Senior Manager for Employee Housing - Finance and Asset Management

Date:  Nov 16, 2023

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round


As a leading mountain resort operator with over 40 resorts in sixteen states and four countries. We exist to create an Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, provide and Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We are looking for leaders, innovators, creators, and ambitious professionals to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!

Many of our Corporate function teams can now live and work in any of the states in which Vail Resorts currently operates* – enabling flexible remote work alongside a commitment to building and maintaining strong culture both in person and virtually. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you. Find your purpose with us at


Job Summary:

The Senior Manager for Employee Housing – Finance and Asset Management is accountable for the housing portfolio by working in alignment with the Director of Employee Housing to help identify and execute the Employee Housing strategy and vision to meet both current and future business needs. They will be responsible for the asset management, including real estate opportunities, contract execution, budget accountability, capital strategy and oversight, Housing systems and strategic planning initiatives in service of creating an Experience of a Lifetime for employees living in Employee Housing.  They will drive the strategy and data management to ensure we have scalable employee housing solutions that enhance our current and future business needs for Enterprise Employee Housing Team.


Job Specifications:

  • Outlet: Corporate
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Year Round / Full Time
  • The budgeted range starts at $99,900 - $115,000 + annual bonus.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Design and execute on the Employee Housing strategy driving the Company’s short- and long-term business needs, to include data management, real estate, finance, and driving strategic planning efforts for Employee Housing
  • Responsible for the Employee Housing budget performance through yearly budget build, monthly forecasting, rate setting and revenue management strategies, financial auditing and reporting
  • Responsible for the Employee Housing data management strategy by collecting, analyzing trends and reporting to necessary stakeholders including, occupancy & revenue management, portfolio performance, YOY data, processes and policy compliance
  • Lead and develop team of 1 direct report and 1 indirect report ensuring talent growth and engagement
  • Drive demand model, real estate acquisitions, financial proformas and master lease negotiations for Employee Housing while managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders through negotiation strategies
  • Set and track short- and long-term capital strategy and drive execution of strategic vision with regional teams including financial expectations
  • Serve as back up database administrator for the StarRez Housing Database system and maintain an in-depth knowledge of processes and procedures
  • Oversight of multiple Employee Housing systems to enhance internal and end-user experience by driving efficiencies through new modules, integration efforts and data driven strategy
  • Manage and deliver standardized, best-practices, across the enterprise as a leader for the Employee Housing Team
  • Develop and maintain complex internal and external relationships, including collaboration and communication with local Housing Teams, Housing Liaisons, Legal, Finance & Resort Teams, COO’s, vendors, and other outside contractors to ensure business needs are met. Serve as project manager for Housing Oversight Committee to drive enterprise strategy results.


Job Qualifications:


  • Education: University/College Degree
  • 5 + years of experience (or 3+ years with advanced degree/certification) in finance, accounting or real estate 
  • Experience in development of complex models and data analytics
  • Prior resort experience a plus
  • 5+ years’ experience of directly managing employees at a supervisory level
  • Experience working with remote teams preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills
  • Experience in database management
  • Strong aptitude for accounting
  • Familiarity with real estate terminology
  • Familiarity with real estate contracts, including LOIs and leases
  • Familiarity with Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Ability to align key stakeholders around a vision and to make timely recommendations based on insight, data, and influence.
  • Experience with StarRez Housing Database strongly preferred
  • Proven capability in data management and/or data analysis
  • Fluent in English, excellent written and verbal


The expected Total Compensation for this role is $99,900 - $115,000 + annual bonus.  Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  At Vail Resorts, our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak.  

*Remote work is currently permitted from British Columbia and the 16 U.S. states in which we currently operate. This includes: California, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Please note that the ability to work remotely, and the particulars related to such work, are subject to change at any time; and, accordingly, the Company reserves the right to change its policies and/or require in-person/in-office work at any time in its sole discretion.   


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID  498611
Reference Date: 10/17/2023 
Job Code Function: Employee Housing 

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