Global Controller

Employer
The Mark Travel Corporation
Location
Newtown Square, Pennsylvania, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
May 04, 2021
Closes
Jun 04, 2021
Ref
08b7d4ea3009
Job Role
Controller
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Grow your career as a Global Controller within AMResorts, which manages industry acclaimed luxury brands like Zotry, Secrets, Breathless, Dreams, among others. We strive to be the first choice in vacation travel, enriching lives and uniting the world. AMR's Global Controller will be responsible for driving consistency in accounting policy, ensuring alignment across AMR regions and ALG Corporate Accounting, developing and implementing appropriate controls to limit risk and leading and driving accounting related transformation initiatives across AMR.

A successful Global Controller will:
  • Ensure consistent application of ALG accounting policies and procedures across management companies
  • Assist ALG Technical Accounting team with development of new policies for hotels and management companies (ie, Expedia VAT change in Mexico)
  • Assist with internal and external audit cycle related to AMResorts (year end and quarterly)
  • Main liaison between Corporate Accounting and AMResorts regions (Americas and Europe)
  • Oversee AMResort Global consolidated monthly, quarterly and annual close processes, including the preparation of US GAAP, US currency consolidated financial statements.
  • Prepare reporting and financial statements for external stakeholders
  • Lead AMResorts BU planning, design and implementation of G/L and financial reporting applications, aligned to ALG strategy (SAP/AX/HFM/Hyperion Planning/FDM)
  • Support AMResorts integration efforts across legal entities
  • Partner with Regional Controllers to develop new hotel integration "tool kit"

Requirements:
  • University degree (Bachelors) in business and/or accounting
  • Masters degree preferred, including MBA or specialized Masters of Science in accounting, finance, legal, tax law
  • Minimum 8-10 years experience required
  • Travel/ Hospitality experience is preferred
  • "Big 4" accounting firm experience and/or corporate experience is preferred
  • The following certifications are preferred
  • Self-starter with ability to lead project from start to end
  • Experience presenting complex topics to senior executives (finance and non-finance)
  • Estimated travel up to 25%, internationally to Mexico and Spain

About Apple Leisure Group

As North America's only vertically-integrated travel, hospitality and leisure management group, Apple Leisure Group is an industry innovator that combines the expertise of 14 leading brands. Our unique niche allows us the special opportunity to oversee every aspect of the travel experience, from the moment a guest books a trip to the time they return home. ALG consistently delivers exceptional value to travelers and strong performance to resort owners and partners by strategically leveraging the power of its portfolio of brands across five segments, comprising:
  • Vacations: The largest seller of vacation packages and charter flights in the U.S. for travel to Mexico and the Caribbean, moving approximately 3.2 million passengers annually through well-established vacation brands
  • Resort Brand Management: management of 5-star and 4-star luxury resorts through AMResorts award-winning brand portfolio
  • Destination Management Services: Best-in-class destination management services provided by Amstar DMC and Worldstar
  • Loyalty Program: Exclusive loyalty program Unlimited Vacation Club
  • Technology Solutions: Innovative technology solutions provider Trisept Solutions, connecting over 88,000 travel agents with leading travel suppliers.

To learn more about the Apple Leisure Group advantage, visit appleleisuregroup.com.

Our Values

At ALG, we call our employees Team Members, because we are more than just employees. We are united as a team, working toward a common mission and vision. Together, we are committed to live the core values by which we operate:

We Care We Are Authentic We Inspire Action We Do It Together We Own our Results
  • We Are Hungry For More We do Everything With Passion

Benefits at a Glance

We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefit package to our U.S. based employees:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Corporate Wellness Program
  • Travel Discounts & Deals
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free and tobacco-free workplace and perform pre-employment background checks.