Senior Accountant at Blowfish Hotel Limited

Blowfish Hotel Limited is the ultimate oasis of comfort and style, where sophistication and attitude seamlessly blend with timeless design. A modern boutique hotel in Lagos, the Blowfish Hotel is proof that the new rules of elegance are crisp, clean, and modern, without fuss or complexity.


Job Title: Senior Accountant 

Description

  • Responsible for the supervision of the Account team and ensuring the daily, weekly and monthly tasks are completed accurately and timely.
  • His functions included but not limited to ensuring that the following tasks are completed accurately and according to deadline schedule for his team
  • Ensure all cash items are recorded and resolved daily; variance is resolved same day
  • Daily income audit
  • Review journal entries for appropriate supporting documentation, remarks, account and amount
  • Daily import of sales and statistical records
  • Appropriate and timely communication with departmental units; provide adhoc reports as requested
  • Prepare monthly bank reconciliations
  • Journal entries
  • Responsible for accounts receivable activities; invoicing, statements and aging
  • Prepare and/or misc. reconciliations
  • Monthly preparation of balance sheet work papers; ensure activity is appropriate
  • Prepare and review misc. reconciliations, tracking and reporting
  • Prepare and review of financial statements and expense reviews
  • Prepare and review monthly/annual sales
  • Interview, select, train, schedule, coach and support associates, ensuring they perform in accordance with established brand or hotel standards
  • Plan and organize the work of the hotel accounting team, adjusting priorities as needed to ensure reporting deadlines are met.
  • Review all ledger account reconciliations to include: bank statements, assets, liabilities and credit cards.
  • Oversee and ensure internal audit standards are met.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.
Requirements
  • Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field preferred.
  • Previous accounting in the hospitality industry preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including advanced skills in Excel.
Skills 
  • Ability to problem solve and utilize analytical abilities in order to troubleshoot issues.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely across management and staff levels.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Skills attained through completion of a 4-year accounting Degree and 3-4 years general accounting experience (preferred) or equivalent work experience.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and handle multiple priorities.

Location: Lagos

Closing Date
12th March, 2017.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should send their CV's to: cynthia.ugwu@theblowfishhotel.com

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