General Accountant

December 5 2021
Industries Accomodations, Food services
Categories Accounting, Finance, Bank, Insurance, Financial services, Financial Accounting, Financial Information Systems, Financing, Investment, Merger & Acquisition, Accounting technician, Financial Analysis, Management, Administration, Management, Administration
Toronto, ON

POSITION: General Accountant

Reporting to: Corporate Controller

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;

Apply now!

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