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Assistant Controller

Sunday River Resort
Newry, Maine, United States (on-site)
18 days ago


Sunday River is looking for an Assistant Controller to perform specialized accounting tasks efficiently, with confidence and competence. The position requires above-average attention to detail, concern for the exact correctness of work, and a strong commitment to tasks completed on time. 

The Assistant Controller will manage and oversee general accounting, the operational budgeting and reporting processes, and be able to assist departments with their budgets as needed. 

We will be accepting resumes through February 15 and will begin interviews shortly thereafter. 



  • Prepare reports that summarize and forecast company business activity and financial position in areas of income, expenses, earnings, and cash flow based on past, present, and forecasted operations. 
  • Provide management with timely reviews of the organization’s financial status and progress in its various programs and activities. 
  • Direct daily, monthly, quarterly, and yearly reporting compliance with corporate standards white developing and monitoring controls and procedures to ensure such compliance. 
  • Review cash disbursements to ensure compliance with established procedures and release disbursements or investigates and resolve discrepancies. 
  • Coordinate audits of the company’s accounts.
  • Develop and monitor Operating Budgets.
    • Develop seasonal budget targets.
    • Maintain, issue, and reconcile budgeting templates.
    • Work with team members to create and meet targets. Contribute to team effort by participating in Job Sharing, assuming responsibility for the cleanliness of the resort and safety of guests and team members; participating in safety meetings; accepting diverse assignments; maintain a positive and friendly attitude and demeanor in all internal and external interactions. 
  • Participate in company training programs such as Servant Leadership and IMPACT. 
  • Embrace the company’s core values:
    • K.R.P.: Kindness, Respect, and Professionalism in every interaction
    • L.E.A.D.:
      • Long-Term Thinking: When making any decision or creating goals
      • Excellence in Execution: Always paying attention to the details
      • Attitude is Everything: Innovative, passionate, “Can Do” attitude
      • Develop Great People: Delegate, train, encourage, evaluate 
  • Meet service level objectives and department goals as set forth. 
  • Lead an accounting team of up to 3 direct reports with a total team of up to 12 including seasonal team.
  • During peak business periods, work 4 – 8 hours weekly outside of home department.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by VP of Finance. 


  • Bachelor’s degree, (B.S.), in business or accounting, MBA preferred. 
  • Three to five years related experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products. Experience with MS Nav, Power BI and report writing tools a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and financial reporting
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ski resort industry experience is a plus 


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications, with a range of $75k to $90k. 
  • Benefits package including health insurance, 401(k) plan, PTO and Season Passes for self and dependents 
  • Resort discounts and access to sister resort amenities 

If you are passionate about the ski industry and have a strong background in accounting and finance, we want to hear from you! Apply today to join our team as the Assistant Controller. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 67765973
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Newry, Maine, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Sunday River Resort
  • Position Title: Assistant Controller
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 3-5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $75,000.00 - $90,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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