At Crowne Plaza, we want our guests to feel able to do their best, achieve their goals and be recognized for their success. To help them we need you to stay One Step Ahead and:
Create confidence by being an expert at what you do; by acting and looking the part and adapting your style to match your guests' pace in all you do.
Encourage success by supporting and respecting your guests and their goals; by recognizing them and making them feel valued and important; and offering thoughtful choices to help them feel restored and balanced.
Make it happen by being perceptive to your guests' needs; by taking ownership for getting things done and working seamlessly with others to help guests be successful.
Your day to day
Review and verify accounts payable input and output, accounts receivable posting and billing, and maintain the daily income report, ensuring all necessary schedules are completed in a timely manner. Manage other AP and AR-related duties such as controlling accommodation advance deposits; preparing monthly invoices for other IHG hotels, General Manager, Retail Outlets; monitoring house banks/investments; analyzing/investigating cashiers' overs and shorts, etc.
Assist the Dir Area Finance, Dir Finance and/or Assistant Dir Finance with preparation of the Budget, Strategic Plan, and Goals program.
Perform or assist in the performance of month-end closing. Input and reconcile all income for closing. Prepare reports, verify Trial Balance, and run Financial Statements for management review.
Input General Ledger entries and journal vouchers as required. Ensure all daily transactions are posted and updated in a timely manner and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles. Maintain control over bookkeeping functions for the hotel to include preparation and review of information posted to subsidiary ledgers as needed.
Prepare tax reconciliations, payments, reports and investigation as needed. Maintain necessary records and back up documents required to balance taxes. Complete monthly, quarterly and annual tax filing as required by the state, city and federal agency.
Perform or assist in performing balance sheet reconciliations and bank reconciliations.
May ensure all subordinate staff or other accounting clerical staff members are properly trained and have the tools and equipment needed to effectively carry out their job functions.
Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Key departmental contacts include Catering, Sales, Reservations, Accounting, and Front Office.
Interact with outside contacts:
Guests to resolve billing disputes and answer questions; to provide service to accounts
Regulatory agencies to ensure compliance with governmental regulations and contractual agreements as needed; to coordinate external audits
HMG Accounting staff and Dir Regional Hotel Finance to obtain or provide information
Supervise the Accounting department in the absence of the Assistant Director of Finance & Accounting
Manage daily accounting activities for completion, including day-to-day operations and assignments of Accounting staff. Plan and organize work, communicate goals, and schedule/assign work to ensure all accounting standards are maintained. Alert management of potentially serious issues.
Participate in the taking of inventories and verification of extensions on a monthly basis. Conduct monthly credit meetings and other monthly meetings and distribute minutes as needed.
Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports in accordance with reporting calendars, ensuring that all reports are submitted on a timely basis.
Perform financial and statistical analysis, forecasting, and complete special projects as needed.
May perform additional accounting functions such as reconciling gratuities for payroll, maintaining contract logs, auditing or approving payments to vendors or agencies, reviewing the work of Income Auditors, and filling in for Dir Hotel Finance or Assistant Dir Hotel Finance as needed in their absence.
May assist with other duties as assigned.
What we need from you
Some College plus 2+ years hotel accounting or auditing experience including management experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or related field preferred. Must speak fluent English.
This job requires ability to perform the following:
Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 25 pounds
Communicating with other people
Mathematical skills, including basic math, budgeting, profit/loss concepts, percentages, and variances are utilized frequently.
Problem solving, reasoning, motivating, organizational and training abilities are used often.
Must be able to devise, prepare and maintain spreadsheets using various software systems, and must have knowledge of computerized financial reporting systems and programs.
May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
What we offer
We'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which may include 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.
Intercontinental Hotels Group