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Vice President of Hotel Accounting

Posted December 4, 2022

Schulte Hospitality Group
Louisville, KY
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About This Job

Schulte Hospitality Group (Shg)

is seeking a dynamic, service-oriented Vice President of Accounting to join our team. SHG is an organization whose success is rooted in its service culture. Our mission is to exude hospitality, be respectful and authentic, prioritize the needs of our internal and external stakeholders above our own, and continuously strive to make a positive impact in all we do. We are passionate hoteliers, eager to add like-minded people to our rapidly growing team!

What’s In It For You?

When you join SHG, you’ll be part of a team committed to an inclusive, employee-focused workplace that is invested in your development. We want you to feel engaged, empowered, and excited to grow with us. After all, we believe our greatest and most valuable asset is our people! SHG provides a rewarding, fun and flexible work environment, exciting perks, a robust benefit package and an atmosphere designed to encourage and promote career growth within the company.

Our Company

Schulte Hospitality Group is a division of Schulte Companies, a leading third-party management company with deep, multi-generational experience in all facets of the hospitality industry. We are a diverse team of innovative hoteliers and restauranteurs operating more than 200 locations across 38 states and 3 countries. Our portfolio includes a wide array of reputable brands like Marriott, Hilton, IHG and Hyatt as well as many unique, independent, boutique and lifestyle properties and restaurants.

Job Duties And Responsibilities

  • Lead, direct and manage Regional Controllers
  • Oversee month-end close processes including balancing, timely upload of all month end reports, and reconciliation and accuracy of all ledgers and reports submitted
  • Assists with establishing a training program and assists with the training
  • Ensure accurate and timely monthly journal entries, account reconciliations and research on financial questions as appropriate
  • Direct monthly forecasting and annual budget process
  • Review policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with SOX compliance requirements
  • Advise General Managers in controlling expenses and maintaining department checkbooks
  • Ensure that property meets internal and external audit standards as outlined in the Internal Audit guidelines and other Corporate Office communications
  • Providing direction and training to hotel operational team in areas related to financial reports, internal controls, standard operating procedures, expense controls, and payroll
  • Lead role in coordinating external audits
  • Perform other duties as assigned to meet business objectives

Education And Experience

  • Hotel experience required, no exceptions
  • Minimum 5 years financial management experience
  • Multi-property controller experience required
  • BA or BS degree in accounting or finance required
  • Supervision/Management of a team

Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

  • Knowledge and deep understanding of all aspects of hotel operations.
  • Must be detail oriented, with strong self organization and communication skills.
  • Promotes an atmosphere of teamwork with the ability to lead by example.
  • Builds morale and spirit while instilling an industry leading guest service attitude in all associates.
  • Strong customer service orientation and skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • "Hands-on" leadership approach to management and team development.
  • Must be able to prioritize Regional functions in order to meet all deadlines.
  • Executes all performance management, oversee recruitment & retention programs to include bonus program & annual reviews.
  • Well-versed in strategic planning and operational execution
  • Excellent communicator and dynamic presenter.
  • Ability to lead, motivate and direct with clear communication.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, internal controls and financial reporting required
  • Ability to communicate statistical and financial data at the executive and entry level
  • Ability to thoroughly understand and analyze financial statements and cash flows
  • Meet all deadlines as required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to produce results with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment
  • Strong organizational, problem solving, analytical, and general ledger reconciliation skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously with accuracy
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and computerized general ledger systems
  • Knowledge of PMS and POS systems strongly preferred


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In addition to Daily Pay, Schulte Hospitality Group offers a robust selection of perks/benefits that include, but aren’t limited to: Paid Time Off, Unlimited Referral Bonuses, Growth and Career Opportunities, Hotel Discounts, 401K, Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Health Savings Account, Pet Insurance, Dependent Tuition Benefits, EAP Program, Marketplace Discounts at various retailers such as Disney, Apple, AT&T, Verizon and more, and a flexible and fun working environment!

  • Schulte Hospitality Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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About this Employer

Schulte Hospitality Group

2000 High Wickham Place
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40245

(502) 489-3737

Corporate Office


Schulte Hospitality Group was formed by several generations of experienced and quality innkeepers who had a passion for the business and the drive and fortitude sought by many owners. We have assembled an experienced team with talents encompassing all aspects of hospitality that has meant measured success for our clients, loyalty and pride from our employees and recognition in the industry.



We strongly believe that all of our hotels must be active in their local communities. Our team members participate in various community projects and with charitable organizations, organized at both the property and corporate levels. At the corporate office, we support several organizations that help those in need in order to build a better community.


Saving energy is not just a cost-saving function at Schulte Hospitality Group; we believe that it is also our responsibility. As a company, we evaluate various methods to reduce energy consumption, and make a strong effort to use renewable and sustainable resources.


At Schulte Hospitality we believe that it is the people that are our biggest asset. The special service touches that make our hotels unique and stand out above the competition are only provided by a caring and engaged staff.

At our hotels we provide competitive benefits along with an atmosphere designed to encourage and promote a career path within the company.