Great Wolf Lodge – Niagara Director of Finance Full Time in Niagara Falls, ON

Great Wolf Lodge – Niagara

Branch Niagara Falls ON CA

Director of Finance
Niagara Falls, ON

This role will implement best practice financial control, revenue enhancement and EBITDA enhancement, you will be navigating through sophisticated accounting…

Great Wolf Lodge, Niagara Falls is an award winning, year-round resort which includes 406 themed suites and a 100,000 square foot water park.

Our pack members focus each and every day on “Creating Family Traditions, One Family at a Time.” Providing our guests with first-class, personalized and timely guest service is what sets Great Wolf Lodge apart from our competition.

Reporting to the Vice President – General Manager, this position is responsible for development and implementation of finance and business analytics strategies. This role will implement best practice financial control, revenue enhancement and EBITDA enhancement, you will be navigating through sophisticated accounting policies with long standing senior management to provide financial leadership and oversee all financial planning initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads the development and implementation of financial strategies and practices ensuring that financial reporting is reflective of property and corporate levels.
  • Works with the finance team to direct the management of financial analysis to include preparation, administration, maintenance and reporting
  • Timely and accurate financial reporting and budget preparation
  • Works with the finance team to develop and implement business analytics strategies and techniques aimed at streamlining business processes and practices.
  • Develops and implements EBITDA enhancement strategies and programs focused on expense control, profit and loss consolidation and revenue growth.
  • Provides expert advice and financial information for the development of strategic plans.
  • Provides counsel, assesses and improves the role, organization and effectiveness of the finance function across departments.
  • Initiates and leads change projects with a focus on the finance and operational functions.
  • Oversees a finance team by coaching, developing, training, and managing the job performance of all team members.


  • Post-secondary education in business administration
  • Accounting designation is an asset
  • 8 years accounting and finance experience within a hospitality accounting environment, including 4 years in a senior role, with knowledge of GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting.
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • Excellent team leadership, relationship management, analytical and project management skills.
  • Record of continuous quality improvement.
  • Deadline-driven, creative, proactive, self-starting, inquisitive, intuitive and strategic.
  • Demonstrated business acumen.
  • Expert level knowledge of EBITDA and revenue enhancement strategies and techniques
  • Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong interpersonal and people skills
  • Strong overall computer skills
  • Ability to function effectively in a fast paced environment, under short time constraints and deadlines

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’s

Required experience:

  • Finance: 5 years
  • Accounting: 5 years

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Niagara Falls, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-24
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