Hotel Accountant job at The Urban Hotel Group
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Vacancy title:
Hotel Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Hospitality, and Tourism , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

The Urban Hotel Group

Deadline of this Job:
Friday, June 14 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Kasama, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, June 06 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Position: Hotel Accountant

The Urban Hotel Group and its affiliates develop, own, and operate a diverse portfolio of hospitality properties. We are seeking a dedicated Hotel Accountant to join our team. The successful candidate will report to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and will be responsible for managing the accounting department of the hotel. Key responsibilities include supervising and directing the financial activities of the hotel, safeguarding assets, and preparing all financial reports. The Hotel Accountant will also lead the annual budget preparation process and monitor budget adherence throughout the year. Additionally, the successful candidate will interview, train, supervise, counsel, schedule, and evaluate accounting staff.

• Professional Certificate
• Minimum of 5 years of accounting experience
• Excellent written and spoken English Proficient in accounting software (e.g., Pastel, Xero)
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Experience in financial reporting and budget management
• Attention to detail and high level of accuracy

If you think you are skilled, awesome, passionate about hospitality, love people, and can wear a warm smile, we want you to join us!

Essential Functions:
1. Prepare monthly financial statements, variance reports, bank reconciliations, cash flow analyses, and other reports as required by the General Manager
2. Prepare balance sheets, income statements, and other financial reports as directed
3. Supervise and monitor accounts payable, accounts receivable, credit, and collections
4. Ensure effective management of accounts receivable to minimize credit risk
5. Maintain sufficient cash flow
6. Oversee payroll data entry and all other payroll functions
7. Ensure timely billing of all direct bill accounts with complete backup and accurate invoices
8. Resolve accounting-related disputes and respond to requests for clarification in a timely manner
9. Maintain daily filing of documents for research requests from guests and in-house users
10. Work closely with all departments to solve systems and control problems
11. Monitor third-party billing and payments from room sales Ensure proper and prompt payment of statutory obligations Monitor transaction flow from POS to PMS to prevent revenue loss
12. Ensure a timely month-end close
13. Assist in daily cash management functions, including online banking, electronic funds transfers, check balances, accounts reconciliation, and funding requests Regularly attend management meetings

Additional Job Duties:
Manager on duty shifts as needed Conduct daily audits of cash deposits
Undertake special projects as assigned by management or ownership

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Professional Certificate

Job application procedure
HOW TO APPLY: Qualified candidates should email their resume and cover letter to detailing their experience and what makes them a perfect fit for the role by Friday 14th June 2024.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Friday, June 14 2024
Duty Station: Kasama
Posted: 06-06-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 06-06-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 06-06-2077
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