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Senior Assistant Controller

Status: Exempt

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Calling all Accountants/Number Crunchers/Bean Counters! Got Mad accounting skills!?

Do you dream of numbers, excel spreadsheets and annual budgets? We seriously hope not! But, if you like spending your working hours digging into financial data, preparing journal entries, reconciling accounts, and finding ways to increase revenues and reduce expenses, please consider applying for the Sr. Assistant Controller position at Mainsail Lodging & Development Corporate Headquarters!

The ideal candidate will be at the top of their game, able to explain complicated financial matters to those without an accounting background. An energetic disposition and excellent sense of humor are recommended for this position, as we work in a lively hotel, not a stuffy accounting firm. We measure the success of this role in accuracy, clarity, timeliness, reaching and exceeding financial goals. We want you to join our team on the path to success!

Each of your colleagues at Mainsail are the most stellar at what they do, and you will likely find yourself enjoying your time at work. People serious about their work as well as having fun are exactly what we look for in everyone who joins our team.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

The Sr. Assistant Controller manages the day-to-day operations of multiple hotel property Accounting Office remotely from the Tampa Corporate office. Travels to hotel properties as needed for on-site support.

Responsibilities include daily transactional reporting, financial analysis, assisting with budgeting, forecasting, asset and cash controls, balance sheet reconciliations and audits.

Embrace, uphold, and celebrate the Company’s Core Values

A Day in The Life of The Sr. Assistant Controller:

Prepares accurate daily, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports to include Daily Revenue Reports, Monthly Profit and Loss Statements, Balance Sheets, Cash Flow Statements and Ownership Reporting

Analyzes available information (financial data, customer data, market trends, etc.) and advises General Manager/Controller on ways to improve revenue and/or reduce expenses, ultimately improving profitability

Assists in the creation of timely and accurate Forecasts, Annual Budgets and Business Plans

Ensures a strong accounting and internal control environment to safeguard assets, improve operations and profitability. Ensures property compliance with all applicable local laws and procedures

Advises General Manager on existing and evolving operating / financial issues

Utilizes interpersonal and communication skills to lead, influence and encourage others. (Core Value: We respect the individual and believe that individuals, who are treated with respect and given responsibility, respond by giving their best)

Understands and meet the needs of key stakeholders (owners, company, guests, investors, etc.)

Monitors that all applicable taxes are current, collected and/or accrued, and processed for payment

Reconciles Balance Sheets, ensuring account balances are accurate and fully supported by appropriate documentation in accordance with standard operating procedures

Ensures all required deadlines are met

Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues, products, systems, and processes

Supports and completes additional duties as necessary and assigned

Travel to properties as needed for task force

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

3+ years’ hospitality experience involving financial statement preparation and
general ledger/accounting is required

4-year bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting or related major preferred

Proficient in Microsoft Excel

Opera PMS and Micros POS experience a plus

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Date Posted:
July 29, 2022

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