Controller - Hilton Jackson

    • Job Tracking ID: 512688-626431
    • Job Location: Jackson, MS
      United States
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: June 26, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Hotel: Jackson
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Job Description:

Position Purpose:

To coordinate, organize and actively oversee the operation of the Auditing/Accounting department. Manage cash flow, necessary reporting and approval of all accounting functions.

Examples of Duties:

Essential functions:

Review all ledger account reconciliations to include: bank statements, assets, liabilities and credit card. Coordinate and review monthly financial statements for accuracy. Monitor coding of cash receipts.

Direct and supervise performance of accounting, auditing and cashiering staff including maintenance of payroll records.

Prepare Annual Depreciation schedules for furniture, equipment, building supplies, revisions and alterations.

Review tax returns to insure compliance with state and federal regulations. Prepare the utilities and telephone accrual monthly. Monitor records of inventory to control accuracy of supply distribution. Sign food and beverage disbursement checks.

Assist in internal daily audits of cash deposits and transfers.

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the hotel.

Special projects as assigned by the General Manager or Corporate Assistant Controller.

Experience and Skills:

Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.

Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel.

Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with rules and regulations for the safe and efficient operation of hotel facilities. Employees who violate Hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Specific Job knowledge, skill and ability

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Ability to communicate verbally in English with staff and outside entities.

  • Ability to manage staff.

  • Ability to analyze large volume of complex financial information from many sources and credit reports, forecasts projections for Executive level committees.

  • Basic understanding of complex computerized financial systems and ability to use it including manual dexterity to operate all office machines.

Qualification Standards


Bachelor’s degree or any other combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.


Five years experience in hotels. Large, luxury property experience preferred.

Licenses or certificates:

Ability to obtain any government required licenses or certificates.


All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific standards available).


Additional language ability preferred.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package consisting of multiple medical insurance plans (PPO and HMO), dental plans, flexible spending accounts, matched 401k plan, life insurance, critical accident or illness, short term disability, paid time off, complimentary meals, hotel discounts, wellness programs.