Vice President of Central Accounting

Aimbridge Hospitality, Plano, TX

Posted January 14, 2019

Fantastic time to join Aimbridge Hospitality, the nation's largest hotel management company with 800+ hotels and 30,000 employees!

Job overview

The VP of Central Accounting is responsible for the centralized accounting processes of the managed properties. The position is responsible for ensuring proper functioning of the department through direct oversight and development, implementation and monitoring of appropriate policies and procedures. 

The ideal candidate will: 

  • Have recent public accounting experience (3+ years) from one of the Big 4 Accounting Firms.
  • Active CPA license.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with counterparts from Ownership groups.
  • Oversee the financial and operating performance of the Aimbridge Central Accounting department and prepare annual goals, objectives and strategies for the department.
  • Oversee relationships with Central Accounting internal clients including Corporate and Shared Services.
  • Oversee relationships between property general managers and Staff Accountants to ensure information is provided timely and accurately in both directions.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with Aimbridge Regional Managers, including all interactions, processes and workflow necessary to ensure that property-level financial results are accurately communicated.
  • Develop and report on departmental performance metrics.
  • Develop and maintain accounting policies and procedures and systems of internal control for each Central Accounting functional area.
  • Coordinate responses to internal and external audit groups.
  • Continually assess the scope, quality and efficiency of services provided to internal stakeholders,Property GMs, Regional Managers and Owners.
  • Perform responsibilities in connection with the Company’s SSAE SOC 1 environment.
  • Supervise daily and period-closing activities and provide guidance to Staff Accountants during the process:
    • Review and approve bank and balance sheet account reconciliations
    • Oversee resolution of accounting discrepancies and issues
    • Review and approve property financial reports and analysis
    • Ensure the completeness and accuracy of financial statements through review and ensuring monthly closing steps have been performed completely and accurately
  • Finalize management and owner reports for the investor reporting function
  • Oversee property onboarding and off-boarding protocols.
  • Participate in meetings and on committees as requested by supervisors.
  • Oversee annual staff performance assessment.
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; and participating in professional organizations.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate key performance indicators (kpi’s) to aid in financial statement analysis and understanding.
  • Oversee staff and manager development, ensuring training checklists are fully utilized and updated as needed.

Benefits for Full Time Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • 401K retirement plan 
  • Short and Long-Term Disability Income*
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • Vacation PTO & Holiday/Sick PTO
  • Employee Assistance Program

*Specific plans for specific positions

Aimbridge Hospitality

Aimbridge Hospitality is the largest and most dynamic hotel management company in North America and the Caribbean.  With an award winning portfolio of over 825 hotels, more than 85,000 guest rooms, and over 30,000 employees the sky is the limit for your career and advancement opportunities! Our company operates across a full spectrum of property types in addition to independent luxury, boutique, and lifestyle hotels. Our highly resourced company offers an unrivaled track record of creating and maximizing asset value and holds an enviable position as an exclusive management company approved to operate all brands within the Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, Starwood, Wyndham, and InterContinental systems as well as their respective newly launched soft brands.

Aimbridge Hospitality Culture

Aimbridge Hospitality is and will forever be a “high touch” organization. From the principals to the front line associates, the Aimbridge team is engaged in guest, partner (both investment and brand), and associate satisfaction. At Aimbridge Hospitality, we value passionate people who love to be challenged and desire the freedom to contribute to the overall success of the organization.

Having fun helps us keep perspective! If we’re happy, our guests will be happy. Our work place culture values family, work life balance and community.

Career Advancement at Aimbridge Hospitality

Aimbridge Hospitality values innovative ideas that ensure high productivity and rewards those willing to step forward and help us develop passionate team members that deliver outstanding guest service and top financial results. We want you to succeed and explore new positions which allow you to progress in your career. Our culture and programs prepare you to meet and exceed your personal goals. Every leader knows the key to success is continuous training to all team members, and to proactively encourage and provide them with opportunities for advancement.