Xanterra Travel Collection Assistant Controller - Glacier National Park in Columbia Falls, Montana
Overview At this time, we are requiring proof of vaccination status or an approved medical or religious exemption in compliance with Presidential Executive Order 14042, which requires the Company to ensure that every employee who works in connection with a federal contract is fully vaccinated or has an approved medical or religious exemption. Proof of vaccination status must be provided prior to start date. Exemption requests must be submitted at least 4 weeks prior to start date to allow sufficient time for processing. High volume, fast-paced and fun! Join our Accounting team in Glacier National Park! At Glacier National Park Lodges, we depend on our team members to be highly motivated, committed, and competent people who share our vision and work together to attain it, while our work environment encourages responsibility for personal growth and promotes pride in each employee. No matter what your job is, you will be a proud steward of the park. You will play an essential role in providing warm and friendly hospitality to all our guests. About Glacier National Park: Glacier National Park encompasses more than 16,000 square miles of largely wilderness area and is known for its seemingly endless acres of rugged and breathtaking landscapes. Glacier National Park was established in 1910 and stands today as a monument to wild natural places. As part of the Crown of the Continent ecosystem, the park includes 175 named mountains, 762 lakes (130 named lakes), 200+ named waterfalls and 25 named glaciers, as well as 1,000 plant species, and hundreds of animal species. Just as the landscape and wildlife are part of the heritage of Glacier National Park, so are the historic lodges and classic Red Buses and their drivers known as “Jammers.” The Xanterra Travel Collection is the authorized Concessioner, so you are not only joining the Glacier National Park team – you are also joining the larger Xanterra Travel Collection family that prides itself on offering a world of unforgettable experiences, to our employees and our guests. We encourage our seasonal employees to transfer between properties and reap all of the benefits & perks that we have to offer. To learn more, please visit www.xanterrra.com/careers. What You Are Looking For: Are you interested in working with Glacier National Park? Do you have a positive attitude and solid work ethic? Do you thrive in a fast-paced, exciting work environment? Are you seeking upward mobility and growth opportunities? Are you looking to gain experience in tourism & hospitality accounting operations? If you answered, “Yes” to these questions, a job in Glacier is ideal for you! The Details: Employment Type: Full Time, Year-Round Schedule: Varies – 40+ hours per week. Housing: No Employee Housing Available Perks include: Free seasonal Glacier National Park pass Free Red Bus Tours (as available) Exclusive Retail and Dining discounts in Glacier Responsibilities A day in the life of the Assistant Controller Accountable for completion and accuracy of all Glacier National Park Lodges and Cedar Creek Lodge profit and loss statements and balance sheet accounts plus responsible for overall payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, and sales & cash functions for Glacier National Park properties. Selects and trains accounting personnel that directly report to this position with the ability to recommend hiring and complete performance appraisals with recommended salary and solutions to other personnel issues in coordination with the Glacier Property Controller. Implement appropriate procedures to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of daily revenue reporting, weekly flash reporting, and monthly financial reporting to property and corporate management. Manage, supervise, and train accounting employees assigned to this position. Ensure all accounting operations/functions are being completed timely and accurately. Continuously analyze accounting operations for efficient and effective utilization of accounting staff. Reconcile timely and accurately all assigned balance sheet accounts monthly. Implement and maintain appropriate procedures to ensure the accuracy of outlet tip and revenue reporting. Maintain daily tip records and report allocation issues to the General Manager and appropriate Food & Beverage management on a monthly basis. Maintain and develop spreadsheets in Excel to streamline audit procedures and track data more efficiently. Control and monitor the retention policy in regards to all company financial records. Ensure all documents are retained according to company policy. Maintain, update, and revise all accounting operations desk policy and procedure manuals as needed. Provide support for the operating and accounting units in Glacier National Park. Develop and present to the Glacier Property Controller any matters requiring his/her approval/decision. Other projects and duties as assigned. Qualifications Essential Skills and Knowledge: Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or equivalent work experience. Minimum of five (5) years accounting experience, preferably in hospitality accounting management. Ability to manage multiple tasks in an efficient manner Advanced computer skills in MS Office. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to handle and strictly maintain confidential information. Possess a valid U.S. Driver’s License and comply with Xanterra Driver Safety Program and Policy. Physical Requirements: Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer. Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times. Able to travel as needed. Must be at least 19 years old. Equal Employment Opportunity: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.