Director Corporate Accounting

Property Aimbridge Corporate
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/2/2022 11:28 AM)
ID
2022-129084
Location
US-TX-Plano
Category
Accounting & Finance
Type
Regular
Status
Full-Time

Job Summary

The Corporate Accounting Director (Revenue and Accounts Receivable) is responsible for overseeing the completion of the month end close process and balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with GAAP for all revenue and accounts receivable related functions. This position is also responsible for oversight and training of accounting staff.

Responsibilities

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Minimum 10+ years of progressive accounting experience
  • Minimum 5-7 years leading and managing an accounting team in a mid-to-large sized company
  • CPA certification is required
  • Prior SEC or public accounting experience is desired
  • Proficient with general ledger systems, MS Excel and other analytical tools
  • Highly motivated individual that works well in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong managerial and organizational skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Thorough knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and SOX internal accounting controls
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical accounting issues with senior leaders and external auditors

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supervise month end closing activities and provide guidance to accounting staff during the close process:
    • Review and approve AR and revenue related journal entries and balance sheet account reconciliations
    • Oversee resolution of accounting discrepancies and issues
    • Ensure the timeliness and accuracy of financial statements through review and oversight of the monthly close process
  • Oversee the accounts receivable function:
    • Manages a team of AR Analysts that performs billings of hotel customers, cash application, and monitoring of past due accounts
    • Ensures timely billings and cash application within 24 hours of receipt
    • Maintain good business relations with respective hotel properties and/or ownership contacts
    • Timely response to questions from customers regarding billings and also ensures resolution of billing discrepancies
    • Proactively manages aging of receivables and works with Central Accounting/Operations to collect aged balances
    • Reporting to executive management of AR balances and collections
    • Follows corporate policies in handling, collecting and disposing of accounts receivable
    • Review and analyze monthly bad debt allowance analysis and ensure allowance is being booked according to company policy and GAAP
    • Review and sign off on month-end balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensure Company financial records are maintained in compliance with Company policies and US GAAP
  • Further develop internal controls over financial reporting and accounting processes
  • Serve as a resource for groups outside the accounting function on accounting matters
  • Proactively identify and implement process improvements to increase accuracy and efficiency
  • Hire, develop, retain and direct high-performing team members
  • Demonstrate leadership and management in a manner that positively motivates and supports company values, policies and ethical procedures
  • Create an environment that allows for creativity and fosters independent thinking
  • Proactively establish priorities and ensure consistent and timely follow through
  • Coordinate responses to external audit groups

Property Details

Aimbridge Hospitality Corp Office (New)

Aimbridge Hospitality is the leading, global, third-party hotel management company operating branded full service, select service, luxury hotels, destination resorts, convention centers and lifestyle hotels. Aimbridge merged with Interstate Hotels & Resorts in 2019, and now represents a premium portfolio of more than 1,400 branded and independent properties in 49 states and 20 countries. Aimbridge is based in Plano, Texas and has additional corporate offices in Atlanta, Calgary, Chicago, Fargo, Puerto Rico, San Clemente, Scottsdale, Toronto and Washington D.C.   Aimbridge’s International Division, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, has supporting offices spread across Europe in Amsterdam, Birmingham, Glasgow and Moscow.

 

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.

Benefits

After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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