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11 days agoIHG

Accounting Specialist - InterContinental Boston

  • Boston (Middlesex)
  • Teaching

Job description

About Us

What's your passion? Whether you're into scuba diving, chess games or just raising your children, at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team. HOTEL OVERVIEW: InterContinental® Boston is a landmark of luxury overlooking Boston's historic waterfront, named one of the ‘Best Hotels in the World' by Condé Nast Traveler magazine. Featuring 424 luxurious ultra-modern accommodations with distinctive style and breathtaking waterfront or downtown city views, a full service spa and fitness club, 32,000 square feet of premier meeting and event space, and an array of restaurants and bars influenced by a variety of international flavors. All of these features paired with our impeccable service has made InterContinental® Boston the city's most captivating Forbes Four-Star, 4 Diamond AAA rated hotel experience.

Your day to day

• Assure the accuracy of daily management reports by inspecting all backup for proper documentation; balance and verify figures against individual department reports. • Complete daily revenue balancing and audit of hotel revenue in any or all of the following major areas: rooms revenue, F&B revenue, banquet revenue, telephone revenue, leisure revenue, retail revenue, other revenues, and miscellaneous charges and adjustments. Balance credit card transmissions as needed. Prepare audit-related reports or documentation. Review report information with manager or controller as needed, and notify management immediately of any discrepancies or issues. Investigate overages or shortages as needed, according to hotel policies and established standards. • Prepare Miscellaneous Journal and period-to-date financial information; post all allowances to the Allowance Journal; balance Miscellaneous and Allowance Journals to daily management reports. Post entries and prepare other accounting-related reports as needed or directed. • Prepare monthly sales tax and tip allocation; verify that room and tax have been run on all occupied rooms; investigate any discrepancies. • Check all vouchers issued for proper explanations and approvals. • Check and balance all food and beverage cash registers and note all discrepancies. Check menu pricing as needed or requested. • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Key departmental contacts include Front Office, Reservations, F&B, Sales and Accounting, for the purpose of obtaining information regarding accounts and reconciling revenue figures from each area. • Participate in the inventory process and assist with hotel financial/accounting staff with inventories. • May monitor monthly aging of accounts, perform credit chargeback and inquiry research, handle travel agent commission research, make phone calls to collect accounts excessively overdue, prepare statements, collection letters and coordinate payment for delinquent accounts as needed. • May perform additional accounting duties such as processing credit approvals/denials, conducting inventory of safe deposit boxes, accounting/clerical duties, counting house bank with General Cashier and reconciling other in-house accounts, checking foreign currency rates on receipts and verifying loss or gain on foreign exchange, or preparing special projects as assigned. • May assist with other duties as needed or requested.

What we need from you

High school diploma or equivalent and 1 year experience in an accounting clerical, front office, or accounts receivable position or similar; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Ability to speak fluent English required. Some college coursework in Accounting preferred. This job requires ability to perform the following: • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 25 pounds • Standing up and moving about the front office or other designated areas • Communicating with other people • Handling objects, supplies, boxes of merchandise, etc. • Performing computerized accounting tasks or generating invoices or correspondence using a computer. • Bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching Other: • Reading abilities are utilized often when reading invoices and work materials. • Mathematical skills are used frequently to perform calculations, reconcile account balances, etc • Must have basic knowledge of computerized financial reporting systems and programs. • Attention to detail is necessary to ensure the accuracy of financial and accounting transactions. • May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.

What we offer

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which includes healthcare support, dental, vision, disability and life insurance support, and a matching 401k plan. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as access to a wide variety of discount programs and the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself. So what's your passion? Please get in touch and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG. IHG is an equal opportunity employer Minorities / Females / Disabled / Veterans

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