Arizona Grand Resort & Spa
Phoenix, AZ

Exciting, impactful new role, reporting to our Corporate Director of Finance, based at the iconic Arizona Grand. Significant responsibilities for our largest asset and other destinations in our Marc & Rose Hospitality Portfolio. Fantastic career opportunity for a savvy hospitality finance pro!

Compensation: DOE

POSITION PURPOSE:     

This key role will supervise and direct the financial reporting and accounting activities of assigned hotels, currently Arizona Grand Resort, La Playa Hotel and Hotel Carmel. This includes, and is not limited to: the safeguarding of hotel assets and prepare financial reports in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and the Uniform System of Accounts; providing financial guidance and support to Executive Committee members in achieving financial targets of revenues and expenses; and balancing accounting requirements with customer service and operational effectiveness.  This individual will be a key leader and contributor to the long-term strategic planning of the company.

Target Percent 

of Time:Primary Responsibilities:

30%   Hire, train, supervise and direct accounting staff to ensure accurate accounting and timely reporting of financial data for assigned reporting entities of Marc & Rose Hospitality, to department heads, hotel management, corporate office, and owners in accordance with established policies and procedures.  Oversee and direct the daily reporting of detailed statistics, revenues and payroll expenses.  Monthly financial statements should be targeted for completion and distribution by the 15th of each month, based on transaction cutoff by the 10th of each month.

30%   Ensure the timely completion of all Balance Sheet account reconciliations according to established standards, within 30 days after the end of each calendar month.  All accounts must balance to the general ledger and other supporting ledgers, fully supported with backup, all reconciling items cleared within 30 days and all reconciliations updated to the Blackline platform.

10%  Assist and support the Corporate Director of Finance with compiling and exporting GL data required for budgeting and forecasting processes of the Marc & Rose Hospitality reporting entities as assigned and directed.

10%   Ensure that all licenses, permits and insurance policies are current and are in compliance with local, state, and federal laws.  Monitor all contracts and agreements and advise hotel management of the terms, conditions and upcoming expiration dates.  Ensure hotels are in compliance with all federal, state and local governmental rules and regulations.  Report irregularities and non-compliant situations to the Vice President of Finance in a timely manner. Ensure that the best financial and legal interests of the hotel, management company and ownership group are protected at all times.  Seek legal advice, if deemed necessary, from the Corporate Counsel.

10%   Provide Marc & Rose Hospitality and Grossman Company Properties financial teams with weekly cash reports, detailing all incoming deposits and outgoing payroll and accounts payable disbursements. 

10%   Develop and monitor internal controls to safeguard hotel assets.  Maintain adequate internal control over revenues, expenses, assets and liabilities of the hotel and ensure accounts are maintained according the GAAP and Uniform System of Accounts. Educate and advise hotel staff and management on the value and benefits of internal controls.

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS:

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

Oversight responsibility of computer networking operations and computer applications within the hotel.

Attend departmental meetings to keep apprised of other operations and provide input to enhance the department’s operation.

Perform other duties that may be assigned by the Corporate Director of Finance, Vice President of Finance or the Corporate Office.

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL & 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, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

Arizona Grand Resort and Marc & Rose Hospitality believes that each guest should be treated with respect and professionalism. Individuals must possess and demonstrate Genuine Hospitality, along with the ability to interact with all guests, internal and external, effectively with tact and diplomacy in line with our company's service essentials.

Financial aptitude.

Knowledge of hotel operations.

Knowledge of computers and computer training techniques.

Knowledge of business law; federal, state and local taxes, as well as Department of Labor regulations.

Knowledge of insurance, employee benefits, claims and liability.

Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate effectively.

Ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating situations and making decisions.

Ability to analyze and interpret financial data.

Leadership and organizational skills (team orientation, flexible, adaptable).

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS:

EDUCATION:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a B.A. or B.S. degree in accounting.

EXPERIENCE:

                     Must have 3-5 years' experience in Hotel Accounting and be

                     Familiar with Uniform System of Accounts for hotels.

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES:                                                                        

                     None.

APPEARANCE: 

Highly professional appearance.  All Arizona Grand professionals must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance (specific standards available)

PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Able to perform tasks independently and with limited direction.

Internal and external communications must be professional and respectful at all time.

Embody and champion the company’s brand values in both communication and actions at all times.

Behave ethically at all times.

Maintain a neat, organized workspace, maintaining important documents pertinent to job.

Speak and listen in a clear, thorough, and timely manner, effectively reading and writing, using the English language.

Professional Appearance:  Exhibit an appearance appropriate for a four-diamond resort.

Workplace Culture:

The leaders and team members of Marc & Rose Hospitality believe each guest and associate should be treated with respect and professionalism. We create Genuine Hospitality, enticing and inviting our guests to return. In order to be successful at Marc & Rose Hospitality, associates must share both our Purpose and Pillars. This includes possessing and demonstrating a high level of courtesy, sincerity, focus, curiosity and collaboration for both internal and external guests. A true customer focus is essential to success with our properties and company.

OTHER:

Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by Arizona Grand Resort from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.  Resort professionals with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment.

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

744 Room Resort

About Arizona Grand Resort & Spa

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa puts you in the midst of one of Phoenix, Arizona’s most naturally beautiful places. The region’s only AAA Four-Diamond, all-suite hotel is ideally situated on the doorstep of 17,000 acres of South Mountain Preserve, the largest municipal park in the world and the most visited hiking destination in the state. Arizona Grand Resort & Spa serves up stunning perspectives and unique Southwestern touches that make your visit to Phoenix feel naturally grand.

Whether attending an event, making a quick getaway, or taking the annual family vacation, you’ll be warmly welcomed and well cared for at our luxury hotel in Phoenix, Arizona.

About the Company

Family-owned and family-built, Marc & Rose is an eclectic collection of iconic resorts and hidden gems — each a tribute to place-based sensuality and playful improvisation. Born of an irreverent spirit and a passion for hard work, our collection makes its home across the American West. It embodies the sounds, smells, and colors of iconic landscapes – and it doesn’t come to life without the human heart.

Our passionate team breathes new life into familiar places, imagines original spaces into being, and practices the art of welcome. We consider hospitality an essential part of being human. But it is also a calling — a creative and professional pursuit that requires curiosity, care, and grit. Because the heartbeat of genuine hospitality is always, first and foremost, you.

Arizona Grand Resort & Spa provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Arizona Grand Resort & Spa 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.

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