Controller- Travel Division

Company: International Inn

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Job Description

Job Title:   Controller – Travel Division

Reports To:   GM, International Inn and

TDX Dir. Of Finance & Accounting

FSLA Status:   Exempt

Date Updated:  2/12/2018

Work Location:   Anchorage, Alaska


Companies Supported: 

Coast International Inn, AlaskaPark LLC,

Alaska Seattle Hotel Investments, LLC




The Controller – Travel Division position is accountable for the accounting operations of the company(s), to include the production of periodic financial reports, and ensure that reported results comply with generally accepted accounting principles, and generally utilized industry reporting formats requirements. The Controller works closely with the General Manager of each company to ensure accurate and timely processing of accounting transactions and the preparation of all financial reports, statements and audits.  Analyzes and interprets financial data and status of the organization, making recommendations for changes to improve processing and internal control systems and financial performance.  The Controller also works with the TDX Director of Finance & Accounting on accounting matters and the CFO in finance matters to achieve complete integration with all TDX Corporate accounting and finance requirements.



·       Provide leadership and strategic planning of financial reporting in standard industry and GAAP format possessing a clear understanding of rules and regulations.

·       Lead annual audits as required for the division. 

·       A superior working knowledge of hotel accounting

·       Conduct subsidiary month and YE close

·       Work with Accounting Department to ensure accurate financial statements are completed.

·       Assist in overall cash management, working closely with management and the GM

·       Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit – under direction of the Director of Finance & Accounting.

·       Improve efficiency and reporting accuracy through process improvement across departments.

·       Prepare financial information for Board presentations for subsidiaries they support, working with the financial analyst to provide actual to variance and other analysis requested by the presidents.

·       Work with support staff for all Job cost accounting and billing

·       Act as the resource for any questions/discussions with management teams (sales, catering etc.)

·       Assist and support the GM and department heads in developing operating budgets. 

Work with the Director of Finance & Accounting and accounting staff to complete an Accounting System conversion with the parent company.

·       Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies specific to the business line(s) they support – e.g. utilities, federal contracting

·       Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

High level of integrity, strong work ethic, good judgment.

·       Committed to achieving results under demanding deadlines.

·       Strong analytical skills and problem-solving skills; synthesize complex or diverse information.

·       Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully.

Excellent communication (verbal, written) and interpersonal skills.  Demonstrates strong group presentation skills and conducts productive meetings.

·       Comfortable delegating work assignments; gives authority to work independently, sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.

Strong planning and organizational skills; ability to prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic actions plans. 

·       Inspires and motivates others to perform well, accepts feedback from others.



This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor. The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position.  They are not to be constructed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of TDX Holdings. 


Please forward a cover letter and resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].  Closing date for the position is until filled.


Strong knowledge of hotel accounting and regulatory requirements Bachelor's degree — in Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration.  CPA certification beneficial. Ten years of progressive experience in all aspects of a functioning accounting system.  Five years of management and supervisory experience. Excellent financial accounting analysis capabilities. Strong problem solving and analytical skills required. Strong ability to communicate and present complex financial matters in simple, understandable terms. Proficient knowledge of MS Office and accounting software (including MAS90 and ViewPoint software preferred). Ability to work in a multi company environment with diverse lines of business.