Accountant at Bolton White Hotels and Apartments



Bolton White Hotel is a leading hospitality company located in the the heartland of Nigeria, approximately 30 minutes’ drive from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International airport, about 5 minutes drive from the international Conference Center/ National Assembly complex and the Federal Secretariat. The hotel has 176 comfortable and stylish luxury bedrooms, en-suite self-catering rooms, great cooling system in all rooms, writing desk and satellite TV, tea/coffee making facilities, direct-detail telephone/modern and Wi-Fi. Non-smoking rooms available on request. It has various conference and banqueting facilities available with seating capacity from 160 to 200 for conference and banqueting. Each venue is air conditioned, with standard audio visual equipment, available on request.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Accountant

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure that the guests have the best possible experience by trouble-shooting and resolving all billing-related disputes.
  • Represents the Accounts 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.
  • Reviewing all ledger details guest ledger, city ledger and deposit ledgers to validate proper payment and revenueposting.
  • Review the postings, payments, revenue and guest balance reports on a daily basis.
  • Follows up on any accounts within 3 days to ensure the customer has received the invoice and does not have any questions.
  • Review the Accounts Receivable (A/R) Ageing reports on a daily basis.
  • 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 merchant services for the hotel
  • 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 financial reports and submissions to relevant government entities.
  • Ensures all new hire paperwork, benefits, performance appraisals, disciplinary action forms and other pertinent personnel documents are filed appropriately and maintained in accordance with the company HR practices.
  • 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.
  • Effectively manage the accounting team through respectful communication, clear expectations, relevant training, productive coaching, regular meetings, and appropriate performance management.
  • Recommend and maintain a system of policies and procedures that impose an adequate level of control over Account Department activities.

Prerequisites

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills with strong accounting software experience. Proficiency with MS Office (Excel / Word) and experience with PMS like Opera.

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Additional qualifications will be added advantages.

Experience:

  • 2 to 5 years demonstrated accounting experience, preferably in a hospitality or food and beverage environment and quality with a background that includes forecasting and budgeting.

Application Closing Date
31st March, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, Application letter and Passport photography to: hrboltonwhitehotel@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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