Conscientious Hotel Professional with twenty plus years experience in Finance and Customer Service.outstanding record of increasing profits and efficiency.superior negotiation, communication, and analytical skills.resourceful and creative problem solver.demonstrates initiative, innovation and diligence in all endeavors.proficient in training and motivation others.fosters a strong team player attitude.
03/2013 to Current
Director of FinanceLoews Boston Hotel
Manage Accounting functions of a 225 Room Four Diamond Hotel with annual revenues of $26M.
Work strategically with the Hotel Executive Committee to execute Financial Results thru weekly forecasting updates.
01/2012 to 03/2013
ControllerDoubletree Bedford Glen Hotel Destination Hotels
Recruited to return to Destination Hotels for newly acquired property.
11/2009 to 01/2012
ControllerLiberty Hotel Boston HEI
Four Diamond Luxury Hotel with 298 guestrooms and three F&B Outlets.
Annual revenues of $37M.
Manage and direct an Accounting team of five plus three in the Purchasing Department.
Recruited to hotel based on industry reputation.
Accomplishments include; reorganizing accounting department so that positions cross train and are able to handle month end responsibilities; gain ownership trust and respect through producing accurate and timely financial statements; work with department managers to ensure staff is adhering to related policies and procedures; Reduce AR overall balance from $1.7M to $400K.
05/2005 to 09/2009
ControllerNINE ZERO Hotel Destination Hotels/Kimpton Hotels
Four Diamond Luxury Boutique Hotel with 190 guest rooms and KO Prime restaurant.
Annual revenues exceeding $18M.
Enhanced and developed existing internal controls.
Balance Sheet reconciliation's scoring one of the highest in the region.
Introduced cross training with accounting functions to ensure efficiency and future development of accounting associates.
Developed Departmental Managers forecasting and budget skills.
Transitioned hotel purchase to Kimpton Hotels May 2006.
06/2002 to 05/2005
DIRECTOR OF FINANCEThe Hotel @ MIT, Hilton Hotels
Opening Director of Finance for this four diamond 210-room hotel with total revenues exceeding $13M.
Trained and developed (Accounting, Purchasing and Night Audit) a staff of eight.
Successfully promoted several employees within hotel and to other managed properties.
Direct liaison with Ownership and Management Company.
Foster positive working relationships.
Meet budgeted expense guidelines through checkbook accounting and consistent interaction with Managers.
Traveled on Task Force to assist various Hilton family properties; The Times Square Hilton and The Millenium Hilton of NY.
Act as point of contact when General Manager is on vacation.
Successful Internal Hilton audit ranked one of the highest scores in region.
Selected to assist Area Director of Finance with Internal Audits at other locations.
06/2001 to 06/2002
07/2000 to 06/2001
The Fleet Conference and Training Center － Boston
05/1998 to 05/2005
HILTON HOTELS CORPORATION
05/1998 to 07/2000
CONTROLLERThe Hotel @ MIT
04/1997 to 05/1998
CONTROLLER; Holiday Inn Boston Fine Hotels Corporation
Recruited to return to Fine Hotels and assume the position of Controller at a newly acquired hotel.
08/1996 to 04/1997
The Regal Bostonian Hotel － Boston, MA
Managed all accounting functions for a $13M 152-room luxury hotel.
03/1995 to 08/1996
CONTROLLER; Holiday Inn Boston/Brookline Fine Hotels Corporation
Responsible for daily accounting functions of 207-room hotel.
11/1993 to 03/1995
CONTROLLER Sheraton Tara Framingham Hotel
03/1991 to 11/1993
CONTROLLER Sheraton Tara Newton Hotel
06/1989 to 03/1991
ASSISTANT CONTROLLER Sheraton Tara Framingham Hotel
12/1987 to 03/1995
THE FLATLEY COMPANY/SHERATON TARA HOTELS
12/1987 to 06/1989
ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLE Sheraton Tara Framingham Hotel
Education and Training
Newbury College and Champlain College － Boston Burlington, MA VT