Accounting Manager in Washington, DC

Kimpton Hotels   •  

Washington, DC 20001

Industry: Hospitality & Recreation


Less than 5 years

Posted 56 days ago

Your day-to-day:

  • Manage monthly close process, including maintenance of detailed close calendar/checklist, and first level review of the monthly financial statements.
  • Responsible for month end consolidations
  • Primary reviewer of all balance sheet reconciliations, in accordance with established policies/procedures.
  • Manage accounting department employees, including accounts payable, payroll and staff accountants
  • Train and mentor accounting team members, providing feedback and coaching
  • Responsible for monthly forecasting including interaction with department heads including top level executives
  • An active team member in the annual budget process
  • Identify and evaluate opportunities to streamline processes while ensuring accuracy and timeliness
  • Serve as a contact with external auditors for annual financial statement audits
  • Oversee preparation of Sales & Use Tax returns and Property Tax returns.
  • Research and resolve escalated accounting issues
  • Various special projects and ad hoc analysis as assigned

Specific experience we're seeking:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting preferred
  • Three to seven years accounting experience, with at least two years of people management experience and/or management of an accounting team
  • A fundamental understanding of GAAP and financial reporting requirements
  • Proven ability to train and coach staff
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills: task prioritization and effective time management
  • Strong writing, presentation and informal communication skills
  • Ability to understand issues and solve problems in a timely manner
  • Comfortable working independently
  • Proven ability to work across many departments to solve problems and achieve results with a variety of people and personalities
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office products, with emphasis on Excel.
  • Prior experience using accounting software, experience with JD Edwards and/or Blackline preferred.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Prior experience required. Depending on the role degree may be required.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively and professionally with other business departments, guests, and vendors. Ability to diplomatically deal with difficult situations and people, while exhibiting a consistent level of professionalism.

Valid Through: 2019-11-12