Hotel Accountant.

5* Game Lodge / Hospitality Management  Company – Bryanston – Gauteng

Hospitality company who owns, represents and manages a Portfolio of exclusive & exquisite high end properties.

Applicants must have at least 4 years’ experience in a related field with a solid track record working as a Financial Accountant / Manager within the Hospitality Industry.

The position reports into a Group Finance Manager who is the Finance Head for the specific property.

Candidate should have experience in preparing month end journals, sufficient knowledge of F&B stocks & COS, & be able to prepare

a management set of accounts for presentation to FM.

ACCPAC & VIP are a basic requirement.

Candidate should be able to work unsupervised, have strong work ethic & have a finer attention to details.

Position is live out as based at HO in Bryanston.

MUST be able to travel to properties when required. Company will cover travel expenses.

Proven track record & experience is a MUST – anyone with no finance hospitality background will be immediately disregarded.

Candidate MUST have been the senior finance compiling the actual management accounts pack itself –

no assistants/controllers please where they have had no exposure or involvement in month end accounting.

Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially with Good to Advanced Excel Skills

Proficient in ACCPAC & Pastel

Proficient in VIP Payroll

Good working knowledge / understanding of Hospitality PMS system –OPERA would be a plus

Assist in the development and maintenance of financial controls over all aspects of the unit’s business.

Together with Finance Managers, Operations Managers and General Managers, assist in compilation of budgets, development of programs, schedules and objectives

which will enable the efficient and most profitable running of the hotels.

Understand and interpret the financial accounts on a monthly basis of each property and to report back to the Group Chief Executive Officer on any anomalies.

Be responsible for the year-end audit of the properties.

Prepare monthly financial packs and present this to the Finance Manager.

Prepare the weekly financial reports and present this to the Financial Manager.

Compile variance report on all overspends on budgets.

Compile monthly financial report and highlight variances, discrepancies and/or changes in policy or strategy.

Salary R28.000 – R30.000 CTC. negotiable within reason

Which includes costs of medical aid & provident fund

The package is COST to COMPANY & includes a 13% deduction toward the company’s provident fund. Medical Aid is available.

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