Hotel Accountant

Magpie Recruitment
London (Greater)
23 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A key member of the Hotel’s senior management team reporting directly to the GM and Directors/Owners. The Hotel Financial Accountant will oversee all financial reporting including the hotels P&L account, month end reporting, payroll, weekly/monthly forecasting/budgeting, supplier payments, aged debt, credit control, preparation of quarterly VAT returns & the control of all financial processes within the operation. This is a self-accounting property. There is also the need to get involved in procurement and contract negotiation, guest interaction, as well as having a responsibility for Human Recourses functions like payroll, holiday and sickness management, personal files, and immigration. Requirement to conduct financial reviews with the Directors/Owners on a monthly basis.

The Venue:

An outstanding conference and event venue with 46 bedrooms and top-class hotel facilities including a food & beverage operation, banqueting and event operation located in Kingston upon Thames

The Essential Skills:

Must possess a proven track record of leading a small business as part of the senior management team within a self-accounting hotel environment
Must possess a financial qualification such as AAT, CIMA or higher
Have proven cash flow management skills and reconciliation of revenue skills
Be able to produce annual audit files for external auditors
To be involved in transactional processes like invoice management, purchase order controls
Possess outstanding Excel skills & have good knowledge of Sage Line 50 and Sage Payroll
Must be an excellent problem solver & possess the ability to ‘think on their feet’ & to remain calm & effective in all situations
Possess good organisational qualities, must be able to prioritise
Be resilient and have a reputation for getting things done & able to adapt
Excellent communications skills
Preparation of board meeting packs and conduct analysis presentation
Possess good analysing skills of financial data & market trends

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