Who is BODE?

Bode is a new form of lodging that empowers self-guided travelers to connect with each other and their destinations in ways that go far beyond traditional hotel stays. We’re creating a network of keenly designed, flexible, residence-like dwellings in sought-after destinations, anchored by social hubs with intuitively fortifying services that enable the shared local experiences travelers have always imagined.

Is BODE for you?

If diverse responsibilities excite you, and you take pride in going above and beyond, we might just be the perfect fit. We are looking for someone who thrives in a challenging, proactive work environment and is ready to jump into all facets of the Bode guest experience, to ensure it’s always engaging and truly distinct.

Job Summary:

The Staff Accountant is responsible for the day to day accounting of a group of assigned Bode hotels from a centralized office in Irvine, CA. Additionally, the accountant will assist with responsibilities in coordination with Bode’s Real Estate Operations. Accountable for the daily income journal, cash reconciliation, accounts payable, month-end close process, balance sheet reconciliation, process improvement, and the control environment of each assigned hotel. The Staff Accountant will meet their responsibilities by liaising with property non-accounting financial personnel when applicable while reporting to the Director of Finance.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversees property level day to day finance activity including functioning as the general cashier, accounts receivable and general accounting responsibilities

  • Prepare, code and review accounts payable for others to enter and process

  • Completes the daily income journal and cash receipts process

  • Bill out credit cards and reconcile credit card back up to general cashier summary

  • Processes credit card payments and chargeback requests

  • Reconciles the house bank including depositing funds to the bank and requesting change orders

  • Post entries to the general ledger for accounts receivable, cash receipts, accounts payable, cash disbursements and payroll

  • Completes month end journal entries, accruals, and adjusting entries for multiple entities

  • Reconciles general ledger and balance sheet activity for multiple units, including banking

  • Prepares multiple financial reporting document for third parties as needed

  • Prepares wire transfer payments for vendor payments during the pre and post opening phase

  • Review guest and city ledgers and escalate any past due amounts to senior leadership

  • Verify all ledger details for guest ledger, city ledger and deposit ledgers to validate proper payment and revenue posting

  • Responsible for placing all property purchases via Shopify and following up on delivery

  • Reconciles inventory at month end with the help of onsite staff

  • Maintain all binders including contracts and licenses, certificates of insurance, engineering certifications

  • Prepares travel agent  commissions and ensures timely payment, reconciles against the vendor statement

  • File monthly occupancy and sales & use taxes

  • Prepare and assist Director of Finance with month end balance sheet reconciliations

  • Ensures large financial risk items are controlled (i.e. real estate taxes, sales/use taxes, cash account reconciliations, etc.).

  • Understands property cash flow and validates plan with ownership is in place in event cash levels drop below working capital levels.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or related field required

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in real estate Finance, Accounting or related field

  • Travel to the properties may be required

  • Sound experience working within the hotel industry preferably in a multi-unit capacity.

  • Experience in a Centralized Accounting platform preferred

  • Familiarity with real estate development and real estate management

  • Familiarity with real estate and construction loans

  • Familiarity with real estate capitalization structures

  • Knowledge of hotel month-end, budgeting, forecasting, and financial preparation process

  • Possess the interpersonal skills to interact at the highest level with hotel operators and owners

  • Strong influencing, leadership skills, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong problem solving skills, including ability to effectively address any issue in collaboration with others as appropriate and proactively identify and prevent potential problems