August 2016 Assistant Financial Controller Latest Vacancy at Hilton Worldwide


Assistant Financial Controller at Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95 years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional
guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,250 managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties, with more than 700,000 rooms in 93 countries and territories, including Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, Canopy by Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors.

Job Title:  Assistant Financial Controller
Location: Curio Lagos Airport, Gate Side One Road, Ikeja, Lagos

Job Description
An Assistant Financial Controller will lead various section of the Finance Department and is responsible for the day to day accounting duties.


What will I be doing?
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 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
  • 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

What are we looking for?
An Assistant Financial Controller serving Hilton Worldwide 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
  • 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)
  • 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

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply