The Senior Financial Analyst will contribute to the preparation of the Aimbridge Hospitality corporate forecast and model by incorporating revenue and expenses forecasts analyzing variances to forecast and projections preparing supporting schedules and ad hoc reports and analysis as well as compile the monthly reports to Management. The individual will collaborate with other departments including Accounting Operations and Development and operate quickly and effectively. The individual will provide proactive timely accurate and clear analysis and insights in the performance of the business to drive key business decisions. Exempt associates are expected to work as much of each workday as is necessary to complete their job responsibilities.
Bachelor's degree in finance accounting or related required; Master's degree is desired.
At least 3 years of experience in finance investment analysis or similar function is required.
Experience with FP&A tool required.
Knowledge and experience with Prophix is desired.
Strong analytical thought process and problem-solving skills.
Must have proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office specifically in MS Excel (advanced-level preferred) and Power Point.
Ability to learn new technology quickly.
Ability to build graphs and charts.
Proven expertise in financial modeling.
Ability to work with large amounts of data and to translate results into meaningful metrics.
Ability to work with deadlines and take a creative approach to problem resolution.
Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Ability to work with minimum supervision.
Attention to detail and ability to prioritize tasks.
Effective written and oral communication skills as positions requires communicating with department heads and management.
Additional experience with financial/accounting systems is beneficial but not required.
Knowledge with TM1 beneficial but not required.
Long hours sometimes required. Typically a 50-hour work week.
Assist in budgeting forecasting and monthly variance analysis including P/L B/S and cashflows.
Analyze revenue streams and operating expenses.
Assist in the preparation of monthly/weekly KPI's and financial reposting packages.
Identify analyze and track financial and operational trends and work with key groups to identify actionable solutions.
Partner with Corporate Treasury team as required for cashflow projections.
Perform special projects and ad hoc analysis as assigned.
Adhere to the policies outlined in the Aimbridge Employee Handbook.
Maintain a professional working relationship and promote open lines of communication with accounting operations development and other departments to support the forecasting & budgeting process.
Aimbridge Hospitality is the leading, global, third-party hotel management company operating branded full service, select service, luxury hotels, destination resorts, convention centers and lifestyle hotels. Aimbridge merged with Interstate Hotels & Resorts in 2019, and now represents a premium portfolio of more than 1,400 branded and independent properties in 49 states and 20 countries. Aimbridge is based in Plano, Texas and has additional corporate offices in Atlanta, Calgary, Chicago, Fargo, Puerto Rico, San Clemente, Scottsdale, Toronto and Washington D.C. Aimbridge's International Division, Interstate Hotels & Resorts, has supporting offices spread across Europe in Amsterdam, Birmingham, Glasgow and Moscow.
After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:
Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
Term Life and AD&D Insurance
Paid Time Off
Employee Assistance Program
401k Retirement Plan