The Club at Ibis
  • Accounting
  • West Palm Beach, FL, USA
  • Salary

Comprehensive benefits package (including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and accident), 401(k) with generous employer match, 529 College Savings Plan, paid time off, complimentary employee meals, employee discounts - and most importantly, a great work environment!


The Club at Ibis is an award-winning private country club community in West Palm Beach, FL (www.clubatibis.com).

 

Position Summary

The Club at Ibis is seeking an experienced Chief Financial Officer, for the administrative, financial, and risk management operations of the Accounting, Information Technology and Purchasing Departments. These responsibilities include the development of a financial and operational strategy, metrics tied to that strategy, and the ongoing development and monitoring of control systems designed to preserve company assets and report accurate financial results.

 

Our Purpose

We each have a job title, but that is our function not our Purpose. Our Purpose is much bigger. It is not bound by an organizational chart or department lines. Our Purpose acts as our communal north star, guiding us collectively towards a common goal, Whatever it Takes to Deliver The Ibis Experience.

 

Our Values

Our story of success begins with our internal cultural of lateral service and acceptance. We have many voices, many faces, and many backgrounds, which are united by a shared vision. Our different perspectives and unique talents are balanced by our common Purpose, our Core Values (the Core4), and a bold commitment to service excellence. Integrity Belonging Innovation Shared Vision

 

Award Distinctions

  • 2019 Best Country Club in Palm Beach County, voted by readers of The Palm Beach Post
  • Distinguished Emerald Club of the World, Boardroom Magazine
  • Platinum Club of America, Club Leaders Form
  • One of America's Healthiest Clubs, Prevo Health Solutions

 

Ibis Fast Facts

  • Ibis is an equity club, serving 1,634+ member families.
  • Total of 1,871 proposed residences, among 33 community neighborhoods.
  • Four uniquely themed dining outlets; buffet, fast-casual, upscale bistro, and fine dining.
  • Private dining rooms, a Chef's Table, and Banquet space to accommodate groups up to 500+.
  • Three uniquely beautiful 18-hole golf courses, each designed by a member of the Jack Nicklaus family: Legend Jack Nicklaus, 1991 / 2017 renovation; Heritage Jack Nicklaus, Jr., 1992; Tradition Steve Nicklaus, 1998.
  • 16 Hydrogrid tennis courts and four pickleball courts.
  • Sports Complex houses a state-of-the art fitness center, luxury spa, bistro-style restaurant, zero-entry resort-style pool, lap pool, kiddie pool, and Jacuzzi.
  • Golf instruction is headed by Martin Hall, ranked by Golf Digest as one of the game's Top 50 instructors and host of Golf Channel's popular show School of Golf.
  • Tennis instruction is headed by Jay Berger, formerly ranked no. 7 in the world, former USTA, Davis Cup, and Olympic Games tennis coach.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares annual zero-based Operating Budget, Rolling Forecast as well as projections required to support the long-range planning process. Reviews activities, costs, operations, and forecast data to determine progress toward stated goals and objectives.
  • Prepares annual Capital Budget and a ten-year capital projection that ensures we have funds to maintain our existing equipment and capital required for budgeted expansion and replacement.
  • Reports monthly and year-to-date variances as it pertains to the budget on a monthly basis and provides suggested changes to ensure we meet our agreed upon budget.
  • Maintains record of membership transactions and Club Fund contributions, analyzing trends and reporting issues and opportunities
  • Evaluates and advises on the impact of long-range planning, introduction of new programs/strategies and regulatory action.
  • Provides timely and accurate monthly and quarterly financial reports, analysis of performance against budgets, and financial trends in order to assist the GM/COO and the Executive Committee in performing their responsibilities.
  • Leads the annual external Financial Audit and proactively prevents material weaknesses in the annual Audit.
  • Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures as established in the Accounting Internal Controls Manual, or as dictated by GAAP.
  • Secures and maintains relationships with financial partners to manage Club accounts and loans while ensuring collections and payment to and from all members, vendors and partners are current.
  • Provides reliable cash flow projections, cash management tools and reporting mechanism, which includes minimum cash threshold to meet operational needs.
  • Ensures that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements and that record keeping methods meet the requirements of auditors and government agencies.
  • Secures and maintains company's insurance coverage, licensures, and registrations.
  • Ensure the GM/COO has the information required to efficiently run the operation and is abreast of any potential current or future financial issues.
  • Active participant in Board of Directors and Finance Committee meetings.

 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree; MBA degree preferred.
  • Ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) designation preferred.

 

Computer Skills

  • Strong knowledge of IT systems, Jonas or other POS software
  • Inventory software
  • Payroll systems
  • Project Management software
  • Advanced MS Office proficiency

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid driver's license

 

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrates and upholds the Ibis Common Purpose, Core Values, and Service Principles.
  • High level of demonstrated integrity and ethical standards, with a strong sense of urgency, operational focus, and results-orientation.
  • Ability to demonstrate professional discretion to handle and respond to complex, sensitive or critical issues.
  • Ability to effectively present complex, technical financial information to executives and Board of Directors.
  • Demonstrates a professional demeanor and appearance; acting as an ambassador of the Club, on and off property.
  • Articulate with excellent interpersonal skills to establish and maintain professional rapport with executives, Board members, and Club members.
  • Highly organized and self-directed.
  • Energetic and an innovative, strategic visionary.
  • Values creating a continuous learning environment by mentoring, coaching, and sharing information.
  • Prior country club, resort/hotel or hospitality experience in a similar role preferred.

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation package, including bonus potential. Compensation commensurate with education and experience.
  • Medical, dental, vision, disability, accident, and life insurance, HSA/FSA accounts, Paid Time Off (PTO), 401(k) with generous employer match, 529 College Savings Plan, employee discounts, professional association and continuing education support, and complimentary employee meals.

 

All inquiries will be confidential.

  • Please be sure to complete the required pre-hire assessment that immediately follows the online application.
  • Candidates selected for the second phase of the application process will be required to submit a video (less than 3 minutes), detailing why they are the best fit for this position and why they want to join the Ibis Team. *Instructions will be provided to those selected for the second phase of the application process.




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