Accounting Enthusiast (Coordinator) Canopy Bethesda North

PM Hotel Group North Bethesda, MD
Canopy by Hilton's culture is defined by who we are and how we interact with each other, our guests, our partners, and our neighbors. Our culture, "Positively Yours," is much more than a slogan. It's our underlying attitude, the story of who we are and how we approach everything.

At the core of Canopy by Hilton's culture is leadership. An ideal Enthusiast sets the tone for creating the "Positively Yours" culture at our hotel and is committed to delivering the lifestyle experiences our guests want.

The beautiful new Canopy by Hilton in Bethesda North is looking for an exceptional candidate as its new Accounting Enthusiast.

Job Summary

Based in the PM Hotel Group's North Bethesda office, this position is responsible for the accurate financial and administrative services. This position will assist with all aspects of accounting including accounts payable, accounts receivable, general cashier, income audit, and accounting administration.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

* Audits invoices against purchase orders, researches discrepancies, and approves for payment.

* Investigates problems that vendors or purchasing agents have with obtaining payment for bills.

* Computes and records charges, refunds, cost of lost or damaged goods, freight charges, rentals, and similar items

* Prepares vouchers, invoices, checks, account statements, reports, and other records, and reviews for accuracy

* Reconciles general ledger accounts with various registers

* Monitors accounts payable and receivable to ensure that payments are up to date

* Reconciles report discrepancies and problems

* Codes data for input to financial data processing system according to company procedures

* Reviews, balances, and interprets computer reports, and makes corrections

* Assists employees, vendors, clients, or customers by answering questions related to accounts, procedures, and services

* Maintain confidentiality of all information regarding financial and payroll records

* Prepares Direct Bill applications for approval

* Performs Accounts Receivable Functions

* Prepares daily cash deposits

* Monitor payment requirements on groups or functions and process deposits

* Process returned checks and credit card charge-backs

* Works closely with Sales and Events team to verify group method of payment and deposits are on file.

Abilities Required

Bachelor's degree preferably in finance, accounting, business or equivalent work experience

* Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles

* Knowledge of accounts payable, accounts receivable and maintaining general ledgers

* Ability to maintain confidentiality concerning financial files

* Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering financial information

* Requires good written and verbal communication skills

* Ability to control a high workload volume with organization

* Requires a high level of accuracy and detail

* Ability to work with numbers

* Ability to work independently with little supervision within a team environment while completing deadlines

* Strong problem solving skills and making rational decisions

Customer Satisfaction:

Create a positive stay. We focus on the simple details that make a difference, always a step beyond the expected. Every detail has just the right feeling: caring, energizing, positive. Our customers are what we are about. One of the keys to a positive guest experience is positive interaction with PM Hotel Group staff. It is essential that you remain professional at all times, and that you treat all guests and enthusiasts with courtesy and respect, under all circumstances. Every PM Hotel Group enthusiast is a guest relations ambassador, every working minute of every day.

Work Habits:

In order to maintain a positive guest and enthusiast 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 enthusiasts is of utmost importance to PM Hotel Group. Every PM Hotel Group enthusiast 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.

Requirements/Qualifications:

* As an Accounting Enthusiast, must be friendly, energizing, positive and caring in all core aspects of the Canopy culture as defined.

* Previous accounting experience preferred

* Highly organized and result oriented with the ability to be flexible with hours, days off, assignments and additional duties

* Must work well under pressure in a fast paced environment and handle conflicting priorities

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

* Strong computer skills - Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word)

* Strong Financial and Math Skills – fundamental understanding of accounting theory

* Physical Aspects of Position (includes but are not limited to):

* Sitting for long periods of time

* Periodic walking and standing throughout shift

* Occasional lifting and carrying up to 30 lbs.

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 enthusiast's supervisor.

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