Job Description

WE ARE:

Timbers Resorts is a developer and operator of exceptional boutique hotels, residence clubs and resort communities located in some of the most sought-after destinations in the world. Timbers Resorts is always looking for dynamic, driven people to join our team. We are passionate about exposing our Owners and guests to some of the most sought-after places on earth and creating unparalleled experiences for families to make memories

YOU ARE:

An inspired, driven individual who believes in providing outstanding customer experiences and comes to work energized and ready to carry that spirit throughout the day.  You truly appreciate the opportunity to work with people who encourage, challenge, and support one another to be their best.

Summary

The Corporate Controller is responsible for the corporate finance and accounting functions of Timbers Resorts and its subsidiaries, including the financial oversight of managed assets. Those include hotels, private residence clubs (includes fractional ownership) and resort developments. 

Responsibilities

  • Provide clear direction in the management of the financial, operational and business development objectives of Timbers Resorts and its managed assets
  • Coordinate the formulation, preparation, and implementation of the annual budget, capital program, goals initiative and forecasting process for all Timbers projects
  • Maximize cash flow performance through appropriate controls on inventory, credit and collections, disbursements, deposits, remittances and purchasing practices
  • Maintain accurate and timely financial and related information. Provide consistent communication of monthly financial performance for Timbers Holdings, its subsidiaries, and managed assets
  • Establish appropriate communication with the ownership groups, Board of Directors, executives and associates, local tax authorities and members of the community. Attend the regular Board of Directors and annual homeowner meetings of the private residence clubs
  • Prepare for the successful completion of the annual external audits of the corporate entity, subsidiaries, and managed assets
  • Provide financial analysis, interpretation, and recommendations to the corporate management team that contribute to the long-term financial performance of the company and its managed assets
  • Evaluate new development, brand management, and other business opportunities
  • Document and enforce corporate policies and procedures including contracting, purchasing and treasury matters to maintain the adequacy of internal controls for all revenues, expenses and related company/ managed assets
  • Initiate appropriate procedures regarding policy enforcement, business, legal advice, governance and compliance with applicable laws and regulations and corporate requirements
  • Identification of best practices to improve processes and efficiency
  • Consultation on other financial matters
  • Qualifications
  • Undergraduate college degree in accounting or finance is required
  • Master’s Degree
  • 8-10 years previous hospitality accounting experience, or related accounting/finance experience
  • Previous HOA experience is preferred
  • Previous experience as a Hotel Controller is required
  • Ability to give attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • The position is based in Winter Park, FL but the successful candidate must be willing to travel overnight to visit other Timbers managed properties as needed
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Proficient with a variety of computer software applications. Preferred experience with: Microsoft Dynamics, Opera, Excel
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills. Be a critical thinker
  • Self-driven with the ability to create critical paths that provide solutions to ongoing operations challenges
  • Ability to conduct appropriate and relevant analysis of business results
  • Manage priorities and workflow
  • Effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds
  • This is not an entry level position

Desired Qualifications and Skills

  • Undergraduate college degree in accounting or finance is required
  • Master’s Degree preferred  
  • 8-10 years previous hospitality accounting experience, or related accounting/finance experience
  • Previous HOA experience is preferred
  • Previous experience as a Hotel Controller is required
  • Ability to give attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • The position is based in Winter Park, FL but the successful candidate must be willing to travel overnight to visit other Timbers managed properties as needed
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Proficient with a variety of computer software applications. Preferred experience with: Microsoft Dynamics, Opera, Excel
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills. Be a critical thinker
  • Self-driven with the ability to create critical paths that provide solutions to ongoing operations challenges
  • Ability to conduct appropriate and relevant analysis of business results
  • Manage priorities and workflow
  • Effectively communicate with people at all levels and from various backgrounds
  • This is not an entry level position

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

While performing duties of this job, the associate is occasionally required to work on a Saturday or Sunday, as necessary to support month end reporting functions.

Timbers Resorts International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Timbers Resorts International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.