Ennismore is hiring a

Finance Director

Rome, Italy
We're looking for an experienced Hotel Finance Director to lead the finance team for our new Rome hotel, The Hoxton Room.
You'll work directly with our Europe Financial Director to ensure that we meet compliance and regulatory standards, monitor and manage accounts, and be responsible for the financial reporting for our Rome hotel.

What you'll do...

  • Play a crucial role in making sure the hotel run efficiently without compromising our overall goal of providing a fantastic guest experience
  • Join the team in the pre-opening phase and be responsible for ensuring finance systems and processes are in place for a successful launch of the hotel, including the recruitment of the hotel finance team
  • Oversee the financial day-to-day for the hotel, including managing site revenue (and any variances), overseeing the sales ledger, and ensuring payments are made and received as expected – working closely with centralised accounts payable and payroll
  • Be a trusted specialist partner, a go-to for advice that helps others meet their goals, and raise commercial and financial awareness across the hotels
  • Oversee our financial processes, keeping an eye on how we can improve ways of working
  • Manage monthly reporting, taking on our month-end process that incorporates P&Ls, Balance sheet and cashflow
  • Lead, mentor and develop your team, creating an environment where they can be themselves and can feel the value they’re adding  
  • Support your business partners in building accurate and timely budgets and forecasts
  • Reconcile tax and process filing & payments to related Government Agencies
  • Manage our external audits and take full responsibility of the year end statutory reporting

What we're looking for...

  • 3-5 years hotel finance experience
  • Accounting qualification
  • Technical skill, preferably with a strong understanding of compliance requirements, best practice hotel operations, finance function set up and standard systems (PMS systems, reservations systems etc.)
  • A balance between a methodical and process-driven approach and flexibility and creativity when it comes to meeting deadlines and finding solutions
  • Passion for hospitality – whether that’s a drink, a meal, an event or a bed for the night
  • You’re all about having a positive impact on the people you interact with, leaving them with a memorable experience
  • You’re not precious. We leave our egos at the door and help get stuff done
  • You’re up for doing things differently and trying (almost) everything once
  • If we got stuck in a lift together we’d have a good time and share a few laughs
  • You want to be part of a team that works hard, supports each other and has fun along the way