Al J Schneider Co.

  • Controller

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/4/2019 8:16 PM)
    ID
    2018-2323
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    The Galt House Hotel - A legendary destination among hotels in the city. 

     

    As Louisville’s only waterfront hotel, the Galt House Hotel is quite simply the best place to find a unique and authentic experience in our exciting city.  Sip some bourbon while taking in spectacular views of the Ohio River. We are just a shot away from Whiskey Row, where you immerse yourself in the history of Kentucky’s native spirit. Explore world-renowned cultural encounters at nearby Museum Row, featuring icons such as Muhammad Ali and Louisville Slugger. Delight your palette with mouthwatering culinary tastings in our top-rated restaurant scene. The Galt House Hotel, the Heart of Louisville, is in the center of it all.

     

    The Galt House Hotel is the place to meet for a totally self-contained meeting or event, priding ourselves on a warm, friendly atmosphere and sincerity of our service. Located in the heart of Louisville, we are within driving distance from half the US population and just 10 minutes from the airport. We offer six restaurants and lounges; 130,000 square feet of meeting space; 53 meeting rooms; over 1,300 guest rooms; the city’s best fitness center; and six retail outlets.

     

    The Galt House Hotel is 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 the property.  Responsible for the hotel’s financial reporting, risk management, and internal controls, the position will also be an integral member of the hotel’s leadership team.  This position reports directly to Al J Schneider Company’s Corporate Controller with a dotted line to the General Manager of the property.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the consistency, accuracy and timeliness of accounting transactions, source documents and records
    • Responsible for the preparation, evaluation, and analysis of all reports of the hotel, including income statement and balance sheet activity
    • Responsible for the oversight of customer credit and accounts receivables for the property.
    • Initiate and participate in the implementation of information systems within the hotel, concentrating on the improvement of the quality, brevity and timeliness of the information
    • Collaborate on the design and development of financial management reports and procedures for use by hotel operating team
    • Ensure that internal controls are adequate to properly safeguard the hotel’s assets
    • Serves as primary contact between business operations and the corporate accounting office, information technology and risk management
    • Compile budgets and forecasts covering all activities of the hotel
    • Oversees the hotel's cash handling operations and procedures
    • Responsible for the oversight of the property's purchasing and receiving functions.
    • Approves all purchases made on behalf of the Hotel, adhering to budgetary guidelines.
    • Compile cash flow forecasts for the hotel
    • Manages all aspects of labor and expense forecasting and reporting through collaboration with the hotel leadership team
    • Prepares various analytic 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
    • Other duties as assigned. 

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Hospitality or related field, Economic a plus.
    • CPA preferred, not required.
    • Five years of progressive experience in financial analysis, budgeting and/or accounting within the hospitality industry.
    • 5 years experience at a large convention hotel with at least 700-900 rooms with 75%-80% occupancy preferred. 
    • Renovation, pre-opening and re-positioning experience a plus.
    • Experience managing a team with a focus on staff development preferred.
    • Experience with/or managing a purchasing department and cost controls preferred.
    • Knowledge of hospitality industry operations and the Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI).
    • Understanding of financial concepts and practices, and what drives financial performance.
    • Ability to interpret technical information for use in providing informational management reports.
    • Familiarity with Property Management Systems, Point of Sale Systems, Microsoft Office software, Accounting software and Accounting Procurement software.
    • Strong analytical skills and the ability to interpret financial statements and forecasts.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and written, with all levels of management, staff and external guests.
    • Demonstrates initiative, leadership, and entrepreneurial drive to improve financial performance whenever and wherever possible.
    • Strong IT understanding of networks and data security.

      

    This is a full-time exempt position. Typical schedule follows normal business hours for accounting operations. Other job requirements and responsibilities may occasionally extend past normal business hours, including weekends, based on business needs. This position requires minimal travel in the local area.

      

    The Al J. Schneider Company offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, 401k, a complimentary meal in associate cafeteria, complimentary parking, a discount towards a 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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