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Job Description

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Director of Finance / AFC/ Chief Accountant in preparation of monthly / half yearly & Annual Financial Reporting & its analysis.
  • Assist the AFC/ Chief Accountant in preparation and compilation of statistical reports as per requirements.
  • To be involved in budgeting, pricing, revenue forecast, monitoring of expenditure and payroll accounting.
  • Supervise accounting staff for work allocation and job completion.
  • Relevant and timely response to corporate Accounting.
  • Setting up and monitoring of efficient MIS for operating department.
  • All variances and deviations from budgets, laid down policies and systems are highlighted, and appropriate recommendations are made, knowledgeable of hotel accounting and procedures.
  •  Ensure that well laid down systems are in existence and operational for cash, inventory and fixed assets.
  • Monitoring of contracts and agreements.
  • To set guidelines and deadlines dates for each employee’s daily/ monthly work.
  • To conduct and supervise checks of General Cashier’s float & other Hotel Floats & report discrepancies to Director of Finance.
  • Provide courteous and professional service at all times.
  • Carry out any other responsibilities and duties as assigned
  • To assist the Director of Finance in compiling budgets and forecasts and: to aid Heads of Departments by providing historical data or support.
  • To assist in preparation of special statistical reports which may be required by local Management or the Area Office.
  • To be fully acquainted with the Hotel accounting system, its policies and procedures.
  • To be thoroughly familiar with the duties and responsibilities of all the accounting employees under his supervision.
  • To set guidelines and deadlines dates for each employee’s monthly work in order to ensure timely financial reporting.
  • To launch and control surprise counts (at least once a month) of the General Cashier’s float, petty cash and other major impress funds and to report differences
  • To maintain the General Ledger without any errors and ensure all accounts are duly reconciled.
  • To prepare GL recons and Balance Sheet schedules on a monthly basis and circulate for sign off.
  • To instruct employees on the correct standards and procedures and to handle their problems regarding their daily work.
  • To ensure that the relevant support to all day’s transactions is complete and have been verified.

Requirements:

  • Degree or Higher National Diploma in Accounting/Finance.
  • Extensive previous experience in the same role is preferred.
  • International work experience in at least two of the following regions: Asia, Europe, North America, and preferably the Middle East.
  • Good communication skills, team work.
Area
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates