As Accountant, you would be responsible for assisting in the direction and administration of all financial operations of the hotel in the hotel’s continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards.
What will I be doing?
As Accountant, you would be responsible for assisting in the direction and administration of all financial operations of the hotel in the hotel’s continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability. Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:
Ensure the regularity, quality and efficiency of the routine work of the Finance department and the results deriving from it.
Host / attend relevant meetings such as Credit meeting, Business Review meeting, etc.
Ensure all financial regulations are met, through the maintenance of adequate systems of internal control.
Ensure that the Finance team provides month-end closing and all other required management reports on a timely manner.
Reconciliation and analysis of all balance sheet accounts.
Ensure that balance sheets are a fair reflection of the assets and liabilities of the hotel.
Work with external/ internal auditors and assist with year-end audit preparations and drafting of financial statements.
Ensure that all internal control and SOX control procedures are strictly adhered to by performing regular internal audit and SOX audit procedures.
Assist to prepare budget and maintain controls on spending to ensure budgetary limits are met.
Coordinate and review monthly financial statements for accuracy.
Manage and direct the performance of the Finance Team members.
Ensure that Team Members are motivated and trained to adequately perform at the expected level.
Liaise closely with other departments to ensure the financial policy and procedures are adhered to.
Compute tax fillings with IRAS for GST, withholding tax, etc.
Ensure that adequate purchasing procedures are in operation so that purchases of goods and services are made in the most cost-effective manner.
Assist Finance Manager in maintaining control over the Hotel’s assets, liabilities, income and expenditure.
Prepare financial statement and any other reports required.
Ensure accurate and timely completion of accounting activities to facilitate the month-end closing.
Continuously recommend improvements to processes as required.
Assist fellow team members and other departments wherever necessary to maintain positive working relationships.
In the absence of the Finance Manager, oversee team members and ensure that all reports are processes promptly such as month-end closing reports, monthly forecast and variance reports and visually review for accuracy.
Assist Finance Manager in providing full and accurate forecasting and budgeting proposals within the hotel
Carries out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities as assigned.
What are we looking for?
An 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 attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow:
Possesses strong organizational skills and excellent analytical skill.
Full understanding of financial operating systems and procedures.
Excellent analytical skills and accuracy in all aspects of work.
Ability to work independently and with high integrity.
Ability to effectively deal and resolve conflicts in a professional manner.
Strong influencing, leadership skills, inter-personal and communication skills.
Strong work ethic with self-accountability for high-quality results.
Positive attitude and perseverance in the face of challenges and/or changing circumstances.
Ability to take initiative, identify and priorities to achieve strategic goals.
Proficiency with computers and computer programs, including Microsoft Office.
Work experience in Accounts/Finance Management, preferably in hotel industry
It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
Previous experience with SUN system
Previous experience in the Account/Finance Management