Posted on :
17 Jul, 2019
17 Jul, 2019
Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City – Accra is the only five-star luxury hotel offering state of the art meeting facilities and services in the city. Conveniently located in the downtown area and in close proximity to the State House, the Accra International Conference Centre and the National Theatre. The property has 269 luxury rooms (largest room size in Accra), 24 suites, a variety of F&B offerings as well as large conference facilities and the largest SPA in West Africa (opening soon), a perfect mix of categories to meet the needs of both corporate and conference visitors to the country.
Job Title: Accounts Assistant
The overall scope of this role is to process and handle all banking postings within the hotel together with a personal assistant role to the Controller.
Responsible for following and understanding all Kempinski Policies & Procedures.
Responsible for behaving in a professional and harmonious manner and following the Kempinski code of conduct.
Responsible for scheduling meetings for the Controller.
Responsible for getting all documents from other departments sign at the specific set times of the day.
Responsible for performing any additional duties assigned by Management and assisting in other areas of Accounting as needed.
Coordinate office activities and operations to secure efficiency and compliance to company policies
Manage agendas/travel arrangements/appointments etc. for the Controller
Manage assigned phone calls and correspondence (e-mail, letters, packages etc.)
Support accounting and bookkeeping procedures
Create and update records and databases with personnel, financial and other data
Submit timely reports and prepare presentations/proposals as assigned
Assist colleagues whenever required
Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the hotel.
Desired Skills and Qualifications
1-3 years in general accounting experience
Excellent oral and written skills (as applicable)
Ability to handle high volume with attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
An ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with hotel staff and clients/vendors
Strong organizational and time management skills
Applies a professional, confidential and ethical approach at all times
Works in a safe, prudent and organized manner
Ability to operate computer and office equipment
Proficiency in Excel and Word
Experience in respective accounting software is a plus
Knowledge of the generally accepted accounting principles and local regulations