VP Accounting & Finance at Travelers Haven

| Greater Denver Area
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About us:
 
Travelers Haven is one of the nation’s fastest growing corporate housing companies and is based in Denver, CO. We are an on-demand, full-service housing firm that manages the entire short-term housing process. We offer the industry’s lowest prices, unparalleled customer support, and a full suite of tools and features to inform and optimize every housing program. Our brand-new high-rise office has a beautiful, uninterrupted view of the Rocky Mountains and is the epitome of the "work hard, play hard" mantra. We offer paid gym membership, organic fruit delivery, paid vacation, sick days and holidays, 401k, and medical, dental, and vision insurance plans. If you want to be a part of a team that is energized, dedicated, and motivated then this is the place for you.
 
About the Role:
 
Travelers Haven is looking for a VP of Finance & Accounting who is a great leader, strategic thinker, and will report directly to our CEO. You’ll be an integral part of our leadership team and will lead the management and oversight of all accounting, treasury, payroll, tax, and financial planning, analysis, and budgeting processes.
 
The successful candidate will have a hands-on, roll-up-the-sleeves mentality and be expected to develop an in-depth knowledge of all financial and accounting functions, including financial analysis and modeling, general ledger, cash management, tax strategy, and treasury relationships. The VP Finance & Accounting will lead a team of approximately 14 team members, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, general ledger, payroll, credit, FP&A, and will be responsible for the following:
  • Leadership of a high-performing accounting and finance function, combining daily operations with strategic thinking, attracting/retaining talent, and scaling the business at its rapid growth.
  • Ensure financial statements are in accordance with GAAP. Implement ASC 606 and 842 in 2019.
  • Manage the monthly 4-day close by ensuring preparation and disciplined process.
  • Optimize accounting functions for efficiency and accuracy, including working with our development team and identifying/implementing software to remove manual workflows.
  • Manage banking relationships, including compliance with debt covenants and obligations.
  • Own the primary financial model of the company upon which key business decisions are made. Ensure the model produces accurate and predictive P&L and cash projections.
  • Motivate and mentor a high-performing team of managers and professionals.
 
Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in accounting and/or finance.
  • 10+ years or progressive experience working within all aspects of accounting/finance functions.
  • CPA with public accounting experience a strong plus.
  • Prior experience working in a growth phase company while directly reporting to the CEO is a plus.
  • Previous experience implementing new systems, processes, and environments.
  • An independent, self-motivated personality with a strong work ethic and sense of ownership.
 
EEO Statement
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, protected statuses). We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.
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Location

We have a beautiful view of the Rocky Mountains in the heart of the Cherry Creek/Glendale neighborhood close to many trendy restaurants and bars.

An Insider's view of Travelers Haven

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

From the moment I arrived at Travelers Haven I have always felt a strong emphasis from our leadership team on creating an environment and culture that allows for a healthy work-life balance. Through team outings, massage and smoothie days as an employee you understand that there is a concerted effort to show appreciation for the work we do.

Victor

Sr. A/R Specialist

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

Our engineering team is constantly working through challenges to make processes better for users. We balance adding new features with keeping technologies up to date. For instance, in the last year we added Cypress automated testing to our frontend codebase. We started with testing a new feature that makes our response to customer requests quicker.

Emily

Software Engineer

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Five years ago, this month I started at Travelers Haven as a Territory Manager and haven’t looked back. I was always very vocal about my desire to continue grow as well as well as my interest & gratification in a leadership role and during my tenure as a territory manager, I was able to become a senior within a year’s time and then shortly after in

Rachel

Associate Director of Relocation

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

Being a part of the client experience team is a unique spot to be in as we hear and see what our guest’s feel. We can take pain points and strengths to develop new ideas and drive change within Travelers Haven. If we see any reoccurring themes, we make sure to share the themes company-wide to create a better guest experience. In the past year, we h

Sara

Senior Manager of Client Services/Dog Mom/Book Lover/Hiker

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I could never be as efficient and effective without our team- through delegation and communication we make sure every facet of the client’s stay is as seamless as possible. Whether it’s coordinating deadlines or brainstorming on issue prevention, we’re always in constant communication.

Lana

Senior Client Account Manager

What are Travelers Haven Perks + Benefits

Travelers Haven Benefits Overview

Unlimited vacation
Paid sick leave
Paid holidays
Medical, dental, vision & supplemental insurance
Wellness Plan
401k plan & match
Unpaid flex time
Life Insurance
On-site gym
Employee Assistance Program
Deeply discounted hotel rates
Regular team-building events and outings
Craft brews and ciders on tap
Arcade games, golf simulator, and more
Collaborative workspaces with adjustable sit-stand desks
Breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains and Downtown Denver
Company Paid Parking

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Travelers Haven employees can contribute up to $2,750 annually to their Health Care FSA.
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
You can participate in our wellness program where you are able to earn points for healthy activities and are able to redeem points for gift cards, wearable tech, and more.
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Mental Health Benefits
EAP
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Travelers Haven provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan. We match 50% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Free 24 Hour Fitness Membership for employee. Discounted membership for family members.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Deeply discounted hotel rates. Some of the best parties you've ever been to. Regular team building events and outings. Craft brews and ciders on tap. Ping pong, arcade games, shuffle board and more. Collaborative workspaces with views of the Rockies. Free monthly massages. Paid gym membership. Employer subsidized phone plans.

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