Hyatt Director of Finance in JEJU, South Korea
Hyatt is extremely pleased to prepare the opening for the Grand Hyatt Jeju with a new vision of the Grand Hyatt brand in Jeju, reflective of the island’s unique environment, and providing travelers with our first-class integrated resort service and hospitality. The hotel will be one of the largest Hyatt hotels with 1,600 rooms, 11 food and beverage outlets, and approximately 1,200 square meters of meeting space, indoor and outdoor pools, fitness center, two spas (Western and Korean) with a total of eight treatment rooms and a kids club.
Grand Hyatt Jeju has an exciting and unique career opportunity for an experienced Finance leader to join the team as Director of Finance. Reporting to the General Manager/Managing Director, this role is an integral part of the Hotel's Leadership Committee and encompasses a balance of strategic business partner and proactive Finance role.
Nurturing a diverse thriving team of Finance professionals, the function focuses on pre-opening and post-opening planning; execution including IS department. To ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Finance Division and Information Systems Department. And synergy with the owner’s counterpart to operate with excellence and deliver on Hyatt’s purpose and ultimate success.
The position will initially be based out of Seoul during the hotel construction period. The successful candidate will join the hotel team in Jeju City/Island, South Korea, upon completion of construction and prior to the hotel opening.
_To be Successful in This Role, You Will Require to Have_ * A minimum of five years' experience in a senior leadership role overseeing Finance preferably within the Hospitality / Tourism industry / Financial firm.
Hotel Opening experience and understanding of casino integrated resort operations.
Relevant studies or experiences (Bachelor degree minimum) with focus in Business, Hotel Financial Management and/or Tourism & Hospitality
Demonstrated leadership ability in achieving and delivering results that align with strategic business goals
Fluency (read, speak and write) in both Korean and English
Good knowledge of the Finance system (e.g. BirchStreet, Micros, Envision, Hyperion, iCaps and GEM etc) is a preference
Primary Location: KR-49-Jeju
Organization: Grand Hyatt Jeju
Job Level: Full-time
Req ID: JEJ000256
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