Accounting Clerk

Location: Portland, ME (The Westin Portland Harborview ( 157 High Street ))

Job Description

 

Accounting Clerk

You are organized and methodical and like to be busy and productive at work.  You have a knack for numbers and possess great attention to detail. Computer software comes second nature to you as you perform daily cashiering duties and ensure successful and accurate posting of cash/revenue as well as journal entries.   If this sounds like you then our accounting department can use your skills and abilities.  In the role of Accounting Clerk you will:

• Be Exacting – ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of various documents such as invoices, worksheets and ledger entries.  If in charge of payroll, the accuracy and timeliness of this work is essential.
• Be Accurate – ensuring that accurate coding is input into the accounting systems and that any exceptions are correctly coded and routed for approval on a timely basis.
• Be a Team Player – Offer support to other staff members with accounting questions and solve problems as needed.
• Be a Safety & Security Agent – following your hotel’s established safety and security policies & procedures.  Anticipate problems and ask for management assistant as needed.

 

Requirements

 

Requirements
This role requires at least three years of progressive experience in hotel accounting or a related field.   A college degree in Accounting/Finance preferred and previous customer service experience required. To be successful in this role, you must be able to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively in English and must be able to evaluate and select among alternative courses of action quickly and accurately.  You must also be able to work in stressful high pressure situations and have the ability to assimilate complex information, data, etc. from disparate sources and consider, adjust or modify to meet the constraints of a particular need, with mathematical reasoning and the ability to prioritize required.  This job requires light/sedentary work – exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently - with a regular need to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This role will require the ability to work under variable temperatures and noise levels, with near vision (the ability to see details at close range) required.  The Accounting Clerk will regularly use office equipment, e.g. a computer and various software programs