Corporate Accountant – Kimpton Home Office SF

Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants

Provide any property info here Our mission is to be the best loved Hotel & Restaurant Company so regardless of position, we look for individual

Provide any property info here

Our mission is to be the best loved Hotel & Restaurant Company so regardless of position, we look for individuals who are passionate about providing genuine heartfelt care to our guest and employees.

**What you get to do** : We are looking for a motivated accounting manager to join our Corporate Accounting team. The Accounting Manager is primarily responsible for the following: managing the full month end close process, supervising a 3 to 5 person team, monthly forecasting, active member in the annual budget process, and other special projects. This position will interact with both Corporate and property level employees, corporate senior management and various vendors.

**Your day-to-day:**

+ Manage monthly close process, including maintenance of detailed close calendar/checklist, and first level review of the monthly financial statements.

+ Responsible for month end consolidations

+ Primary reviewer of all balance sheet reconciliations, in accordance with established policies/procedures.

+ Manage accounting department employees, including accounts payable, payroll and staff accountants

+ Train and mentor accounting team members, providing feedback and coaching

+ Responsible for monthly forecasting including interaction with department heads including top level executives

+ An active team member in the annual budget process

+ Identify and evaluate opportunities to streamline processes while ensuring accuracy and timeliness

+ Serve as a contact with external auditors for annual financial statement audits

+ Oversee preparation of Sales & Use Tax returns and Property Tax returns.

+ Research and resolve escalated accounting issues

+ Various special projects and ad hoc analysis as assigned

**Specific experience we’re seeking:**

+ Bachhelor’s Degree in Accounting preferred

+ Three to seven years accounting experience, with at least two years of people management experience and/or management of an accounting team

+ A fundamental understanding of GAAP and financial reporting requirements

+ Proven ability to train and coach staff

+ Excellent organizational and planning skills: task prioritization and effective time management

+ Strong writing, presentation and informal communication skills

+ Ability to understand issues and solve problems in a timely manner

+ Comfortable working independently

+ Proven ability to work across many departments to solve problems and achieve results with a variety of people and personalities

+ Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office products, with emphasis on Excel.

+ Prior experience using accounting software, experience with JD Edwards and/or Blackline preferred.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

**EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:** Prior experience required. Depending on the role degree may be required.

**LANGUAGE SKILLS:** Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively and professionally with other business departments, guests, and vendors. Ability to diplomatically deal with difficult situations and people, while exhibiting a consistent level of professionalism.

**PHYSICAL DEMANDS:** While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, or telephone. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10-25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

(Please note: management reserves the right to change, modify, and/or alter any of the duties listed above to meet business demands).

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