Director of Finance – Aventura, FL


Beautifully situated on 84 acres in Aventura, Florida, Williams Island offers an exclusive, private way of life to those accustomed to the finest of things at one of South Florida’s most prestigious addresses.  Residents engage in an amenity-rich lifestyle here at The Florida Riviera.

The Renaissance of Williams Island Club and Community begins with its talented staff.  As the leader of Finance and IT, the Director of Finance understands the key to our success is making sound business decisions and providing the team with accurate, timely and pertinent information to make key decisions for our success.  Now is your chance to join our talented team of like-minded professionals here at Williams Island.  Embark on our shared journey of making Williams Island the residence and club of choice in South Florida.

About the position:

You will be responsible for the strategic leadership of the Accounting team in managing the POA policies, systems and processes as well as fiscal records, regulatory requirements, plans and procedures.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Lead the team to approach all encounters with residents, members and employees in an attentive, respectful and service-oriented manner
  • Manage the External Audit, review and analyze results and recommend for approval the Audited Financial Statements
  • Manage the Cash Management function, including banking relationships
  • Develop and oversee the Internal Review function to ensure that finance and operations controls are complied
  • Manage the Payroll function ensuring efficient systems, process and controls
  • Responsible for Financial Management Reporting for the company
  • Participate in continual improvement of the budget process through education of departmental managers on financial issues impacting their budgets
  • Be an advisor from the financial perspective on any contracts into which the corporation may enter
  • Provide timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial reports and financial trends in order to assist the POA Board of Directors and other senior executives
  • Ensure financial management reporting tools and processes are in place to support ongoing and future business needs
  • Prepare monthly financial statements and KPI’s and trends
  • Negotiate and collect members and residents accounts receivables, short sales, bank owned units, association owned and apartments for rental
  • Present monthly and year to date financials with analysis of results
  • Lead the annual business plan development and budgeting process

Skills/Experience/Knowledge required:

  • 10+ years of relevant management and financial experience in the hospitality industry (hotel, country club, cruise line)
  • Strong understanding of F&B as well as other departments (facilities, tennis, retail, spa)
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of GAAP regulations
  • Experience and commitment to improving procedures, efficiency and accounting operations
  • Working knowledge of IT systems, preferably related to club operations including Jonas and CertiPay
  • Advanced skills in Excel
  • Bachelors in Accounting/Business/Finance mandatory
  • CPA of value

Excellent benefits package!