Accounts Receivable Agent
Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc - New York, NY

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Company

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1000 properties in over 100 countries, is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, Sheraton®, Westin®, Four Points® by Sheraton, W®, Le Méridien®, Aloft®and ElementSM. Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a subsidiary of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., is one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com or www.starwoodvacationownership.com.

Location

The Westin New York at Times Square is an 863 room hotel situated in the heart of Times Square, within walking distance to theaters, restaurants and shopping. The Westin New York offers 34,000 square feet of meeting space with 32 meeting rooms of all sizes. Experience a whole new level of luxury and serenity at The Westin New York at Times Square. This is how it should feel™.

Department

Finance/Accounting

Job Description

Responsible for the processing, recording, and billing of debts owed to the hotel.
Monitor group master accounts from check-in through checkout, ensuring correctness of billing.
Prepare and post city ledger adjustments as needed.
Prepare and mail invoices with proper documentation same day as transferred to Accounts Receivable.
Prepare and mail individual travel voucher accounts with proper documentation same day transferred to Accounts Receivable. Research and respond to all credit card charge backs within time limits set by credit card companies, processing the necessary adjustments when required.

Research and respond to all individual travel agent commission inquiries in a timely manner.
Transmit credit and Food & Beverage batches to credit card companies for payment.
Ensures proper transmittal of debit batches to credit card companies.
Prepare adjustments to reflect receipt of payments from credit card companies upon notification from the bank.
Prepare deposit list for cash and check receipts.
Prepare weekly account management software system credit approval report.
Enter credit approvals into the account management software system. Handle credit card charges for all ancillary billings (electrical, delivery, parking, etc).
Clear all “wash-through” accounts.
Assist with routine posting and calculations and provide clerical support to accounting management.

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

Requirements

High school or equivalent education required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Minimum of two years of Accounts Receivable experience required
Previous experience in hotel finance/accounting beneficial
Previous experience with Galaxy and SAP is a plus.
Requires excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Must possess basic computational ability.
Thorough knowledge of computer processing system and ability to manually perform these operations if necessary.
Excellent organizational skills and computer skills (MS office) are required

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V.

Accounts Receivable Agent
Company

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with more than 1000 properties in over 100 countries, is a fully integrated owner, operator and franchisor of hotels and resorts with the following internationally renowned brands: St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, Sheraton®, Westin®, Four Points® by Sheraton, W®, Le Méridien®, Aloft®and ElementSM. Starwood Vacation Ownership, Inc., a subsidiary of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., is one of the premier developers and operators of high quality vacation interval ownership resorts. For more information, please visit www.starwoodhotels.com or www.starwoodvacationownership.com.

Location

The Westin New York at Times Square is an 863 room hotel situated in the heart of Times Square, within walking distance to theaters, restaurants and shopping. The Westin New York offers 34,000 square feet of meeting space with 32 meeting rooms of all sizes. Experience a whole new level of luxury and serenity at The Westin New York at Times Square. This is how it should feel™.

Department

Finance/Accounting

Job Description

Responsible for the processing, recording, and billing of debts owed to the hotel.
Monitor group master accounts from check-in through checkout, ensuring correctness of billing.
Prepare and post city ledger adjustments as needed.
Prepare and mail invoices with proper documentation same day as transferred to Accounts Receivable.
Prepare and mail individual travel voucher accounts with proper documentation same day transferred to Accounts Receivable. Research and respond to all credit card charge backs within time limits set by credit card companies, processing the necessary adjustments when required.

Research and respond to all individual travel agent commission inquiries in a timely manner.
Transmit credit and Food & Beverage batches to credit card companies for payment.
Ensures proper transmittal of debit batches to credit card companies.
Prepare adjustments to reflect receipt of payments from credit card companies upon notification from the bank.
Prepare deposit list for cash and check receipts.
Prepare weekly account management software system credit approval report.
Enter credit approvals into the account management software system. Handle credit card charges for all ancillary billings (electrical, delivery, parking, etc).
Clear all “wash-through” accounts.
Assist with routine posting and calculations and provide clerical support to accounting management.

This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.

Requirements

High school or equivalent education required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Minimum of two years of Accounts Receivable experience required
Previous experience in hotel finance/accounting beneficial
Previous experience with Galaxy and SAP is a plus.
Requires excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
Must possess basic computational ability.
Thorough knowledge of computer processing system and ability to manually perform these operations if necessary.
Excellent organizational skills and computer skills (MS office) are required

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. M/F/D/V.

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