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POSITION PURPOSE: This position is responsible for the accurate reporting of revenue to ensure that the information is balanced to the general ledger. In addition, the position is also responsible for the processing, recording, and dispensing of payments for all hotel liabilities incurred. True accounting generalist with income audit experience. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: AVERAGE % OF TIME • Reviews the work of the F&B department and Rooms Night Audit process ensuring accuracy of the information as reported. Properly allocates and posts revenues to the appropriate ledger accounts; • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of revenues reported to Accounts Receivable by balancing the accounts to appropriate ledgers. This is done on a daily and monthly basis; • Reviews and properly posts codes for posting and reporting all S&P charges • Provides assistance in the closing of books at month end; • Prepares any daily, weekly or monthly reports as may be requested by management from time to time; • Process CAPEX, individual customer refunds and one time payments directly in PeopleSoft AP; • Assists and maintains the open PO report; • Researches and resolves any open items in HotShop weekly and monthly for AP closing; • Properly codes and record expenses to the correct cost center/general ledger accounts and obtains the appropriate department head approvals; • Enter all invoices/vouchers into the computer for payment processing in a timely manner with special attention to vendors offering cash discounts; • Responsible for all hotel purchasing cards reconciliations via the Global Reporting and Account Management (GRAM) system; • Reconciles vendor statements on a weekly basis and handles vendor and internal inquiries; • Ensures A/P trade and A/P check writing are in balance at month end; • Prepares A/P accrual monthly and year end; • Maintain up-to-date contact files; • Complete the 1099 Tax reporting; • Perform any other duties assigned by the Controller or Assistant Controller. Other: Regular attendance in conformance with the standards, which may be established from time to time, is essential to the successful performance of this position. Employees with irregular attendance will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Due to the cyclical nature of the hospitality industry, employees may be required to work varying schedules to reflect the business needs of the hotel. In addition, attendance at all scheduled training sessions and meetings is required. Upon employment, all employees are required to fully comply with Starwood rules and regulations for the safe and effective operation of the hotel’s facilities. Employees who violate hotel rules and regulations will be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment SUPPORTIVE FUNCTIONS In addition to performance of the essential functions, this position may be required to perform a combination of the following supportive functions, with the percentage of time performing each function to be solely determined by the manager based upon the particular requirements of the hotel. • Assist with Accounting Office issues as needed, i.e., billing inquiries, administrative duties, etc. • Verify deliveries and their recipients. • Make decisions concerning purchase orders when documentation of approval is unavailable. • Additional duties as necessary and assigned. SPECIFIC JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities. • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace. • Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process. • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written. • Must possess basic computational ability. • Thorough knowledge of computer processing system and ability to manually perform these operations if necessary. • Ability to prepare and analyze data figures and transcriptions prepared on and generated by computer. • Knowledge of computer accounting programs, math skills as well as budgetary analysis capabilities required. Physical Demands • Most work tasks are performed indoors. Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems. • Must be able to sit at a desk for up to 8 hours per day. Walking and standing are occasionally required. • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis. • Must be able to lift up to 15 lbs. occasionally. • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity. • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and subordinates. • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception. • Ability to work primarily with fingers to pick, pinch, type and carry out substantial movements (motions) of the wrists and hands as well. • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment. • Must have finger dexterity to be able to operate office equipment such as computers, printers, 10-key adding machine, electric typewriter, multi-line touch tone phone, filing cabinets, FAX machines, photocopiers, dolly and other office equipment as needed.
QUALIFICATION STANDARDS Education High school or equivalent education required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Experience At least one year Accounting experience required. Licenses or Certificates Not Applicable Grooming All employees must maintain a neat, clean and well-groomed appearance per Starwood standards. This job description is not an exclusive or exhaustive list of all job functions that an employee in this position may be asked to perform from time to time.
The Sheraton Houston West Hotel welcomes you to the West Houston area with a friendly smile and great comfort and service. Our brand new guest rooms are designed for your comfort. All 158 rooms feature the indulgent Sheraton Sweet Sleeper™ Bed in a choice of one king or two double beds, as well as High Speed Internet Access to keep you connected to friends and family back home. Plus, you can stay in touch easily with our lobby “connection destination,” the Link@Sheraton experienced with Microsoft. Enjoy our state-of-the-art fitness center for a stellar workout to keep you energized while you’re on the go. Conveniently located on Clay Road, just east of Sam Houston Beltway (8), and between Katy Freeway (I-10) and the Northwest Freeway (290), our hotel is close to a wide variety of business parks, the Energy Corridor, Memorial City, and many Houston area attractions. Our hotel is 24 miles southwest of George Bush Intercontinental Airport and 27 miles northwest of William P. Hobby Airport. Baseball USA is only three miles away.
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Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws. The EEO is the Law poster and its supplement are available using the following links: http://www1.eeoc.gov/Employers/poster.cfm AND http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf
The pay transparency policy is available here: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_unformattedESQA508c.pdf