Highgate Hotels

Senior Staff Ownership Accountant

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Highgate Corporate Office TX

Highgate Hotels

Highgate is a leading real estate investment and hospitality management company widely recognized as an innovator in the industry. Highgate is the dominant player in major U.S. gateway cities including New York, Boston, Miami, San Francisco and Honolulu, with a growing Caribbean and Latin America footprint. The hospitality forward company provides expert guidance through all stages of the property cycle, from planning and development through recapitalization or disposition. Highgate has a proven record of developing its diverse portfolio of bespoke lifestyle hotel brands, legacy brands, and independent hotels and resorts with contemporary programming and digital acumen. The company utilizes industry-leading revenue management tools that efficiently identify and predict evolving market dynamics to drive outperformance and maximize asset value. With an executive team consisting of some of the most experienced hotel management leaders, the company is a trusted partner for top ownership groups and major hotel brands. Highgate maintains corporate offices in New York, Chicago, Dallas, London, Miami, and Seattle. www.highgate.com.


Corporate Highgate Irving

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This Senior Accountant position is responsible for all accounting responsibilities related to various disciplines within the accounting department, which would include the following:


  • Assists in accounting, financial reporting and controllership functions for assigned hotels and/or entities
  • Perform analytical reviews of the properties ensuring compliance with US GAAP
  • Coordinate with investors and lenders on ad hoc requests
  • Supervise and review the accounting for fixed assets at each of the assigned properties
  • Assist in managing the disbursement and reconciliation process for large-scale property renovations
  • Manage intercompany accounting transactions
  • Perform consolidation of multi-tiered entity structures
  • Coordinate the collection and delivery of financial reporting deliverables for investors and lenders
  • Review monthly reconciliations
  • Perform as well as supervise staff tasked with preparing and posting monthly financial statement entries and performing reconciliations
  • Manage payable transactions of the assigned entities
  • Assist in the accounting and transitions for new property acquisitions
  • Play an integral part in the successful completion of external financial audits, including report drafting and delivering information requested by auditors on a timely basis
  • Assist in the establishment, documentation and maintenance of Standard Accounting Policies and Procedures and internal controls for our accounting operations
  • Other special projects and responsibilities, as assigned



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required
  • 2-3 Years Public Accounting experience required
  • Prior real estate experience preferred
  • Prior supervisory experience preferred
  • Proficiency with Excel required
  • Proficient with Oracle accounting systems preferred
  • Strong organizational, analytical, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to prioritize and work independently with minimal supervision
  • CPA or CPA candidate preferred
  • A strong desire to develop into a future finance and accounting leader within a dynamic organization.


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