Controller Hotel Indigo Naperville

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

DiversityWorking Naperville, IL

Naperville, IL
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* Description:

* Do you see yourself as a
* Controller \- Hotel Indigo Naperville
* ? What's your passion? Whether you're into gourmet food, gardening or guitars, at IHG we're interested in YOU\. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies \- people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do\. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team\. This excting role will manage the financial operations of the hotel to ensure the security of the assets of the company in a centralized accounting environment\. At Hotel Indigo we deliver inspired service\. In all we do, we are vibrant, curious and original\. Be vibrant by carrying ourselves in a way that says to our guests we are energetic, motivated, confident\. Be curious by being aware of our hotel and neighborhood and going out of our way to help guests learn and discover what's going on\. Be original by building connections with our guests and being imaginative to create memorable experiences\. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
FINANCIAL RETURNS Manage the accounting department including receivables, payables, and cash handling functions\. Prepare financial analysis of hotel operations including variance explanation and make recommendations to ensure the achievement of business goals\. Develop and implement financial control procedures and systems; maintain documents for audits of hotel accounts; ensure compliance with government regulations and contractual agreements\. Direct preparation of budgets and financial forecasts and reporting\. Oversee the processes of credit extension and collection of overdue accounts\. Ensure payments are made to IHG \(All Fees and billings\) as fast as possible\. PEOPLE Manage day\-to\-day operations and assignments of Accounting staff, plan and organize work, communicate goals, and schedule/assign work to ensure all accounting standards are maintained\. Advise staff of formal policies and procedures, identifying options and resolving issues\. Recommend and/or initiate salary, disciplinary, or other staffing\-related actions in accordance with company rules and policies\. Alert management of potentially serious issues\. Ensure all staff members are properly trained and have the tools and equipment needed to effectively carry out their job functions\. Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments\. Key departmental contacts include Catering, Sales, Reservations, Accounting, and Front Office\. GUEST EXPERIENCE Interact with outside contacts:
oGuests to resolve billing disputes and answer questions; to provide service to accounts oRegulatory agencies to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and contractual agreements oHMG Accounting staff and Regional Dir Hotel Finance to coordinate financial/accounting information, budget preparation, clarify issues and resolve problems as needed RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS Distribute outlook and forecast information as an up to date management tool for operating departments\. Participate in local recognized professional and industry organizations\. Review rates and recommends rate strategy to the General Manager; participates in sales strategy meetings\. Review of operating equipment stores to avoid unnecessary/excessive purchases and to eliminate \(or at least be aware\) of obsolete slow moving items\. Ensure all accounts are reconciled on monthly basis, review and approve those reconciliation s\. May assist with other duties as assigned\. ACCOUNTABILITY This is the top job managing the accounting function for a level 2 or 3 hotel\. Typically supervises a staff of professional and/or clerical accounting positions\. The incumbent of this job is not a member of the Executive Committee\. f everything they do\. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team\. Competitive salary*
* Qualifications
* Bachelor s degree in Accounting or Finance or equivalent and three years in hotel accounting or internal audit with one year in a supervisory role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience\. Must speak fluent English\. This job requires ability to perform the following:
Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 25 pounds Communicating with other people Other:
Mathematical skills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts, percentages, and variances are utilized frequently\. Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities are used often\. May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays\. Must have the legal right to work in this country Relocation support is not provided for this role So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG\. IHG is an equal opportunity employer:
Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans\.*
* Job:

* _Accounting_*
* Location:

* _IL\-Naperville_*
* Requisition ID:

* _R121719_ .