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Vice President Of Accounting | Salary to 150k

Denver, CO 80246

Posted: 05/29/2024 Country: US Job ID: 1943903 Salary: 120k/year - 150k/year State/Province: CO

Job Description

Vice President of Accounting

Growing Company – Denver Based

Salary: up to $150,000 + Benefits and Bonus Packages

We are a fast casual concept that is not only rapidly growing across the United States, but internationally as well. Everything is customizable, made to order, and most importantly…delicious! Our food has been made in a way that is not only able to be enjoyed fresh in one of our 125 locations, but can also travel well for delivery/take-out. Every market we’ve entered, we have become an immediate hit and the-place for lunches, dinners, and catered events.

Gecko Hospitality is seeking a highly experienced and motivated Vice President of Accounting to lead this company’s accounting team. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a history of effective strategic accounting leadership, outstanding managerial abilities, and a profound comprehension of accounting principles specific to the restaurant sector.


  • Supervise all facets of accounting management, encompassing budgeting, forecasting, and financial reporting.
  • Aid in formulating and executing financial strategies to enhance profitability and foster expansion.
  • Guide and empower a team of accounting experts, promoting a culture of cooperation and distinction.
  • Guarantee adherence to regulatory mandates and accounting principles.
  • Work closely with executive management to offer financial perspectives and facilitate strategic decision-making.
  • Handle relationships with external collaborators such as auditors, suppliers, and financial entities.


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field; CPA certification is advantageous.
  • Preferred background in Restaurant/Hospitality or franchise operations, though not mandatory.
  • 10+ years of advancing expertise in accounting and finance, with a minimum of 5 years in a leadership capacity.
  • Profound familiarity with GAAP and the requisites of financial reporting.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal proficiencies, enabling productive teamwork across diverse departments.


  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401K with match, available when you reach eligible date
  • Dog-friendly work environment

Apply Today – Vice President of Accounting in Denver, Colorado

For immediate consideration, e-mail your resume to jacob@geckohospitality.com today

Meet Your Recruiter

Jacob Tarabar

Since 2006, Jacob Tarabar has been an integral part of the Gecko Hospitality community

He joined Gecko as a part-time Recruiter covering the state of Arkansas, and in 2010, Jacob came aboard full-time, dedicating all his efforts to finding new opportunities for candidates in the market, eventually handling the state of Colorado as well. In addition to his recruiting contributions, Jacob has been actively involved assisting with Gecko Hospitality's advertising and website Job Management for several franchise partners, improving the quality, results and organization of their advertising.

Jacob and his family currently reside in the St. Louis area, though he still finds time to avidly root for Philadelphia sports teams, including the Super Bowl LII Champion Philadelphia Eagles.

Candidate Testimonials

“This was absolutely an experience above anything I expected; I applied for a job and had an amazing experience working with Jacob. He gave me helpful advice and was very encouraging and critiqued what I could do better to help me get the job I really wanted. I have already recommended this company to 2 of my friends looking to get different jobs in Texas and I can not speak enough to how helpful my experience was with Gecko Hospitality.” - April R.

“It was amazing Jacob I have used in the past and he is great at what he does. I will always use him for future endeavors.” - Robert T. 

“I’ve used Gecko multiple times and Jacob has been terrific." - Colby C.

"Jacob was outstanding, he was extremely helpful and understanding of my personal situation and goal for employment. I was connected quickly and moved through the interview process fast, unfortunately I went to the final phase and was not accepted for the position. Jacob worked hard to get me in touch with another position knowing my need for employment. He quickly lined up another interview and I moved through that process quickly as well. I can truly say that Jacob was one of if not the best in assisting me through the process and I would definitely refer him to others in need" - Robert S.

“I had an amazing experience with Gecko and them helping me find an amazing job! They listened to all of my needs and came through perfectly!!” - Samantha B.

"Jacob is friendly, professional and very knowledgeable. I was unsure of what path to take. He was patient and persistent. He knew what I wanted even if I didn't. I am now happily employed with a company I believe can become "home". Thank you so very much!!” - Diane R.

“Jacob was amazing and persistent on getting me a new career! I will recommend this company to everyone I know in need!” - Jeffery R.

"Jacob connected me with a few different opportunities that fit my skill set and experience at a competitive salary, ultimately landing me a great job offer within a couple weeks. Professional, responsive and frankly the only effective recruiter I’ve ever worked with. Thanks y’all!” - Mike W. 

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