IHG Accounts Assistant in United States

Accounts Assistant

Job Number EMEAA02768

Hotel Brand: Principal Hotels

Europe, Middle East, Asia & Africa - - -


About us

Walk the length of George Street from our sister property and you’ll come to The Principal Edinburgh Charlotte Square. The hotel is one of several smart addresses on a UNESCO World Heritage site comprising seven, inter-connecting townhouses, as well as a purpose-built block of bedrooms. The hotel has recently been refurbished from top to toe, to designs by the award-winning team at Goddard Littlefair. In addition to 199 guest rooms and suites, the hotel has refurbished dining and event space; The SPA at Principal, utilising both Oskia and Ishga brands; The Garden, a glazed courtyard serving a light menu of all-day food, afternoon tea and evening cocktails; and Baba, a Levantine-influenced restaurant.

Your day to day

You day to day duties:- Assist with all day to day account functions including cashiering and daily income audit.- To ensure the timely collection of Sales Ledger invoices.- Liaising with Front Office regarding incorrect invoices and liaising with Conference & Banqueting with regard to speed and accuracy of billing.- The maintenance and control of travel agent and credit card commission on sales ledger.- Month end procedures to include the reconciliation of the sales ledger to the nominal ledger and the maintenance of records regarding any outstanding balances on sales ledger control accounts.- The accurate allocation of sales ledger receipts.- The accurate allocation of deposit ledger receipts.- To ensure the accuracy of invoicing prior to dispatch. Ensure that invoice and payment queries are resolved quickly and efficiently within the designated timescales.- Carry out float checks as and when required.- Prepare Petty Cash Reconciliations as and when required.- Enscess for payment on a regular basis.ure that cash is secure at all times.- Assist in the debt control procedure.- When payments are collected, ensure that the cash, BACS and cheques are banked and allocated correctly.

What we need from you

  • To be an ambassador for the Group welcoming new colleagues and helping them to settle into the business.- Demonstrate a “can do” attitude always offering engaging hospitality to all colleagues and our guests.- Promoting the image and the brand of the Company at all times, through our behaviour and personal presentation ensuring we are always smart and ready for business at all times.

What we offer

  • A competitive salary- 28 days holiday each year, including bank holidays (this increases annually up to a maximum of 33 days)- Hotel based incentive and recognition schemes- Access to our Benefits platform which includes discounts on some travel, leisure time activities, health, retail and motoring- Discounted accommodation with competitive colleague rates at our other hotels- Long service awards which increase with length of service- Excellent training and development opportunities within the hotel, the Company and our online e- learning portal- Financial rewards for delivering sensational service- Free meals on duty- Discounted gym membership- Uniform provided