AJ Schneider Co.

  • Director of Finance

    Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    ID
    2018-2323
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Overview

    The Al J. Schneider Company is Louisville, Kentucky's largest owner-operator of hotels including the Galt House Hotel, Crowne Plaza Louisville Airport, and Embassy Suites Louisville Downtown.

     

    Currently seeking to hire an energetic Director of Finance 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 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 CFO.

    Responsibilities

    • Responsible for the accuracy, legitimacy 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
    • 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
    • Oversee the hotel's cash handling operations and procedures
    • 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

    • Four year degree in hospitality, finance, accounting or related studies
    • Five years of progressive experience in financial analysis, budgeting and/or accounting within the hospitality industry
    • 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 and accounting 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 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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