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Bookkeeper/Controller

Posted December 5, 2021

Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel
Des Moines, IA
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About This Job

  • Safeguard assets and assure accurate and timely recording of all transactions by implementing disciplines of internal audits, controls and checks across all departments.
  • Lead and direct the accuracy and productivity of day-to-day activities of accounts payable, cash disbursements, invoicing/billing, customer credits and collections, payroll, perpetual inventory integrity, fixed asset records, general & entity accounting and cost accounting.
  • Develop, improve and issue timely monthly financial records for executive management team and Board of Directors.
  • Ensure financial plans are consistent with organizational goals.
  • Provide financial analysis tools to evaluate company ventures, programs, capital expenditures, products costing, etc.
  • Manage commercial banking relationships to facilitate an appropriate credit resource under highly competitive terms.
  • Work closely with CEO, COO, CFO and EVP in the development and economic evaluation of various organizational initiatives, policies and programs.
  • Interface with outside audit firms(s), banks and lessors, casualty/liability insurance agent(s), credit card companies, and collection agencies.
  • Provide visionary, strategic and functional leadership on behalf of finance and accounting across the organization, in accordance with strategic objectives.
  • Actively serve as a key member of the executive leadership team.
  • Perform various other duties as assigned in order to meet company objectives.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or related field.
  • 10 years of corporate accounting management experience, preferably in construction industry.
  • CPA required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Deep knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Exceptional financial acumen and analytical skills.
  • Strong forecasting and budgeting knowledge.
  • Familiarity with Sarbanes-Oxley compliance and internal controls.
  • Highly proficient PC skills including Microsoft Office Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Internet.
  • Experience with financial applications.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment supporting a 24/7 business.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work with internal and external customers.

JOB COMPETENCIES:

  • Commitment to Task: Demonstrates dependability and shows a sense of urgency about getting results; willing to commit the hours it takes to get the job completed; takes responsibility for actions and achieves results; overcomes obstacles.
  • Communication Skills: Presents ideas, concepts, and information effectively and clearly through the spoken word; actively listens; communicates comfortably with various audiences; responds effectively to questions.
  • Flexibility: Adapts and changes course of action when appropriate; effectively transitions from task to task; deals well with unresolved situations, frequent change, delays, or unexpected events; maintains objectives amidst shifting priorities.
  • Initiative: Takes action proactively; addresses issues or opportunities without supervision; focuses on desired results and accomplishments; demonstrates clear purpose, enthusiasm, and a "can-do" attitude.
  • Managing Execution: Manages multiple projects and effectively prioritizes tasks, responsibilities, and goals; uses goals to guide actions and creates detailed action plans; organizes and schedules people and tasks; utilizes resources effectively to meet goals.
  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively with others to accomplish business goals and objectives; asks others for their ideas and opinions; supports team's decisions; contributes to the team's efforts.

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Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel

401 Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

(515) 244-2151

209 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

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Our Hotel 

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Renaissance Savery Hotel stands as an elegant architectural landmark in the heart of downtown Des Moines. A modern touch is being added to the space with time valued accents to acknowledge the history of the building. Recently renovated hotel including a full transformation of the guest rooms and reconfiguration of the bathrooms.  The event space got a full facelift as well as the new restaurant addition, Scopri.  The Club Lounge has been expanded to accommodate our guests with state-of-the-art equipment.