Corporate Director of Finance

Heavlin Management Company - Tempe, AZ

Heavlin Management Company, LLC a leading hotel management company in the valley is adding to its Chandler-based accounting team! We are looking for an accurate, hospitality-centric, communicative Corporate Director of Finance to work closely with others in the corporate office and those in the field with day-to-day financial responsibilities.

Expectations and Responsibilities include the following

Financial Acumen

Assure corporate financial plans are consistent with company goals. Prepares reports which summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses and earnings based on past, present and expected operations.
Safeguard assets and assure accurate and timely recording of all transactions by executing disciplines of internal controls and checks across all departments in accordance with management company standard operating procedures.
Manage the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day hotel financial activities of accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, payroll, inventory, fixed assets and general accounting.
Manage and issue timely monthly financial reporting including P&L's for the executive committee and corporate office.
Hospitality-Centric Operations

Participate in key decisions working with corporate and property-based teams
Maintain in-depth relations with all members of the management team
Manage the accounting, investor relations, legal, tax, and treasury issues
Manage any third parties to which functions have been outsourced
Oversee the company's transaction processing systems
Implement operational best practices
Participate in oversight and selection of employee benefit plans as necessary, with particular emphasis on maximizing a cost-effective benefits package

Directs preparation of budgets, reviews budget proposals and prepares necessary supporting documentation and justification.
Provides management with timely reviews of company’s financial status and progress in its various programs and activities.
Prepares reports required by regulatory agencies.
Supervise financial close activity and general ledger maintenance, including balance sheet reconciliations.
Cash management and treasury control enforcement for the hotel.
Operations and departmental support in regard to financial activity and purchasing controls.
Participates in payroll processing and related controls.

The candidate should have a master's degree in accounting or business administration, or equivalent business experience and 8+ years of progressively responsible experience for an established hospitality company or division of a larger hospitality corporation. Should have experience in partnering with an executive team, and have a high level of written and oral communication skills. Preference will be given to candidates with an MBA in Finance and the Certified Public Accountant or Certified Management Accountant designations..

Language Ability:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability:
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:
Modern computer skills are required.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position has full oversight over the Accounting discipline of the company.