Job Description

Pay: $125000 per year - $125000 per year


Position Summary: At Great Wolf the Director of Finance is a business partner responsible for: delivering financial results for the lodge, internal controls and loss prevention, and reporting and analytics.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develops financial strategies by analyzing and forecasting business trends; ensuring there is a clear financial agenda, making course corrections, having strong communications, and developing new opportunities
  • Provides accurate accounting, expense management, internal controls framework, and loss prevention mitigation
  • Measures and analyzes financial results for reporting to regional and corporate management and strategizes corrective action plans as necessary to maximize business performance
  • Provides operational insight and organizational strategies by bringing an external financial perspective to the operation, translating financial data into action plans
  • Provides effective decision making by contributing financial information and analysis to help the operation choose the right solution with taking in all points of view and key facts
  • Builds trusting relationships and holds department leadership accountable to become the business owners of their department, aligning action plans, and raising challenging issues
  • Partners with the General Manager to clearly describe, assign and delegate financial responsibility and authority for the operation
  • Creates conditions for financial success by coaching, training, providing business context, and working collaboratively with fellow pack members
  • Develops efficiencies and maximizes efforts for the right purpose; creating value, aligning monetary resources where necessary
  • Lead the annual and long-term operating budget and capital investment planning in partnership with the General Manager and lodge leadership team


Basic Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelors Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in a finance or accounting environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel with demonstrated ability to perform analysis and modeling
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong problem solving, attention to detail, and organizational skills
  • Enthusiastic and positive energy
  • Successful completion of criminal background check and drug screen


Desired Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the entertainment, amusement park or hotel industry
  • Previous experience with Coupa, Tableau, and O365 suite


Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift up to 20lbs
  • Able to bend, stretch, and twist
  • Able to stand or sit for long periods of time

Application Instructions

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