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Raging Waters San Jose - Finance/Administration Manager III

Company: Palace Entertainment
Location: San Jose
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


Raging Waters San Jose is seeking candidates for the position of Finance Manager. This is a full-time, exempt position. The candidate must be able to meet park operating needs, which requires working weekends during the park's operating season.

The Finance Manager will lead, manage, plan, direct, and control all aspects of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Cash Control. This includes managing and directing all activities, events and programs associated with the Park in accordance with park policies and procedures and ethical business practices. The ideal candidate will have proven problem-solving skills with the ability to manage revenues and expenses. This position will also oversee the Human Resources Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the management of all operational functions of assigned revenue centers, including profitability, sales and COS, finance, staffing, safety, proper cash handling, and

guest relations.

  • Responsible for accuracy and security of company funds including bank deposits and internal cash funds for assigned locations. Maintain ticket, token, and pass/certificate

control. Accountable for all park cash control policies.

  • Ensure organizational quality standards are delivered for team members and revenue centers within the location.
  • Responsible as directed for the development, implementation and achievement of budgetary goals.
  • Recommend, implement and enforce policies for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Maintain appropriate control of expenses, labor hours, operating costs, and inventory within areas of responsibility.
  • Research and recommend new products and vendors to enhance guest satisfaction, sales, and cost control.
  • Ensure that all goods are requisitioned properly using appropriate documentation. Maintain appropriate inventory control of operating supplies.
  • Maintain positive vendor relations in compliance with Palace Entertainment Code of Ethics.
  • Oversee park Human Resources function including seasonal employee recruitment, orientation, retention, and recordkeeping.
  • Creates programs to ensure employee compliance with all regulatory and company policies and procedures.
  • Accountable for enforcing all park policies and procedures while maintaining guest satisfaction and profitability of the company.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze financial information, costs, inventory and sales to achieve maximum profit potential. Ability to articulate variances.
  • Managerial experience in guest service industry with demonstrated ability to ensure guest satisfaction and ability to train and maintain an on-going guest service


  • Knowledge of methods of establishing appropriate control to ensure staff integrity and

quality assurance.

  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks with effective follow-through.
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate and lead staff to achieve organizational goals.
  • General knowledge of computers, cash register, various electronic devices, and working knowledge of various computer software. Cash handling experience desired.
  • Excellent organizational skills for keeping detailed records, reports and logs.
  • Ability to communicate, develop and maintain a close, effective relationship with vendors, consultants, colleagues, department managers, partners and the public.
  • Ability to work long hours at times and weekends during the waterpark & motel operation.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline
  • 3+ years' experience in the Financial / Accounting industry in a supervisory or

management role or an equivalent combination is preferred.

  • Experience in Human Resources is a plus, but not required.
  • Prior experience in the amusement/theme park industry or high volume tourist-based entertainment venue is a plus.

In return we offer an excellent compensation and benefits package to include:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Management Bonus Incentive Plan
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life, AD&D and Supplemental life insurance
  • 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan

Palace Entertainment is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, sex (including childbirth, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Other details

  • Job Family FINANCE/ADMIN
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Full Time
  • Job Start Date Monday, April 12, 2021

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  • San Jose, CA, USA, 2333 S White Road, San Jose, California, United States of America

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