Director or Finance

at The StandardX
Published June 4, 2024
Location Melbourne, Australia
Category Accounting and Finance  
Job Type Full-time  


Director, Finance The StandardX location Melbourne.

Outstanding opportunity to join one of most exciting boutique Hotel brands in the world. The Standard continues it's Asia Pacific growth with the opening of it's first Hotel into the Australian market. The Standard’s irreverent and playful sensibility, combined with a careful consideration of design, detail and service, have established its reputation as a pioneer of hospitality, travel, dining, nightlife and beyond. Quite simply the brand, described by the New York Times as the “Citadels of Chic”

Responsibilities join the Hotel Executive Team, providing both financial and business support and advice, demonstrating solid business acumen to guide the company through pre-opening  and beyond. Preparation of budgets, financial and management reports. Assist in the recruitment and development of the finance team . Maintain control over expenses, income, assets and liability of the Hotel.

Ownership of the Accounts Receivable/Payable, general cashier, audit and payroll functions. Manage the generation of month end reports including P&L’s in a timely manner. Provide long term business and financial planning with strategic recommendations. Create sound, legally compliant financial, policies, processes, and procedures ensuring the integrity of all ledgers and financial accounting.

Contribute to the overall profitability of the company. Provide insightful analysis on financial performance. Provide clear communication, advice and reporting to all relevant stakeholders including owners and regional Finance teams.

Experience & Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Commerce or Finance. Minimum 8 years in a Hotel accounting or related field. CA/CPA qualified. Demonstrated knowledge of Accounting and PMS systems. Strong business acumen with strategic expertise. Proven track record in creating efficiencies across financial processes, procedures, and strong internal controls.

Excellent analytical and numerical reasoning skills. Strong organisational skills, time management and attention to detail. Demonstrated experience in leading a team, prioritise workload and effectively manage staff. Display a proactive attitude with the ability to make deadlines. Strong business partnering and communication capabilities.

The standard we are not for everyone but everyone is welcome.

The Standard Values Unconventional & Compassionate | Individuality & Teamwork | Creative & Pragmatic.

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