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Franchised Controller

Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph
Columbus, Ohio
Finance and Accounting

Job Description

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Posting Date May 22, 2018
Job Number 18001GDP
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Le Méridien Columbus, The Joseph, Columbus, Ohio VIEW ON MAP
Brand Le Meridien
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management

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Additional Information: This hotel is owned and operated by an independent franchisee, Wischermann Partners, Inc. The franchisee controls all aspects of the hotel’s employment policies and practices, including the selection and hiring process. If you accept a position at this hotel you will be employed by a franchisee and not by Marriott International.


Job Description 


You are well experienced in creating solid processes and aren’t afraid to speak up when something isn’t working. Details are your thing, you understand how they work into the big picture, and you can explain it to others in a way that makes sense for them. You are methodical with the repetitive duties and are persistent in finding solutions to the more complex problems. You are a whiz at learning financial software and enjoy digging into it to find new ways to look at the data.


You manage all things financial for our 135 guest room hotel including F&B, Spa, and Banquets. Each month you review financials with all department heads and report to management and ownership, ready to answer any questions that may arise. Your well-organized systems ensure that you and the hotel don't miss anything important and are prepared for the every-changing forecast. 

Job Duties
  • Implement and oversee tight financial controls throughout property.
  • Report financial results to owners and management each month.
  • Develop annual budget procedures and guidelines each year.
  • Schedule and conduct annual audit.
  • Direct the daily, weekly and monthly reporting process in compliance with Management and Ownership requirements.
  • Develop accurate and timely forecasts including labor management along with other departments
  • Direct control of costs and expenses in all areas. Task master.
  • Oversee compliance of local, state and federal laws.
  • Oversee risk management program, including all insurances.
  • High degree of owner contact.
  • Oversee financial training of all management.
  • Must have experience at properties of similar size and quality.
  • Position will be required to work a varied schedule that may include evenings, nights, and week-ends.
  • Manage capital expenditures according to budget
Job Requirements
  • Five years experience as a Hotel Controller / Director of Finance / Accounting Manager
  • MBA/CPA/CHAE certifications are desirable.
  • M3 Experience HIGHLY DESIRABLE
  • Profit sword Experience HIGHLY DESIRABLE
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
Technical Requirements:
  • Solid training in all areas of Accounting from A/P, A/R, General Ledger, Credit, Collections, Audit, Inventory control, Payroll, Budgeting, Costing, P&L preparation and analysis, etc.
  • Expert at M3, ADP, and Profit Sage or similar programs.
  • Experience in working with 3rd party Restaurant (preferred, not required)
  • Work closely with Front Office, Reservations, Sales, Spa and F&B Department to assist them in identifying optimum ways to drive revenues while balancing market segments.
  • Actively involved in yield management and revenue enhancement.
  • Oversee consolidation of budgets and projections.
  • Assist Departments in budget preparation.
  • Provide management with operational reports.
  • Prepare and review daily reports. 
  • Identify and recommend software applications.
  • Review leases, contracts, agreements, subcontracts, and licenses from accounting perspective.
Educational Requirements:
  • BA/BS 4 year degree or foreign equivalency.
  • Specific degree in Accounting or Finance OR 5 years Experience in a Decentralized Accounting environment.

This company is an equal opportunity employer.