Xanterra Leisure Holding, LLC

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The Controller will have primary responsibility for the quality and accuracy of financial reporting and accounting functions for Deer Creek Lodge.


  • Supervise, direct and support the operation’s accounting staff. Complete annual evaluations for staff.  Identify, define, and document team member annual goals to ensure those goals are well-structured and aligned with the operation’s objectives.  Ensure cross-training among staff members is effectively maintained.  Work with the Human Resources department to recruit staff as needed.
  • Responsible for the timeliness and accuracy of the month-end general ledger closing process.
  • Ensure review and timely completion of all monthly balance sheet account reconciliations. Ensure reconciling items are promptly investigated and any correcting journal entries are promptly recorded. 
  • Responsible for providing timely and accurate reporting to the corporate office. This includes monthly profit and loss statements, weekly flash reports, monthly EBITDA reconciliations, and monthly forecasting.
  • Implement and maintain appropriate procedures to ensure the accuracy of physical inventories and inventory valuations.
  • Ensure compliance with contractual requirements relating to the State Park Concession contract and submitting required fee reports and payments accurately and timely.
  • Review and analyze monthly financial reports with the operation’s management team to control and improve profitability. Suggest redirection of resources as necessary to aid in meeting the annual financial plan.
  • Responsible for ensuring payroll is processed accurately, and all tip reporting is properly documented and recorded.
  • With the General Manager, responsible for the preparation of the annual operating budget. This includes coordinating the preparation and gathering of information from department leaders, following published guidance from the Corporate Director of Financial Planning, preparing all requested supporting documentation, and meeting all assigned deadlines.
  • Safeguard company assets by implementing and monitoring internal control policies and procedures as defined in the Xanterra Internal Control Minimum Standards.
  • Responsible for the review, accuracy, and control of the annual capital budget. Assist team members with project analysis to ensure financial soundness of assumptions designed to support or justify projects.
  • Review capital expenditure requests prior to approval and submittal to Corporate and ensure projects remain within budget and proper procedures for competitive bids were followed.
  • Maintain appropriate procedures to ensure accurate and timely collection, reporting, and payment of occupancy, sales, and use taxes. Maintain adequate records for audit purposes.
  • Continuously analyze accounting operations for efficient and effective utilization of accounting staff.
  • Ensure compliance with Corporate-published record retention policies and security of all confidential accounting records.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Work Skills, Knowledge & Talents:


    • Must have the capacity to work in a fast-paced environment where project priorities and task deadlines can change quickly.
    • Must possess strong analytical and accuracy skills, a thorough understanding of financial concepts, and the ability to resolve problems through sound and logical conclusions.
    • Must be extremely well-organized and able to direct and prioritize workload for staff members to ensure timely completion of tasks.
    • Must have well-developed written and verbal communication skills.
    • Must be flexible with schedule and have outstanding teamwork and customer service skills.


  • Education & Experience Requirements:


    • Must possess a basic high school education or equivalent.
    • Undergraduate degree with a focus in accounting preferred.
    • Minimum three years of experience in hospitality accounting preferred.
    • Minimum two years of experience supervising or preparing payroll is preferred.
    • Highly proficient in MS Excel and general proficiency in other MS Office desktop software.
    • Working knowledge of timekeeping system is preferred, e.g. Kronos.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Salary is $45,000.00/annual pending the qualifications of the applicant.


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