Who we are
Our Mission is to inspire authentic and meaningful connections.
Selina was born out of a desire to celebrate the nomadic lifestyle : to experience our planet’s most beautiful places, to build community, to engage with locals and fellow travellers, to work and enjoy new adventures.
What the role is
The Country Controller works in collaboration with the Finance team. This position will report directly to the Head of Controller of and in dotted line with the Corporate Controller / VP of Finance Operations, will help to keep updated the developments and initiatives for accounting for the country under its responsibility.
What you will be doing
Oversee the accounting operations of all the travel transactions and locations in the country
Manage banks and outsourced functions
Maintain an orderly accounting filing system and a system of controls over accounting transactions
Prepare payments by verifying documentation, and requesting disbursements.
Process country payroll in a timely manner
Ensure that periodic bank reconciliations are completed
Issue monthly financial statements for the country
Coordinate the preparation of the corporate quarter and annual report for the country
Calculate and issue financial and operating metrics
Prepare weekly cash flow forecast
Oversee compilable with local and state reporting requirements and tax filings for the country
Coordinate the provision of information to external auditors for the annual audit
What you need for the role
5+ years of Finance & Accounting experience in the hospitality industry
High school diploma required, college courses in accounting preferred
Excellent knowledge of accounting (accounts payable / general ledger, financial chart of accounts, etc.)
Good knowledge of and corporate procedures and financial processes (budgeting, financial closure, etc.)
Fluent or capable of working in English and / or Spanish
Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Must have strong work ethics and be well organized and a self-starter
Must be able to follow standard filing procedures
Detail oriented, professional attitude, reliable
Possess strong organizational and time management skills
Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
Ability to interact with employees in a professional manner
Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness