Sample Job Description for Hotel Accountant

Postion: Accountant

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  • Maintain financial records
  • Apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information & prepare financial reports
  • Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts
  • Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position
  • Audit contracts, orders, and vouchers, and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement
  • Establish, modify, document, and coordinate implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures
  • Devise and implement manual or computer-based system for general accounting
  • Direct and coordinate activities of other accountants and clerical workers performing accounting and bookkeeping tasks
  • Conduct performance appraisal/review for all members of the department
  • Direct and oversee all the financial activities of the Hotel including preparation of current financial reports as well as summaries and forecasts for future business growth and general economic outlook
  • Direct the preparation of all financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, reports to shareholders, tax returns, and reports for government regulatory agencies
  • Oversee accounting departments, budget preparation and management, and audit functions
  • Meet regularly with department heads to keep informed and to offer direction
  • Review reports to analyze projections of sales and profit against actual figures, budgeted expenses against final totals, and suggests methods of improving the planning process as appropriate
  • Confer with the General Manager and Department Heads to coordinate and prioritize planning
  • Estimate requirements for capital, land, buildings, and an increase in the work force
  • Assist with analyzing the Hotel’s operations to pinpoint opportunities and areas that need to be reorganized, downsized, or eliminated
  • Conduct performance appraisal/review for all members of the department
  • Any other duties assigned

Reports To : General Manager

Title : Manager

Compensation: Base Salary + Incentives

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