• Staff Accountant

    Job Locations US-VA-Arlington
    Posted Date 1 week ago(9/11/2019 12:07 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2019-6904
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
    Location : Location Name
    Le Meridien Arlington
  • About Us

    In the urban village of Rosslyn, Le Méridien Arlington is centrally located among top destinations in the Washington, D.C. region. This stylish boutique hotel is also close to numerous restaurants, shopping options, and corporate offices. Amuse boasts innovative Italian cuisine as well as an inviting terrace with close views of the Potomac River. Meanwhile, Amuse Bar is a sophisticated setting for lounging and enjoying signature cocktails and renowned wines. Our 154 engaging guest rooms and suites provide ample space for business, leisure, or an intersection of the two.

    Le Meridien Arlington inspires its artists to savor the culture and enjoy the offerings of its local area. Together with competitive benefits programs to include the tuition reimbursement program and employee assistance program, creative and health initiatives, our artists collaborate together to cultivate and make new experiences come to life.

    Overview

    Assist Controller in directing the financial activities of the hotel, safeguarding the assets, and preparing all financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and HEI Hotels and Resorts Standards. Experience preffered with Finance responsibilities to include Income Audit and Accounts Receivable.

    Responsibilities

    • Sort and verify accuracy of Night Audit work (primarily receivables aspect), i.e. including reconciliation of banquet check extensions, coding of banquets at cost, review and route sales and promotion checks with back-up. Record department administration phone calls and inform Controller of any potential concern. 
    • Post city ledger payments in property management system, reconcile and bill all city ledger accounts. Perform follow-up billing and credit collection documentation and inform Controller of any potential uncollectible accounts. 
    • Reconcile credit card back-up to General Cashier Summary and inform Controller of any discrepancies. Bill out credit cards (AMEX, DINERS, etc.). Maintain accurate and legible logs for all credit cards. 
    • Set up new accounts in accordance with established credit policy. 
    • Assist in reconciling open account status items. 
    • Input General Cashier Summary and maintain binder. 
    • File and distribute credit card cancellations, bulletins and credit warnings. Process and follow-up on all returned checks accepted as cash payment. Record General Ledger and City Ledger reconciliations. 

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting preferred. 
    • Accounting and Hotel experience preferred.
    • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail. 
    • Ability to compile facts and figures. 
    • Ability to operate personal computer and calculator.
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc.
    • Be able to satify and meet the following critera:

    • Daily Tasks:

      1. AR – Review Clear Zero Based Accounts
      2. Group Advance Deposits & Payments
      3. Create Group Handover Folder
      4. Group Invoice Processing
      5. Guest Calls/Folio Request
      6. Send out billing to Sales by 2nd Business Day

       

       

      Weekly Tasks:

      1. Resume Meeting
      2. Group 10 Day Payment Status
      3. Credit References to HCA
      4. Chargebacks (unless deadline is approaching)
      5. Update the Chargebacks Log
      6. Tax Exemption Log

       

       

      Bi-Weekly

      1. AR Review Meeting with ADOF
      2. File Group Folders Upon Completion

       

       

      Monthly

      1. Send out Direct Billing Update
      2. Credit Meeting (w/Meetings)
      3. 30-60-90 City Ledger Explanation
      4. Inventories Assistances

       

      As Needed

      1. Setting up new vendors Direct Billings
      2. Other duties as assigned.

    Benefits

    HEI Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing a comprehensive benefit program that offers you choices for your physical, mental and financial wellness, creating value in your most important investment - you!

    For your physical and mental wellness we offer competitive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance programs geared to you and your family's needs as well as Vacation/Sick/Holiday benefits. For your financial wellness, HEI provides a wide array of coverage, including Supplemental, Spousal and Child Life insurance as well as Short and Long-Term Disability plans. Our 401(k) Savings Plan with matching funds, and discounts through our 'YouDecide' and Hotel Room Discount programs provide additional incentives for choosing HEI as the employer of your future.

     


    HEI Hotels and Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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