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IHG Accounting Specialist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Accounting Specialist

Job Number R165831

Hotel Brand: Even Hotels

Americas - United States - Pennsylvania - Pittsburgh

Description

About us

At EVEN Hotels, our core mission is to Enable Wellness in Travel .

To inspire our Guests to stay on Track while on the road, we will:

  1. Enliven Wellness through our passion, knowledge and resources available to ensure balance and holistic well-being.

  2. Be Encouraging by recognizing our guests achievements and offering positive words of encouragement and suggestions.

  3. Get Personal to understand our guest wellness goals and help them maximize their wellness journey while traveling.

JOB OVERVIEW

The Accomplish More Coordinator manages the hotel’s financial, human resource, and other administrative activities to provide advice and support to the Chief Wellness Office and department heads to help them focus on branded guest experience. This role gathers and analyzes financial and other business data, manages revenue flow, and controls costs to maximize financial returns. It involves managing daily accounting, reporting, procurement, service contracts, HR administration, and budgeting and related project management.

Your day to day

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

FINANCIAL RETURNS:

  • Prepares, analyzes and interprets financial statements, reports, forecasts, and budgets to advise the Chief Wellness Officer and other stakeholders to achieve business goals.

  • Prepares hotel budgets, financial forecasts and reports based on inputs from the Chief Wellness Officer and department heads.

  • Develops and distributes business outlook and forecasts to department heads for use in identifying cost savings, scheduling, purchasing and other function specific activities.

  • Meets monthly with the Chief Wellness Officers and other stakeholders to review hotel P&L performance and collaborate on initiatives to drive performance.

  • Reconcile all accounts monthly and oversees the process of credit extension and collection of overdue accounts.

  • Prepares daily bank deposits and ensures the hotel has adequate funds in addition to providing daily change for cashiers.

  • Tracks service and maintenance contracts to ensure all equipment in excellent working condition.

  • Audits and oversees the accuracy of all guest billing and respond to guests’ billing inquiries.

  • Processes accounts payable and accounts receivables to balance cash flow and reputation with suppliers.

  • Performs audits to ensure compliance to Internal Control.

  • Tracks applicant flow and keeps employment records.

  • Creates and maintains employee files before, during and after employments as required by law.

  • Administers the hotel’s benefit programs, payroll and policies in accordance with IHG policies and government regulations.

  • Assists the Chief Wellness Office and Department Heads in recruitment, orientation, and termination processes.

  • Files short-term and long-term disability and worker compensation claims and assists colleagues with the process.

PE O P LE:

  • Assists with the attraction and hiring of people with the right attributes to bring the EVEN Hotels brand to life.

  • Actively promotes and facilitates employee participation in the Employee Satisfaction Pulse Survey (ESPS) and achieves established ESPS targets.

  • Live the brand by embracing holistic wellness, keeping in tune with the latest in information on health and nutrition, and encouraging colleagues to do the same.

  • Works with the department heads to ensure their teams are properly trained and provided the tools and equipment needed, and direct them to resources to learn more about health, wellness and nutrition.

G UEST EXPERIENCE

  • Interacts daily with guests to solicit feedback, builds relationships and brings the Even Hotels brand to life.

  • Demonstrates Brandhearted leadership by putting the brand at the center of all activities.

  • Supports and participates in hotel wellness and scheduled fitness programs/outings regularly and encourages guests to participate.

  • Responds promptly and professional on guests’ billing inquiries.

RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS:

  • Promotes and drives engagement in Green Engage, Shelter in A Storm and IHG Academy.

  • Conducts and coordinates audits and control checks of company accounts and financial transactions to ensure compliance with State and Federal regulations along with IHG policies.

  • Maintains property and casualty insurance for the hotel.

  • Develops and implements financial control procedures and systems and maintains appropriate documents of audits of hotel accounts and inventories.

What we need from you

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Hotel Administration

  • 2 years of processing the finances of a service related business

  • Knowledge and experience in general HR

  • Knowledge of labor laws

  • Must speak fluent English

  • Ability to travel for business meetings

Preferred

  • 5 years of experience managing the finances of a complex service-related business with a F&B component

  • Bilingual, Spanish

Other

  • Reading abilities are utilized often when reading invoices and work materials

  • Mathematical skills are used frequently to perform calculations, reconcile account balances, etc.

  • Frequent contact with guests and outside vendors is necessary to resolve billing issues or answer questions

  • Strong customer service skills are required

  • May be required to work nights, weekends, and/or holidays

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 25 pounds

  • Standing up and moving about the front office or other designated areas

  • Communicating with other people

  • Handling objects, supplies, boxes of merchandise, etc.

  • Bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching

What we offer

In return we'll give you a competitive financial and benefits package which can include healthcare and dental coverage, disability and life insurance, and a matched 401(k) program. Hotel discounts worldwide are available as well as the chance to work with a great team of people. Most importantly, we'll give you the room to be yourself. So what's your passion? Please click "Apply Online" and tell us how you could bring your individual skills to IHG. IHG is an equal opportunity employer Minorities / Females / Disabilities / Veterans


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