AJ Schneider Co.

  • Controller - Al J. Schneider Company

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Posted Date 1 week ago(7/6/2018 2:34 PM)
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  • Overview


    The Al J. Schneider Company is Louisville, Kentucky's largest owner-operator of hotels with real estate and lumber divisions.  The Company's holdings include: The Galt House Hotel, The Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport, The Embassy Suites, Waterfront Plaza, One Riverfront Plaza, Medical Arts Building and Home Supply Company. 


    Currently seeking to hire an energetic Controller with solid financial knowledge, who will be responsible for managing all hotel accounting functions, and the strategic and financial planning for one of the properties under the Al J. Schneider Company (Crowne Plaza, Galt House Hotel or  Embassy Suites).  Responsible for overseeing the financial reporting, investments, risk management, cash flow analysis among other financial aspects of the business. 




    • Responsible for the accuracy, legitimacy and timeliness of accounting transactions, source documents and records in conjunction with the accounting department.
    • Will be responsible for all statements and reports of the businesses being serviced, evaluation and analysis of all income statement and balance sheet activity within the businesses serviced. 
    • Initiate and participate in the implementation of information systems within the business serviced, concentrating on the improvement of the quality, brevity and timeliness of the information, insuring these are fully utilized at all times. 
    • Collaborate on the design and development of accounting reports and procedures for use by hotel operating team in reviewing the businesses serviced.
    • Ensure that internal controls are adequate for the businesses serviced for the purpose of safeguarding the assets of the hotel.
    • Serves as primary contact between business operations and the corporate accounting office, information technology and risk management. 
    • Prepares financial and operating results for presentations to corporate office
    • Compile budgets and forecasts covering all activities of the hotel.
    • Oversees the Hotel's cash handling operations and procedures.
    • Approves all purchases made on behalf of the Hotel within budgetary guidelines.
    • Compile treasury/cash flow forecasts for the business.
    • Manages all aspects of labor and expense forecasting and reporting from/to all department heads as approved by the General Manager
    • Prepares reports outlining the Hotel's financial position in areas of income, expense and earnings based on past, present and future operations.
    • Ensure proper procedures and controls for purchasing, receiving, and requisitioning.
    • Maintain external relationships with banking and insurance representatives outside of the organization
    • Other duties as assigned. 



    • 4 Year Accounting Degree and 5 years of progressive experience in financial analysis, budgeting and/or accounting.
    • Knowledge of the hospitality industry and the importance of being customer-focused required.
    • Understanding of financial concepts and practices, and what drives financial performance.
    • Ability to interpret technical information presented in mathematical or diagram form in order to work with various reports.
    • Familiarity with Property Management Systems, Point of Sale Systems, Electronic Spreadsheet software and accounting software.
    • Good analytical skills and the ability to understand and interpret financial statements and forecasting techniques.
    • Ability to communicate effectively orally and written with all levels of management, staff and internal and external guests.
    • Initiative and entrepreneurial drive to improve financial performance whenever and wherever possible.
    • Excellent IT skills.
    • Confidence in forecasting and preparing budgets.
    • Efficient in producing and analyzing financial reports.


    This is a full-time expempt position with the expectation to work normal business hours to ensure business needs are met during the operation of the department.  Hours outside of the normal business hours may be necessary when completing a special project, timely reporting, or other assigned duties. This position requires minimul travel in the local area.


    Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


    The Al J. Schneider Company offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, 401k, a complimentary meal in associate cafeteria, complimentary parking, a discounted monthly TARC bus pass and more.


    The Al J. Schneider Company is a Drug Free Workplace, creating a culture of care where diversity is welcomed.










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