Vice President of Finance

Autocamp - San Fransisco, CA

Posted: January 22nd, 2021


Do you love to create delight through design and attention to detail? Are you a MacGyver who always finds a way to get it done? If so, then we invite you to apply to AutoCamp to join our adventure.

Autocamp is looking for a Vice President of Finance & Accounting to join our team! This is a leadership role requiring the highest levels of excellence and integrity in directing all aspects of the finance and accounting organization. Reporting to the President, this individual will collaborate across the organization, enabling the firm to scale its core business and simultaneously explore compelling growth opportunities. This role will directly oversee the Finance and Accounting teams daily operations.

AutoCamp is a lifestyle hotel brand that is changing the way people experience the great outdoors. We provide an upscale, hassle-free, and comfortable experience in the worlds top outdoor destinations we call it Outdoor Hospitality.

Sound good? Wed love to hear from you. Be sure to attach both a resume and a cover letter telling us about your relevant experience and salary requirements. Please Note: Resumes submitted without a cover letter will be crumpled up and used as campfire kindling.

Essential Responsibilities Include, But Not Limited To

  • Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Financial planning and modeling: responsible for comprehensive development of short, medium and long term financial plan for the organization, including:
  • Cash flow modeling and forecasting.
  • Budgeting and variance reporting.
  • Development of relevant KPIs and distribution of dashboards to end users to enhance corporate level and field/property level decision making.
  • Instituting systems to create accountability in spending
  • Managing Capital Budget expenditures and reporting
  • Accounting & Reporting:
  • Lead, coach, mentor and supervise a team of accounting professionals with regards to day to day accounting responsibilities.
  • Manage the G/L and internal auditing of all financial statements and associated monthly, quarterly and yearly financial closings to ensure the quickest and most accurate financial statement preparation and distribution.
  • Lead treasury management operations ensuring optimal cash flow to meet all obligations.
  • Work with financial institutions and FinTech providers to ensure the company has the highest quality and most secure service platforms for lock box, cash receipts, ACH etc...
  • Manage A/P, A/R and collections to optimize terms with vendors and ensure timely payment and collections from all revenue sources.
  • Manage payroll, state and local tax filings in a multistate environment.
  • Foster an environment of continuous improvement across the department by coaching, mentoring and sharing best practices.
  • Capital Markets & Investor Relations:
  • Work closely with senior management and the companys private equity partners and make recommendations for the optimal capital structure and underlying debt/equity mix for sustained growth.
  • Take the lead and work closely with senior leadership to prepare for and attend internal meetings and ad hoc meetings with private equity partners.
  • Oversee reporting to all investors and respond to inquiries.
  • Calculate internal rates of return on projects and manage waterfall distributions.
  • Manage all lender relationships to ensure competitive terms and compliance with covenants.
  • Strategic Planning, Competitive Analysis, Growth Strategy:
  • Contribute to the strategic planning effort to help validate organic and strategic growth initiatives and determine the desired size of the firm, markets and products offered, and growth trajectory.
  • Benchmark against competition to ensure competitive advantage as well as exceed the companys internal goals and objectives.
  • Risk Management & Insurance, Systems and Technology, Portfolio Management:
  • Ensure that the company has evaluated and optimized its portfolio of insurance products to protect against claims without being over insured.
  • Work with external insurance and risk management partners to obtain competitive pricing.
  • Create and implement structured processes whereby new properties are tucked into the portfolio and evaluated for capital improvements and ongoing maintenance.
  • Collaborate across the organization to drive new systems and tools, especially as it relates to property management software and integration with corporate accounting systems.

Desired Skills And Experience

  • Required: Strong financial literacy; MBA, CFA, or CPA preferred
  • Required: 10+ years of leadership experience in hotel & hospitality real estate finance & accounting.
  • Required: Foundational experience in public accounting, management consulting or investment banking.

Educational Requirements And Preferences

  • Required: Undergraduate degree required; Masters/MBA preferred.


  • A passion for hospitality and the great outdoors.
  • Strong relationship and negotiation skills.
  • Outstanding analytical, problem-solving and quantitative skills, with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, detail oriented. Impeccable presentation skills.
  • High energy, collaborative and team based leadership style.
  • Process oriented and fiscally disciplined, yet flexible and intellectually curious.
  • Able to work independently and follow projects through to completion.
  • Working knowledge of Cloud Based Applications; knowledge of Google Suite products preferred.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Must be a MacGyver, able to find creative solutions when issues arise, with limited resources.
  • Able and willing to travel as needed.

About Autocamp


AutoCamp is truly Adventure Simplified. With locations near Santa Barbara, Sonoma County and Yosemite National Park, AutoCamp allows guests to retreat to some of California’s most sought-after destinations. Wine taste in Sonoma, hike Half Dome, surf California’s Central Coast and retreat to AutoCamp in the evening. 

AutoCamp prides itself on its seamless blend of thoughtful design and our location’s natural surroundings. Our custom designed Airstream Suites and Luxury Tents are just a few of the unique accommodations we offer. AutoCamp’s mission is to connect people to the environment and each other.