Accounts Officer

Recruiter
The Westmead Hotel
Location
Hopwood
Salary
£9.50 per hour
Posted
02 Sep 2017
Closes
20 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

25 Hours per Week

An established hotel operator that provides catering and residential services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes government, corporate and retail clients. Founded in 2009, the company is based within the West Midlands and currently both owns and operates the Westmead Hotel

The hotel comprises a restaurant, main bar, lounge, 57 accommodation rooms, function rooms and a function bar for meetings and events. The hotel is rated three stars and the client base is an equally balanced mixture between a corporate and leisure client base, both mid market

The Accounts department is responsible for both accounts receivable and accounts payable functions, reconciliations, on-boarding new employees and managing the purchase order allocation process. In addition, the Accounts department work closely with other heads of department to control costs

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

Ensuring the timely capture of revenue and controlling the hotel cost base

MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Daily Banking
  • Ensure Revenue is posted correctly and complete daily reports
  • Prepare invoices for approval
  • Liaise with the hotel's outsourced finance processing team and other third-party service providers
  • Maintain debtor's ledger
  • Bank reconciliations
  • On-boarding new employees
  • Labour cost management (including holiday and absentee management)
  • Miscellaneous accounts queries

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE

Hospitality Industry
Strong background in finance
Processing of financial information
Hotel experience desirable

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

Staff management
Numerate
Computer literate (experience of Fourth Hospitality an advantage)
Excel
Accuracy
Ability to challenge

KEY BEHAVIOURS/COMPETENCIES

Organisation
Problem solving
Tenacity
Multi-task