Experience


Financial Management:

Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise, Alberta Canada – Opened hotel for summer season. Improved budgeting and expense control processes.

Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta Canada – Revamped night audit process, setup new internal controls and improved monthly reporting.

Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada – Improved internal control processes and implemented new budgeting system.

Peter Island Resort, Peter Island British Virgin Islands – Improved Internal Controls, implemented cash management system, revamped monthly reporting, and reorganized corporate structure to save on income tax.

Hilton International, The Americas – Set up internal control checklist for hotels, cleared up inter-company accounts, worked with tax department to lower tax liability, reviewed management contracts, reviewed new hotel purchases and irr calculations. Finance oversight on Hilton Sao Paulo construction project.

I.T. systems:

Banff Springs Hotel, Banff, Alberta Canada – Improved set up of Micros and DTS POS systems. Set up accounting system

Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada – Revamped inventory control system for 13 owned gift shops. Set up accounting and budgeting systems.

Curacao Caribbean Hotel & Casino, Curacao N.A. – Set up new accounting system

Peter Island Resort, Peter Island British Virgin Islands – Implemented new system for Front Office, Reservations, Purchasing & Inventory and accounting.

Hilton International, The Americas – Implemented a centralized accounting system covering 25 hotels in 12 countries from Argentina to Canada.

Pre-Opening / Closing:

Chateau Lake Louise, Lake Louise Alberta, Canada – Opened hotel for summer season (May to October). Closed hotel in Fall.

British Colonial Hilton, Nassau The Bahamas – Performed pre-opening tasks and managed budget when the hotel converted to a Hilton managed property

Hilton Quebec, Quebec City, Quebec Canada – Prepared hotel and was onsite for handover when property was sold by Hilton to Westmont Hospitality

Construction / Major CAPEX:

Hilton Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo Brazil – Managed the budget for the construction of the hotel.

Peter Island Resort, Peter Island British Virgin Islands – Managed insurance claim and major works after Hurricane Hugo.