Staff Accountant
Property Name:
Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach Resort & Spa
Job Title 
Staff Accountant
Location: 
Florida-Tampa/St. Petersburg
Company Name: 
Wyndham Hotel Group
City: 
Clearwater
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position: 
Yes
Accommodation: 
No
Wyndham Hotel Group is the world's largest and most diverse hotel company with approximately 7,410 hotels worldwide. With iconic brands and hotel choices in every category from upscale to economy, we offer not only the most lodging choices around the world but also exceptional customer service and great value.

As the world’s largest hotel company, and a leading player in the global hospitality industry, Wyndham Hotel Group boasts 7,500 hotels and 15 brands in 70 countries—all supported by more than 7,000 associates on six continents. And we know our success is attributable to our associates, a bright, talented and diverse group of individuals who embrace our signature Count On Me! service culture and have a passion for excellence.  To learn more visit us at http://www.wyndhamworldwide.com.

 

The Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach Resort offers 343 luxuriously appointed guest rooms with spectacular vistas, a beautiful and tranquil spa, waterfront dining and 22,000 square feet of flexible meeting space including the area's largest ballroom.  Our refined yet relaxed resort will connect guests through our highly-personalized and anticipatory service, while delivering memorable experiences that evoke the distinctive charm and spirit of Clearwater Beach.

 

The Staff Accountant is responsible for ensuring the key functions of payroll processing, cash handling, and accounts receivable/payable processing and income audit are completed in a timely and accurate manner.


General Requirements

  • Maintain a warm and friendly demeanor at all times.
  • 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 effective at listening to, understanding, and clarifying concerns raised by employees and guests.
  • 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.
  • 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 apply complex information, data, etc. from various sources to meet appropriate objectives.
  • Must be able to cross-train in other hotel related areas.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Must be able to show initiative, including anticipating guest or operational needs.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

Fundamental Requirements:

  •  Utilize and maintain the time and attendance system and process daily, weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly, and monthly payroll and related information to include payroll hours, verifying payroll information, recording miscellaneous earnings/deductions, etc.
  • Review and ensure accuracy and appropriateness of all payroll input and output.

  • Retrieve and process all deposits in accordance with hotel standards.

  • Maintain an adequate supply of cash/change and provide cash/change to all departments as needed

  • Prepare Cash Over/Short reports on a daily, monthly, and yearly basis.

  • Issue and redeem cashier banks as needed by the departments with the approval of the Accounting Manager.

  • Audit cashier banks as required by hotel standards.  Maintain all documentation.

  • Process “due backs” on a timely basis.

  • Maintain all cashier contracts.

  • Process petty cash receipts and reimbursements on a regular basis and inform management of any deviation to policy.

  • Prepare tax reports and other regulatory reports as necessary

  • Monitor, prepare and communicate financial reports in accordance with Wyndham's requirements meeting various due dates; i.e., daily labor, tip, month-end, overtime reports, ect.

  • Assist the sales effort in establishing customer credit in accordance with Wyndham’s policies.

  • Assist in the credit process of application processing, reference checks, credit limitation, direct billing list, deposit requirements, and all other credit-related activities.

  • Provide customers with accurate and timely invoices, statements, and schedules.

  • Respond to customer inquiries in a timely fashion and communicate all issues and/or disputes to the appropriate supervisor(s).

  • Maintain an efficient collection process to include an orga

Educational Requirements

 

-At least one year of progressive experience in a hotel or related field preferred.

-College course work in related field helpful.

-Ability to understand and utilize basic computer equipment and applications, to include word processing and spreadsheet applications.

-Must be proficient in Windows, Company approved spreadsheets and word processing

 

           Physical requirements:

-Flexible and long hours sometimes required.

-Sedentary work – Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

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