Assistant Financial Controller Vacancy at Hilton Worldwide

Hilton Worldwide (NYSE: HLT) is a leading global hospitality
company, spanning the lodging sector from luxury and full-service hotels
and resorts to extended-stay suites and focused-service hotels. For 95
years, Hilton Worldwide has been dedicated to continuing its tradition
of providing exceptional
guest experiences. The company’s portfolio of
twelve world-class global brands is comprised of more than 4,250
managed, franchised, owned and leased hotels and timeshare properties,
with more than 700,000 rooms in 93 countries and territories, including
Hilton Hotels & Resorts, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts,
Conrad Hotels & Resorts, Curio – A Collection by Hilton, Canopy by
Hilton, DoubleTree by Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Hilton Garden Inn,
Hampton Hotels, Homewood Suites by Hilton, Home2 Suites by Hilton and
Hilton Grand Vacations. The company also manages an award-winning
customer loyalty program, Hilton HHonors.

Job Title:  Assistant Financial Controller
Location: Curio Lagos Airport, Gate Side One Road, Ikeja, Lagos 

Job Description
An Assistant Financial Controller will lead various section of the
Finance Department and is responsible for the day to day accounting

What will I be doing?
As an Assistant Financial Controller, you will lead the various
sections of the Finance Department and are responsible for the day to
day accounting duties. You will also provide periodic management reports
on the financial performance of the Hotel.
Specifically, you will be
responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest

  • Assist Director, Finance/ Financial Controller to provide full and accurate forecasting and budgeting proposals within the hotel
  • Ensure that the Finance team provides month-end closing and all other required management reports
  • Ensure all financial regulations are met, through the maintenance of adequate systems of internal control
  • Ensure that all internal control procedures are strictly adhered to
    and communicates any perceived weakness to the Director, Finance/
    Financial Controller
  • Prepare capital reviews as required by the Management
  • Assist the Director, Finance/ Financial Controller in internal daily
    audits of cash deposits, transfers and the reparation/ monitoring of
    the capital budget
  • Assist to prepare budget and maintain controls on spending to ensure budgetary limits are met
  • Ensure that balance sheets are a fair reflection of the assets and liabilities of the hotel
  • Understand the requirements of the Internal Control Program (ICP) and SOX and ensure that the hotel is in compliance
  • Work with external/ internal auditors and assist with year-end audit preparations and drafting of financial statements
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What are we looking for?
An Assistant Financial Controller serving Hilton Worldwide brands is
always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team
Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the
qualifications, skills, attitude, behaviours and values that follow:

  • Relevant degree in Finance, Accounting or related business disciplines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong influencing, leadership skills, inter-personal and communication skills
  • Detail oriented and organized
  • Experience with the IT systems such as PeopleSoft, SUN, Check EAM and Property Management System (advantageous)
  • At least 3 years experience in a similar position in hotel, leisure or retail sector
  • Ability to effectively deal with the concerns of guests and team
    members in a friendly and positive manner, providing positive and
    proactive solutions
  • Excellent analytical skills – Knowledge of financial operating systems and procedures

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply

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