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  1. Full-Time
  2. Permanent
  3. PULLMAN
  4. Finance

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Pullman Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, South Africa

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REF25226O

Finance Administrator

Region

MEA SPAC


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Job Description

Scope of Position

The Finance Administrator reports to the Financial Controller and will support the functions of Income Audit, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payables and Purchasing. The role provides an opportunity to experience a wide range of functions within a hotel finance department, allowing for exciting development opportunities in the future.  

Specific Responsibilities

  • Review and audit all revenue transactions, including room sales, food and beverage sales, and other miscellaneous revenue.
  • Reconcile accounts receivable, accounts payable, and other financial accounts.
  • Investigate any discrepancies and take corrective action as needed.
  • Identify and implement ways to improve the hotel's revenue controls.
  • Prepare and submit reports to the Director of Finance and other hotel management on the results of the income audit.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest auditing trends and best practices.
  • Receive, process, distribute and follow-up on payment of invoices for guests, vendors, and other customers.
  • Posting of Payments received, including reconciling of daily credit cards.
  • Receive, process, verify, and reconcile invoices to complete Accounts Payable.
  • Place orders and track deliveries.
  • Receive goods and supplies delivered to the hotel.
  • Complete administration linking Purchasing and Receiving to Accounts Payable.

Talent and Culture Responsibilities

  • Assist the (Department) Management Team in the following:
  • Establish on-going On Job Training Programs within the department to meet Brand and Service Standards.  Use Department Procedure Manuals as a base for all service procedures training.
  • Induct new staff into the team, department and Hotel in the first week of their employment following guidelines. Ensure that all staff under your control carry out their duties in accordance with the Brand and Service Standards and Procedures Manuals.
  • Effectively use the guest feedback to improve product and service delivery
  • Openly communicate with staff ensuring regular briefings occur and all relevant information is passed on.

Health & Safety

  • Notify your Manager of any reason you may not be capable of performing your tasks safely.
  • Participate in workplace consultation on matters pertaining to Workplace Health and Safety, as per the hotels agreed arrangements.
  • Comply with safe work practices by following Accor Health, Safety and Environment policies, including the use of safe manual handling techniques, safe use of hazardous chemicals and machinery, working at heights procedures, using protective clothing and safety equipment where available and necessary, maintaining a clean, tidy work environment, and any other safety practice promoted and required by the Hotel.
  • Ensure all equipment is kept in good working order and used only for the purpose for which it was intended.
  • Attend and actively participate in all WH&S training required of you by the Hotel.
  • Report any health or safety hazards, incidents and injuries to your Manager/Supervisor or Manager on Duty as soon as possible.  Hazards may include unsafe working conditions, equipment and machinery faults or damage, and other housekeeping or maintenance needs that may affect the safety or any person/s at the Hotel. Ensure that the appropriate documentation is completed correctly, such as the Injury / Incident Form.
  • Participate and contribute to the risk assessment process when requested by your Supervisor/Manager.
  • Work cohesively in conjunction with the hotel’s rehabilitation program, as required.
  • Maintain standards of hygiene for food handling and presentation as prescribed by council / legislative regulations.
  • Be fully conversant with departmental fire and evacuation procedures.

Systems & Procedures

  • Log and inform your Manager of any system problems. Suggest any improvements that could be made to improve existing systems and procedures.
  • Follow policies and procedures outlined in the Accor Brand Standards Manual, Departmental Service Standards / Procedures Manual and Accor Policy Manuals.
  • Complete all duties, and ensure a concise hand over.

Customer Relations

  • Provide efficient, friendly and professional service to all guests.
  • Lead by example when attending to guest requests.  Show efficiency in constantly striving to provide Total Customer Satisfaction.
  • Take initiative to ensure that interactions with our customers (internal or external) are positive and productive, call the Manager on Duty if difficulties arise.
  • Work together with trust so that colleagues and management meet the goals of the department/Hotel.
  • Treat customers and colleagues from all cultural groups with respect, sensitivity and transparency.
  • Take every opportunity to be a “salesperson” by active selling of special promotions and facilities available within the Hotel.
  • Implement the Accor values and Accor customer vision to ‘Offer the Best Service to Our Customers’.

Other

  • Take responsibility to ensure all required tasks are completed accurately and within given time frames.
  • Participate in scheduled training and development programs provided by the Hotel to improve self and department standards and attend departmental meetings as required.
  • Abide by Accor policy on EEO and Harassment in the workplace.
  • Ensure wherever possible that employees are provided with a work place free of discrimination, harassment and victimisation.
  • Follow property procedures with respect to grooming, performance and conduct standards, occupational health and safety, emergency procedures and all other property policies and procedures as detailed in the employee handbook / department procedure manuals / company policy manuals.
  • Ensure Hotel, Customer and Staff information or transactions are kept confidential during or after employment with the company. 
  • Any other reasonable request within your range of competence as required by your Supervisor or Hotel Management.
  • As part of Accor’s ongoing commitment to quality customer service, you may be monitored and recorded.

Qualifications

To apply for the role of Finance Admin, you will possess the following skills, experiences and qualifications:

  • Good Microsoft Office ability, particularly Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • The ability to think creatively as well as be a team player.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Good communication.
  • Wanting to progress within the business.
  • Grade:12

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When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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