Sage Hospitality Resources Manager of Shared Services Accounting in Denver, Colorado
Req # 5858BR
Job Title Manager of Shared Services Accounting
Position Type Full Time - Regular
Location Name Sage Hospitality Home Office
Why Us Sage Hospitality is set to hire a new Manager of Shared Services Accounting located at our Home Office in downtown Denver. This exciting position is perfect for a true accounting professional and will provide continuous opportunities to learn new skills in a fast-paced, results-driven environment. Founded in 1984, Sage Hospitality set out to be the best hotel owner and operator in the business. We’re talking figuratively, progressively and aggressively breaking the mold of the hospitality industry. As one of the U.S’s top hospitality management, investment and development companies, Sage is on a fast trajectory of growth and performance. Building upon what we do best—establishing some of the best hotels and restaurants in the world. We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, surrounded by high-performing investments from coast to coast. With the advantage of hands-on experience, we’re also changing the way luxury in the hotel world looks. Developing modern, independent hotels with unique style, artistry and branding—creating places that people go to, not through.
This role will report to the Vice President of Shared Services Accounting as well as building collaborative partnerships with General Managers, Directors of Finance and ownership groups that take pride in excellence and are great stewards of their properties.
Your success will be measured by your ability to:
Provide excellent customer service to corporate executives, divisional staff and multiple hotel General Managers related to accounting needs
Ability to lead Property Accountants to ensure a clean financial cycle while improving existing processes
Work collaboratively with the Shared Services Accounting team on projects to ensure diligence and process controls are in place
The ideal candidate has a successful track record in accounting preferably in a leadership capacity, has strong financial acumen, has worked tactically closing month-end general ledger, and has effectively provided financial diligence at all levels within a business unit.
This Manager of Shared Services Accounting oversees the finance, accounting, and operations support activities for a varying number of shared service/centralized accounting properties – Typically Select/Limited Service/Extended Stay Products and some Full Service Centralized Properties.
Dealing with Ambiguity
Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn’t upset when things are up in the air; doesn’t have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
Is cool under pressure; does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough; is considered mature; can be counted on to hold things together during tough times; can handle stress; is not knocked off balance by the unexpected; doesn’t show frustration when resisted or blocked; is a settling influence in a crisis.
Relates well to all kinds of people – up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can defuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Building Effective Teams
Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.
Strong analytical skills and ability to apply effectively to practical solutions. Strong organization and time management skills. Able to anticipate problems and manage multiple deadlines. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Interpersonal skills to effectively work with all levels of the company. Proficient in Excel, Word, and Great Plains.
Lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying -limited lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying up to 15-20 lbs. Generally boxes, computer equipment. Bending/kneeling -limited bending/kneeling required when arranging supplies or equipment. Mobility -limited mobility between offices and departments. No continuous standing, climbing or driving. Excellent hearing required to train and interact with management and associates. Excellent vision required to read reports, computer, etc.
BS or BA in Accounting or Finance.
At least 3 - 5 years of full-time experience in a related field.
Continuous use of all business and office equipment
95% indoor office environment
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.