VP Accounting & Finance

| Greater Denver Area
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.
Disclaimer
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks

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?

"My work-life balance is the ability to be passionate about both work and life away from work. My purest source of passion is derived from providing for and spending time with my daughter. I am fortunate to love my work, be part of a company that values family, and find joy working with my colleagues."

Dan

VP of Strategic Relations

What projects are you most excited about?

“We’re encouraged to take on as much ownership and responsibility as we can handle, so we’re able to continuously improve and acquire new skills,” she said. “I’m currently working on a project to automate some manual processes, which should make some of my coworkers’ jobs a lot easier, and that’s the most rewarding thing to me.”

Kirstie

Software Engineer

What are some things you learned at the company?

The most impactful lesson has been time management. Sales can be overwhelming at times, so having a good system and structured schedule has proved to be extremely beneficial. Travelers Haven also allows their employees to work together to volunteer and contribute to those in need on a larger scale.

Rick

Sales Associate

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

As a leader, I want to always provide my team with clear direction but I never want to stifle creativity. So while I may tell them what I need done, I will never tell them how to do it because everyone operates differently and those different methods is what set us apart from other companies.

Arielle

Director of Operations

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

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences

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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