Chief Accountant

Retaj Hotels and Hospitality
Doha, Qatar
Competitive salary
23 Apr 2019
21 Oct 2019
Job role
Chief accountant
Main Responsibilities:

  • Perform financial analysis and reporting to management as needed.

  • Perform month-end accounting activities such as reconciliations and journal entries

  • Coordinate with finance team to complete assigned accounting tasks within deadlines

  • Evaluate computerized accounting systems and provide recommendations to IT team for performance improvements

  • Generate financial reports and statements to Managers for review

  • Analyze financial discrepancies and recommend effective resolutions.

  • Monitor expenditures, analyze revenues and determine budget variances and report the same to management.

  • Respond to accounting inquiries from management in a timely fashion.

  • Provide guidance to other Accountants when needed.

  • Assist in budget preparation and expense management activities for assigned accounts

  • Assist in auditing activities by providing necessary information and preparing requested documentations.

  • Monitor and record financial transactions according to company policies and regulations.

  • Review and recommend changes to existing accounting procedures

  • Maximizes the hotel cash flow performance through controlling the disbursements.

  • Enforces documents and establishes the adequate control system for all expenses for assets protection and ensure that control will not affect the guest service.

  • Identifies training needs with develops formal training plans for all accounting staff.

  • Establishes and maintaining the effective of the employee relations.

  • Performs the accounting staff duties according to the accounting uniform system and the financial controller instructions.

  • Maintains the up-to-date accounts analysis and bank reconciliation

  • Ensures the completion of the regular reports of month end and year-end closing on time

  • Controlling all prepaid and accrual expenses according to the contracts.

  • Check and control all payment vouchers before signed by the financial controller.

  • Co-ordinate with the financial controller against the accounting staff performance.

  • Assists in maintaining accurate and timely financial and operating information.

  • Implements and maintains acceptable accounting policies and procedures as required by the hotel's policy and procedure and by the financial controller.

  • Leading the accounting staff to the best performance and building the teamwork inside the accounting department.

  • To continually check the accounts payable in order that no outstanding bills are kept pending

  • Assists the financial controller on the performance appraisals of the accounting staff.

  • Journal entry to general ledger account.

  • General ledger accounts bookkeeping.

  • Preparing all the monthly closing financial reports.

  • Relieving the financial controller during his absence and or vacation.

  • Keeping a good relation between the governmental authorities and the hotel in a good condition by ensure that all payments dues to these authorities paid on time by the right way.

  • Checking the payroll statements and keep it going by the right way.

  • Keeping a very good relation between the accounting dept. and all other dept.’s by co-operation with them all the time.

  • Attending the general manager’s meetings and daily briefing.

  • Keeping the daily work of all accounting staff going well by supporting them and coaching them.

  • To check the working and the reports of the night auditor and the income auditor.

  • To constantly check and reduce the aging and make efforts for speedy collection of the bills and pass on information to the financial controller on doubtful accounts.

  • To check and sign all documents before the financial controller and general manager approval.

  • To follow up daily work for all accounting team and keep guiding them to the best performance.