Area Controller

Kansas City Embassy Suites

Area Controller

Full time

Atrium SPIRIT - where teamwork, passion and appreciation ignite service excellence

Are you a dynamic and driven financial expert? Join our energetic team at the Embassy Suites as our next Area Controller! Dive into a fast-paced environment where your financial acumen powers our success. As our Area Controller, you'll fuel the momentum of our operations, ensuring financial efficiency and vitality. If you thrive in high-energy environments and want to play a key role in our ongoing success story, we invite you to bring your passion and expertise to our team!

Atrium Hospitality is seeking a dynamic Area Controller to review financial performance for multiple hotels and monitor key metrics to improve overall hotel performance while ensuring compliance in finance policy, procedures and practices.

The Area Controller will be tasked with the following duties, responsibilities, and assignments:

  • E nsur e compliance with property internal controls, Atrium SOPs, and safeguarding property assets ;
  • Support and completing annual and interim external audits ;
  • M anag e the accounts receivable and accounts payable functions, while ensuring the accounts are in good standing ;
  • Confirm accurate credit card and cash deposits;
  • Manag e Sales and Use Tax accruals and accounts as well as ensuring compliance with all sales and use tax regulations;
  • M anag e all daily processes in accounting systems including accurate and timely reporting of daily revenue ;
  • Monitor house funds, including cashier variances , providing coaching a nd disciplinary action , as required ;
  • Perform month end tasks and general ledger items, working with Corporate Accounting team to complete financial reporting ;
  • Provid e the General Manager s and department heads with profitability and financial analysis to include l abor r eviews, forecasts and budgets ;
  • Manage direct reports by ensuring Associates understand employment practices, recommending employment decisions and corrective action, supporting performance management, and implementing discipline ; and
  • Any and all other work as required to complete the primary purpose of the position.

What you will need to be considered for this role:

3 + years of Financial Accounting experience

2 + years management experience

Strong knowledge of the accounts payable, income audit, and general ledger reconciliation functions

Bachelor's in accounting , Business, Finance, Management or other related discipline or equivalent experience

Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office Suite

What will set you apart:

Previous full-service hotel experience

Front desk experience

Hotel accounting, b udgeting and forecasting experience

Multi-property accounting experience

C ertified P ublic A ccountant (CPA) or other related, professional certifications

Working knowledge of POS and PMS systems

Birch Street, Concur, and Profit S age , Sage300


8+ hours at a desk/computer



When you're an Atrium Associate, you're a part of a crucial workforce providing the ultimate 'Home Away From Home' for our guests. We know that it takes a lot of time and effort to provide these exceptional experiences, so we reward your efforts with a competitive compensation plan and other benefits and perks that allow you to offer your best to our guests. These benefits include:
  • Daily Pay
  • Significant Travel Discounts on Marriott and/or Hilton properties
  • 401k Plans
  • Medical Insurance
  • Other property specific benefits

Plus, we make sure you can grow your career the way you want to through Internship programs, training and development and over 80 hotels that offer incredible opportunities for career driven associates.


Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years & depth of experience, certifications and specific office location. This may differ in other locations due to cost of labor considerations.

Atrium Hospitality provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Atrium Hospitality brinda igualdad de oportunidades de empleo a todos los empleados y aplicantes de empleo y prohíbe la discriminación y el acoso de cualquier tipo sin distinción de raza, color, religión, edad, sexo, origen nacional, estado de discapacidad, genetica, estado de veterano protegido, orientación sexual, genero de identidad o expresión, o cualquier otra característica protegida por las leyes federales, estatales o locales. Esta política se aplica a todos los terminos y condiciones de empleo, incluido el reclutamiento, la contratación, la colocación, la promoción, la terminación, el despido, el retiro, la transferencia, las licencias, la compensación y la capacitación.

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