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Staff Accountant

posted August 18, 2019

1 Hotel Central Park
New York, NY
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Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW

Supports the day-to-day execution of general ledger impacted processes, including support to clients as they work with and understand these processes. Performs accounting functions specifically in the areas of account balancing, ledger reconciliation, reporting and discrepancy resolution, general cashier and accounts payable.

PRINCIPLE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Coordinates and implements accounting work and projects as assigned.

• Validate the correctness of the Daily Operations Report and distribute to Executive Committee and Owner Representative daily.

• Audit Exec Checks, Petty Cash, and Adjustment reports daily, distribute to Guidance Team.

• Compile and distribute hotel “Cash Over/Short” report.

• Prepare daily consolidate deposits of cash received in outlets and by Front Desk.

• Audit cashier banks periodically and as needed.

• Assist with invoice processing and matching PO’s to invoices for processing

• Coordinates, implements and follows up on Accounting SOP audits for all areas of the property.

• Complies with all applicable laws related to fraud and collection procedures.

• Analyzes information and evaluates results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

• Balances credit card ledgers.

• Assist in the month end close process through journal entry preparations, balance sheet reconciliations and P&L analysis and review

• Verifies contracts for groups and performs credit reference checks for direct billed groups if necessary.

• Achieves and exceeds goals including performance goals, budget goals, team goals, etc.

• Monitors all taxes that apply, ensuring that taxes are current, collected and/or accrued.

• Maintains a strong accounting and operational control environment to safeguard assets.

• Demonstrates knowledge of job-relevant issues, products, systems, and processes.

• Demonstrates knowledge of return check procedures.

• Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency with write off procedures.

• Demonstrates knowledge and proficiency with consolidated deposit procedures.

• Uses computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.

• Provides for the safety and security of the employees or the property.

• Monitors employee attendance and records absences/tardiness.

• Helps direct supervisors to achieve their own development goals.

• Conducts annual performance appraisal with direct reports according to Standard Operating Procedures.

• Provides information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephone, in written form, e-mail, or in person.

• Demonstrates personal integrity.

• Uses effective listening skills.

• Demonstrates self-confidence, energy and enthusiasm.

• Informs and/or updates the leadership team, peers and subordinates on relevant information in a timely manner.

• Manages time well and possesses strong organizational skills.

• Presents ideas, expectations and information in a concise, well organized way.

• Uses problem solving methodology for decision making and follow up.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS

Reports to the Director of Finance of 1 Hotel Central Park.

ABOUT 1 HOTELS

As a luxury lifestyle hotel brand inspired by nature, 1 Hotels cultivates the best of eco-conscious design and sustainable architecture, together with extraordinary comfort and an unrivaled level of service. 1 Hotels launched in 2015 with the opening of exclusive properties in Miami’s South Beach and Manhattan’s Central Park. 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge, which opened in February 2017, is the first ground-up build, flagship property for 1 Hotels in Dumbo’s Brooklyn Bridge Park. All 1 Hotels properties are inspired by a simple idea: those that travel the world also care about it. 1 Hotels upholds this vision by channeling nature through design and culinary partnerships, while connecting with the local community and taking sustainable steps to make a big difference.

1 IS ABOUT NATURE - Sustainability and Conservation at 1 Hotels at Central Park

Our goal is to celebrate all that is beautiful, natural and pure ---- and inspire us to live a more natural life. We want 1 Hotels to be the experience that encourages people to live well, do better, and connect with our environment, ourselves and others in a deeper, richer way. We are minimizing the impact to our environment in many different areas like our Ivy Façade by AgroSci Green walls. This green wall on the exterior of the building rise three floors above ground level. There are over 8,000 individual pots and over 24,000 individual plants. Our clothes hangers are made out of recycled paper with soy-based ink. We focus on being more than a brand, but a cause.

Additional information can be found at www.1hotels.com.

Some benefits of working with us at 1 Hotel Central Park

Our culture is caring and thoughtful, and we deliver good-natured and informed service, perfectly executed to evoke a sense of fulfillment and well-being. As a part of our team, you can look forward to activities that drive your passion for nature such as:

• Retirement planning - a great 401(k)/retirement savings plan

• Work life balance: Paid Time Off, Holidays (Earth Day is a holiday)

• Pre-tax benefits to encourage commuting, and even free bicycle parking

• Annual 8 hours paid to volunteer & hotel organized volunteer opportunities

• Wellness is important - competitive healthcare benefits & delicious, healthy meals - which are free

• Sustainable, beautiful and inspiring work environment - You see and feel nature everywhere in the hotel

• Career advancement, in-house training, cross-training, special projects relating to brand awareness / messaging and education assistance.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

REQUIRED:

• 2+ years of experience in Finance and Accounting in a hotel.

• Ability to identify and solve problems.

• Professional & appropriate business appearance and demeanor aligned with the 1 Hotel brand and culture.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Strong attention to detail.

PREFERRED:

• 4-year bachelor's degree in Finance and Accounting or related major.

• Prior experience in a quality luxury hotel, restaurant or catering brand; specifically, in a Finance role.

• Knowledge of hotel structure and interaction between departments.

• Prior experience with Delphi and HMS.

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About This Employer

1 Hotel Central Park

1414 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019

(212) 790-8813

229 Room Hotel

www.1hotels.com

Managed by

1 HOTELS CAREERS. 

1 Hotels is created around a simple truth—that we have an impact on nature, and nature has an impact on us.

As part of the 1 Hotels team, you’re welcoming friends, old and new, while connecting them to the community around you. It’s natural and uncomplicated. It’s an opportunity to deliver informed service with a conscience in a way that’s distinctively you.

You’re part of a team comfortable in their own skin and confident in what they do. You’re part of a brand known for doing the right thing. And you’re part of a environment that reflects who you are: good natured, curious, warm, optimistic, and a bit unique.

At the foundation of the 1 Hotels culture lies the idea of doing all the good you can do. This is how we treat each other and our guests. By encouraging all 1 employees to do all the good they can for their colleagues, for nature, the environment, and beyond, we collectively contribute to something that’s greater than ourselves.

It all starts with you, right now. Plant roots at 1—and grow with us.

Careers at 1 Hotel: 

GROUNDED INTERESTS
We seek out friendly, genuine people who share our values and want to join our cause. People who care about the greater good, have a passion for nature and do things like bike to work or occasionally volunteer. 


INTUITIVE MINDS
Working in a hotel can be a different job every day. Our ideal people have foresight to anticipate change, learn quickly, work efficiently, and adapt preemptively. 


LOCAL ROOTS
Like any other living thing in nature, people do their best in their native environments. We try to tap people who know their communities inside and out. 


HONEST VOICES
We look for people who believe in honest, open communication—as we do. The environment we’re proud to have created encourages individual voices. 


WHAT WE OFFER

INSPIRING VALUES 
1 Hotels is an ambitious new hotel brand that’s about respecting nature while bringing out the best in each other and the community. 


COMMUNITY FOCUS
We support civic-minded behavior with annual paid opportunities to give back. 


THRIVING ENVIRONMENT
Work with good-natured, like-minded people. Daily rallies will keep you informed, and our Employee Engagement Program provides feedback opportunities on how we can better our workplace, together. 


AWARDS AND RECOGNITION 
We will challenge you, encourage you, teach you, and check-in with you regularly on your career progress. This includes:
•    Daily, monthly, and quarterly awards
•    Competitive wages
•    Complete healthcare benefits
•    15 Paid-Time-Off days
•    On-the-job meals
•    Retirement advice, benefits, and contribution matching