Regional Controller

Department: Finance & Accounting

Reports to: Chief Financial Officer

Status: Exempt

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Mainsail is currently seeking an experienced hospitality professional to join our Corporate Finance Team
as a Regional Controller. This position is based out of our offices in Tampa, FL and works with the Chief
Financial Officer to oversee a portfolio of hotels. In this role, you will help support our property financial
leaders oversee amazing lifestyle hotels, which deliver best-in-class guest experiences. This would be
the perfect opportunity for an experienced Property/Hotel Controller or Director of Finance to advance
their career with a fun, growing hotel management company!

Along with providing leadership for the property finance teams, the Regional Controller will oversee all
accounting functions, including timely and accurate reporting, audits, analysis and processing of
transactions. Mainsail is keen on implementing technology solutions to minimize the daily grind of a
typical accounting team, therefore, experience and comfort with Blackline, Broadvine, DataPlus,
AvidXchange, ADP, OnTrack and other hospitality technology platforms will be valued in this role.

The ideal candidate will be at the top of his or her game, internally motivated and able to explain
complicated financial matters to people without an accounting background. An energetic disposition
and good sense of humor are recommended for this position, as we work in a lively office, not a stuffy
accounting firm. We measure the success of this role in accuracy, clarity, timeliness, reaching and
exceeding financial goals.

Each of your colleagues at Mainsail Corporate Headquarters are the most stellar at what they do, and
you will likely find yourself enjoying your time at work. People serious about their work, are inspired by
a robust career path and having fun while at work are exactly what we look for in everyone who joins
our team!

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  •  Responsibilities will be varied and never boring!
  • Establishes and maintains a positive and collaborative working relationship with all teams in
    overseeing property-based accounting processes.
  •  Reviews Financial Statements prior to their distribution, challenging and questioning items
    where appropriate.
  •  Monitors labor costs and all expenses, making recommendations as needed for improvement
    and to maximize profitability.
  •  Assists in managing hotel cash flow, monitors guest ledgers, accounts receivable and credit
  • Implements technology solutions, pulls it through at all properties.
  •  Ensures consistency across the portfolio in report formats, timing and reporting standards.
  • Monitors balance sheet reconciliations to ensure items are supported and cleared in a timely
  • Works with external auditors to complete annual audits and reviews.
  • Takes lead role in hotel openings to ensure all Finance and Accounting matters are addressed
    and complete.
  • Communicates and works with Hotel Owners and Investors.
  • Travels when and where needed to save the day…keeping financial processes running smoothly

and/or to cover open financial leader positions when needed.

What You Will Need to Succeed (hey, that rhymes!):

  • 4-year bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting or related major preferred
  • Minimum of 1-2 years as a successful Regional Controller at the Corporate level, overseeing
    multiple hotels or 5 years (minimum) as a successful property Controller/Director of Finance
    overseeing decentralized accounting functions
  •  Excellent communication skills, with experience working with all levels of management, external
    customers and hotel owners/investors
  • Proven problem solver with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Must be extremely proficient in Microsoft Excel and proficient in Microsoft Office Applications

Career Information

Date Posted:
January 14, 2022

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