Financial Controller
Kandima Maldives
January 24, 2017
February 21, 2017
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Finance, Finance Director

Kandima Maldives is much more than just a holiday. This new game-changing destination offers a seriously stylish island setting with extraordinary restaurants and bars and plenty of on-site activities to choose from. Located in Dhaalu Atoll. There is a large natural lagoon and lush tropical island surroundings that will simply take your breath away. The island is just a 30-minute flight from Male’ International Airport to the domestic airport in Dhaalu Atoll followed by a 20-minute boat ride to the island.

Job Title

Financial Controller

Job Description

  • Ensure true and fair view of the financial statements and accuracy of data collection, processing and financial reporting on a timely manner.
  • Planning, development and implementation of internal controls, policies and procedures and ensure compliance.
  • Identification of cost drivers, innovative analyses to encourage management attention and action on managing cost drivers, explore cost reduction opportunities and bench marking costs structures against sister resorts.
  • Compliance to management and related agreements / lease agreement with the Government and any other relevant agreements. 
  • Liaise with both management and statutory auditors, ensure close dialog with management auditors and audit committee in agree on scope and take corrective action in a timely manner.  
  • Timely compilation of management and statutory financial statements and reports and maintain consistency and accuracy, timely submission of Annual Report and related document respective statutory agencies. 
  • Review balance sheet reconciliations for all accounts on a regular basis and make timely adjustments for any impairment to assets and liabilities.     
  • Compliance with legal and tax regulations, compile / maintain check lists on all licenses and permits required for operating the resort and ensure all statutory dues are paid in time.
  • Maintain adequate insurance cover over assets of the resort, guests, staff and protection against losses due to business interruption at own cost and / or via concessioners.

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree or Master Degree in Business Administration / Finance.
  • Only Certified / Chartered Public Accountant candidates will be considered for this position.

Length and type of experience

  • Extensive experience in Hotels and Resorts.
  • Pre-opening experience will be highly regarded.

Personal characteristics and competencies

  • Prefereably a female candidate.
  • Solution driven individual who is sensitive to the needs of the business and its people. 
  • Creative person, always ready to challenge the status quo.
  • Innovative, resourceful and adaptable.
  • Excellent organisational and intra departmental coordination skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. 
  • Capable of adapting to different cultures and ways of life. 
  • Proficient in all financial aspects linked to the operations.
  • Fluency in English is essential. 

Contract Specifics

  • 2 year contract.
  • Excellent benefits package.
  • Applicants travelling on a single status should apply.

Other benefits and advantages

  • We provide healthy, high quality food in our staff restaurant, which is the largest in Maldives.
  • We provide great accommodation facilities and places for employees to rest and renew during the course of the working day and encourage them to take breaks.
  • We create the best possible work environment with great workplace including staff bar, staff pool, games rooms, internet connection, movie and book library, areas for employees to interact and socialise.
  • We encourage our employees to move physically and stay fit and therefore provide a well-equipped staff gym, full use of guest facilities and staff sports complex / fields.
  • We provide all amenities, resources, knowledge and assistance that our employees need for their work (uniform, opportunities for extracurricular courses)

Please be informed that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.