job description

Accountant

Accountant

Main Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate & supervise activities in his/her department
  • Interact regularly with colleague to obtain feedback for improvement
  • Produce internal financial reports in an accurate and timely manner for the daily work of hotel’s management team
  • Ensure that the Executive and Management Team have financial awareness
  • Prepare monthly Profit or Loss, cash flow
  • Maintain Fixed Asset Register
  • Prepare yearly budget and revise forecast every quarter
  • Approve Purchase Order when required
  • Review bank reconciliations monthly
  • Collaborate and adhere with internal control and compliance policies
  • Benchmark and analyse performance and make improvement recommendations
  • Analyse revenue and expenditure trends and recommends appropriate budget levels and ensure expenditure control
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies
  • Produce monthly reporting on variance
  • Verify reconciliation of takings and banking daily
  • Prepare and pay tax returns
  • Ensure books and records are kept as per standards and all financial practices are legal and within guidelines in state laws.
  • Ensure all relevant audits recommendations are implemented and adopted within standard procedures
  • Ensure proper and timely recording of all transactions daily
  • Maintain, and coordinate the implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures and ensures compliance to accounting standards and statutory requirements
  • Establish and maintain hotel accounting systems and SOPs, make recommendations on the implementation of same to increase efficiency and profitability, establish and maintain effective accounting controls
  • Provide to external auditors all statutory information
  • Monitor the financial effectiveness systems and controls
  • Ensure the efficient and effective management of the company’s finances and compliance with statutory requirements

Candidate’s Profile:

  • Professionally qualified Accountant (ACCA – FCCA – CIMA)
  • Able to speak, write and read French and English
  • Computer literacy including hotel management system
  • At least 5 years in relative field
  • High Depth of Functional Area and Industry, Low Depth & Breadth of Geography