11-12 Albacore Drive ♦ P.O. Box F-41059 ♦ Freeport, Grand Bahama
(242) 374-4576(H) ♦ (242) 457-5044 (M)
A Financial Executive with broad experience in all aspects of accounting, auditing, and financial management with a diverse range of responsibilities. A results oriented decisiveleader with a proven ability to consistently remain productive in an extremely high pressure time sensitive environment. Recognized for strong work ethic, integrity, leadership, professionalism and respected as a contributing team player. Able to effectively communicate organization needs, motivate disparate teams in support of company objectives and build positive and productive workingrelationships.
HUTCHISON LUCAYA LIMITED. - Freeport, G.B. January 2008 to March 2011
OUR LUCAYA RESORT
DIRECTOR OF FINANCE
Responsible for the day to day accounting and purchasing activities of a 1218 room beach front resort and two 18 holes golf course with reporting lines directly to corporate office in Hong Kong.
Responsible for the monthly financial reportingpackage in accordance with both GAAP and IFRS for the international owners within the reporting deadlines.
Depository and compilation of major operational statistics for submission to owners.
Provided comprehensive analysis of company results to explain variances to budget and monthly forecasts. Lead education of and provided guidance to Hotel Unit Management regarding their department’sperformance.
Key role in the development of operational and capital annual budgets. Developed templates and provided workshops to improve the Hotel Unit Management’s understanding, preparation and management of budgets.
Responsible for the monthly update of capital and operational forecasts based on changing economic and operational conditions. Evaluation and communication of Hotel UnitManagement’s ongoing cost control efforts.
Responsible for the development and instituted policies and procedures to enhance the company’s internal controls. Periodic review of selected policies to determine compliance.
Responsible for treasury and cash management. Review of major accounts payable and receivable vendors to ensure compliance with payment terms and renegotiation of less favorableterms.
Responsible for maintaining relationships with the company’s local, national and international financial institutions.
Responsible for the review of all hotel contracts (maintenance, operations, sales & marketing).
Responsible for the management of the annual external and internal audit.
Responsible for developing strategy for the department and goals to supportachievement of same.
Responsible for all insurance matters, renewal of hotel licenses and bonds.
Leadership role in the upgrade of the accounting system, property management system, point of sales and franchise conversion from Westin/Sheraton to Radisson Our Lucaya.
Provided accounting educational workshops for Hotel Unit Management on selected aspects of the accounting process and policies andprocedures.
Represented Management on the negotiation team for the line staff union contract.
Member of the Leadership (Executive) Team
Introduced a system to track and analyze balance sheet transactions, which translated into a more efficient year-end external audit.
Developed Internal Risk Assessment policies and procedures for all departments in the resortwhich is submitted to corporate on a quarterly basis. Departments are assessed by these during internal audit review by Hong Kong
Developed and automated the generation of financial and analytical reports to evaluate company’s financial position.
HUTCHISON LUCAYA LIMITED – Lucaya, G.B. July 1997 to December 2007
OUR LUCAYA RESORT
Responsible for the daily...