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Accounting Manager

Accounting Manager job overview

The accounting manager of a hotel is in charge of the budget, payroll, and overall finances. Hotel accountants are financial specialists with an excellent eye for detail, working in the hospitality industry. They are in charge of handling the audit function as part of the hotel's ongoing effort to provide exceptional guest service while remaining financially profitable. They reconcile general ledger accounts, investigate discrepancies, and resolve issues with problematic accounts. Additional tasks include controlling and tracking operational budget inventory, performing monthly payroll audits, and issuing paychecks. This position requires excellent organizational abilities as well as the capacity to manage numerous tasks. Prior hospitality experience is typically preferred.

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Accounting Manager job summary

Are you a financial specialist capable of overseeing daily accounting operations while maintaining a strong focus on profitability? You might be the perfect candidate for our next accounting manager! We seek a passionate, detail-oriented specialist who can monitor internal control systems and make necessary modifications that affect the hotel’s bottom line by focusing on profitability. You will be in charge of payroll processing, monthly forecasting, reconciling general ledger accounts, and creating an annual budget. Our ideal candidate has a bachelor’s degree in finance and at least three years of management experience, preferably in the hospitality industry. Please apply as soon as possible if this describes you!


Ashburn, VA
Accounting Manager responsibilities
  • Review the daily revenue activity list to ensure accountability, reconcile general ledger accounts, review any account discrepancies, and make corrections
  • Manage all phases of accounts payable invoicing, as well as manage and maintain accurate records of accounts receivable
  • Analyze all statements, balance sheets, income, and expense accounts to guarantee accuracy and recommend adjustments that would increase profitability
  • Support the daily accounting operations with the creation of monthly forecasts and annual budgets
  • Conduct monthly payroll audits and issue paychecks
Accounting Manager qualifications
  • High school diploma or equivalent GED required; degree in finance or related field preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in the hospitality field, preferably in a full-service hotel
  • Strong understanding of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)
  • Exemplary communication skills, math skills, strong leadership skills, and customer service skills are vital
  • Strong Excel skills and experience with accounting software, such as Quickbooks
Accounting Manager compensation

$77,538 (National Average)

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