Finance Director Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Fairmont Hotel

Job Description

Director, Finance & Business Support

At Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, our financial operations thrive with the commitment of Colleagues and Leaders who model our values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment. Apply your leadership and analytical strengths as Financial Controller, where your high standards for accuracy and thoroughness will inspire the same among your team.

Hotel Overview:

With magnificent views of majestic Mount Kenya, the Fairmont Mount Kenya Safari Club Resort’s 120 luxuriously appointed hotel rooms, set in over 100 acres of landscaped gardens, offer a unique blend of comfort, relaxation and adventure. Originally the retreat of movie star and Club founder, William Holden, the Club’s illustrious former members have included Winston Churchill and Bing Crosby

Summary of Responsibilities:


Reporting to the General Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

· Consistently offer professional, friendly and engaging service

· Lead and manage the Accounting department and ensure all standards are followed

· Compile and analyze financial information to prepare financial statements including monthly and annual reports

· Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures

· Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met

· Ensure accurate and efficient monthly, quarterly and year end close

· Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures

· Balance operational, administrative and Colleague needs

· Continuously manage and support budget and forecast activities and assist Departmental Leaders as required

· Oversee the financial audit preparation and coordinate the audit process

· Ensure accurate and appropriate recording and analysis of revenues and expenses

· Analyze and advise on business operations including revenue and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues

· Analyze financial information to recommend or develop efficient use of resources and procedures; provide strategic recommendations and maintain solutions to business and financial problems

· Follow departmental policies and procedures

· Follow all safety policies

· Other duties as assigned


· Senior Leadership experience in accepted accounting practices and principles required

· Computer literate in Microsoft Window applications and relevant computer applications required

· University/College degree in a related discipline required

· Excellent communication and organizational skills

· Strong interpersonal and problem solving abilities

· Highly responsible & reliable with exceptional attention to detail

· Ability to work cohesively as part of a team

· Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times



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