Our Company & Our Property
Whether traveling on a ski trip to Aspen or taking a romantic escape in Santorini for a special anniversary, it is the simple things that are most important to the guests of Auberge Resorts Collection.  At Auberge, we offer the opportunity to create personal memories and stories; tasting freshly picked tropical fruit in Cabo San Lucas, horseback riding with a local cowboy in Costa Rica, or planting coral gardens in the South Pacific. People who know us, choose to return for shared experiences that connect them to local cultures and which will be forever embedded in their soul.

Secluded on nearly 10 acres on Waller Creek, the Commodore Perry Estate comprises a 10,800-square-foot home, a chapel and gardens enclosed within a walled compound in the style of an Italian country villa and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Now refreshed and refurbished as a luxury 54 room resort, the property will open in mid-2020.

Role Summary
Become one of the authors of our story.  Join our team as Director of Finance at the Commodore Perry Estate in Austin Texas, reporting to the GM and the VP of Finance Operations.  You will be responsible for driving strong financial performance at the hotel while enhancing owner relationships. We look to the person in this position to deliver superior financial performance, ensure operational efficiencies, implement effective financial controls, and put in place practical, non-bureaucratic policies and procedures.

Core Responsibilities
Please note that this is not an exhaustive list of everything that needs to be done  Within the Auberge family, our people always find new ways to look after the business, their guests, and their team-mates.  We look to our on-property finance leaders to work closely with their colleagues in operations.

Within this, the key responsibilities for this position are:

  • Lead the financial input into the formulation and implementation of the Hotel Strategic Plan and Budget, and any other key strategic planning exercises.

  • Maximize cash flow performance of the hotel.

  • Establish adequate controls for all revenues and expenses and protection of assets.

  • Deal honestly and fairly with clients, customers, suppliers, and financial partners.  Our reputation and long-term success depend on establishing mutually beneficial relationships.

  • Maintain accurate and timely financial information and provide analysis interpretations and projections.

  • Take responsibility for the professional development of all Hotel staff.  This includes identifying training needs and supporting the funding of necessary training.

  • Maintain an awareness of and adherence to all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.

  • Ensure safe and proper storage and access for all contracts, leases and other financial records.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline

  • Prior experience as a property finance leader

  • Excellent understanding of the Uniform System of Accounts

  • Total proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and accounting software

  • Deep experience with hotel financial reporting systems, policies and procedures, and management agreements

  • Experience with operating and financial agreements; demonstrated success in evaluating risks and developing proactive strategies and plans to mitigate business issues

  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills; ability to take large volumes of complex information and present in a clear and concise manner to senior management and owners

What Else?

At Auberge, we are passionate about our mission to be the best-loved operator of one-of-a-kind luxury properties and experiences.  We are storytellers and story-makers, delivering simple pleasures and creating unforgettable memories. Born in Napa and inspired by the most relaxing places in the world, we prize simplicity, comfort, and beauty.  Whatever role we play in Auberge, and wherever we work, we all live by the view that our core purpose is to enrich people’s lives.

We try to be emotionally consistent, even-tempered and calm in challenging situations.  We are open and approachable, empathetic and culturally sensitive. We coach our people and take responsibility for developing their performance.  And we act with personal professionalism and integrity at all times.

If you feel that our approach is aligned with your own passions and beliefs, then please talk to us about becoming part of our family.

This is a management position
This is a full time position

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