Shared Services Director- Finance

Celebration, Florida

Employment Type: Full Time


Title:    SHARED SERVICE  DIRECTOR                                                       Location: Orlando

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Company Profile:

Founded in 1956 in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, Meliá Hotels International is one of the largest hotel companies in the world and the largest hotel chain in Spain in both resort and city hotels. The company currently operates more than 350 hotels in 35 countries and 4 continents under its brands: Meliá, Gran Meliá, ME by Meliá, Paradisus, Innside by Meliá, TRYP by Wyndham, Sol Hotels and Club Meliá.

Mission of the Position:

The Director off Shared Services is responsible for directing the general accounting and finance functions, vendor/partner/customer financial and contractual oversight, Supporting the hotels' executive team with key financial information and operational analytics, analysis of hotels' performance and communication of results Essential Functions: (not inclusive of all of the responsibilities).

1. Responsible for all inter-company accounting, cash management/reconciliation, balance sheet management, treasury management, budgeting and forecasting, tax and compliance.

  • Elaboration of Cash Flows
  • Weekly Forecasts
  • Balance Sheet Revision
  • P&L Revision

 2. Lead monthly close process to issue timely (monthly, quarterly, annual) and complete financial statements

  • General Ledger Accounts Reconciliation
  • Banking Reconciliation
  • Taxes Reconciliation
  • Accuracy of Financial Information

3. Assist with presentations of financial reports to hotels executive team and Area Controller

  • Business Reviews
  • Corporate Reports
  • Owners Financial Reports

 4. Work with Area Controller to understand reporting needs, develop financial report formats and present financial reports and analysis

  • Business Reviews
  • Corporate Reports
  • Owners Financial Reports
  • Hotels Financial Reports

 5. Establishment, maintenance, and monitoring of internal control systems in order to ensure accurate accounting records and for compliance with the requirements of Melia Hotels International Standards

  • Income Audit Dept Supervision
  • General Accountant Supervision
  • Accounts Payable Supervision
  • Cost Controlling / Purchasing Supervision

 6. Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

 7. Review, make recommendations/negotiate and provide initial approval of financial arrangements, agreements and contracts with all corporate partners/vendors/suppliers; customers (as required)

  • Compliance with external contract policy and procedures

 8. Preparation and administration of the operating budget aand improvement program budget

  • Budget Process
  • Reforecast
  • PAI
  • Weekly Forecasts

 9.Lead, manage and coach Shared Service Department direct reports; establish training plans and goals for growth and development.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong management, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Accounting
  • Reporting Skills
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • Time Management
  • PC Proficiency
  • Proficient in the use of PMS Opera and/or SAP
  • Expert in Excel
  • Excellent organization skills.
  • Appropriate professional appearance and demeanor.
  • Proficient at statistical analysis and able to meet deadlines.
  • Advance level of English required for both written and verbal communication, Spanish preferred.
  • Availability for moderate travel.


Leadership, Service Orientation, Ability for interpersonal relations, proactivity for excellence, analytical thinking, planning and organization.


Bachelor Bachelor in Business Administration


  • Minimum of 3 -5 year of experience as Finance & Administration Shared Service at Finance & Administration Hotel


  • Able to communicate in English both verbal and written.
  • Spanish is a plus

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