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Corporate Controller, North America

Virgin Hotels

3390 Mary Street
Suite 218
Miami, FL 33133

Management Company

Temps plein

Who We Are

We love what we do and what we do is important! We believe that everyone should leave feeling better this means not just our guests, but also our teammates.   Everyone should go home feeling better because they learned something new, or had fun working that day.   Therefore, we hire unique individuals who work together to create amazing experiences for our guests.  We recognize that every member of the team contributes to the success of the whole hotel.  No-one is more important than anyone else, and unless we are in it together, we can’t create that special experience for our guest.

Your Mission
Should you decide to accept it...

The  Corporate Controller is an integral part of the Virgin Hotels Collection Finance team, responsible for overseeing the corporate finance function of the Virgin Hotels (VH) business unit. This role offers significant autonomy, allowing the individual to establish policies and procedures, implement best practices, and play a pivotal role in ensuring the Finance function meets the needs of the business. This is a hybrid role based out of Coconut Grove, FL (Miami).

The Nitty Gritty
What exactly you will be doing...

In helping you understand your role in working for a world class organization, the following is a list of your essential job responsibilities.  Please keep in mind that this list is not all-inclusive and that you may be asked to perform other job tasks by your manager not listed below in the constant quest to provide “out of this world” customer service experience for our guests:

Role Overview
  • Oversee the Finance function of the VH Miami office and deliver the monthly VH Finance Pack to internal management.
  • Meet the wider reporting requirements of VH corporate entities, including forecasting, cash flow management, and consolidation within the VHC Group.
  • Commit to a culture of continuous process enhancement to ensure the VHC Group consistently delivers top-tier hotel management services globally.
Management Reporting
  • Produce the monthly VH Corporate Finance Pack in line with the Reporting Calendar timelines. This includes the Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow forecasts.
  • Oversee and produce monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations.
  • Prepare materials for quarterly Board Meetings, including coordination and collation of financial data and arranging the board packs.
  • Deliver the VH OpCo annual Budget and monthly Forecast process, including liaising with Department Heads to understand and analyze the underlying commercial activities.
  • Partner closely with the Home Office Department Heads to support their financial needs.
  • Develop strong partnerships with Hotel finance teams and gain insight into operational activities.
  • Work closely with the London Office to ensure timely and accurate consolidated reporting deadlines are met.
  • Update and maintain the VH Long Range financial model each quarter.
  • Oversee monthly payroll allocations matrix for Hotels and other Home Office locations.
  • Ad hoc reporting requirements as and when they arise.
Financial Reporting
  • Oversee the preparation of materials needed for annual tax compliance, including US Federal and State Income tax requirements for US Corporate entities and Benefit Plans.  
  • Be the primary point of contact with external tax firm(s).
  • Assist Payroll function with state registrations and payroll tax filing compliance.
  • Manage and prepare the delivery of the VHC HoldCo US consolidation to London Office, for further consolidation into VHC HoldCo UK.
  • Stay current with accounting standards and ensure US GAAP compliance across all VH US entities.
  • Support the London Office in delivering the Virgin Group Finance and Tax compliance deliverables, including 1099 reporting and CBC Reporting, and any other ad hoc requests.
  • Support the delivery of the VHC Group Transfer Pricing allocation.
  • Support the VHC HoldCo UK external audit as and where necessary. 
Finance Functions
  • Support and manage the Senior Staff Accountant position to ensure their success.
  • Oversee the full Accounts Payable/Receivable cycle, ensuring timely payment runs are coordinated and billing to customers is accurate and timely.
  • Review and approve payroll semi-monthly.
  • Manage the expense reporting function, including approval of expense reports to ensure consistent compliance with expense reporting guidelines and policies.
  • Manage the Treasury function, including monitoring daily cash balances and postings, banking administration, and deciding daily positive Pay/ACH exceptions.
Systems And Projects
  • Administer SAGE X3 (accounting package) and associated Finance systems to ensure optimal utilization of features and procedures.
  • Evaluate and improve the current suite of financial systems and processes, optimizing where appropriate to reduce costs and processing time.
  • Implement finance policies and SOPs to mitigate financial risks, ensure best practices, and safeguard the company’s assets.
  • Any other ad hoc workflows as and when they arise and are requested by the organization
What Qualities Are We Looking For?

You’ve got skills? If you can perform the following, then you have come to the right place...

  • Great team player with the ability to create excellent working relationships across the group  
  • Ability to break down barriers and resolve potential conflicts swiftly and effortlessly
  • Strong communication and presentation skills 
  • Creativity and innovation are essential! 
  • Ability to multi-task between operational support, project management, problem-solving and enhancement/implementation projects
  • Ability to deliver responsibilities with minimum supervision
  • Ability to think outside the box and approach all issues with a completely fresh approach
  • Ability to anticipate needs and over-deliver wherever possible
  • Evoke inspiration in those around you and encourage them to create their best work 
  • Unwavering integrity and endless work ethic
  • Appreciate constructive feedback, as well as graciously providing the same
  • Tenacious, self-motivated, organized, and works independently
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
Background Must Have
  • Current, legal and unrestricted ability to work in the United States.
  • This is a hybrid role based out of Coconut Grove, FL (Miami).
  • Experience driving the budgeting and month-end process for an organization is required. 
  • Proficient Excel skills are required. 
  • Five years of Finance experience preferred.
  • Qualified accountant (CPA, CMA or similar) with multi-unit experience desirable 
  • Previous experience with SAGE X3 and QuickBooks is preferred.
  • Proven ability to design controls and procedures and streamline processes.
  • Occasional travel as deemed necessary (national & international).
  • Willingness to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, as needed.
Publié Le 6 Juin 2024

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