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LodgeLink: Business Unit Controller


This is a Contract position in Montreal, QC posted February 19, 2021.

LodgeLink is a tech start-up headquartered in Calgary that delivers efficiency and cost control for complex workforce travel.

We offer an-end-to-end crew travel management solution, from accommodation to transportation and powerful technology that provides significant mid-office savings, and transparent reporting to ensure cost control.

LodgeLink is the fastest growing ecosystem of hotels and lodges in North America.

Customers have access to over 50,000 hotels and 10 million rooms throughout Canada and the United States.

Learn more:Www.Lodgelink.ComLodgeLink is a caring company that applies innovative technology to transform workforce travel.

We collaborate and share in a relentless pursuit to deliver superior customer experiences and help our customers get where they need to be.

As a LodgeLink employee, you’ll join an agile, inventive, and dependable team with a bold vision to be the ecosystem for workforce travel.

We look for exceptional, diverse people with an entrepreneurial spirit who want to join an innovative and rapidly growing company that is focused on customer success.

People with a can-do team attitude, who are at their best when the pressure is on.

If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and want a career, not a job, we might be made for each other.

We are recruiting for a Business Unit Controller to join our team in Calgary.

The Business Unit Controller is responsible for all administration, accounting, and reporting activities for LodgeLink and will report to the VP, Finance and Operations.

This position requires someone with a strong foundation in accounting fundamentals, proven experience to build strong teams, and a relentless focus on process improvement and automation.

As a fast-growing startup, the ideal candidate must love solving new problems every day and have proven experience with change management.

Duties and ResponsibilitiesLeadershipLead a growing team that currently includes an Operations Accountant; Junior Accountant;Supervisor, Billing Administration, and a 4 person administrative teamRecruit and retain a team with the required attention to detail combined with personality to cope with rapidly changing processes and ability to build relationships with key stakeholdersFoster a culture of continuous improvement and build systems and processes through automation to support exponential growth for operations in at least three countriesEnsure communications with customers and vendors are handled professionally and efficientlyEngage with customers when required to address questions in the sales cycle or ongoing client managementSupport leadership in identifying risks and developing strategic and operating plansLead weekly Admin meetings and monthly management review of financial statementsAccountingOversees Business Unit accounting function ensuring month and quarter-end accounting and forecasting processes are followed, all internal management reporting and external disclosures are reasonable and comply with the Company’s accounting policies.Monitor internal controls to ensure appropriate preventative and detective controls are in placeResponsible for variance analysis on a monthly, quarterly, annual basis of the income statement and balance sheet and recommends mitigation plans to address emerging issuesPresent monthly financial and operating results at management meetingsExercise professional judgment to strike the right balance between the objectives of the Business Unit and the Company’s requirements under IFRSRepresent the Business Unit in discussions with Corporate Accounting group regarding cost allocations, intercompany entries and eliminations and the tax group to ensure sales taxes charged to customers are accurateKey member of annual strategic planning and budgeting processes for the Business UnitEnsure Sales Commission are calculated on a timely basis and in accordance with agreed plansAssist with ad hoc requests as requiredAdministrationEnsure customers are charged accurate and timely amounts for all rooms and flights; suppliers are paid accurately and timely for all rooms and flights; and resulting margins for all bookings are within agreed tolerancesImplement administrative process improvements such as a weekly soft-close to streamline month-end process,Manage billing and payables to ensure DSO and DPO stay within agreed tolerancesCommunicate clear roles and accountabilities to all team members involved in ‘upstream’ collection of details required for timely and accurate customer billing and supplier paymentsQualificationsWorking for a startup means solving new problems and stepping outside your comfort zone almost every day.

You have to love these challenges to love working here.

A resilient can-do attitude and a willingness to roll-up your sleeves when required are a mustGreater than 5 years’ experience post-CPA designation and 2 years’ experience as a Business Unit Controller (preferably in software, software as a service, hospitality, travel management or travel agency industry)Experience leading an accounting team in an environment with a high volume of small transactionsExperience integrating online/point-of-sale systems with ERP systemsExperience with intercompany eliminations and consolidationsExperience managing and leading a team of more than 4 direct reports and > 10 indirect reportsProficient in leading significant changes to systems and processesExcellent computer skills For more information, please visit https://www.Lodgelink.Com/careers/ LodgeLink is an equal opportunity employer.