Job Number 20011198
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Sydney Area Office| Sheraton Grand Sydney Hyde Park| Sydney| New
South Wales| Australia
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly
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more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We
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The position provides overall accounting services including balance sheet
reconciliations to the participating hotels and the company’s own entities|
management of the accounts payable| receivable function| month-end journals
and closing| and other statutory and management reporting. The Accountant is
responsible for ensuring that the day-to-day accounting requirements are met
and assists the Assistant Director of Finance to ensure that the participating
properties receive the appropriate levels of service.
Overseeing the month end closing process including approval of journal entries and account reconciliations for the company’s own entities and the participating hotels.
Preparing accounting entries for Marriott indirect costs| salary reallocations| loan transactions| disbursements| refunds| and repayments.
Balance sheet reconciliations for the company’s own entities and the participating hotels.
Ad hoc reporting and forecasting
Responsible for monthly BAS reconciliation| annual FBT return| and other forms related to the company’s own entities
Supervision of the Accounts specialist function
Ensuring the timely payment for Accounts Payable invoices
Ensuring accurately recharges to participating properties
Ensuring the adherence policies and procedures.
Assisting the budget and forecast process for company’s own entities
Compiling month end statistics and reports for participating properties| owners and the regional team.
Assisting the Assit DOF with regular communication to internal and external customers
Assisting the Assit DOF to analyze and review expenditure trends for company’s own entities
Assisting the Assit DOF to ensure compliance with fiscal accountability and Marriott reporting and funding requirements
Monitoring and reviewing accounting and related system reports for accuracy and completeness;
Preparing and reviewing budget| revenue| expense| and payroll entries| invoices| and other accounting documents for company’s own entities
Interacting with internal and external auditors| participates in auditing projects| or provides information and access to accounting records as required
Supervising and leading the Accounts Assistants and other associates and/or student employees as required
Performing miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned by senior managers.
Abide by Company policies and procedures
3+ years experience in similar role
Knowledge and experience of hotel accounting principles preferred
General ledger account balancing and reconciliations including journal entry and month end closing processes
PeopleSoft experience preferred
Knowledge of federal and state regulations and local reporting requirements.
Knowledge of finance| accounting| budgeting| and cost control procedures.
Ability to analyze and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports| statements and/or projections.
In depth knowledge of Excel| Word and Outlook
Experience with tight month end closing process
Personal Attributes and Competencies
Ability to effectively communicate accounting information| policies| and/or procedures in a manner easily understood by the customer.
Ability to supervise and train assigned staff.
Well organized and efficient
Excellent communication skills| both verbal and written
The ability to multi-task
Self-starter and willingness to learn new skills.
Team oriented person who can focus on the details.
Responsible| honest and trustworthy
Pleasant and professional manner
Ability to interact with hotel associates of difference levels
Graduate in Accounting / Finance discipline