Director Finance Operations, Europe (German Speaking)
Based in Frankfurt Corporate Office, Germany
We have a purpose to create Great Hotels Guest Love through delivering our brand promise of True Hospitality for everyone.
We know there’s no one quite like you, your talents, dreams and interests make you who you are and that’s what we want at IHG.
The Finance Operations Team are searching for a pro-active Director, Finance Operations Europe to join their team. You’ll be working alongside a fantastic team and join one of the biggest hotel companies in the world at our Frankfurt office.
Does this sound interesting? If so, read on!
Who are we?
You may not have heard of IHG, but the chances are you aware of our brands! IHG is one of the largest hotel companies in the world, with a family of brands including InterContinental, Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza.
We believe the culture at IHG is unique as it’s created by our People and founded on strong values. These values are our Winning Ways and they are a set of beliefs and behaviours that are important to us and our customers – that’s one of the reasons why we’ve been certified as a Top Employer UK 2018 by the Top Employers Institute.
This role is primarily focused on providing finance leadership in our hotels and commercial leadership in operations, to support growth within our European region.
The ideal candidate will be fluent German speaker and able read and write accordingly. You will be a key business partner to hotel general managers and area managers within Germany, providing efficient financial business support, including hotel investment planning within leased hotels.
• Accountable for financial reporting, statutory requirements and asset management of the leased hotels in Germany
• Contribution to the coordination and delivery of investment projects
• Ownership and responsibility over financial results delivery and profit maximisation
• Development of our Finance Teams to grow the talent pipeline an embed a winning culture
• Collaboration with key internal senior stakeholders and external interfaces, including Owners, asset managers, external auditors and industry specialists.
What we’re looking for:
You will be fluent German speaker and able to efficiently carry out German financial reporting and statutory requirements for leased properties. You will have key knowledge surrounding finance, budgeting and accounting processes.
The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills, with the ability to influence and negotiate at all levels. You will be a natural leader with demonstrated experience of leading, engaging and developing people.
You will have a strong understanding of the hospitality business and IHG as an organisation. As well as possessing the ability to evaluate and understand a variety of internal and external economic issues to forecast future business trends for IHG and develop effective financial plans.
Why work for IHG?
At IHG, you enjoy a competitive financial and benefits package which will include healthcare support and hotel room discounts.
But most of all… we’ll give you room to be yourself!
Hit apply if you think you have the skills we’re looking for!
- Job type
- Frankfurt, Germany
- Starting in
- As soon as possible
- Contract duration