Situated on 3,500 acres of lush ranch land outside of Park City, Utah,
The Lodge at Blue Sky invites guests to slow down and forge meaningful connections with the land, animals and people that call Blue Sky home.

Owners Mike + Barb Phillips are genuine stewards of the earth. Together they have designed five mediums through which guests can reconnect with the natural world:

The understated elegance & organic architecture of Blue Sky’s 46 rooms + suites; nourishing mountain modern cuisine utilizing storied, sustainable ingredients;
an iconic wellness sanctuary perched at the edge of a precipice where earth meets sky; the High West whiskey distillery which lovingly crafts small batch whiskey from grain to glass; and curated activities for guests of all ages which invoke a rich Western heritage.

Blue Sky is a place of soul and spirit, located 40 minutes from Salt Lake City International Airport

Company & Property Description

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 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.


Role Summary

It is the mission and intent of this position that the incumbent will assist the Director of Finance in managing & analyzing all Finance and related decisions for the Hotel.  This individual will present suggestions for improvements and meaningful solutions to Finance issues, as they occur.

This position provides support to the Director of Finance in providing continuous leadership and guidance in matters relating to the financial operation of the hotel by assisting in the preparation of accurate and timely financial reports, overseeing daily operation of the Accounting Department activities and internal control procedures designed to safeguard owners/investors assets and ensures compliance with all Federal, State, Local regulations. Additional responsibilities include staffing, training, scheduling of employees; planning, organizing, directing and coordinating inter and intra department activities to ensure efficient Financial Operations. 

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.   Within this, the key responsibilities for this position are:

General responsibilities:

  • Oversees the Accounting department activities to ensure optimal efficiency and performance of department

  • Represents the Director of Finance in his/her absence 

  • Directs & supervises Accounting department employees, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general cashier, income audit and payroll

  • Oversees accounts receivable and payable activities to ensure accurate recording of information according to generally accepted accounting principles and Auberge Resort established guidelines

  • Performs general ledger review

  • Coordinates month end closing, prepares all required journal entries, performs analytical reviews of Financial Statements and explains any variances from Budget

  • Responsible for Financial Reporting to Home Office

  • Coordinates annual internal/external audit processes

  • Maintains Hotel’s depreciation & fixed asset schedules

  • Performs all duties of Cash Management for Property

  • Monitors departmental internal controls and creates and implements operating procedures as necessary 

  • Performs special projects to meet Home Office needs on an ongoing basis

  • Ensures Compliance with applicable tax laws; supervises preparation and review of tax & governmental reports and ensures any payment of monies required on a timely basis

  • Assists Director of Finance in the budgeting & forecasting processes

  • Coordinates the reconciliation of: bank accounts, balance sheets and fixed asset accounting operations

  • Reviews and authorizes accounts receivable adjustments, transfers and miscellaneous entries

  • Ensures proper, timely payment of fees for licenses, permits, regulatory contracts and insurance policies

  • Directs cash management activities to ensure the proper use and timely availability of funds

  • Conducts/oversees monthly audit of General Cashiers vault

  • Approves, as needed, purchase orders, invoices, payroll submittals, manual checks, balance sheet and bank reconciliations, month end journal entries, bad debt write offs and inter and intra-company billing

  • Interviews, selects, trains, appraises, coaches, counsels and disciplines accounting personnel according to Auberge Resorts standards

  • Evaluates individual employee performance, determines areas in need of improvement or requirements for advancement, establishes goals, objectives and training needs required to achieve same

  • Provides information and assistance to other staff members with regard to accounting functions

  • Other duties as assigned

Core Competencies:

The incumbent will possess the following personal attributes:

  1. Enthusiastically provide our guests and each other with a world-class experience worth repeating 

  • Awareness and sensitivity to the concept of luxury and quality.

  • Responsive and genuine with customers.

  • Sustains performance.

  • Confident with customers.

  • Understands and knows the business market.

  • Clearly understands effective operating of a hotel.

  • Develops and implements strategy.

  • Adapts strategies to changes.

  • Aligns plans to strategies.

  • Continuously seeks new opportunities.

    2. Anticipate Needs 

  • Actively listens and builds on other ideas.

  • Effectively understands and uses resources.

  • Is culturally sensitive.

    3. Listen Attentively  

  • Communicates a compelling vision.

  • Inspires co-operation and commitment.

  • Adapts work style and ethics appropriately.

  • Good written and verbal skills.

    4. Care Genuinely

  • Has energy and drive.

  • A sense of urgency.

  • Motivating individual.

  • Communicates clearly.

  • Open to feedback and learning.

  • Possess potential to grow.

  • Seeks continuous improvement opportunities.

  • Can identify core issues and problems.

    5. Act Graciously 

  • Operates ethically.

  • High level of personal integrity.

  • Achievement orientated.

  • Makes things happen.

  • Has presence.

  • Has positive impact and influence.

  • Generates, innovative options.

  • Emotionally stable and mature.

  • Accepts feedback.

  • Coaches others.

  • Manages responsibilities.

    Required Qualifications

  • Two to five years Assistant Controller/Controller Experience in Hospitality Accounting operations

  • Prolific in all Windows Based Software Application

  • Strong Level of Proficiency in Excel

  • Ability to assemble, analyze, understand integrated spreadsheets and complex technical information 

  • Prioritization skills necessary to meet deadlines

  • Effective management, leadership, organizational and communications skills

  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays


  • Strong Team Player, enthusiastic to learn and accomplish the Finance Department & Auberge Resort Overall Goals.

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 indelible 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 reside and work, we all live by the view that our core purpose is to enrich people’s lives.

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

About The Lodge at Blue Sky
Blue Sky Utah. Forty six luxurious rooms and suites on 3,500 secluded acres, all with stunning Wasatch Mountain views. A stream flows year-round, and wildlife abounds. Wander the property on foot or horseback in warmer months or cross country skis and snow-shoes in winter. Every mountain activity imaginable is at your fingertips, while the Spa at Blue Sky, High West Distillery and five-star dining are just outside your front door.

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Auberge Resorts Collection provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all team members and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Auberge Resorts Collection complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Department: Accounting
This is a management position
This is a full time position

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