Posted: Feb 6, 2023
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Controller

Full-time
Salary: Hourly
Application Deadline: Jan 27, 2023
Food & Hospitality

The National Conference Center is one of the largest and most comprehensive conference centers and learning and development campuses in the nation with 917 guestrooms and 270,000 square feet of conference and event space.

Located in Leesburg, Virginia along the Potomac River near Washington DC, 20 minutes from Dulles Airport, The National delivers the country‚Äôs foremost learning and meeting experience.  The National offers a unique combination of extensive conference facilities and guest lodging to create the ideal environment for participant development.  Our multipurpose venue offers tremendous flexibility to provide the perfect environment for a variety of line level training, executive education, and professional development programs.

The National has recently upgraded to property-wide technology to include 2 gig broadband, as well as state-of-the-art HD projectors and monitors to support our in-house design, production, and run of show management team. The National has earned numerous awards including the Virginia Restaurant Lodging & Travel Association 2017 and 2019 Hotel of the Year, that recognizes a hotel for extraordinary contributions to the hotel industry by implementing innovative ideas through demonstrated passion for the industry and its community. The National is also the recipient of the 2019 Chef of the Year award, the 2020 Smart Stars Winner for Best Conference Center, 2021 Loudoun County Large Business of the Year Finalist, and more.

Read more at http://www.conferencecenter.com

Position:

  • The National is currently seeking a Controller. This position is responsible to ensure all policies and procedures are adhered to and all Accounting functions are complete accurately and timely.

Required Education and Experience:

  • B.S. in Accounting.
  • Three (3) years of experience in accounting/financial management in Hospitality/Hotels. 
  • Previous supervisory experience, computer literacy and effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must posses a strong interpersonal skills, ability to maintain composure, and the ability to make quick decisions.
  • Requires effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must work well independently.
  • Must have flexibility of work schedule to include long days and weekends.
  • Duties of this position will be conducted in a professional environment.

Reports to: CFO

Responsibilities:

  • Manages Accounting Staff - Motivates, develops, and directs employees directly reporting to you.
  • Directs day-to day operations of the accounting office to assure continuing quality of services performed.
  • Complies with and holds team accountable for The National policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for weekly/monthly reporting to the ownership.
  • Complete month end close as per SOP timeline and completeness for completion of financial package including supporting documents.
  • Completes monthly critique report with department heads and reviews for needed correction(s).
  • Completes/assists with monthly forecast and annual budget.
  • Completes monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assists managers with formulating and carrying out their organizational plans & expense management plans.
  • Assists the Chief Financial Officer to establish the unit's goals, plans, programs, and plans that are realistic, attainable and consistent with The National's objectives.
  • Performs assets and procedural audits - internal and manages/supports external audits.
  • Systems and Controls: Procurement, Cash, equipment, inventory, labor utilization, production and product usage, direct expenditures and other areas requiring cost justification and management.
  • Development, implementation, monitoring and correction, as required.
  • Ensures that programs are designed and instituted to safeguard and properly utilize the capital assets of The National.
  • Establishes realistic labor forecast and full-time equivalent goals for each operating department. 
  • Inspects operations daily for compliance with standards and use of good operating practices.
  • Maintains petty cash fund.
  • Additional tasks and responsibilities may be assigned at the discretion of the manager.
  • Follows all The National's policies and procedures and safety and sanitation policies and procedures.
  • May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or overtime.

Additional Information:

  • The National has a competitive benefit package.  We offer a comprehensive medical, dental, vision, 401k, STD/LTD, and life insurance plans.  All associates enjoy sick, holiday, personal and vacation time off.
  • This position will be based at The National Conference Center in Leesburg, Virginia.
  • The National is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity in all of our business practices.

National Conference Center provides equal opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations. The company grants reasonable accommodations to applicants with known disabilities, unless doing so would pose an undue hardship for the company.

As part of our pre-employment process, candidates who are extended an offer of employment will be required to successfully pass a drug test and background check.