assistant director of finance resume example with 14+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Professional Summary

Experienced hotel accounting manager skilled in effectively controlling costs and achieving year over year revenue.

Extensive hotel Rooms Division operations, Reservations and Revenue Management experience. Passionate about training and developing a cohesive team.  


- Superior attention to detail

- Invoice coding familiarity

- Service oriented

- Analytical reasoning

- Customer relations experience

- Highly organized

- Fiscal budgeting

- Hospitality background

- Inventory management systems

- Reservations and booking system experience

- Guest service experience

- Staff training in Rooms Division

- Hotel operations and management

Work History
Assistant Director of Finance, 04/2012 - Current
Kimpton Hotels Palm Springs, ,

- Prepare and generate financial statements for several full service and limited service hotels and facilitate account closing procedures each month.

- Performed general accounting functions, including preparation of journal entries, account analysis and balance sheet reconciliation

- Provide training to on-site hotel staff for all financial systems as well as new staff members.

- Planning and preparation of annual hotel budgets.

- Analyze and investigate variances compared to forecast, budget and prior year.

- Point person for audit information for outside audit firms.

- Prepared and initiate in-coming and out-going wire transfers.

- Analyze and validate all monthly banking, cash reconciliations.

Chief Accountant for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, 2010 - 04/2012
Marriott International Towson, ,

- Researched and resolved accounts payable discrepancies with outside vendors.

- Prepared, uploaded and coded all invoices for the hotel.

- Testing and implementation of new system technologies.

- Balanced monthly general ledger accounts to record cost and month end accruals.

- Reconciled discrepancies between accounts receivable general ledger and accounts receivable trial balance.

- Reviewed and validated daily and weekly cash reports for accounting management.

- Developed and implemented Accounts Receivable billing procedures for the hotel.

- Supervised and trained 3 staff members in accounts receivable, general cashier and cash handling.

- Reviewed monthly accounts receivable aging balances with shared services environment.

- Reconciling accounts payable and accounts receivable accounts on monthly basis.

Oracle Implementation Transition Lead, 2009 - 2010
Hyatt Hotels Corporation City, ,

- Preparing and set up of hotel in all accounting areas to be transitioned to new Oracle financial system.

- Validated high level conversion balances from old to new system.

- Training of hotel staff on new accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger and expense account processes.

- Maintained all task lists during conversion.

Assistant Front Office Manager, 05/2006 - 11/2008
Hyatt Rosemont City, STATE,

- Greeted, registered and assigned rooms to guest of hotel

- Answered department telephone calls within 3 rings, using correct salutations and telephone etiquette

- Made and confirmed reservations

- Maintained and managed hotel inventory during evening shift

- Prepared weekly schedules for staff

- All customer service training based on company guidelines

- Verified customers credit and nightly rate variance

- Processed daily payroll during AM shift

- Handled guest service issues and responded to guest inquiries

Associate of Arts: Hospitality Management, Expected in
Columbus State Community College - 505 E. Spring Street, Columbus Ohio
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School Attended

  • Columbus State Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Director of Finance
  • Chief Accountant for Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
  • Oracle Implementation Transition Lead
  • Assistant Front Office Manager


  • Associate of Arts

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