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Marriott Director of Finance - Franchised in Santa Clara, California

Job Number 24085141

Job Category Finance & Accounting

Location Delta Hotels Santa Clara Silicon Valley, 2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, California, United States

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? N

Relocation? N

Position Type Management

Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, Harrell Hospitality. The franchisee is a separate company and a separate employer from Marriott International, Inc. The franchisee solely controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment policies and practices, including hiring, firing, discipline, staffing, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment. If you accept a position at this hotel, you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International, Inc.


The Director of Finance will plan and direct the activities of the finance department and work with the General Manager and the management team to ensure the financial success of the hotel.

Hotel Accounting and Finance:

  • Responsible for the accounting and finance functions for the property.

  • Monitor and analyze financial performance and key performance indicators (KPIs) to identify trends, risks and opportunities and advise the General Manager of the Hotel.

  • Direct communication with the Corporate Chief Financial Officer to keep them apprised of activity in the Hotels.

  • Collaborate with all departments to optimize revenue, control costs, and maximize profitability.

  • Manage the budget process with the department heads and General Manager, including reviewing forecasts and budgets compared to actual results on a monthly basis.

  • Maintain consistent and effective policies, systems, and control procedures at the Hotels.

  • Ensure all statutory and fiscal reporting requirement as satisfied.

  • Ensure all legal, treasury, and tax documentation is properly maintained and secured.

  • Continuously monitor economic, social and governmental trends and policies to ensure the General Manager and Hotels’ executive teams are kept fully apprised of any implications that may affect the performance of the hotel in meeting its financial objectives.

  • Establishes internal controls and guidelines for accounting transactions and budget preparation.

  • Oversees the production of monthly financial reports; ensures that the reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles and the company’s financial reporting standards.

  • Responsible for monthly balance sheet reconciliations

  • Audit accounts to ensure compliance with state and federal regulations; coordinates with outside auditors and provides needed information for periodic external audits.

  • Provides financial analysis as requested.

  • Presents recommendations to the General manager and corporate team on short- and long-term financial objectives and policies.

  • Continually looks for opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the department and hotel through the leveraging of technology.

  • Coach department heads and managers regarding their financial responsibilities as well as financial management best practices in order to be successful in their roles.

  • Ensure successful treasury cash management in compliance with the company’s policy.


Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent management and leadership skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Proficient in accounting software.

  • ibuy efficient, Paycheck, Aptech, Lightspeed, Micros POS software, Marriott experience a plus.

  • Full-Service Hotel Experience is a must

Education and Experience:

  • Five years or more of related experience required.

  • Two plus years Director of Finance level hotel experience preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or business administration preferred.


  • Regular in-office attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.

  • Attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required.

  • Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the Hotel and Corporate office’s facilities.

  • This role provides the opportunity to interact with all levels of staff, management, and vendors.


  • The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft office, outlook, and overall technology savvy.

  • Experience designing and operating a successful control environment.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Analytical thinker, be able to identify and define problems and extract information from data.

  • Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels of the Company.

  • Skilled project manager.

  • Problem solving skills.

  • Self-starter and able to work independently.

  • Proficient ability to detect errors or inconsistencies.

  • Must be a team-player and collaborative.

  • Organizational and detail-oriented skills are essential.

  • Most work tasks are performed indoors. Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach other departments of the properties on a timely basis within two city blocks.

  • Travel to San Diego periodically and as needed.

Description of Pay and Benefits, if any:

  • We offer competitive pay and benefits such as health insurance, 401k Savings Plan, vacation and sick time off. Other perks include employee Marriott hotel room rate discounts where available. Be challenged and rewarded for the work you do. Come and explore the world of hospitality, meet people from all over the world, and enjoy the adventure in all your travels!

  • Delta Hotel by Marriott Santa Clara-Silicon Valley is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $135,000.00 – $145,000.00 per year

Benefits :

  • 401(k)

  • 401(k) matching

  • Dental insurance

  • Employee discount

  • Health insurance

  • Health savings account

  • Life insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance

This company is an equal opportunity employer.