Job Description

Position Summary: Manage the staff and operations of the Accounting Department, in order to provide timely and accurate financial information to hotel management.

Responsibilities include:

  • To hire, train,  schedule, support, review, discipline, and terminate employees directly  accountable to his/her position, to maintain highest possible levels of  employee morale and department productivity.
  • To establish and  enforce policies and procedures for all hotel Accounting, Payroll, and for  Night Audit functions accounting related policies.
  • To control cash  flow generated by Accounts Payable and Receivable, including authorizing  payments, and ensuring the timely collection of all bills due.
  • To review  transmittals and journal entries to ensure accuracy and proper  authorization.
  • To regularly  review and update Accounting related control procedures in all  departments, and report to the General Manager any procedures not being  adhered to.
  • To review and  approve all documentation of Accounting procedures, including credit card  reports; Dailies; responses to credit card inquiries; chargebacks; journal  entries; and preliminary financial statements.
  • To ensure accurate  and efficient completion of month-end closing procedures, including  preparing month-end journal entries; and generating reports and commentary  for the Corporate package.
  • To assist the  General Manager to establish specifications for the development of annual  departmental budgets, including the annual budget for the Accounting  Department.
  • To continually  monitor and control departmental expenditures to ensure meeting  operational standards while maintaining annual budget.
  • To follow all  specifications to perform routine month-end accounting procedures,  including scheduling and assisting with inventories; preparing journal  entries; generating reports for Corporate package; and reconciling  accounts to the General Ledger.
  • To follow all  specified procedures to correctly handle cash.
  • To complete  special projects, as requested by Corporate management, the Corporate  Controller, or General Manager, meeting all pre-determined goals for  quality and completion.
  • To participate  in Mountain Shadows EOC program, and attend hotel functions, as directed.
  • To promote and  comply with all policies and procedures of Mountain Shadows.
  • To immediately  report all suspicious occurrences and hazardous conditions.
  • To maintain the  cleanliness and safety of work areas at all times.
  • To practice safe  work habits at all times, to avoid injury to self and others.
  • To ensure safe  work practices of all Accounting, Payroll, and Night Audit staff,  including proper use and handling of all relevant equipment.
  • To ensure  departmental safety training for all new Accounting, and Payroll  employees, before they begin to work.
  • To conduct  regular departmental operations meetings, including monthly safety  meetings.
  • To attend all  mandatory meetings as directed.
  • Perform  additional duties as requested by the General Manager and/or Corporate  Controller.

Specific job knowledge, skill and ability:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he/she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

  • Bachelor’s  degree in Accounting, or equivalent experience, required.
  • CPA  certification preferred.
  • English fluency  required.
  • 5 years’ minimum  experience in general accounting procedures, including one-year experience  in supervisory position.
  • Must know ten  key by touch.
  • Computer  experience required.
  • Hotel experience  preferred.
  • Familiar with  OSHA, SB198, local Department of Health regulations, and relevant current  laws governing handling of hazardous substances.
  • Current CHAE  certification preferred.
  • Must  adhere to practices of occupational safety and  health

Application Instructions

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