Senior Accountant

$40 - $50 hourly

Job Category:Accounting & Finance

Position Type:Contract / Temporary to Hire

Work Model:Hybrid

Location:Westmont, Illinois  [Hybrid]

Job ID:133823

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is seeking an experienced Senior Accountant to join a client of ours, a prestigious Hotels and Resorts company based in Downers Grove, IL. The Senior Accountant will play a crucial role in managing the financial operations specific to the hospitality industry. This position requires a deep understanding of accounting, strong financial acumen and the ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.  


Senior Accountant Responsibilities:  

  • Oversee the financial accounting processes for multiple hotels and resorts  

  • Ensure accurate and timely recording of revenue, expenses and other financial transactions related to the hospitality sector  

  • Analyze and control costs associated with hotel operations  

  • Implement strategies to improve profitability and cost efficiency  

  • Collaborate with hotel management teams to develop annual budgets  

  • Monitor budget performance and provide financial insights  

  • Implement and oversee revenue recognition processes specific to the hotel and resort industry  

  • Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations  

  • Prepare and present financial reports for each hotel and the overall resort portfolio.  

  • Provide analysis and recommendations to improve financial performance  

  • Establish and maintain internal controls to ensure compliance with industry regulations  

  • Coordinate with external auditors for hotel audits  

  • Manage cash flow for hotel operations  

  • Optimize cash management processes  

  • Collaborate with hotel management, operations and other departments to achieve financial goals  

  • Provide financial guidance and support to hotel teams  

Senior Accountant Requirements:  

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or business-related field  

  • 3+ years of experience at the Senior Accountant level  

  • In-depth knowledge of hotel financial processes and industry-specific accounting practices  

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills  

  • Proficient in MS Excel  

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills  


If you are a seasoned Senior Accountant with a passion for the hospitality industry and are ready to contribute to the financial success of their hotels and resorts, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity in Downers Grove!  



Allee Struve   

Team Lead, Management Resources  

LaSalle Network  



LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.