Hotel Accountant

Posted On: 15 June 2020 Mathills Services Limited   FCT
Reference: N/A Type: Full-Time

Job Description

As an Accounting Manager, he / she should provide the Owners, General Manager, and other management with accurate, timely, and relevant financial data. Additionally responsible for managing the audit function in hotel to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.


  • Ensure that the guests have the best possible experience by trouble-shooting and resolving all billing-related disputes.

  • Represents the finance department on the daily department heads meeting with the general manager.

  • Manage all phases of Accounts Payable, Receivable and department budget.

  • Calculate and distribute wages and salaries.

  • Prepare regular reports and summaries of accounting activities.

  • Prepare financial statements and debtors' listings.

  • Verify recorded transactions and report irregularities to management.

  • Providing direction to the night audit team so as to ensure proper revenue reporting.

  • If any imbalance or difference found on the ledger then co-ordinate with the PMS team to resolving the same.

  • Review the postings, payments, revenue and guest balance reports on a daily basis.

  • Ensure correct taxation are applied on all billing software like Property Management systems (PMS), Point of Sale (POS) and SPA software's.

  • Review the Accounts Receivable (A/R) Ageing reports on a daily basis.

  • Check customers credit ratings and Flag accounts as 'Black listed' for long outstanding or defaulter accounts.

  • Enters invoices into accounts payable system weekly after verifying a purchase order was received from ordering department head and obtaining General Manager's approval.

  • Forecasting cash payments and anticipating challenges arising from limited cash flow.

  • Ensuring that cash flows are adequate to allow business units to operate effectively.

  • Maintain banking relationships and negotiating loans and merchant services for business units.

  • Maintains files of all contracts, insurance policies, tax reports, expenses, payroll, etc.

  • Maintaining and transferring money between bank accounts as required.

  • Performing numerical analysis of data and formulating conclusions and/or solutions.

  • Preparing and presenting financial reports for meetings and investors.

  • Working with executives and business heads to prepare budgets and track profit / loss performance by business unit.

  • Providing direction and training to hotel operational team in areas related to finance, financial reports, internal controls, labour management, payroll, etc.

  • Recommend and maintain a system of policies and procedures that impose an adequate level of control over Finance Department activities.


  • Strong organisational skills with attention to detail. Ability to compile facts and figures. Command of the English language both written and verbal.

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel / Word) and experience with PMS like Opera, Room master, Protel, Visual One, Delphi, Sun Finance, Oracle Finance, SAP etc.


Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Graduate in Accounting.


3 to 4 years demonstrated accounting experience, preferably in a hospitality or food and beverage environment and quality with a background that includes forecasting and budgeting.

Monthly Salary: N50, 000.00


Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as the subject of the email. or visit for any inquiry.



Auditing skills

Skilled Multi-tasker


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