Nikoloz Sikharulidze

Nikoloz Sikharulidze

Assistant Director Of Finance at Sofitel
Lives in United Arab Emirates
over 6 months ago

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  • Assistant Director Of Finance

    Sofitel - Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    April 2017 - Now · 1 year and 8 months

    Ensure a strong accounting and operational control environment to safeguard assets, improve operations and profitability • Establishing new processes to improve control points • Lead the configuration and ensure that all operational systems in the hotel (Opera, Micros, Civilsoft, SUN, Material Congtrol) are in compliance with the company standards • Creating financial SOPs for the hotel operation and ensure that the standards are followed • Provide ongoing analytical support by monitoring the operating department’s sales • Analyse information, forecasts sales against expenses and creates annual budget plans • Compile information, analyse and monitors actual sales against projected sales • Provide excellent leadership by assigning team members and other departments managers' clear accountability backed by appropriate authority. Conduct annual performance appraisals with direct reports according to standard operating procedures • Understand and meet the needs of key stakeholders (owners, corporate, guests, etc.). Communicate financial concepts in a clear and persuasive manner that is easy to understand and drive desired behaviours • Develop and supports achievement of performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc. Improve profit growth in operating departments. Review audit issues to ensure accuracy • Reconcile balance sheet to ensure account balances are supported by appropriate documentation in accordance with standard operating procedures • Ensure that the P&L is accurate, costs are properly matched to revenue and properly recorded • Create appropriate development plans which develop team members based on their individual strengths, development needs, career aspirations and abilities


  • Master

    Georgian Technical University - Tbilisi, Georgia

    September 2003 - December 2005

    Economics Management of Tourism

  • Bachelor

    Georgian Technical University - Tbilisi, Georgia

    September 1998 - July 2003

    Economics Management of Tourism


  • Georgian
    Native or fluent
  • Russian
    Full professional
  • English
    Full professional


  • Accounting
  • account reconciliation
  • Basic Accounting
  • Budget, Forecast
  • Budgeting / Cost Control
  • Cash Flow
  • Financial Forecasting
  • Hotel Finance
  • Hotel Management
  • hotel opening
  • Resort
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