Aimbridge Hospitality Accounting Manager - Joint Venture in Plano, Texas
The Corporate Accounting Manager - focused on Joint Venture, consolidations and eliminations- International is responsible for the centralized accounting processes of the Corporate entities. The position is responsible for ensuring proper functioning of the department through direct oversight and development implementation and monitoring of appropriate policies and procedures.
A Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance.
Certified Public Accountant preferred.
A minimum of 3 years in public accounting and/or accounting management preferably in the hospitality or real estate industry.
Requires extensive knowledge of all areas of hotel accounting and finance.
Strong leadership coordination and coaching skills.
Requires thorough understanding of generally accepted accounting principles.
Strong computer skills.
Strong communication and interviewing skills.
Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Strong critical thinking/analytical ability.
Adhere to the policies outlined in the Aimbridge Employee Handbook.
Supervise the financial and operating performance of the Aimbridge Corporate Accounting department and prepare annual goals objectives and strategies for the department.
Oversee distribution of responsibilities and performance of Staff Accountants.
Oversee relationships with Corporate Accounting internal clients including Property and Shared Services.
Oversee relationships between property general managers and Staff Accountants to ensure information is provided timely and accurately in both directions.
Establish and maintain relationships with Aimbridge Regional Managers including all interactions processes and workflow necessary to ensure that property-level financial results are accurately communicated.
Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedures and systems of internal control for each Property Accounting functional area.
Coordinate responses to internal and external audit groups.
Continually assess the scope quality and efficiency of services provided to internal stakeholders.
Oversee implementation and adherence to Aimbridge document management and retention policies.
Perform bi-annual review of Corporate Accounting systems of record to ensure appropriateness of end-user permissions and roles.
- Supervise daily and period-closing activities and provide guidance to Staff Accountants during the process:
Review and approve bank and balance sheet account reconciliations
Oversee resolution of accounting discrepancies and issues
Review and approve property financial reports and analysis
Ensure the completeness and accuracy of financial statements through review and ensuring monthly closing steps have been performed completely and accurately
Finalize management and owner reports for the investor reporting function
Oversee property onboarding and off-boarding protocols.
Participate in meetings and on committees as requested by supervisors.
Oversee annual staff performance assessment.
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; and participating in professional organizations.
Develop and maintain appropriate key performance indicators (kpi's) to aid in financial statement analysis and understanding.
Oversee staff development ensuring training checklists are fully utilized and updated as needed.
Aimbridge Hospitality is the leading, global, third-party hotel management company operating branded full service, select service, luxury hotels, destination resorts, convention centers and lifestyle hotels. Aimbridge merged with Interstate Hotels & Resorts in 2019, and now represents a premium portfolio of more than 1,400 branded and independent properties in 49 states and 20 countries. Aimbridge is based in Plano, Texas and has additional corporate offices in Atlanta, Calgary, Chicago, Fargo, Puerto Rico, San Clemente, Scottsdale, Toronto and Washington D.C. Aimbridge’s International Division, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, has supporting offices spread across Europe in Amsterdam, Birmingham, Glasgow and Moscow.
As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.
After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
Term Life and AD&D Insurance
Paid Time Off
Employee Assistance Program
401k Retirement Plan
Job ID: 2021-37871
Street: 5301 Headquarters Drive