Accounting officer

Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

Successful candidate would handle the accounting business for the hotel

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

  • Assist in day to day finance operations and he / she is primarily responsible for computing, recording, collecting, analyzing and verifying numerical data for use in maintaining accounting records of the financial operations of the hotel. 
  • Additionally responsible for generating bills and collect all revenue owed to the hotel in an accurate, timely manner in accordance with accounting policies and procedures. Also assist the general manager in directing the financial activities of the hotel.
  • As an Accounting officer he/she should provide the Executive Management, and other management with accurate, timely, and relevant financial data. Additionally responsible for managing the audit function in hotel to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.
  • Assist in managing revenues received and dispersed including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, audit, General Ledger reporting.
  • Cash handling functions for the hotel and reconcile all cash dropped at the front desk.
  • Assist with analyzing financial statements on a monthly basis and report any variances to the concerned department heads.
  • Assist with financial and tax audits. 
  • Assist with preparing tax returns and corporate reporting requirements. 
  • Assist the GM with systems administration, G/L account reconciliation, budget preparations, inventories, monthly closings and full P & L responsibility.
  • Assist Hotels Auditors with completing the year-end audit process. 
  • Review and approve all reconciliation and audit work papers.
  • Post city ledger payments in property management system, reconcile and bill all city ledger accounts. 
  • Perform follow-up billing and credit collection documentation and inform GM of any potential uncollected accounts. 
  • Reconcile credit card back-up to General Cashier Summary and inform GM of any discrepancies. 
  • Ensure that the guests have best possible experience by trouble-shooting and resolving all billing-related disputes.
  • Manage all phases of Accounts Payable, Receivable and department budget.
  • Calculate and distribute wages and salaries.
  • Prepare regular reports and summaries of accounting activities.
  • Prepare financial statements and debtors' listings.
  • Verify recorded transactions and report irregularities to management.
  • Providing direction to the night audit team so as to ensure proper revenue reporting.
  • Reviewing all ledger details guest ledger, city ledger and deposit ledgers to validate proper payment and revenue posting.
  • Review the postings, payments, revenue and guest balance reports on a daily basis.
  • Review the Accounts Receivable (A/R) ageing reports on a daily basis.
  • Check customers credit ratings and Flag accounts as 'Black listed' for long outstanding or defaulter accounts.
  • Enters invoices into accounts payable system weekly after verifying a purchase order was received from ordering department head and obtaining General Manager's approval.
  • Forecasting cash payments and anticipating challenges arising from limited cash flow.
  • Ensuring that cash flows are adequate to allow business units to operate effectively.
  • Working with executives and business heads to prepare budgets and track profit / loss performance by business unit.
  • Recommend and maintain a system of policies and procedures that impose an adequate level of control over Finance Department activities.
Requirements 
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail. 
  • Ability to compile facts and figures. 
  • Command of the English language both written and verbal. Proficiency with MS Office (Excel / Word)

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Anonymous Employer
Lagos
| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
1mo
Lagos
| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
1mo
Lagos
| Full Time |
NGN 75,000 - 150,000
1mo
Lagos
| Full Time |
NGN Confidential
1mo