General Accountant

Manga Hotels

Job Location : Mississauga, ON, Canada

Posted on : Tue, 20 Aug 2019 13:33:31 GMT

Job Description :

POSITION: General Accountant

Reporting to: Director of Finance

Manga Hotels is a Canadian based, privately held company involved with the acquisition, development and management of real estate with a focus on high quality hotels affiliated with prestigious brands such as Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt, and InterContinental Hotel Group. Manga Hotels is known to be an innovator and trend-setter in the Canadian hospitality industry having built the first LEED-certified hotel in Canada, the Hilton Garden Inn Toronto Airport, as well as the first Hampton Inn in Canada. The company is committed to sustainable investments and has a proven track record of successful ventures with a reputation for being a trusted and effective property developer and operator.

We are looking for:

Highly energetic detailed oriented person experienced in select-service hotel accounting with an analytical mindset, having proven ability to “own” the books and provide accurate and timely feedback about the operational and financial performance of a property.

The position is responsible for:

Situated in the corporate head office of Manga Hotels Group, the person will be responsible for:

  • Full cycle hotel accounting including month-end close of assigned hotel(s);
  • Reconciliations and variance analysis;
  • Review of all operating and general expenses including inventory items;
  • Regular communications with hotel managers and relevant staff;
  • Assisting with audits – building schedules and research;
  • Ad-hoc requests, projects and re-assignment of duties dependent on department needs
  • Special Projects

General Ledger level of responsibility includes, primarily:

  • Performs the accounting and monthly close (including variance analysis) for assigned hotels and/or entities according to pre-determined close schedule.
  • Timely preparation and issuance of complete and accurate monthly hotel P&L statements
  • Preparation of monthly reconciliations for property cash accounts and other GL reconciliations for hotel properties and other entities as assigned
  • Contribute to the successful completion of external financial audits, including delivering information and schedules requested by auditors on a timely basis
  • Preparations of all JE’s related to the hotels activity, ensuring relevant backup attached
  • Continuous review of all key accounts, Balance Sheet and Income Statement related
  • Other special projects, ad-hoc reports and responsibilities as assigned
  • Ensure integrity of monthly management fees, owner distributions, FF&E funding, and other items as required.
  • Assistance in the establishment, documentation and maintenance of SOP’s and internal controls for our accounting operations
  • Review AP and AR Aging for all hotels

Non GL responsibilities:

  • Monitor and track FF&E
  • Assists as necessary in the creation of annual budgets, and monthly variance analyses
  • Preparation of ad-hoc reports as requested
  • HST reporting
  • Training and overseeing the work of junior bookkeepers in AR and AP as needed;

Knowledge & Credentials:

  • Good up-to-date understanding of GAAP for Hospitality;
  • Minimum 4-5 years of hands-on general ledger, reconciliation & analysis experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or three-year diploma in Finance or Accounting
  • Minimum three years of prior experience in corporate select service group of hotels

Technical skills

  • High computer literacy
  • MS Office
  • Excel - High level
  • Saga 300 (ACCPAC) preferred

Competencies:

  • Organized work capability;
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Self-motivated;
  • Methodical; problem-solving capabilities;
  • Sharp report-reading and analysis capabilities;
  • Good verbal and written interpersonal communication;

Willingness to perform at an accelerated pace and work overtime when needed

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Hotel Industry: 3 years (Required)
  • Accounting: 3 years (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)
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