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Viceroy Hotel Group | Santa Monica, CA
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Job Description

Perched four blocks above the Santa Monica shoreline, Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica offers a superior access point to Los Angeles. Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica is conveniently located just a few blocks from downtown Santa Monica's engaging collection of shops, entertainment and restaurants and less than eight miles from Los Angeles International Airport. The area's main leisure attractions, including the Santa Monica Pier, Third Street Promenade, Getty Museum, Getty Villa and Venice Beach are all within steps of Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica

Job Description:

The Accounting Intern will oversee the daily audit procedures necessary to verify the accuracy and balance the financial operations of the Hotel. This includes but is not limited to perform any other audit functions as defined in the Company's policies and procedures to ensure proper compliance of accounting practices and procedures.

General Responsibilities Include:

* Consistently offers professional, engaging and friendly service.
* Produce and distribute Daily Sales Report for management
* Balance and audit all Front office postings and settlements.
* Verify that all departments have posted all their revenues.
* Verify, monitor and review all hotel reports and night audit reports.
* Be responsible for month-end deadlines and schedules.
* Assist with guest calls.
* Correspond with the Credit Card Companies for Charge Back inquiries and produce weekly report of Charge Backs for Management.
* Reconcile Credit Card transactions on a daily basis.
* Reconcile laundry, telephone, movie and other income postings on a daily basis.
* Reconcile Sales, Use, and Occupancy tax on a daily basis.
* Reconcile service charges on a weekly basis.
* Reconcile the food and beverage point of sale system, for each outlet, to the PMS system and

where necessary, record and adjust entries.

* Ensure Income Journal is reconciled with banquet checks, and banquet checks match their corresponding postings in the ISAC banquet/catering scheduling system.
* Monitor front office rebates. Review and balance rebates, paid outs, miscellaneous charges and staff charges to the property management system and ensure that each account is properly authorized and has relevant explanations.
* Review F&B voids to verify authorization and adequate back-up information.
* Prepare "Daily Operational Package" that is routed to GM, Controller, F&B Director, & Revenue Director.
* Upload and post Income Journal to General Ledger on a weekly basis.
* Follow-up and report any notes raised by any signatories.
* Assist with month-end closing and subsequent analysis of bank accounts and other balance sheet accounts as directed by the accountant.
* Prepare month end income journal entries, according to the policy and using standard templates
* Assist the General Cashier in performing surprise float counts.
* Report any problems or discrepancies to the Audit Supervisor/Accountant on a daily basis.
* Replace Staff Accountant/Accounting Supervisor tasks in his/her absence.
* Complete various other accounting tasks and duties as required by accounting management
* The Ability to have a flexible schedule, to include working on Weekends and Holidays when necessary.

Skills/Knowledge Required:

* Requires excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, in the primary language of the workplace (English).
* Previous Hotel experience preferred.
* Previous Accounting experience preferred.
* Must possess basic computational ability.
* Must possess basic computer skills.
* Knowledge of computer accounting programs, math skills as well as budgetary analysis capabilities preferred.
* Colleagues will be expected to successfully resolve any guest issues and complaints in addition to communicating all concerns to department heads.
* The ability to listen to, assess, and appropriately respond to information conveyed through speech
* The ability to convey technical information through writing to a nontechnical audience so the recipients easily understand the information and can quickly and correctly apply it.
* The ability to subordinate one's personal agenda in favor of working collaboratively with the team to achieve departmental goals
* Strong attention to detail.

Physical Requirements:

* Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs. on a regular and basis.
* Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.

Qualification Standards:

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Hotel Management or Finance /Accounting preferred. High school or equivalent required.

Experience: Previous accounting experience in a similar hotel environment preferred.

Licenses or Certificates: N/A

Grooming: All colleagues must maintain a neat, and well-groomed appearance (specific standards will be provided).

This posting in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the colleague occupying this position. Colleagues will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor.

Viceroy Hotel Group is a leading hotel company that combines desirable location, unique design, destination dining and personalized service that touches the heart and soul of our guests. As an industry leader in creativity and innovation, our hotels draw upon the diverse backgrounds and talent of our extraordinary team for optimal success. EOE

Viceroy Hotel group will consider qualified applicants. Including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with local "Fair Chance" ordinances.