Salary Mid-Point: $95,000
Location: Chicago IL
Job Type: Permanent

Senior Accountant - Hospitality

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Functional

  • Perform monthly/quarterly account analysis and roll-forwards of selected general ledger accounts to ensure accounts properly reflect the company's financial position in accordance with company policy and GAAP
  • Review ledger detail, record adjusting journal entries, and prepare supporting schedules for GAAP-based financial statements
  • Assist in the preparation of investment level or fund level financial statements and work papers monthly
  • Assist in providing support for annual audits and internal control testing,
  • Assist in the monthly/quarterly reporting to lenders, joint venture partners and portfolio companies.
  • Coordinate with the treasury team and AVP in preparing wire transfers
  • Weekly and monthly outstanding check processing and reporting. Review property-level financial results prepared by third parties, to ensure results properly reflect the company's financial position and are in accordance with GAAP
  • Prepare bank reconciliations and journal entries as needed
  • Assess and react to changing business conditions, in terms of their impact to the supported organization
  • Ensure team's processes and procedures support the department's goals according to guidelines and policies
  • Assist in on-boarding operators for acquisitions, dispositions, and other similar transactions to include mapping of Hotel Financial Results to the Revantage Financial Reports

Relationship Management

  • Accountable to portfolio company's or joint venture partner's satisfaction with the accounting team's performance, responsiveness, and interactions
  • Lead initiatives to ensure smooth business partner experience across the team.
  • Become day-to-day go-to person for Revantage business partners, including portfolio company, joint venture partners, and Blackstone
  • Respond to business partner inquiries and commit to deliverables by leveraging resources across the team
  • Partner with other team members to identify and drive external relationships with the team's key contacts and stakeholders, including third-party accounting departments and third-party operators' accounting teams
  • Assist other portfolio companies during project initiatives on an as-needed basis

What You Bring To The Role

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor's Degree with a major in Finance, Accounting or closely related field
  • Knowledge of US GAAP
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge of accounting software and databases (e.g. Workday)
  • General understanding of financial models, corporate financials and regulatory market
  • Excellent communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to multi-task and manage shifting priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Available for limited travel

PREFERRED:

  • CPA certification
  • Hotel ownership accounting for multiple hotels, both Full Service and Limited Service
  • Real Estate Accounting at the ownership level