An Chief Accountant will lead various section of the Finance Department and is responsible for the day to day accounting duties.
What will I be doing?
As an Chief Accountant, you will lead the various sections of the Finance Department and are responsible for the day to day accounting duties.
You will also provide periodic management reports on the financial performance of the Hotel. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards :
Assist Director, Finance / Financial Controller to provide full and accurate forecasting and budgeting proposals within the hotel
Ensure that the Finance team provides month-end closing and all other required management reports
Ensure all financial regulations are met, through the maintenance of adequate systems of internal control
Ensure that balance sheets are a fair reflection of the assets and liabilities of the hotel
Understand the requirements of the Internal Control Program (ICP) and SOX and ensure that the hotel is in compliance
Work with external / internal auditors and assist with year-end audit preparations and drafting of financial statements
Ensure that all internal control procedures are strictly adhered to and communicates any perceived weakness to the Director, Finance / Financial Controller
Prepare capital reviews as required by the Management
Assist the Director, Finance / Financial Controller in internal daily audits of cash deposits, transfers and the reparation / monitoring of the capital budget
Assist to prepare budget and maintain controls on spending to ensure budgetary limits are met
What are we looking for?
An Chief Accountant serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members.
To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the qualifications, skills, attitude, behaviours and values that follow :
Relevant degree in Finance, Accounting or related business disciplines
At least 3 years experience in a similar position in hotel, leisure or retail sector
Ability to effectively deal with the concerns of guests and team members in a friendly and positive manner, providing positive and proactive solutions
Excellent analytical skills - Knowledge of financial operating systems and procedures
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong influencing, leadership skills, inter-personal and communication skills
Detail oriented and organized
Experience with the IT systems such as PeopleSoft, SUN, Check EAM and Property Management System (advantageous)