IHG Assistant Manager of Finance and Business Support in Cairns, Australia


At Holiday Inn ® Hotels & Resorts our job is to bring the joy of travel to everyone. That’s where you come in. When you’re part of the Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts brand you’re more than just a job title.

At Holiday Inn we look for people who are friendly, welcoming and full of life; people who are always finding ways to make every guest’s experience an enjoyable one.

We are looking for an Assistant Manager of Finance and Business Support to join us at Holiday Inn Cairns Harbourside.

Key responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Assist in the preparation and management of the hotel Strategic Plan, Budget, Forecast and KPO’s (Goals Program);

  • Preparation and analysis of financial and management reports;

  • Assists in the management of internal and external audits;

  • Responsible for the maintenance and control over expenses, income, assets and liabilities of the hotel;

  • Preparing taxation returns for the business;

  • Provide advice on associated record-keeping and best practice compliance requirements;

  • Maintenance of the accounting system;

  • Participate in local recognised professional and industry organisations;

  • Assist in preparing cash flow presentations, capital projects and maintenance of the fixed asset register;

  • Supervision of the accounts staff in the timely billing and payment of accounts;

  • Responsible for the month end reconciliations;

  • Assisting with Special Projects as and when required; and

  • Fulfil the role of Manager of Finance and Business Support in their absence.


The successful candidate will possess a tertiary accounting qualification such as a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related field (Masters highly regarded). A CPA certification is preferred or you must be enrolled to complete. A minimum of 3 years in management accounting experience, in a service, hotel or hospitality industry. You will be highly competent in Microsoft Office applications, especially Microsoft Excel. You will be familiar with systems such as PeopleSoft, Purchasing Software and be experienced in working with third party providers to deliver financial solutions. You will also possess initiative, strong analytical skills, and positive, energetic interpersonal skills whilst also able to work independently and handle tight deadlines.

In return, we'll provide a competitive benefits package including salary, discounted accommodation world wide and the opportunity to progress your career with IHG. You'll have the chance to work with a great team of people, and most importantly, we'll give you Room to be Yourself.

Job: Finance & Business Support

Location: Australia-Cairns

Requisition ID: AMFBS001