Assistant Financial Controller – West USA

Our client, owner of a luxury hotel group, is seeking an Assistant Financial Controller to join their accounting team at one of their best performing properties based in Utah, USA. Offering guests bespoke adventures and cultural activities in and around one of the National Parks, this resort property also features a water pavilion, sauna, steam room, cold plunge and outdoor private pavilions. Guests can also enjoy sustainable, seasonal menus inspired by the culinary heritage of the American Southwest served indoors and alfresco.

The main scope of the role will be to assist the Financial Controller with the overall daily administration of the accounting department and its functions including accurate and timely recording of transactions, reporting, and maintenance and compliance with the company’s internal controls framework.

Other duties include:

  • Direct oversight of accounting staff including training and development.
  • Assist with monitoring, assessing, and maintaining internal controls and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations, including bank reconciliations and others.
  • Prepare various monthly closing entries and assist with the month end close process, analysis and reporting.
  • Prepare and assist with Monthly Forecasting.
  • Prepare & file monthly Sales & Use Taxes.
  • Supports management in controlling costs within the budget and forecast.
  • Assist with completion of annual budgeting process.
  • Assist with internal and external audits.
  • Assist Financial Controller with all other accounting functions and administration.

Candidate Requirements

  • At least 5 years accounting experience, preferably within a luxury hotel/resort environment.
  • Degree in Accounting / Finance / Business is essential, and an accounting designation is desirable.
  • Experience supervising small teams.
  • Must have strong organizational skills and knowledge of standard filing systems with excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Knowledge of or experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Internet.
  • Experience and working knowledge of SunSystems or other large accounting system, Opera, Micros/Symphony and Birchstreet
  • Candidates must also have the right to work in the USA

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 208 600 1161

Pre-Opening Director of Finance, Ultra Luxury Hotel and Residences – Montana USA

Our client is a fast growing, ultra luxury hotel and residential resort operator seeking a Pre-Opening/Opening Director of Finance for their brand new project set to open in February of 2025.  It will be the first US property in the global portfolio.

Reporting to the GM and HR on Property, pre-opening responsibilities will include:

  • Ensure that Policies and Procedures are in place and operating.
  • Present and explain variances to financial objectives to the General Manager, Owners and relevant Department Heads in a clear and concise manner with recommendations for future corrective action.
  • Practice effective cash flow management and communicate all significant cash flows to global support on a regular basis.
  • In conjunction with the General Manager, the Director, Finance is responsible for compliance with: relevant contractual and legal obligations,
  • Monitor and control all financial aspects of the business including the preparation of the annual business plan.
  • Implement and monitor programs to maintain the condition of resort assets.
  • Actively monitor all the third party contracting with and negotiate the terms and condition in favor of resort.
  • Actively monitor all Projects implemented which are critical in benefit of resort operation.
  • Analysis and evaluate all CAPEX project requirement and send for approval to global support.

Relocation and temporary housing is on offer.  As well as a high base salary and bonus.

A full job description is available upon application.

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 20 8600 1161

Resort Financial Controller, West USA – Position Filled

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Our client, owner of a luxury hotel group, is seeking an Experienced Resort Financial Controller to head up their accounting team at one of their best performing properties based in Western USA.

Reporting to the General Manager and Regional Financial Controller, the on-site head of department will be responsible for overall daily administration of the accounting department and its functions including accurate and timely reporting, including the production of daily reports.

The role of Financial Controller will oversee the following positions:

  • Financial Analyst/Cost Controller
  • Accounts Payable Clerk/Cashier
  • Night Auditors
  • Warehouse/Service Building Supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Must have strong organizational skills and knowledge of standard filing systems with excellent verbal and written skills
  • Knowledge of or experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Opera
  • Must handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Candidates must also have the right to work in the USA

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236469

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Assistant Financial Controller, West USA

Our client, owner of a luxury hotel group, is seeking an Assistant Financial Controller to head up their accounting team at one of their properties based in West USA.

Reporting to the General Manager and Financial Controller, the on-site head of department will be responsible for overall daily administration of the accounting department and its functions including accurate and timely reporting, including the production of daily reports.

The role of Assistant Financial Controller will oversee the following positions:

  • Financial Analyst/Cost Controller
  • Accounts Payable Clerk/Cashier
  • Night Auditors
  • Warehouse/Service Building Supervisor

Qualifications:

  • Must have strong organizational skills and knowledge of standard filing systems with excellent verbal and written skills
  • Knowledge of or experience with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Internet
  • Must handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Candidates must also have the right to work in the USA

For more information or to apply, please contact Andrea at fm@fmrecruitment.co.uk or call on +44 7714 236469

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