Cluster Director of Finance

Hilton Worldwide
Jun 08, 2024
Jun 13, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Organization Type
The role aims to be recognized as trusted advisors to the business. This role attracts and retains best-in-class finance professionals, develops their finance team and enables them to Thrive. The role communicates with impact to all stakeholders, ensures a robust control and compliance environment and enables the EMEA finance management company value proposition which is attractive to existing and new owners. The role partners with our business to maximize profit for our shareholders and owners and innovates to deliver an industry leading efficient finance organization.

What will I be doing?

The Cluster Director of Finance is accountable for their portfolio of hotels in respect of understanding and driving financial performance and is responsible to perform all finance activities within the policy, regulatory and contractual framework.

The role will business partner with the General Managers and has accountability for developing excellent working relationships across a broad range of internal and external stakeholders, including within Hotel Finance, Commercial, IT, Procurement, Human Resources, Operations, Shared Service Centers (where applicable), Owners and Asset Managers as well as Regional Operations Finance. The Cluster Director of Finance works closely with all Business Partners to develop best-in-class hotel Finance teams, including the participation in all relevant Finance development programs.

You will be and remain familiar with the management agreement for the Hotel and implement processes and procedures to ensure the Hotel is operated in compliance with the management agreement, reporting issues of non-compliance to your supervising manager.

What are we looking for?
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to formulate effective goals, objectives and priorities with a long term perspective
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills (all levels of management and external customers)
  • Financial and operational analytical skills (operational analysis)
  • Knowledge of departmental and hotel operations
  • Ability to exercise judgment in evaluating situations and in making sound decisions
  • Ability to analyze and interpret financial data
  • Leadership and organizational skills (team orientation, flexible, adaptable)
  • Ability to analyze large volume of complex financial information from many sources and create reports, forecasts projections
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite applications (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

Additional Preferences:
  • University degree in Accounting or Finance / Accounting certification (eg CIMA)
  • Hotel level or industry experience

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision "to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality" unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!