Accounting Manager
Key West, FL 
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Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
Why We're Here We believe heartfelt, human connections make people's lives better. Especially the people who work here. Our founder, Bill Kimpton rebelled against impersonal, generic hospitality that makes people feel disconnected. He initiated a new boutique hotel standard and environment where people could connect, from the heart. That was the goal then, and it is still our purpose today. Your work here has meaning. You're here to improve the lives of coworkers, guests, owners, communities, and together we make that happen. It's what drives all that we do. Every day you can improve lives in your own, unique way and you can expect the same in return. It all starts with you. How We're Different Our San Francisco-born entrepreneurial spirit and zest for life kick started this culture in 1981, and it shines through to this day. It all flows from you. The lively, rebellious, genuine you - with your diverse background, talents, experiences, and plucky personality - is fully welcome, and celebrated here. Because we know that when people can be themselves at work, they shine. That's what we seek out and celebrate. It's people of all kinds who share a knack for creativity and self-leadership. People who don't need to be told what to do to get things done. People who have an innate passion for making others' lives better. It adds up to a work environment that's a bit quirky, irreverent, exciting, uncommon, empowering, and downright exceptional. Guests feel it; you'll feel it too. What You'll Do As an Accounting Manager at Kimpton, you'll be responsible for owning the Accounts Payable process, leading a small accounting team, assisting with month-end close, balance sheet reconciliations, expense report management, and other special projects. In this position, you'll interact with both corporate and property-level employees, corporate senior management, and various vendors. Some of Your Responsibilities: * Ensure cash flow is appropriate, initiate payments, reconcile balance sheets and statements. * Train and mentor the accounting team, providing continual feedback. * Responsible for monthly forecasting including interaction with department heads, including senior leaders. * Identify and evaluate opportunities to streamline processes while ensuring accuracy and timeliness. * Serve as a contact with external auditors for annual financial statement audits. * Handle the preparation of Tourism Tax returns. * We all wear multiple hats here at Kimpton. You may need to take on responsibilities outside of this job post (as we all do!). What You Bring * Bachelor's Degree preferred. * 2-3 years of accounting experience, preferably within the Hospitality industry. * A fundamental understanding of GAAP and financial reporting requirements. * Strong leader with the ability to train and coach a team. * Excellent organizational and planning skills; task prioritization and effective time management. * Strong written, presentation, and informal communication skills. * Ability to understand issues and problem solve in a timely manner. * Comfortable working independently and in a collaborative environment. * Detailed knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, with emphasis on Excel. * Prior experience using accounting software, experience with PeopleSoft and/or Blackline is preferred. * Up-to-date technology expertise. Differences make a difference. We are committed to creating a culture that reflects the diversity of our hotel and restaurant guests. With that goal in mind, we encourage each of our employees to understand, accept, and celebrate differences among people. That includes different personalities, lifestyles, work styles, education, and experience. We also welcome and embrace people of all races, ethnicities, ages, religions, physical abilities, sexual orientation, gender identities and genders. For our complete EEO policy click here. Be Yourself. Lead Yourself. Make it Count.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2 to 3 years
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