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favorite this post PATINA RESTAURANT GROUP seeks Controller. (The New England Aquarium & The Hub on Causeway) hide this posting unhide

compensation: Competitive Compensation + Benefits Package
employment type: full-time

Our Exciting Work Environment

This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified candidate who will be the Controller for The New England Aquarium & the HUB both located in Boston, Massachusetts.

New England Aquarium is a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation. With more than 1.3 million visitors a year, the Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston and a major public education resource for the region. The New England Aquarium serves as a responsive community resource that attracts and involves the broadest possible audience; seeks a culturally diverse staff and governing board that reflect our community; adheres to the highest standards of animal stewardship; and is committed to delivering the highest quality visitor experience in a welcoming and enjoyable manner that inspires awe, curiosity, understanding, caring, and action.

The Hub on Causeway is a joint-venture development between Delaware North, its subsidiarary Patina Restaurant Group and Boston Properties on the site of the original Boston Garden. The project consists of more than 1.5 million square feet of mixed-use Food Service, retail, office, hotel, and residential space, and will provide a main entrance to TD Garden. This transit-oriented development is a significant investment that will bring substantial improvements to North Station, will create major economic impact for the area and enhance the vitality of this important district in the City of Boston.

The Opportunity

Patina Restaurant Group is seeking a Controller to take responsibility for overseeing all of the accounting functions and financial data of their assigned restaurant or food and beverage establishments. This is a great opportunity for someone with exceptional financial acumen who can analyze monetary data and develop the most efficient working plans of action to maximize return on financial assets. Controllers are responsible for following established financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems. The ideal candidate is able to communicate and work closely with various department heads including Directors, Executive Chefs, and General Managers in order to align on financial system preferences, processes, and goals for development of their responsible locations. With these responsibilities come unlimited opportunities to build and grow as a finance professional with a healthy work life balance in Patina Restaurant Group’s friendly and enjoyable work environment. Will be responsible for multiple units.

The Responsibilities

'Resume is required to be submitted with the application for consideration' 

  • Enforce financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems; develop the most efficient working plans of action to maximize return on financial assets and/or unit performance
  • Analyze the financial impact of major business operational issues and decisions affecting the business and delivering timely reports as requested using KPI’s or other standard metrics.

  • Provide effective leadership to ensure complete accountability for financial and operational performance.

  • Coordinate yearly budget preparation, weekly and monthly forecast reports of financial progress within given units.

  • Manage day-to-day operations of the unit level accounting, review and audit cash deposits

  • Further review accounting entries on a regular basis in order to ensure that there is accuracy and timeliness, maintaining a strict confidentiality of operational, financial, and business information.

  • Recommend appropriate structures of business or aiding in merger and acquisition financial activities.

  • Communicate and work closely with various department heads including Executive Chefs, Restaurant General Managers and various Directors within designated units.

  • Ensure that accounting policies and procedures are being adhered to.

  • Must be results oriented with an emphasis on both individual and team accountabilities

  • Maintain a complete understanding and utilization of purchasing and inventory software, cash management

  • Combine the financial data with company actions and recommend business moves appropriate to increasing profit and success without reducing quality products and service. 
  • Support management initiatives and help streamline back office functions.

  • Perform variance analysis for P&L especially Prime Cost

The Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a Unit Controller, Staff/Senior Accountant or Financial Analyst position in a full service, high volume restaurant, hotel, or other food and beverage/ hospitality unit with a similar capacity and clientele.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, Economics, or other applicable specialization preferred.
  • Restaurant specific experience should include recipe and theoretical food costing, processing accurate inventory (including enforcement of inventory procedures) and familiarity with federal and applicable state wage order compliance matters.
  • Experience in budgeting & forecasting and financial modelling.
  • Must have experience in on an offsite premise catering atmosphere or operation as a Staff Accountant or Unit Controller.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs (especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), appropriate point of sale (POS) systems, and any other required financial software (i.e. Oracle, Great Plains, Compete Menulink, Kronos.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Delaware North Companies, Incorporated and its subsidiaries consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Delaware North is an equal opportunity employer.

Who We Are

Take your career beyond the ordinary—to the extraordinary, with Patina Restaurant Group and Delaware North.

Patina Restaurant Group, a bi-coastal boutique company, continues to grow as a leader in the premium segment of the restaurant industry! Boasting approximately 80 restaurants and hospitality venues in performing arts centers, Patina Restaurant Group offers outstanding career opportunities for talented & highly motivated professionals who have an eye for detail and an appreciation for the exceptional quality and level of service they stand for.  

Our family of restaurants are aligned with unique architectural landmarks and cultural institutions that strive to enrich the American experience through fine arts, dance, music, theatre and performance. PRG operates exciting restaurants in world famous locations: from Lincoln Ristorante at Lincoln Center to the Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center; timeless spaces like the Michelin-starred Patina at Walt Disney Concert Hall, or fresh new collaborations like Morimoto Asia - our restaurants offer the finest in artisanal culinary inspirations. 

Patina Restaurant Group is a proud subsidiary of Delaware North. And at Delaware North - whether it’s in sporting venues, casinos, airports, national parks, iconic hotels, or premier restaurants - there’s no telling where your career can ultimately take you! We empower you to do great work in a company with 100 years of success, stability and growth. Delaware North is one of the largest and most admired, privately-held hospitality companies in the world, and when put together with Patina Restaurant Group’s exceptional cuisine, landmark locations, and genuine hospitality – the sky is the limit.

Interested & Qualified individuals  click here  to apply.

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