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Controller- Private Club - Metro Detroit area
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Controller- Private Club - Metro Detroit area
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Harper Associates
Ph: 248-932-1170
Fax: 248-932-1214
Farmington Hills, MI
Boca Raton, FL

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Controller- Private Club - Metro Detroit area

Reporting directly to the General Manager, the Controller is responsible for the overall accounting function of the Club.  Develops policies and procedures to control and coordinate accounting and office activities.  Ensuring the accurate and timely preparation of financial information.


  • Prepares the monthly financial statements for the Club and individual departments, including income statement, balance sheet, cash flow statement, in support of the Club’s department heads, General Manager, finance committee and Board of Directors.

  • Attends monthly finance committee meetings and presents financial results.

  • Manages accounts payable and receivable.

  • Consistently monitors and manages cash flow.

  • Reconciles and audits accounting records assuring they are accurately maintained

  • Coordinates, facilitates and prepares operating budgets and forecasts

  • Provides necessary information to auditors for preparation of annual tax returns.

  • Prepares, documents and inputs all monthly journal entries to the general ledger.

  • Reconciles monthly ledgers including receivables, payables, bank and other asset accounts.


  • Accounts Payable, Payroll

  • Supervision of member billing and receivables

  • Inventory Control

  • Cash Management

  • General Ledger maintenance

  • Financial statement preparation

  • Budgeting and forecasting

  • Systems control and enhancements

  • Annual audit preparation and assistance

  • Professional interaction with all levels of management

  • Personnel record keeping and administration

  • Benefit plan administration

  • Computer Management

    Requires Bachelors Degree in accounting, with Club, Hotel, or Hospitality expertise. 

    Send resume in confidence to Ben Schwartz: ben@harperjobs.com

    Ben Schwartz, President,   Harper Associates
    31000 Northwestern Highway Farmington Hills, MI  48334
    Phone: 248-737-0431 Fax: 888-737-8525
    ben@harperjobs.com  www.harperjobs.com


Job Requirements

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About Harper Associates

Harper Associates is a personnel placement firm which was established in 1968. Both executive search and contingency placement assignments are conducted through the Farmington Hills, Michigan headquarters. Harper Associates handles recruitment for a wide variety of employers within the hospitality industry. The company specializes in placing permanent culinary, sales and all management staff within:

Restaurants - Hotels - Casinos - Private Estates - Resorts - Country Clubs -
Contract Food Service Companies - Healthcare Foodservice Departments

All searches are handled by a specific Recruiter at Harper Associates, resulting in individualized attention to each and every assignment. Confidentiality on behalf of the employer and the applicant are considered of utmost importance. Harper Associates' Hospitality Division is directed by Ben Schwartz, the President of the company. Ben is a Michigan State University Hospitality School graduate with 30 years of experience in the placement industry. He was honored by Michigan State University and has joined their prestigious "Wall of Fame" for The School of Hospitality Business. The relationships he has built with a vast number of satisfied clients in the hospitality industry, along with an extensive network of alumni and trade association contacts, make Ben the ideal professional to assist you with your next career move or search for key management staff members.

All fees are paid by the employers