Location: US-GA-Braselton # of Openings: 1 Category: Accounting/Finance Position Type: Regular Full-Time FLSA Status: Exempt
Within the sweeping panorama of the north Georgia foothills, Chateau Elan began with the planting of the vineyards in 1981. From these lush vines has grown a 3,500 acre conference and leisure destination. We welcome your interest in applying for a position with Chateau lan Winery & Resort. For many years, we have served our guests with the highest level of products and service in luxury resorts. We owe our growth and success to our associates who have served our guests with dedication and pride. The key to our continued growth is found in satisfying and exceeding our guests' expectations.
We look for people with personality, energy, enthusiasm, excellent grooming and commitment. We nurture and train our associates throughout their tenure here. They, in turn, provide the highest level of guest service making Chateau lan the special place it is today.
Perks include but are not limited to discount hotel stays, discount spa services, discount golf, discount food and beverage, discount retail, free meals in the Associate Cafeteria as well as access to the YouDecide® discount program. YouDecide® offerings include negotiated pricing arrangements for vacation destinations, hotels, vacation planning, rental cars, movie tickets/rentals, consumer electronics, consumer goods and services, personal services and even discounts on cell phones and plans.
Assist Director of Finance in directing the financial activities of the hotel, safeguarding the assets, and preparing all financial reports in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and HEI Hotels and Resorts Standards.
Perform all accounting functions in the event assistance is needed.
Effectively schedule, monitor, and evaluate controllable departmental expenditures to stay within the restraints of the established budget through: labor management and purchasing control systems
Establish and monitor scheduling of all accounting associates, including Night Audit.
Schedule personnel consistent with the volume of business and needs.
Effectively plan in order to meet demands of both guests and staff.
Accounting Practices, Procedures, and Policies
Assist in Producing Financial Statements within designated time frame for preliminary distribution to hotel management and to meet HEI Corporate requirements.
Verify compliance with Finance SOP manual.
Participate in and critique asset inventories.
Maintain records storage area in compliance with record retention requirements of relevant government agencies.
Preparation and knowledge of sales tax returns, as well as any other applicable tax liabilities.
Accounts Receivable and Cash Flow
Manage and oversee all Accounts Receivable functions, including collection calls as needed.
Ensure the A/R aging percentages are in compliance with SOP.
Verify credit cards are processed every night by night audit.
Verify cash deposits are made timely.
Balance Sheet Reconciliation
Assist Director of Finance with the Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts each period.
Review any problem accounts with Director of Finance and adjust entries to the general ledger.
Management of Department
Identify, screen and attract management candidates from outside the company.
Train associates in job responsibilities.
Comply with attendance rules and be available to work on a regular basis.
Perform any other job related duties as assigned.
One year experience in Hotel or Hospitality related Finance and Accounting.
Knowledge of Hotel Financial Statements and reconciliation of A and L accounts.
B.S. in Accounting.
Analytical approach to problems with high regard for detail and accuracy
Sound administrative and managerial skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, advanced Excel skills
Have proficient training, coaching and counseling abilities
Effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to adapt communication style to suit different audiences, such as effectively communicating with supervisors, coworkers, public etc.
HEI Hotels and Resorts is committed to providing a comprehensive benefit program that offers you choices for your physical, mental and financial wellness, creating value in your most important investment - you!
For your physical and mental wellness we offer competitive Medical, Dental and Vision insurance programs geared to you and your family's needs as well as Vacation/Sick/Holiday benefits. For your financial wellness, HEI provides a wide array of coverage, including Supplemental, Spousal and Child Life insurance as well as Short and Long-Term Disability plans. Our 401(k) Savings Plan with matching funds, and discounts through our 'YouDecide' and Hotel Room Discount programs provide additional incentives for choosing HEI as the employer of your future.
HEI Hotels and Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.
At HEI, we recognize our people are the hallmark of our success. Thanks to all of our associates, today HEI manages a $12 billion portfolio of leading full-service branded hotels and luxury and lifestyle independent hotels. We are the acknowledged experts on upper-upscale, luxury, and premium select-serve hotels in urban, super-suburban, and destination locations.
Plain and simple, we add more value to real estate by investing in our people. That investment has resulted in enormous individual and collective company success. Against our commitment to our people, HEI consistently has achieved some of the highest associate satisfaction scores in the industry. We succeed by creating the look, the programming, and the marketing support that make our hotels the place guests want to be, while at the same time employing a proven set of proprietary software tools to track and manage performance targets. It is a true combination of Art and Science that adds real value for owners.