Highgate Hotels - New York, NY

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The Accounting is responsible for providing consistent leadership in the financial area of the hotel by supplying management with guidance and training. He/she is also responsible for focusing on the profitability of the business, maintaining accurate and timely financial reporting, ensuring acceptable levels on internal control, ensuring compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations, and safeguarding owners/investors assets.

Job requirements
Education & Experience:
  • A minimum of 2 years of related progressive experience in Accounting or related field; or a 4-year college degree with an Accounting/ Finance concentration and or a 2-year college degree and a minimum of 1 year of related progressive experience.

  • Must be proficient in Windows, Company approved spreadsheets and word processing and in the operation of all hotel-specific systems.

  • Strong Excel knowledge is required. All applicants will require to take a test for Excell Skill during the interview process.

Physical requirements:
  • Long hours sometimes required.
  • Sedentary work, exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
General Requirements

* Critical thinking skills - the ability to find solutions independently

* Strong work ethic

* Meticulous attention to detail

* Solid Excel Skills

* Basic knowledge of accounting principles

* Desire to learn and grow into a role with more responsibility
  • Must be able to effectively communicate both verbally and written, with all level of employees and guests in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service oriented manner.
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize departmental functions to meet deadlines.
  • Approach all encounters with guests and employees in an attentive, friendly, courteous and service-oriented manner.
  • Attend all hotel required meetings and trainings.
  • Maintain regular attendance in compliance with Highgate Hotel Standards, as required by scheduling, which will vary according to the needs of the hotel.
  • Maintain high standards of personal appearance and grooming, which include wearing nametags.
  • Comply with Highgate Hotel Standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient hotel operations.
  • Maximize efforts towards productivity, identify problem areas and assist in implementing solutions.
  • Must be effective in handling problems, including anticipating, preventing, identifying and solving problems as necessary.
  • Must be able to understand and evaluate complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

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