Area Controller

Chantilly/Herndon/Reston/Sterling, Virginia /
B.F. Saul Company Hospitality Group – Accounting /
Full Time
/ On-site
B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group is a subsidiary of the largest private real estate company in the Washington, D.C. area, and has been in operation for over 130 years. The Hospitality Group operates a portfolio of more than 20 business class hotels with top brands from Intercontinental Hotel Groups, Marriott International, Hilton, and Best Western Hotels: along with The Watermark Hotel, The Hay-Adams Hotel, and Perch Putt. These properties are operated by a team of more than 1,000 enthusiastic hospitality professionals! 

The Area Controller is responsible for overseeing accounting functions at the Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Dulles Airport Herndon/Reston, Hampton Inn Washington-Dulles Airport South, Hampton Inn Dulles/Cascades and Hampton Inn & Suites Washington-Dulles Airport hotels. Provides a wide variety of accounting services as this individual interacts with other team members and guests in a friendly, courteous and professional manner to ensure guest satisfaction.

B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group invites you to take your career to the next level! As a leading Owner and Management Company in the Hospitality Industry, our commitment to our team is in our “One Team!” values. Our integrated approach in obtaining top talent ensures key players who are committed to their professional and personal development represent our hotels, have a sound understanding of the industry, and possess significant attributes to enhance our culture. Joining our team says you are committed to guest satisfaction and promise to uphold the highest level of integrity.


    • Financial:  This position will be required to follow all accounting standard operating procedures to ensure compliance with the B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group’s internal controls and the accuracy of financial reporting.  Key responsibilities are to assist with analysis of productivity and financial reports and make recommendations for improvements.  The ability to perform, as assigned by the Controller, the functions of General Cashier, Income Audit, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable and Payroll is required.  One or more of the previously mentioned accounting functions will be assigned by the Controller and could change at any time.  Additionally, this position will assist with month end closing and be required to independently complete projects as assigned by the Controller.
    • Cost Control: Assists all departments in maximizing efficiencies. Assists in identifying maximization of revenue for the hotel and restaurant.  Assists department managers in effectively managing expenses and labor costs.  Follows procurement guidelines and applies good business judgment.
    • Operational Procedures:  Provides leadership support in maintaining established controls and standard procedures.  Serves as a resource for all management and hourly staff.
    • Training:  Analyzes quality issues, identifies training needs and ensures implementation to improve results.  Utilizes available resources and adheres to B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group training policies.
    • Guest Service:  Anticipates and responds to guests in a friendly, positive and timely manner. Works as a team player in meeting guests needs, and actively contributes to the efforts of other departments as necessary Understands and follows B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group guest service recovery program. 
    • Safety/Risk Management:  Maintains a clean and safe work area in compliance with B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group, brand, local, state and federal regulations. Follows all B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group procedures for guest/associate incidents. Knowledgeable of hotel emergency procedures.
    • Self-Management:  Produces required volume of work by planning, organizing and prioritizing work duties.  Adheres to B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group attendance policy, grooming/appearance standards, general work rules, and department procedures. Attends all required department and hotel meetings.   

Position Requirements (Skills/Abilities):

    • Experience:  3+ years of progressive hotel accounting experience required. Excellent computer knowledge needed with proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.  Knowledge of financial analysis needed to identify areas of opportunity to make recommendations for improvements.  Attention to detail, customer focused and the ability to perform job duties in fast paced environment.  Experience in the hospitality industry is preferred.
    • Education: Four-year degree in accounting or finance with accounting courses or equivalent experience required.
    • Physical Requirements:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must regularly lift, pull and/or move up to 50 pounds at regular basis throughout shift. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


    • Well-Being Benefits:
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental & Vision Insurance
    • Short & Long Term Disability
    • Vacation Policy
    • Weekly Pay

    • Long Term Planning:
    • 401(k) Retirement Program
    • Paid Life Insurance
    • Tuition Reimbursement

    • Team Member Programs:
    • Our Big 3 Mission Statement Leaders of the Month/Year
    • Annual Performance Appraisals and Wage Increase Opportunities
    • Annual Team Member Banquets
    • Annual Team Member Engagement Survey
    • Discounted Room Rates for Team Members, Family and Friends
    • Complimentary Room Stays

B. F. Saul Company Hospitality Group is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring diverse professionals.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled