New York - East Village, NYC Financial Controller

      Do you have what it takes? 

      The Standard, East Village is looking for a Financial Controller with a strong Hotel finance background to join our stellar Accounting team!

      The Financial Controller manages the operations and maintenance of the finance department daily functions and be responsible for all aspects of the accounting department and financial reporting. 

      Our Ideal Candidate: 

      • Has an upbeat personality while interacting with our guests and team members. 

      • Has Strong communication skills. 

      • Responds appropriately to guest complaints. Informs General Manger of major problems, complaints, disturbances or dissatisfied guests. 

      • Promotes team work and quality service through daily communications and coordination with other departments. 

      Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

      • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards. 

      • Maintain positive guest relations at all times. 

      • Resolve guest complaints, ensuring guest satisfaction.

      • Maintain complete knowledge of property management system and manual procedures.

      • Maintain accurate files on all work. 

      • Maintain knowledge of hotel room rates, packages, special programs and all pricing.

      • The ability to create an environment of control and economic responsibility for the Hotel and in all departments.

      • The ability to develop and maintain staff structure.

      • The ability to implement group accounting policies and requirements.

      • The ability to ascertain the efficient and effective utilization of the Hotel’s financial resources and to establish proper systems & controls.

      • The ability to safeguard the Hotel’s assets from any possible losses.

      • The ability to update the books and records in an accurate and timely manner.

      • The ability to comply with all statutory requirements as well as The Standard, East Village’s accounting policies & procedures.

      • The ability to be accountable for the entire financial operation and control.

      • The ability to prepare budgets and oversee all monetary assets of the Hotel. 

      • The ability to directly supervise and be accountable for the following functions: accounting, purchasing, stores, F&B cost control, credit control and cashiering.

      • The ability to work closely with operational managers to ensure maximum utilization of the company’s financial resources in accordance with the budgetary guidelines.

      • The ability to direct accounting department with functional guidelines.

      • The ability to advise Management of the financial impacts for various strategic plans and ad hoc projects.

      • The ability to have contributory responsibility for the establishment & implementation of The Standard East Village’s financial management and internal control standards.

      • The ability to maintain and monitor financial policies.

      • The ability to implement & maintain proper internal control procedures.

      • The ability to assist in the creation of operational guidelines and procedures.

      • The ability to compile and monitor operating budgets and capital budgets for The Standard, East Village.

      • The ability to achieve maximum contributions and cooperation from Department Heads with regards to cost control.

      • The ability to schedule, hire and train all accounting personnel.

      • The ability to control all Hotel costs, expenses and labor.

      • The ability to schedule and conduct monthly staff meetings to maintain good communication and high moral standards within the department.

      • The ability to work with all departments to meet their needs as it relates to Accounting.

      • The ability to submit yearly a capital improvement program budget to management as well as yearly budgets for labor and operating expenses with relation to occupancy forecast.

      • The ability to conduct performance evaluations in accordance with hotel policies disciplines and makes recommendations for termination of accounting personnel.

      • The ability to contribute to the Hotel’s strategic business planning.

      • The ability to effectively communicate with staff and other departmental employees.

      • The ability to provide effective leadership within the Department & throughout the organization.

      • The ability to provide financial input for future products, projects, strategies, innovative plans and direction and monitor its progress.

      • The ability to perform other tasks or projects as assigned by hotel management and staff. 

      Qualifications & Requirements 


      1.     Bachelor’s Degree.

      2.     Compute accurate mathematical calculations.

      3.     Fluency in English both verbally and non-verbally.

      4.     Ability to:

      • perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy.

      • prioritize and organize.

      • be a clear thinker, remaining calm and resolving problems using good judgement.

      • follow directions thoroughly.

      • understand guest’s service needs.

      • work cohesively with co-workers as part of a team.

      • work with minimal supervision; maintain confidentiality of guest information and pertinent hotel data. 


      1.     5 years Hotel, Food & Beverage experience 

      2.     3 years of previous Controller experience

      3.     Certification of previous program training. 

      4.     Experience with computers, calculators or word processors. 

      5.     Previous guest relations training. 

      Standard East Village Employer, LLC (the “Company”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment decisions are to be made without regard to race, color, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, religion, creed, marital status, transgender status partnership status, familial status, national origin/ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, unemployment status, mental or physical disability or medical condition, handicap, military status, veteran’s status, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, status as a victim of sex offenses or stalking, employment status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.


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