Hotel Accountant

Hilton Hotels & Resorts
Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Competitive salary
19 Apr 2021
23 Apr 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
A Hotel Accountant provides financial, commercial, and business input into the management of hotel operations through review and recommendations of financial reports.

What will I be doing?

As a Hotel Accountant, you will provide financial, commercial, and business input into the management of hotel operations, ensuring that financial standards are achieved throughout the hotel and that hotel performance is optimized. Specifically, a Hotel Accountant will perform the following tasks to the highest standards:

  • Assists in overseeing the operations and ensures all procedures and documentation are in order for the General Ledger, Payroll, Income Audit, Payable, Receivable, General Cashier and Cost Control
  • Provides a timely and responsive service to both internal and external customers
  • Ensure all financial regulations are met, through the maintenance of adequate systems of internal control
  • Assist in the liaison and has active involvement with internal and external audits
  • Performs data analysis, identifies trends and reports on any variances or issues to the Director of Finance.
  • Actively pursue the implementation of best practices or control procedures and resolves any inherent issues in a timely manner.
  • Prepare capital reviews as required by the Director of Finance
  • Training and development of local Finance staff and ensure accurate succession planning
  • Assists to coordinate and manage the month end closing process including ensuring the completeness.
  • Maintaining an up to date and complete register of ALL hotel contracts, insurance policies and licenses including ensuring proper filing of original documents are kept in the Director of Finance NT's custody. Ensures that contract expenditure is correctly accounted for in the books.
  • Assists the Director of Finance NT and the Finance Manager NT in all internal and external audit related matters for Hilton and DoubleTree hotels in Northern Territory, its related entities and regional offices.
  • Performs any other reasonable duties as assigned by the Director of Finance NT or Finance Manager NT from time to time.

What are we looking for?

Since being founded in 1919, Hilton has been a leader in the hospitality industry. Today, Hilton remains a beacon of innovation, quality, and success. This continued leadership is the result of our Team Members staying true to our Vision, Mission, and Values. Specifically, we look for demonstration of these Values:
  • Hospitality - We're passionate about delivering exceptional guest experiences.
  • Integrity - We do the right thing, all the time.
  • Leadership - We're leaders in our industry and in our communities.
  • Teamwork - We're team players in everything we do.
  • Ownership - We're the owners of our actions and decisions.
  • Now - We operate with a sense of urgency and discipline

In addition, we look for the demonstration of the following key attributes:
  • Quality
  • Productivity
  • Dependability
  • Customer Focus
  • Adaptability

What will it be like to work for Hilton?

Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travellers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its global brands. Our vision "to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality" unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!

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