Finance Leader in Development

Job Locations US-VA-Richmond
Posted Date 1 week ago(2/15/2018 11:01 AM)
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Richmond Hotel




Located in the center of Richmond’s financial district and overlooking the James River, The Omni Richmond welcomes its guests with a taste Southern Hospitality. The Omni Richmond is the premier destination for business and leisure travelers alike. Steps away you will find wonderful restaurants, shopping, and entertainment.


Come be a part of an amazing team where we inspire and reward our associates! Every other Friday the Management Team hosts an Associate Appreciation event to show their appreciation for their associates and give them a much deserved break from the work day. The Omni Richmond prides itself on having a bi-annual management training class where current associates participate in a 6 month program to prepare them for advancing their careers.

Job Description


The Leader-in-Development (LID) program is a 12-month program designed to develop graduates into successful managers in the division they wish to pursue.  The Finance LID will spend 40 hours each week as an accounting generalist and 10 hours completing contracts throughout the training property. Upon completion of the LID program, the Finance LID will move into an Accounting managerial role at another Omni property. 


Contracts are projects that will allow LIDs to learn about general hotel operations, as well as the details and functions of their division.  Each contract will provide resources and evaluation criteria.



unctions of the Finance LID will be to complete all contracts within 12 months:


  • Will be responsible for meeting with Division Head and Director of Human Resources each month as well as completing a monthly feedback report for the corporate office
  • Hotel wide contracts include working as a front desk agent, shipping and receiving, participating in a New Hire Orientation and discussing the Omni Six Pillars, and understanding the roles of other departments
  • Demonstrating an understanding of payroll, accounts payable and receivable, general cashier functions, income audit, month end journal entries and balance sheet accounts. For example, the Finance LID would work with the Credit Manager to complete all types of A/R billing, such as social and business catering, large group, attrition, etc.   
  • Finance LID will meet with Division Heads and Managers to understand different departments around the hotel.  From Rooms, Food and Beverage, and Sales and Marketing divisions.
  • Other contracts include understanding Medallia (guest satisfaction survey) results and trends, any guest issues in the finance area, etc.



  • Bachelor’s degree in hospitality or finance
  • Passion for the hospitality industry
  • Previous hotel/restaurant experience
  • Ability to work 50 hours each week
  • Excellent verbal and written skills, as well as ability to multitask
  • Must be a self-starter and good follow-up skills
  • Must be willing to relocate to new property upon completion of program

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