Job Description Summary

The Staff Accountant is responsible for performing daily accounting activities, processing general ledger journal entries, and preparing balance sheet and income statement accounts for a portfolio of limited service, extended stay and select full-service hotels.

Job Description

Performs daily review of revenue reconciliation between Opera (PMS) trial balance and the amounts in the financial systems software, and approves respective revenue journal entry in GL
Prepares and posts journal entries throughout the month as well as during month-end close, including accruals and adjustments
Prepares balance sheet reconciliation work-papers for review by the Senior Staff Accountants
Assists the Senior Staff Accountants with the development of quarter-end, month-end, and year-end financial statements
Assists Accounting Supervisor, Assistant Controller and Senior Staff Accountant with financial audits and preparing appropriate audit work papers
Maintains records of organization's financial activity in accordance with GAAP and organizational standards
Performs special projects as needed

Key Competencies Required

Technical:

Strong understanding of general ledger accounting
Demonstrate knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) with ability to research and recommend appropriate actions
Demonstrated experience interpreting and producing financial status reports
Understanding of USALI standards would be a plus
Behavioral (Do the Right Thing)
Treat each other with respect
Commit to the team
Be authentic and real
Communicate openly, honestly, and clearly
Behavioral (Go Beyond)
Exceed expectations
Hold yourself and others accountable
Continuously improve
Dig deeper and find ways to succeed

Additional Job Description

A candidate for this position must possess the following applicable knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to demonstrate and provide applicable examples to support his/her competency.

2+ years’ experience in general accounting and financial record keeping (hospitality industry preferred)
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent preferred
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and ability to effectively organize, manipulate, and analyze large amounts of data
Opera Property Management System Experience a plus
Ability to proactively communicate and work effectively with hotel accounting staff, outside vendors, and internal customers
Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think outside the box and challenge the status quo
Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast pace setting
Demonstrate ability to use technology to improve processes and efficiencies
Strong attention to detail and commitment to high quality work
Strong analytical skills and ability to accurately process numerical data
Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required
Excellent written communication skills
Excellent organization skills and must thrive in a teamwork setting
Passionate and enthusiastic

Benefits

Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
Health Savings Account with Company Match
401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
Paid Vacation and Sick Days
Sonesta Hotel Discounts
Educational Assistance
Paid Parental Leave
Company Paid Life Insurance
Company Paid Short Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
Various Employee Perks and Discounts

Upon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered.

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Approved
Sonesta
74690
07-29-2021
2021-09-27 00:00:00
Orange County
Orlando
Florida
The Staff Accountant is responsible for performing daily accounting activities, processing general ledger journal entries, and preparing balance sheet and income statement accounts for a portfolio of limited service, extended stay and select full-service.
Sonesta