Magnuson Worldwide Spokane, WA, USA
Jan 19, 2020Full time
Magnuson Hotels is an international hotel group known as a performance driven alternative to traditional franchise chains. A competitively differentiated enterprise with high margins, we are seeking a mature and growth minded Controller/Office Manager with experience in financial accounting, controls, personnel management and HR. The company is based in Spokane WA and London UK; the position is based in Spokane WA and will work directly with the Chairman and CEO. Compensation for this role will be DOE. The company is based in Spokane WA and London UK; the position is based in Spokane WA and will work directly with the Chairman and CEO to drive operating excellence and strategic decisions that will scale the company to its optimum value. Responsibilities This position will have responsibility for supporting all areas of the financial reporting process. You will manage HR and a related financial team. In addition, this position will be expected to understand and manage internal controls for emerging and growing business activities. Perform, manage and oversee all day-to-day accounting functions Lead the month end close and prepare the financial reporting package Oversee a small team of accountants, delegate responsibilities and monitor performance Establish internal control systems Assist external tax accountants Assist with any ad hoc projects Achieve budget objectives by scheduling expenditures; analyzing variances; initiating corrective actions. Basic Qualifications Degree in accounting or related field with sufficient experience to sit for the CPA exam (a CPA license is not required for this position) 7+ years of related experience, including management of teams Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Accounting, CPA a plus Expert level understanding of an internal control framework to assess control design and operational efficiency and teach these concepts to more junior team members. Experience with documenting accounting conclusions related support Operational accounting experience Experience working in a fast-paced environment similar to a high-tech start-up A demonstrated history of solving multiple and complex operational and accounting challenges Aptitude for leading teams; influencing and galvanizing others to follow you toward a solution Strong interpersonal written and oral communication skills Solid organizational skills along with an aptitude for information technology Excellent analytical skills Required Skills Working knowledge of Quickbooks Sound understanding of Microsoft office in particular Excel Strong oral, written and interpersonal skills Ability to be able to meet deadlines and remain calm under pressure.