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Hotel Accountant - Kafnu & Chifley Apartments, Next Story Group

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Job Listing Date
15 Mar 2019
Location
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Salary
$60,000 - $69,999
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Accounting, Financial Managers & Controllers

Hotel Accountant - Kafnu & Chifley Apartments, Next Story Group

Next Story Group is the parent company of Next Hotels & Resorts, Next Story Group is an integrated hospitality management, marketing, design, franchising, investment and development company, headquartered in Singapore.  By creating innovative brands based upon customer demand, Next Story Group is a leading provider of hotels and urban spaces across the Asia-Pacific region. The group currently owns, manages and franchises 37 properties with over 3,000 keys, and includes the brands Next Hotels, Sage Hotels, Chifley Hotels, Country Comfort, Sundowner Inns, Riva Arun, Riva Surya and Kiridara

Hotel Accountant - full time salary to support Kafnu Alexandria and Chifley Apartments Newcastle.

 

Financial Control

· Ensure the internal financial control system is in place as per the property requirements.

·Support the Regional Financial Controller and Hotel GM in the property’s financial activities

· Assist in the preparation of budgets and monthly forecasts

·Ensure accurate and timely compliance of month end reports and procedures, including monitor and reconciling bank accounts, adjusting journals, accrual journals and general ledger reconciliations

·Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual compliance reports – BAS, FBY, Payroll Tax etc.

·Assist in the maintenance of the internal property financial policies and procedures (i.e. Front office procedures, general cashiering, purchasing etc.)

· Assist and maintain property cashiering and banking

·Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliation in accordance within dedicated time frame

· Assist with annual audit (internal & external)

Revenue and Accounts Receivable:

· Maintain DMR Master XL spreadsheet

· Assist with revenue management and accounts receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate records of all revenue.

·Manage the property based credit application process.

· Prepare all invoices with proper back-ups for mailing. Maintain A/R files with copies of outstanding invoices along with backup.

 Check all credit card details and vouchers and ensure all amounts and charges are correct

· Follow-up with clients/customers so that issues are resolved in a timely and accurate manner.

 

Daily Cashiering:

·Reconcile daily banking and prepare bank deposits

·Reconcile daily Credit Card deposits and update spreadsheets as required

·  Follow up banking and credit card variances as required

·  Control and secure cash and cash equivalents for property according to cash handling policy and procedures.

·   Process auto bank reconciliation

Accounts Payable/ Purchasing/ Inventory:

·Responsible for checking invoice detail and sourcing required signatures for invoices

·   Maintain at all times proper procedures and controls for purchasing, receiving, stores and requisitioning at the property

Bank Rec and Cashflow:

·  Prepare Monthly Bank Reconciliation

·  Maintain and reconcile Petty Cash account on property

·  Prepare the daily cash flow

Payroll

· Assist the GM with payroll analysis and reporting

Skills and Qualifications

  • A minimum Bachelor level accounting degree.
  • Related hotel industry experience is an advantage.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • Independent, highly motivated team member.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Team leadership.

 

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Next Story Group is the parent company of Next Hotels & Resorts, Next Story Group is an integrated hospitality management, marketing, design, franchising, investment and development company, headquartered in Singapore.  By creating innovative brands based upon customer demand, Next Story Group is a leading provider of hotels and urban spaces across the Asia-Pacific region. The group currently owns, manages and franchises 37 properties with over 3,000 keys, and includes the brands Next Hotels, Sage Hotels, Chifley Hotels, Country Comfort, Sundowner Inns, Riva Arun, Riva Surya and Kiridara

Hotel Accountant - full time salary to support Kafnu Alexandria and Chifley Apartments Newcastle.

 

Financial Control

· Ensure the internal financial control system is in place as per the property requirements.

·Support the Regional Financial Controller and Hotel GM in the property’s financial activities

· Assist in the preparation of budgets and monthly forecasts

·Ensure accurate and timely compliance of month end reports and procedures, including monitor and reconciling bank accounts, adjusting journals, accrual journals and general ledger reconciliations

·Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual compliance reports – BAS, FBY, Payroll Tax etc.

·Assist in the maintenance of the internal property financial policies and procedures (i.e. Front office procedures, general cashiering, purchasing etc.)

· Assist and maintain property cashiering and banking

·Prepare monthly balance sheet reconciliation in accordance within dedicated time frame

· Assist with annual audit (internal & external)

Revenue and Accounts Receivable:

· Maintain DMR Master XL spreadsheet

· Assist with revenue management and accounts receivable systems in order to ensure complete and accurate records of all revenue.

·Manage the property based credit application process.

· Prepare all invoices with proper back-ups for mailing. Maintain A/R files with copies of outstanding invoices along with backup.

 Check all credit card details and vouchers and ensure all amounts and charges are correct

· Follow-up with clients/customers so that issues are resolved in a timely and accurate manner.

 

Daily Cashiering:

·Reconcile daily banking and prepare bank deposits

·Reconcile daily Credit Card deposits and update spreadsheets as required

·  Follow up banking and credit card variances as required

·  Control and secure cash and cash equivalents for property according to cash handling policy and procedures.

·   Process auto bank reconciliation

Accounts Payable/ Purchasing/ Inventory:

·Responsible for checking invoice detail and sourcing required signatures for invoices

·   Maintain at all times proper procedures and controls for purchasing, receiving, stores and requisitioning at the property

Bank Rec and Cashflow:

·  Prepare Monthly Bank Reconciliation

·  Maintain and reconcile Petty Cash account on property

·  Prepare the daily cash flow

Payroll

· Assist the GM with payroll analysis and reporting

Skills and Qualifications

  • A minimum Bachelor level accounting degree.
  • Related hotel industry experience is an advantage.
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics AX.
  • Independent, highly motivated team member.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Team leadership.

 

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The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How many years' experience do you have in an accounting role?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a finance manager?

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