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Sr. Accounting Manager, SLS LUX

Miami, USA

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Company Description

From our dazzling location in the heart of Miami, SLS offers both our staff and our guests a hip, cutting-edge experience in the world of hotels as theater. We have an exciting job opportunity to join our Finance Team as a Sr. Accounting Manager located at SLS LUX in Miami. JOIN THE SLS FAMILY TODAY!

Job Description

Under the general guidance of the Assistant Director of Finance, the Senior Accounting Manager will be responsible for the accounting functions of the hotel, ensuring that the financial controls, books records, and reporting of the hotel are accurate, current and in compliance. She/he responsible for the proper office maintenance, and overall effectiveness of the work. Ensure the accounting and hotel staff observes all legal, local, and corporate policies and procedures.

DUTIES & FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain complete knowledge of and comply with all departmental policies/service procedures/standards.
  • Supports the day-to-day operations of the Accounting Department, performing the duties of absent staff.
  • Is responsible for the proper supervision, training and administration of respective staff.
  • Provides input for staff performance evaluations, provides recommendations to the Controller.
  • Fully assumes the duties of the Assistant Controller during any absences.
  • Assists in preparing comprehensive monthly reports of the financial results of the hotel in established corporate formats and accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Ensures all local, state/province and national taxes are deposited timely, and all related reports are filed on a timely basis.
  • Prepares balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis. Any reconciling items should be cleared monthly.
  • Oversee compliance with statutory reporting and filing requirements.
  • Support all internal and external audits related to payroll.
  • Ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality.
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations and resolve reconciling items on a timely manner.
  • Assist in month-end closings by preparing journal entries and schedules monthly.
  • Review P&L discrepancies and correcting them before closing the month.
  • Perform ad-hoc reporting as requested by Assistant Controller and Controller.
  • Assist in overseeing the orderly storage and filing of hotel records.
  • Notify the Director of Finance and/or Assistant Director of Finance of any discrepancies or problems with staff accounting work.
  • Ability to supervise and manage staff specifically Income Audit, Night Audit and General Cashier.
  • Initiate wires for T/A commissions and Corporate Bill backs.
  • Maintain positive resident and guest relations at all times.
  • Maintain complete knowledge of correct maintenance and use of equipment. Use equipment only as intended.
  • Any other reasonable duties as assigned by the supervisor or manager.
  • We recognize we are in the hospitality industry and that may require us to provide lateral service. We will on occasion call for each individual in the team to on a routine basis perform various related tasks as needed in the spirit of providing exceptional guest service.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, to provide clear directions to the venue teams.
  • Communicate with employees using a positive and clear speaking voice, listen to and understand requests, respond with appropriate actions, and provide accurate information.
  • Remain calm and alert, especially during emergency situations and/or heavy restaurant activity, serving as a role model for team and other employees. Interact with other department personnel and venue staff as needed.
  • Make decisions and take actions based on previous experience and good judgment, sometimes revising procedures to accommodate unusual situations.

To be aware of and ensure constant compliance with all necessary operational policies including:

    • Health and Safety
    • Food Hygiene
    • Maintenance
    • Emergency Procedures
    • Liquor Licensing

SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS

In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the supervisor based upon the particular requirements of the company.

  • Attend mandatory meetings including divisional meetings, staff meetings, etc.
  • Participate in community events and ensure corporate social responsibility goals of the company are met.
  • Keep work area clean and organized.
  • Ensure confidential documents are kept in a secured area.
  • When disposing confidential documents that contain any personally identifiable information, they must be shredded or pulverized.
  • Demonstrate positive leadership characteristics, which inspire Team Members to meet and exceed standards.
  • Ensure compliance with Ennismore’s policies and procedures.

OTHER DUTIES

Assimilate into Ennismore’s culture through understanding, supporting and participating in all Ennismore elements. Demonstrate working knowledge of the service standards.

Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established by Ennismore from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position.

Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the property.

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) may be required when performing work duties that may have the potential of risk to your health or safety. The restaurant will provide the required PPE. Team members will be trained in the proper use and care of any assigned PPE. It is your responsibility to report defective, damaged, or lost PPE, or equipment that does not fit properly, to your manager.

Requires ability to lift large and heavy packages and boxes and the ability to load and unload small and large boxes as needed. Must have the ability to safely lift a minimum of 50 lbs. without assistance and to push and pull up to 150 lbs. with appropriate equipment.

GROOMING/UNIFORMS

All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance. Specific uniform guidelines and/or required articles of clothing will be explained to you as a part of the orientation process.

Qualifications

SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Preferred College Degree in Business, Finance, Hospitality, or related field required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of hotel accounting management experience, preferably in an upscale or lifestyle brand hotel.
  • Enter and locate work-related information using computers and/or point of sale systems.
  • Possess a gracious, friendly, and fun demeanor.
  • Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment and have a high-level attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Skills in database, spreadsheet, other accounting applications and organizational skills.
  • Maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments.
  • Ability to work independently and to partner with others to promote an environment of teamwork.
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to include weekends and holidays.
  • Proven team leader with a high level of energy and motivation with a proven track record of living the company's values.
  • An intermediate to proficient understanding of Computer systems such as Opera, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook is preferred.
  • Ability to spend extended lengths of time viewing a computer screen.
  • Ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment and have a high-level attention to detail.
  • Maintain positive and productive working relationships with other employees and departments.
  • Ability to work independently and to collaborate with others to promote an environment of teamwork.
  • Must be able to stand or walk a minimum of eight-hour shifts.
  • Must be able to be observant and quick to respond to various situations while also multitasking and handling stressful situations.
  • Must be able to twist, tow (push or pull), reach, bend climb and carry objects as necessary.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and be able to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Must be able to work inside and outside at all times of the year as needed, based upon business volumes.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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