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Accounting Clerks

Posted January 10, 2021

Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Plano/The Colony
The Colony, TX
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About This Job

JOB OVERVIEW: Accounting is the hub of all things financial. From our guests and associates to our owners and corporate teams, accounting is our foundation for accuracy, collecting and paying others in a timely manner in accordance with accounting policies and procedures.

Essential functions: Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable, General Cashiering, Interdepartmental Training, Customer Service. Bill and collect all revenue owed to the hotel in an accurate, timely manner in accordance with accounting policies and procedures. Verify, obtain approvals and pay all invoices from vendors and associates in a timely, accurate manner in accordance with accounting policies and procedures. 

Accounts Receivables

  1. Sort and verify accuracy of Night Audit work (primarily receivables aspect), i.e. including reconciliation of banquet check extensions, coding of banquets at cost, review and route sales and promotion checks with back-up. Record department administration phone calls and inform Controller of any potential concern.
  2. Post city ledger payments in property management system, reconcile and bill all city ledger accounts. Perform follow-up billing and credit collection documentation and inform Controller of any potential uncollectible accounts.
  3. Reconcile credit card back-up to General Cashier Summary and inform Controller of any discrepancies. Bill out credit cards (AMEX, DINERS, etc.). Maintain accurate and legible logs for all credit cards.
  4. Set up new accounts in accordance with established credit policy.
  5. Assist in reconciling open account status items.
  6. Input General Cashier Summary and maintain binder.
  7. File and distribute credit card cancellations, bulletins and credit warnings. Process and follow-up on all returned checks accepted as cash payment. Record General Ledger and City Ledger reconciliations.
  8. Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
  9. Perform any other job related duties as assigned.

Accounts Payables

  1. Verify that purchasing procedures are followed, i.e.: purchase order price compared to invoice price, purchase order quantity compared to invoice quantity, ensure that the purchase order number is valid. Maintain an accurate, up to date Purchase Order Log.
  2. Route invoices with purchase order attached to department heads and Executive Committee members for approval. Ensure account coding is accurate and all invoices are being returned on a timely basis. 
  3. Process all approved invoices for payment -- ensure all appropriate signatures and back-up attached.
  4. Pay all hotel invoices in a timely manner- ensuring accuracy of amount paid, account coding, invoice extension and that all discounts are taken.
  5. Handle all vendor inquiries and reconcile vendor statements.
  6. Maintain open invoices file, paid invoices file and voided check file in an organized and up-to-date manner.
  7. Interface checks and submit a log of all manual checks to the Controller.   
  8. Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.

General Cashiering

  1. Verify cash drops daily and complete bank slips
  2. Provide change to employees for their banks as needed
  3. Complete bank audit checks monthly
  4. Complete Income Journals Daily

Assist the General Manager with any other Job Related duties assigned which can also fall under a separate department.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Must have the ability to communicate both verbally and written English. 

Self-starting personality with an even disposition. 

Maintain a professional appears and manner at all times. 

Can communicate well with guests. 

Must be willing to “pitch-in” and help co-workers with their job duties and be a team player.

Strong organizational skills with attention to detail. 

Ability to compile facts and figures. 

Ability to operate personal computer and calculator.

Must be proficient in FOSSE

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS

Customer Satisfaction: 

Our customers are what we are about.  One of the keys to a positive guest experience is positive interaction with Crescent staff.  It is essential that you remain professional at all times, and that you treat all guests and associates with courtesy and respect, under all circumstances.  Every Crescent associate is a guest relations ambassador, every working minute of every day. 

Work Habits:

In order to maintain a positive guest and associate experience, your work habits should always meet and strive to exceed hotel standards for work procedures, dress, grooming, punctuality and attendance.  You should be adaptable to change in your work area and in hotel procedures with a willingness to learn new skills and/or improve existing ones, have the ability to solve routine problems that occur on the job and ask for help whenever you are not sure how to do something.

Safety & Security: 

The safety and security of our guests and associates is of utmost importance to Crescent.  Every Crescent associate should adhere to the hotel security policies and procedures, particularly regarding key controls, lifting heavy objects, using chemicals, and effectively reporting safety hazards and safety concerns.

NOTE:        

This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties.  Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive.  Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully.  Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associate’s supervisor.

Furthermore, this description is subject to change, in the sole discretion of the Company, and in no way creates an employment contract, implied or otherwise; each associate remains, at all times, an “at will” associate.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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About this Employer

Courtyard by Marriott Dallas Plano/The Colony

5917 Stone Creek Drive
The Colony, TX 75056

(214) 469-2525

128 Room Hotel

www.marriott.com

Our Hotel

Featuring a prime location near many popular entertainment and sports venues including Dr Pepper Arena, The Star in Frisco and Toyota Stadium, our hotel is perfect for the modern business traveler or vacationer. Get a good night's sleep in luxury bedding in our modern rooms, or take care of your business obligations with free high-speed Wi-Fi and ergonomic workstations. PURE rooms are available for the hypoallergenic guests or premium suites ideal for families or travelers looking for more space. When you get hungry, stop by The Bistro for a delicious American breakfast or dinner, or a signature beverage made with Starbucks® coffee. Once you've fueled up, head over to our fitness center to get a workout in using our huge selection of cardio equipment and free weights, then cool off with a refreshing dip in our sparkling outdoor pool complete with waterfall and fire pit.