Accountant - Hotels

  • UNITED KINGDOM
  • July 2017
  • To be negotiated
  • Audit / Accounting

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Description

Website: http://www.accorhotels.jobs

Accountant - Hotels

Key tasks

Key Responsibilities:

- Produce an accurate set of month-end accounts controlling accruals, provisions, and prepayments for the hotels managed by AccorHotels. Specific entities/hotels are allocated within the Accounting Team.
- Ensure revenue figures are accurately recorded through the interface with the hotels and debtors ledger figure balances with the aged reports.
- Maintain accurate bank reconciliations through daily checks, following up of discrepancies, credit card chargeback’s, unpaid cheques and ensuring accurate recording of receipts, bulk cash transactions and payments.
- Control the accounts payable function for ensuring the recording of invoices is accurate, approve payments, petty cash, expense claims and ensure supplier statements are reconciled.
- Control the accounts receivable function for ensuring the company standards for extending credit, invoicing, and recording of receipts, ledger reconciliations, commission deductions, collection delays and bad debt procedures are adhered to.
- Control the payroll related entries for ensuring the record is accurate and reflect employee time records and forecasting bonus provisions.
- If required by the Hotel Management Agreement (HMA), maintain accurate booking of capital expenditure for ensuring the record is accurate and company policies are applied.
- If required by the HMA, produce accurate cash flow forecast and maintain cash flow.
- Produce accurate or assist owners with quarterly VAT returns and any tax declarations.
- If required by the HMA, assist regular consolidation process
- Assist daily treasury functionS in case of absence of head of treasury
- Ensure all accounting entries are processed into customized Oracle Accounting Software – AP, AR, FA and GL modules to be used.
- To liaise with the accounting manager in ensuring the best service is given to both internal and external clients, that the financial position is clearly understood and that the reported data is accurate.

Due to any circumstances, duties may vary or ad-hoc duties may require.
Skills

Level of Education Bachelor / Licence
Areas of study Economy, Finance, Accounting
Professional experiences 3 to 5 years
Languages essential English (Primary tongue)

Essential and optional requirements

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following:

• Have a strong financial / accounting background
• Experience in data processing with knowledge of Microsoft spreadsheets
• Strong analytical skills
• Self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team
• Strong Communication and Interpersonal relationships skills
• Bachelor Degree in general studies
• Minimum of 2 year experience in Accounting or Finance

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