Hersha Hospitality Management LP Senior Accounting Manager/ Financial and Operations Analyst in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Opportunity: Senior Accounting Manager/ Financial and Operations Analyst

Manage and guide property accounting processes within the portfolio, with the main objective of preparing timely and accurate financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and established standards. Provide training to property accounting professionals to achieve highest level of financial compliance in regards to company accounting policies and procedures.

Potential Career Path

Property Assistant Director of Finance/Controller – Property Director of Finance/Controller – Regional Director of Accounting

Essential Job Functions

  • Review the monthly balance sheet packs of decentralized properties to ensure the timely and accurate preparation of accounting records and financial statements to review with the V.P. of Finance and then develop a standardized report of any issues or concerns to the property Controller/Director of Finance.

  • Develop and implement procedures and necessary training to promote the efficient, effective and timely completion of accounting activities by decentralized property accountants.

  • Each Month review all Non Hersha Trust and Starwood capital group cash flow forecasts for reasonableness and then review with the V.P. of Finance prior to submission to ownership. At times this may require the preparation of the cash flow forecasts and in addition may require providing training for the decentralized Controller/Director of Finance or Centralized Staff Accountant.

  • Perform on-site task force assignments during lapse of coverage within accounting teams. In addition support regional accounting teams as deemed necessary due to turnover/PTO.

  • Handle day to day requests from property Controllers and on-property staff.

  • Provide financial analysis as required for individual properties or hotel portfolios.

  • Assist with hotel transitions in and out of the portfolio and on-boarding/training of property teams in accounting disciplines.

  • Assist with both internal and external audits to ensure complete, timely and accurate responses to information requests.

  • Work closely with Regional Directors of Accounting, Controllers and the Vice President of Financial Services to ensure effective coordination of activities between Accounting and Operations.

  • Provide oversight of records management including organization and coordinate destruction of records as necessary.

  • Ensure compliance and satisfaction of all government, company, franchise and ownership

requirements throughout job performance.

  • Follow sustainability guidelines and practices related to HHM’s EarthView program.

  • Practice safe work habits, wear protective safety equipment and follow MSDS and OSHA standards.

  • Perform other job related duties as requested by management.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance required.

  • Expertise in Solomon/BI360/BirchStreet with the ability to train others.

  • Previous cash flow forecasting experience required.

  • Experience administering web-based training preferred.

Work Environment and Context

  • Requires sitting for extended periods, use of hands and fingers to operate computers and keyboards.

  • Occasional travel is necessary.

Hersha Hospitality Management (HHM) is an industry-leading and growing hotel management, investment, and development firm that provides turn-key management solutions to hotels across the United States. HHM manages world class brands in the select service and full service markets as well as a collection of independent, boutique hotels in key markets.

Join the Legacy of Strength!

Hersha’s legacy is built upon a strong foundation of core values: honesty, communication, community, personal growth and achievement. Hersha’s rapid growth, focus on associate development and its commitment to serve our guests, our associates and the local communities we work in, combine to make Hersha associates the strongest in our industry.

Serve. Stretch. Succeed.

Hersha believes if you serve our guests, your fellow associates and our local community, stretch yourself on the job and take advantage of many promotional opportunities, you will ultimately achieve professional success. As we grow, you grow.

ID: 2017-14817

UltiPro Location Description: 1909 North Front Street Harrisburg Pennsylvania 17102 US

External Company Name: Hersha Hospitality Management, LP

External Company URL: www.hershahotels.com