Assistant Controller DoubleTree Orlando

    • Job Tracking ID: 512688-610959
    • Job Location: Orlando, FL
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 03, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Hotel: Doubletree by Hilton Orlando at Seaworld
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Job Description:

Join the excitement and growth of the newly renovated and expanded Double tree by Hilton Orlando at Sea World.

We are looking for a candidate that is very passionate about providing service to our guest and team members. Must be able to multi-task and a great eye for detail. You should genuinely care about people.

We are a 1020 room convention hotel located on International Drive across from Sea World. We take great pride in delivering REMARKABLE guest service at all times.


We are looking for a reliable Assistant Controller to assist in preparing statements that follow all regulatory and accounting guidelines under the supervision of a controller.

Assists the controller in the performance of accounting duties. You will be responsible for identifying and preventing discrepancies and helping set up control systems.

Musty have knowledge of accounting principles, and previous experience managing team members.


* Assists with and/or prepares reports which summarize, forecast and/or analyze hotel business activity and financial position in the areas of income, expenses, and earnings
* Helps with the audit of cashier’s banks
* Completes sales, occupancy, and telephone tax returns and submits to controller before filing
* Prepares month-end entries to the general ledger and posts them after they are approved by the controller
* Assists in the preparation of budgets and forecasts
* Reconciles bank accounts and prepares any corrective journal entries for approval by controller
* Interfaces with Front Office manager on any situations affecting the reporting or collection of income by the front office staff
* Helps with tasks on accounts payable, income audit, or general cashier during any vacancies or absences
* Fills in as controller of the hotel during controller’s vacation or absences
* Prepares end of the month reports as directed by controller
* Assists with any other accounting office tasks as instructed by the controller
* Reviews and reconciles contract labor invoices and enters them in the accounting system
* Retrieves any G/L and Journal entries information needed for audit or other purposes, as instructed by the Controller


* Assist with any other accounting office tasks as instructed by the controller, or assistant controller
* Know your work schedule and follow it with a high degree of reliability

* Work in a cooperative and friendly manner with fellow employees
* Maintain professional attire and personal hygiene
* Maintain a clean, neat and orderly work area
* Perform your job according to standard operating procedures
* Read, understand and follow all policies, procedures and rules as stated in the Employee Handbook and any Policy manual
* Utilize protective equipment, when applicable
* Promptly report substandard (unsafe) conditions to supervisor
* Promptly report accidents, injuries, property damage or loss to supervisor
* Keeps communication flowing freely among all departments
* Inform management promptly of any work-related problems or guest complaints
* Practice 'aggressive hospitality' and provide guest satisfaction
* Promote the hotel through goodwill, courtesy and a positive attitude
* Attend all schedule training classes and meetings
* Train other employees as directed by management
* Perform any reasonable request as assigned or directed by management
* Provide for a safe work environment by following all safety and security procedures and rules


* Directly supervises the positions of Staff Accountant, Accounts Payable, Income Audit, General Cashier and Accounting Clerk
* Also, during Controller’s absences, supervises the Credit Manager and/or Accounts Receivable clerk


* The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
* The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

Experience and Skills:


* Must be flexible enough to work any shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays


* A minimum of 4 year degree from an accredited university in Finance or Accounting or related major or 4 years experience as an Assistant Controller or a combination of both experience and education
* Certified Hospitality accountant Executive designation is desirable but not required


* *Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations

* Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public


* Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume
* Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

* Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
* Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form


* The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
* Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear
* The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
* The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.