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Director of Accounting

Company: Confidential
Location: Portland
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:Responsible for creating and maintaining financial records, accounts payable and receivable management and cash handling procedures. Responsible for leading the accounting staff. Have comprehensive knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP). 10 years business experience, and accounting degree, and either CPA or CMA preferred.Essential Functions:

  • Oversee all areas of the properties' financial reporting, audits, cash drops and bank account balances.
  • Developing and maintaining accounting policies and procedures
  • Planning, organizing and coordinating the year-end close process with internal and external auditors
  • Ensuring successful completion of the company's tax filings
  • Preparing financial statements, including cash flow statements
  • Hiring, training and retaining competent accounting staff
  • Select, supervise, schedule, discipline, counsel and train all accounting employees.
  • Prepare and post journal entries for monthly financial statements.
  • Reconcile monthly account balance sheets.
  • Assure property operations meet internal audit standards.
  • Train cost controls, revenues and other duties.
  • Direct the development and implementation of internal control to ensure the security and accurate recording of property assets, liabilities, income, expenses, and other transactions.
  • Complete all employee documentation, including new hire paperwork, coaching/counseling reports, performance evaluations, salary changes and termination documentation.
  • Generate monthly financial statements.
  • Assist in the creation of the annual budget and subsequent forecasts.
  • Prepare reports for regulatory agencies.
  • Ensure that all licenses, permits and insurance policies are current and comply with local, state and federal laws.
  • Demonstrate positive leadership characteristics.Additional Responsibilities:
    • Keep work area clean and organized.
    • Conduct self in a professional manner at all times.
    • Maintain a safe working environment and immediately report all unsafe conditions.
    • Maintain a good working relationship with all departments.
      • Comply with all policies and procedures set forth by the property Employee Handbook.
      • Perform all other duties as assigned.Qualifications:
        • Minimum of five years (10 preferred) experience as a Controller or Finance Manager preferably in the hospitality industry.
        • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Account (CMA) preferred
        • Superior knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP).
        • Possess strong managerial and leadership skills.
        • Ability to mentor, lead, and be a role model.
        • Polished communicator to interact within the property, company, and with ownership as needed.
        • Thorough knowledge of departmental operations.
        • Experience with budgeting, forecasting, profit and loss reporting and balancing ledgers for operating and balance sheet accounts.


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