Senior Financial Analyst, Resorts ($93,300.00 - $117,700.00) On-site

Date:  Mar 29, 2024
Property:  RPH (0023)

Newport Coast, CA, 92657

Division:  Resort at Pelican Hill (RPH)
Req ID:  43254

Position Summary:

The Senior Financial Analyst is the finance business partner for client groups at the Resort at Pelican Hill.  Key responsibilities include developing a deep understanding of the business, proactive and objective financial analysis and decision support, prioritizing multiple demands and interacting with and presenting to key operations partners.  They will provide financial and analytical support including the development of the Annual Budget, monthly Forecasts, and period close.  The position reports to the Director of Operations Finance and works closely with the Corporate Accounting team to ensure timely and accurate reporting.

Job Duties:

  • Serve as an on-site finance point of contact and business thought partner for operating client groups.
  • Partner with client groups to develop tactics to ensure that the organization meets/exceeds planned financial goals for the year.
  • Ensure management has full exposure to financial performance metrics; build and maintain transparent reporting suites, risks/opportunities are clearly identified and quantified; and tactics are implemented to meet all goals/targets.
  • Manages the month-end process for all client groups, including preparing KPI reporting,  reviewing the trial balance, and preparation of journal entries and accruals.
  • Prepares financial dashboards and metrics as needed for the Director of Operations Finance and client groups.
  • Proactively identifies opportunities for financial / operational improvements and modeling of future business strategies and executes on action plans.
  • Implement procedures and systems to enhance financial functions and efficiency.
  • Reviews property invoices to ensure actuals are aligned with budgeted targets. Reconciles monthly operating expense checkbooks to forecast and communicates any overages or trends to operations.
  • Supports accountability and action plans for Resorts internal audit results.
  • Instill a culture of excellence in the team through effective development and mentoring of talented and diverse Finance professionals.

Minimum Qualifications / Other Expectations:

  • Undergraduate Degree or equivalent in Business,  Accounting or Economics.
  • 5+ years of financial experience including (but not limited to): annual budgeting, forecasting, variance analysis, financial analysis, reporting, auditing, data analysis.
  • Experience within a large and complex organization with rapidly changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel PowerPoint and Google Suite.
  • Ability to work independently with limited direction.
  • Strong organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Exceptional interpersonal, presentation, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with all levels of management.
  • Systems oriented, able to deep dive into various systems - experience with SAP (ERP), Tableau, Coupa, Yellowdog, Micros (POS) and Opera (PMS) are a plus.
  • Hospitality/real estate background a plus but not required.


Base Pay Range: $93,300.00 - $117,700.00


Actual placement within this range may vary based upon, but not limited to, relevant experience, time in role, base salary of internal peers, prior performance, business sector, and geographic location.

The Company also offers competitive benefits for full time employees including paid time off, matching 401(k), and health benefits.


About Us:
The Resort at Pelican Hill is one of the world’s finest Five-Star, Five-Diamond destinations offering unparalleled service and luxury.

Perched upon 504 acres of unrivaled coastal beauty, The Resort at Pelican Hill is a world unto itself with seven exceptional dining options, 36 holes of world-class golf and the #1 Spa in California.

Our employee community is comprised of hard-working, dedicated hospitality professionals who create memorable experiences that stay with guests long after they’ve left. It’s an environment populated with talented, passionate and experienced people, a collaborative spirit and abundant opportunities.

Apply today to join our employee community, and learn more about Irvine Company, our legacy and our guiding principles.

Irvine Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, compensation, termination, and training, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, and local law. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request.


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