Corporate Hotel Controller
Job Title: 
Corporate Hotel Controller
Property Name:
Highgate Corporate Office TX
Location: 
Texas-Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
Company Name: 
Management  Position? 
Yes
Entry Level Position? 
No
Work Permit Needed? 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
 
Corporate Overview
Highgate is a premier real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in U.S. gateway markets including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu. Highgate also has an expanding presence in key European markets through properties in London, Paris, Barcelona, Vienna and Prague. Highgate's portfolio of global properties represents an aggregate asset value exceeding $10B and generates over $2B in cumulative revenues.

The company provides expert guidance through all stages of the hospitality property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition.

Highgate also has the creativity and bandwidth to develop bespoke hotel brands and utilizes industry leading proprietary revenue management tools that identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive out performance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the industry's most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in London, New York, Dallas and Seattle.
Job Description
Responsibilities
  • Understanding and compliance with all corporate, partnership, debt and other contractual documents for all assigned entities
  • Timely review of monthly financial statements for assigned hotel properties and related entities including corporate consolidation and reporting of assigned hotel properties and ownership entities
  • Management of debt, construction and other financing and capital transactions
  • Monitoring of hotel operations, cash flow and operating forecasts of assigned entities
  • Creation of annual budgets and monthly variance analysis for assigned hotel properties and their related entities
  • Review and approval of monthly bank reconciliations and G/L reconciliations for assigned hotel properties and corporate entities
  • Supervision of Regional Controller and staff in corporate accounting department as well as assigned hotel property Directors of Finance.
  • Review, approval and processing of disbursements
  • Assistance in the establishment, documentation and maintenance of Standard Accounting Policies and Procedures and internal controls for our finance and accounting operations
  • Involvement with insurance and property tax administration of assigned hotel properties
  • Successful completion of internal and external financial audits, including coordination of work with CPA firms and delivering information requested by auditors on a timely basis
  • Preparation of any special reports, statements, etc., as requested
  • Other special projects and responsibilities as assigned
Job Requirements
Qualifications
  • Eight + years of hospitality related financial management and accounting experience at both the property level and corporate supervisory level
  • Bachelors Degree in Accounting required
  • Hotel management company experience preferred
  • Familiarity with Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (11thEdition)
  • CPA Required
  • Strong PC skills including Excel, Word and financial accounting systems
  • Strong organizational, analytical, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary to complete assigned duties