Controller / HR DirectorThe Elyton Hotel, Autograph CollectionBirmingham, AL
A property of: Ascent Hospitality Management
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Job Description

Controller / HR Director
The Elyton Hotel, Autograph Collection
Birmingham, AL 

Ascent Hospitality is building some of the best opportunities and some of the finest hotels, and this one might just be the path to the future you're seeking.  We're looking for a seasoned Hotel Controller to oversee the financial operations with an HR component for The Elyton Hotel in Birmingham, AL.  Not only is the hotel special, but so is Birmingham So you have the best of both worlds, Great Opportunity in a Great Location.

Controller Position Summary
The Controller will oversee Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Cashier and Income Audit. He/She will supervise the daily operations ensuring compliance with the Company's SOPs and LSOPs, GAAP and all federal, state and local laws and regulations. This position requires the candidate to analyze and reconcile credit cards batches. The Controller will assist in the preparation of the annual budget, forecast, taxes and other financial reports. He/She will also train, monitor and coordinate the implementation and maintenance of financial controls and information flow to other departments. The Controller will ensure smooth operation by resolving issues in the accounting systems. Other jobs and duties as assigned.  

Job Requirements

Controller Responsibilities

· The Controller maintains accurate daily revenue figures and insures revenues are reported daily to Ascent Hospitality Management Co.

· Maintains current knowledge of all accounting systems, insures that training, updates and preventive maintenance happens on a routine basis.

· Handles all office supply orders, maintaining ample supply and controlling costs.

· The Controller assists in all inventory and price verifications reviewed monthly.

· Maintains working knowledge of Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, Income Audit and Payroll.

· Reviews all guest ledger accounts to insure accounts are being maintained.

· Prepares and facilitates training, reviews, raps, schedules, meetings, and associate satisfaction for all associates.

· Review all major functions and group accounts for proper credit extensions prior to arrival. 

· The Controller verifies monthly revenue reports and assists in all month-end entries.

· Attends all staff meetings and in-house training classes.

· Assists Corp Staff Accountant in preparation of profit and loss statements.

· Maintains positive working relations between accounting and all other hotel associates/managers. Insures department confidentiality.

· The Controller ensures continual open communication with staff accountant, ensuring all areas of department maintained.

· Facilitates balances and reports all taxes in accordance with state and federal guidelines.

· Filing State, Local and Liquor taxes monthly

· Responsible for knowing and abiding by all department, hotel policies and procedures.

· Establish an effective cross training program within the department

Education and Experience:

· Bachelor's degree in Accounting and 5+ Years of Experience in the Industry Preferred

Job Details

Senior level

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Dental Benefits
Disability Insurance
Family Medical Leave
Health Insurance Benefits
Hotel Discounts
Job Training
Life Insurance
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Vision Benefits
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The Elyton Hotel, Autograph Collection
BIRMINGHAM The Elyton Hotel, a AAA Four Diamond hotel invites guests
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Address1928 1st Avenue North, Birmingham, AL, 35203 View map
Property typeHotel 
room Count101-250 
location TypeUrban 

People (14)

Stan CrockettAccounting Manager"I like the people I work with and the people I work for. From management to line level employees, we work together to provide the very best services for our guests. I'm happy to do whatever I can for the Team."
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Gabriela SirbuCorporate Payroll Manager"In 4 years I have grown to appreciate the autonomy I have achieved which allows me to innovate and select the strategies when starting new projects."
Edneva AyersExecutive Housekeeper"I've worked at the Huntsville Marriott for over 33 years. In the beginning, I wanted to quit every day, but the staff was caring and I had great mentors along the way. And now I love my job and the people I work with, some of whom I have worked with for over 20 years.
Rick BrooksSous Chef, The Chattanoogan Hotel"I really enjoy working for Ascent Hospitality because of the family atmosphere and the ability to showcase my creativity everyday and train my associates to excel in their culinary careers."
Casey JonesSales Manager, Huntsville Marriott"What I love most about working for Ascent Hospitality is that I don't feel like just a number. Having my ideas heard makes me feel like a valued employee!"

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