Staff Accountant Sage Hospitality Boston

Title Staff Accountant
Date 2020
Company Sage Hospitality
City Boston

Short Description :

Guests and contractors in writing, via telephone and in person We take cures from each guest to define how we can be distinctly of service to them its a guest changing philosophy that doesnt live in a manual, but rather within the DNA of our brand ,…

Full Description :

Our Story and Vision: At Hotel Commonwealth, we begin with a simple premise. We take cures from each guest to define how we can be distinctly ‘of service’ to them – it’s a guest changing philosophy that doesn’t live in a manual, but rather within the DNA of our brand. Unscripted hospitality plays out daily in all we do. It empowers our associates to provide incomparable, authentic service.
Job Overview
The Staff Accountant assists to maintain the property’s Income Audit, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, and credit, functions in a timely, accurate manner in accordance with accounting policies and procedures. Sort documents and post debits/credits to proper accounts. Verify amounts and codes on various forms for accuracy. Balance entries and make necessary corrections. Maintain and make necessary adjustments to records and/or logs such as journals, payroll/time reports, or property records. Verify and reconcile simple bank statements or department records.
This will be a part time position initially, with potential for growth over time.
Responsibilities
Work in conjunction with the night auditors and department managers to maximize revenues and ensure accuracy of postings through processing the income audit daily.
Work closely with sales managers to ensure accurate/timely group billing and follow up with and manage hotel A/R aging.
Assist in training of accounting practices within other departments to ensure understanding of SOPs and compliance audit requirements.
Analyze financial data and resolve discrepancies and provide open communications and recommendations for changes and efficiencies as appropriate.
Balance, reconcile and close various daily accounts and prepare the daily statements to provide accurate, timely information to management while ensuring proper controls are maintained.
Respond to customer issues/complaints/problems in a quick efficient manner to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and quality service.
Prepare reports and communications to the Controller and other Hotel Executive Committee members on revenue issues/problems and other pertinent information.
Maintains a friendly, cheerful and courteous manner at all times.
All other duties as assigned, requested or deemed necessary by management.
  • Ability to work remotely may be available based on current guidelines around health and safety.
Qualifications
Education/Formal Training
One to two years of post-high school education.
Experience
One year of experience in similar role. Accounting background preferred, but not required.
Knowledge/Skills
Requires thorough knowledge of the practices and procedures of the accounting and hospitality professions.
Requires knowledge of the hotel's and company policies and procedures and the ability to determine course of action based on these guidelines.
Ability to compile facts and figures.
Prefer intermediate MicroSoft Office skills. Excel and Word.
Requires ability to investigate and analyze current activities and/or information involving readily available data and indicating logical conclusions and recommendations.
Ability to make decisions based on general policies and procedures.
Ability to operate a computer and calculator.
Must be able to understand and follow verbal/written instructions, communicate both verbally and in writing, utilize analytical thought processes, understand verbal/written technical and mechanical instruction, and be highly organized.
Must have ability to communicate effectively and courteously with employees, guests and contractors in writing, via telephone and in person.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lifting, carrying of files/paperstypically 10-15 lbs.
Bending/kneeling required for transporting documents and filing.
Mobilitymust be able to move between offices and hotel and help during an emergency situation.
Environment
Prolonged sitting at indoor, thermostatically climate-controlled work area under florescent lighting
ID: 2020-1699
Position Type: Regular Part-Time
Property : Hotel Commonwealth Boston
Outlet: Not Applicable
Category: Finance & Accounting
Min: USD $25.00/Hr.
Max: USD $28.00/Hr.
Tipped Position: No
Address : 500 Commonwealth Ave
City : Boston
State : Massachusetts
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

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