Job Description

Job description

South Seas Island Resort is seeking an experienced Controller, to oversee financial, accounting and payroll, for a beautiful resort located in Captiva Island, Florida. The successful candidate will be responsible for all aspects of financial reporting, including overseeing the monthly close cycle, all general ledger activity, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and balance sheet control. In addition, the controller will serve as business partner to the Director of Finance, supporting the annual budgeting process and performing ad-hoc financial analysis. Hospitality industry experience is required. Must be knowledgeable of all aspects of accounting, job costing and billing processes. This is a tremendous opportunity for a professional who thrives in a busy workplace and is well-versed in working closely with the leadership team. This is a detail oriented, hands-on position.

If you are passionate about the resort industry and enjoy working in paradise, we want to talk to you about this incredible opportunity.


  • Health Insurance/Dental/Vision/LTD/STD and Life Insurance
  • 401K, company matches 100% up to 4% of contribution
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Toll programs (if you qualify) for the Sanibel Causeway and Cape Coral Bridge
  • $2 Employee lunches at our Keylime Cafe
  • Employee discounts at selected retail outlets
  • Employee recognition through the year


  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance from accredited four-year college or university, advanced degree a plus
  • 5 plus years of accounting experience, 3 in the hospitality industry
  • 2 to 3 years supervising a 3 to 5 person team of employees
  • Strong interpersonal skills, problem solving and planning skills
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently in a time sensitive environment
  • Must be able to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
  • Ability to work cross functionally within the organization
  • Develop and maintain cooperative working relationship
  • Spring Miller, Profit Sword experience a plus