Luke Rivera Punzalan

Luke Rivera Punzalan

Director of Finance and Administration at The Domain Bahrain - boutique hotel, social club & spa
Lives in Manama, Bahrain
over 6 months ago

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I’m a very diverse individual with lot of passion to what I do, hence all the jobs that I had Its always appreciated by my colleagues and superiors, I take ownership with love and enjoyment as I am constantly looking to take up any challenging role to achieve my career goal to be a leader in a reputable company where my knowledge and expertise can be fully utilized for the success of that organization. My work experience equates to more than 15years of hands-on experience and skills sets in various area;

• Strategic planning and analysis
• Hospitality Financial Management
• Credit Control & Management accounting
• Pricing and business reporting
• Profitability maximization through budgetary control.
• Hospitality Internal Audit and Internal Controls.
• Hotel Pre- opening experience in Finance, Hr set-up & Admin support.
• Strong Budget and Forecasting skills.
• General Procurement & Inventory management
• IT infrastructure coordination
• SAP (Everest), Fidelio, Oasys, Payroll, Micros Opera, MS Office
• F&B Basic operation & administrative skills

• Human Resources Management
• Pre-Opening HR set-up and implementation
• Talent Resourcing and Management
• Learning and Development
• Employee and Labor Relations
• Expatriate Administration
• Compensation and Benefits Administration

My engagement has been at all levels of the organization which has given me the relevant experience and exposure to put strategy into action. Throughout my work career I have been recognized for my exceptional performance and contribution by the companies I have worked for.

Experience

  • Director of Finance and Administration

    The Domain Bahrain - boutique hotel, social club & spa - Manama, Bahrain

    Finance/Accounting
    July 2013 - Now · 5 years and 5 months

  • Human Resources Manager

    Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group - Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

    Human Resources
    January 2012 - May 2013 · 1 year and 5 months

  • Assistant Financial Controller

    Parkinn by Radisson - Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

    Finance/Accounting
    November 2010 - December 2011 · 1 year and 2 months

  • Executive Assistant to General Manager

    Parkinn by Radisson - Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

    Administration & General
    February 2009 - December 2011 · 2 years and 11 months

  • Administrative Assistant to F&B Director

    Riyadh Palace Hotel - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    F&B other
    November 2005 - October 2009 · 3 years and 12 months

  • F&B secretary

    Riyadh Palace Hotel - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    F&B other
    April 2003 - October 2005 · 2 years and 7 months

  • Room Service Attendant

    Riyadh Palace Hotel - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    F&B service
    April 2002 - March 2003 · 12 months

  • Management Trainee

    Holiday Inn Manila - Valenzuela, Philippines

    Management Trainee
    November 2001 - March 2002 · 5 months

Education

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration - Major in Management

    New Era University - Quezon City, Philippines

    June 1998 - May 2000

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

    Northwesteren Univeristy - Manama, Bahrain

    June 1996 - May 1998

Languages

  • English
    Full professional
    80%
  • Tagalog
    Professional working
    60%
  • Arabic
    Limited working
    40%

Skills

  • Business Planning
  • Business Strategy
  • Cash Flow Management
  • Data & Business Analysis
  • Financial Audit
  • Financial Reporting
  • Food & Beverage
  • Frotn Office
  • Hospitality Management
  • Hotel Pre-opening
  • Human Resources
  • IT skills
  • Managerial Finance
  • Micros PMS
  • Operating Budgets
  • Payroll Management
  • PMS OPERA
  • Procurement Management
  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Revenue Analisys
  • Rolling Forecast
  • Yield-management
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