Director of Accounting & Corporate Treasury


Director of Accounting & Corporate Treasury
Arbor Lodging Management - Chicago, IL

Arbor Lodging Partners is a Chicago based hotel investment and Management Company. We focus our acquisitions, progress, and culture on the Arbor Lodging Guiding Principles,

Do the Right Thing Operate and act with integrity in all you do even when it is not convenient.
Lead with Heart
- Be kind, passionate and hospitable.

Be Accountable
- Take ownership and deliver results.
Aim Higher
- Go above and beyond to exceed expectations and pursue thoughtful change.

Celebrate Differences
- Embrace diversity; respect individual opinions and ideas.

Focusing on these principles allows us to maintain a culture that allows growth, development, and progression within the properties and in the corporate office.

Director of Accounting and Corporate Treasury

Manage outsourced accounting firms and ensuring interim deadlines are met to meet monthly portfolio reporting deadlines.

In particular, be the central point of contact for all questions by outsourced accounting firms.

Ensure that monthly portfolio reporting is accurate and disseminated to necessary parties.

Ensure that sales taxes are paid on-time and accurately.

Ensure that accounting related documentation is organized and saved in a central location.

Create relationships with vendors that service the entire portfolio and ensure payments are made on-time to them.

Serve as a support to properties that are lacking accounting personnel or need additional training.

Ensuring intercompany billing is accurate and up-to-date.

Working with asset management on consistent and relevant monthly reporting.

Being the liaison with asset management on financial questions.

Ensure that SOPs from accounting audits are being placed into action.

Determine, create, implement and train accounting and cash management SOPs.

Set up and manage all bank accounts, including DACA accounts and other items related to cash management structures.

Reporting financial anomalies to senior management.

Ensuring all entities are up to date with secretary of state and registered agent fees are paid.

Facilitate Payroll data is communicated accurately to outsourced accounting firms for entry into respective GLs.

Ensure that cash is available in bank accounts for weekly check runs (the check runs are completed by outsourced accounting).

Serve as central point of contact with tax preparers and tax auditors.

Manage any sales tax audits.

Ensure tenants are paying appropriate rent, additional rent and reimbursements for taxes, insurance and utilities.

Complete cash forecasts for all properties in conjunction with VPs of Operations and Corporate Revenue Management.

Manage budget process.

The right candidate for the Director of Accounting and Corporate Treasury role will have

CPA Required

A strong sense of prioritizing tasks and duties.

Familiarity with Birch Street software is a plus

Excellent communication and follow up skills

Ability to effectively monitor multiple projects

Experience in Hospitality (Hotels)

This position is located at:
566 W. Lake Street, Suite 320
Chicago, IL 60661

Arbor Lodging Management provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

In addition to federal law requirements, Arbor Lodging Management complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Arbor Lodging Management expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Improper interference with the ability of Arbor Lodging Managements employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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