Chief Accountant at Kempinski Hotel

  • Location:
    -ACCRA -ACCRA -ACCRA -ACCRA , GREATER-ACCRA GREATER-ACCRA GREATER-ACCRA GREATER-ACCRA , GHANA GHANA GHANA GHANA
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Accounting / Auditing Jobs in Ghana
  • Deadline:
    20 Dec 2019

The overall scope of this role is to supervise the accounting staff and to assist the Assistant Controller in all areas.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for following and understanding all Kempinski Policies & Procedures.
  • Responsible for behaving in a professional and harmonious manner and following the Kempinski code of conduct.
  • Responsible for understanding and having a working knowledge of all areas in accounting and being able to assist or cover a position if needed.
  • Responsible for assisting in maintaining the internal controls in all areas.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the accounting staff understands all their duties as well as Policies & Procedures.
  • Responsible for supervising and guiding the accounting staff. Distribute tasks as needed.
  • Responsible for ensuring that daily accounting tasks are accurate and on time.
  • Responsible in assisting during the month-end closing preparing journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Responsible for assisting other managers with arising queries as well as providing them with reports needed for the operation.
  • Responsible for assisting with forecasting and budgeting.
  • Responsible for hiring, motivating, counseling, coaching, evaluating, scheduling, etc, of the Accounting staff.
  • Responsible for performing any additional duties assigned by the assistant controller and assisting in other areas of Finance as needed.
  • Responsible for communicating with the assistant controller on any discrepancies or other potential problems.

Desired Skills and Qualifications

  • Must be a Citizen
  • College education or equivalent experience. Associates or bachelors degree preferred
  • 5+ years in diverse hotel accounting roles
  • 2+ years in an accounting management position
  • Excellent oral and written skills
  • Ability to handle high volume with attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with hotel staff and clients/vendors
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Applies a professional, confidential and ethical approach at all times
  • Works in a safe, prudent and organized manner
  • Computer literacy adapted to the field of training:
  • Ability to operate computer and office equipment
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Experience in respective accounting software is a plus
  • Knowledge of the generally accepted accounting principles and PCI DSS
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