Department Parties, Hilton Meetings and kitchen
·         Act directly with the guest or client during the stay of groups and events
·         Participate in special activities such as secretaries of cocktails, welcome tour groups, etc.
·         Ensure that all client requests are answered efficiently and with agility
A Groups, Conference and Events Coordinator serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:
·         Graduate or MBA in Management, Hospitality and Marketing
·         Previous sales groups and events, preferably in Hospitality
·         Ability to analyze and manage multiple tasks
·         Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
·         Sense of organization and planning
·         Good computer skills including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
·         Proactive approach to meet deadlines and objectives

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