Primary Location: United Kingdom-London-The Savoy, A Fairmont Managed Hotel
Employee Status: Regular
Responsible for the day-to-day management and coordination of the accounting functions of the hotel ensuring a high level of performance and accuracy. Responsibility ofensuring that the finance operations are carried out in line with appropriate legislation, and internal and external audit requirements.
The Savoy, a Fairmont Managed Hotel, is one of the world's most iconic hotels. A renowned leader in the hospitality industry, The Savoy has a reputation for outstanding service and excellence. Originally built in 1889, the hotel has a rich history and has played host to royalty, world leaders and legends of the stage and screen. Today, colleagues pride themselves on being innovative and inspirational, delivering the very best in five star luxury. Passionate about developing and promoting talent, The Savoy offers unwavering support and recognition to colleagues, as well as having a very competitive benefits plan.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager & Director of Finance & Business Support.
Supervises the Accounts Payable & Payroll Supervisor & Income Audit & Accounts Receivable Supervisor.
Uphold Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Company Standards of Service and assure the same from all Accounting colleagues.
Responsible for Finance operations relating to Payroll, Accounts Payable, Income Audit & Accounts Receivable.
Manage daily and monthly journals and ensuring accurate entries in general ledger.
Maintain and report on all balance sheets, providing reconciliations to the Director of Finance for approval.
Responsible for ensuring the monthly payroll is carried out with a high level of accuracy and in line with company policies and SOP’s.
Responsible for the generation and timely payment of the hotels VAT liability.
Responsible for the annual submission of the hotels PAYE Settlement Agreement.
Responsible for ensuring all Finance Operations are in line with Internal Audit policies.
Responsible for ensuring all Finance Operations are in line with applicable legislation and external audit requirements.
Prepare accurate and timely financial reports for use by hotel management, corporate officers and hotel owners.
Responsible for the completion of month-end closing of the books and assist in the preparation of accurate profit and loss statements, and other financial statements, budgets and reports.
Responsible for the selection, supervision, development, appraisal, counselling and recommendation for termination of all accounting employees. Ensure that all accounting employees consistently adhere to uniform, grooming and appearance standards.
Work closely with hotel department managers in developing effective and functional control procedures for their departments.
Maintain effective communication within accounting department and with hotel departments. Ensure that accounting staff is kept aware of issues relating to the department and general hotel operations. Attend meetings as scheduled and meet regularly with accounting staff.
Responsible for preparation of reports, policies and other communications as needed and/or assigned.
Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Part to newly ACCA qualified
The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Spreadsheets, Microsoft Access, Microsoft PowerPoint, E-mail.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as spreadsheets and accounting documents.
Ability to write reports and correspondence.
Ability to speak effectively with internal and external customers.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Proven organizational skills, works well on their own, able to set and meet deadlines with quality results.
Applicable job related skills as per Accountable duties.
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
- Frequent sitting throughout shift
- Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 lbs
- Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting
- Occasional ascending or descending ladders, stairs and ramps
Must be legally eligible to work in the UK. The hotel is unable to assist candidates in obtaining UK work authorization.
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