Controller - Hotel industry
FLEXSERV
Greater Toronto Area, ON

Flexserv (flexserv.com) is the leading provider of a full range of corporate services to small and medium size enterprises – organizations that typically range in size from 10 to 100 employees. This role is for a full-time controller in the hotel industry. The incumbent would be employed by the hotel and would report to hotel executive.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare annual financial business plans and targets, operating and capital budgets and forecasts
  • Ensure the account reconciliations, G/L management, monthly accruals, A/R, A/P and related functions, internal expense reporting, fixed asset management, tax filings and corporate tax installments are completed accurately and on time
  • Prepare the monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements (to include P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow forecasts) and management reporting and analysis to support Executive decision making. Ensure all financial reporting deadlines are met
  • Analyze key variances and monitor progress of action plans to improve results and strategically operate the business
  • Manage cash flow and capital spending
  • Consolidate reporting for multiple divisions
  • Establish and implement financial controls
  • Prepare weekly KPI reports and related analysis
  • Manage, coach, supervise and train accounting and administrative staff
  • Ensure that company policies and procedures are followed by all staff and that all transactions are correctly reflected in the accounts
  • Prepare for, and support external audits

Qualifications and Skills

  • Member in good standing as a CPA
  • University degree
  • Solid experience in the hotel industry
  • Competence and experience in the duties and responsibilities described above
  • Minimum 10 years accounting experience
  • Minimum 3 years management or supervisory experience in a related and progressive Finance/Accounting Role
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of full cycle accounting, financial statements, budgeting/forecasting, year-end functions
  • Strong knowledge of internal controls
  • Sound knowledge of Canadian tax and experience preparing and filing corporate tax returns
  • Proficiency in Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Excellent judgement, problem solving skills
  • Self-starter, team player, organized, able to meet deadlines
  • Possess initiative, integrity and a strong work ethic
  • Attention to detail, accuracy is important
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, flexible
  • Professional, self-confident and able to work independently
  • Strong customer service skills and a positive, can-do attitude
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, fluent in English
  • Good references

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Experience:

  • Accounting: 10 years (Preferred)
  • Hotel Industry: 3 years (Required)
  • Management: 3 years (Preferred)

Location:

  • Greater Toronto Area, ON (Preferred)

Licence:

  • Driver's Licence (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)