Hotel Brand: Hotel Indigo
Location: United States, California, San Diego
Hotel: Indigo - San Diego-Gaslamp Quarter (SANIS)
Job number: R204276
Do you see yourself as an Accounting Specialist? What's your passion? Whether you're into sports, gardening, shopping or card games at IHG we're interested in YOU. At IHG we employ people who apply the same amount of care and passion to their jobs as they do their hobbies - people who put our guests at the heart of everything they do. And we're looking for more people like this to join our friendly and professional team. This challenging position has overall responsibility for a variety of accounting duties to ensure correct reporting of revenues and costs, the timely payment of invoices, and/or timely receipt of monies owed to the hotel.
In this role you will summarize and post data to journals, ledgers and other accounting records; total and balance accounts; reconcile bank accounts and obtain approvals on invoices to be paid; make proper accounting entries in ledger; reconcile discrepancies with vendors; prepare transmittal of invoices for payment while you prepare and monitor monthly aging of accounts; prepare statements and collection letters for delinquent accounts; make phone calls to collect accounts excessively overdue. You will approve and process direct billing requests; prepare all bills and mail invoice statements and research and investigate all credit card disputes; balance and prepare all credit card transmittals and ensure credit card reconciliation's are prepared, balanced and discrepancies are resolved.
Responsibility includes preparing or assisting in the preparation of daily bank deposits and you may assist in various storeroom areas to include receiving, storing and dispensing hotel goods to ensure that each department's supply needs are met in a timely and efficient manner and reconcile banquet bar requisitions while preforming additional accounting-related duties and assisting with other duties as needed.
Your day to day
FINANCIAL RETURNS • Summarize and post data to journals, ledgers and other accounting records; total and balance accounts; reconcile bank accounts; check and verify records. • Obtain approvals from department heads on invoices to be paid; make proper accounting entries in ledger; reconcile discrepancies with vendors; prepare transmittal of invoices for payment by CMH Accounting. • Prepare or assist in the preparation of daily bank deposits; maintain the hotel's funds to ensure that funds are of adequate amount, kept safely and properly accounted for; provide all daily change requirements; issue banks to cashiers and conduct periodic audits of banks as needed. Report over/short discrepancies as per Internal Audit Standards. • Perform AR/AP function
PEOPLE • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Key departmental contacts include department heads throughout the hotel, for the purpose of providing or obtaining information regarding accounts.
GUEST EXPERIENCE • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other departments. Key departmental contacts include department heads throughout the hotel, for the purpose of providing or obtaining information regarding accounts
RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS • Responsible for maintenance of normal and routine controls to ensure reasonable protection of company assets. • Maintain files of all accounting-related and/or audit documentation; may assist with clerical duties such as typing or phone coverage. • May assist in various storeroom areas to include receiving, storing and dispersing hotel goods to ensure that each department's supply needs are met in a timely and efficient manner. Reconcile banquet bar requisitions. • May perform additional accounting-related duties such as transferring a balanced edt each day, ensuring compliance with Internal Control Questionnaires, etc. May maintain purchase order system integrity or monitor/track other financial control procedures or systems. • May assist with other duties as needed or requested.
What we need from you
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
High school diploma or equivalent and 1 year experience in an accounting clerical, front office, or reservations position or similar; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience. Ability to speak fluent English required.
This job requires ability to perform the following: • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 25 pounds • Standing up and moving about the front office or other designated areas • Communicating with other people • Handling objects, supplies, boxes of merchandise, etc. • Bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching
Reading abilities are utilized often when reading invoices and work materials.
• Mathematical skills are used frequently to perform calculations, reconcile account balances, etc.
• Frequent contact with guests and outside vendors is necessary to resolve billing issues or answer questions. Strong customer service skills are required.
• May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays.
What we offer
In return 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.