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Chief Accountant (Makkah)

Dur Hospitality

Posted on February 24, 2020

10 - 11 years Saudi Arabia - Saudi Arabia

Any Graduation. Any Nationality

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Job Title
Roles & Responsibilities
Key Role
To implement
accounting procedures and policies. To ensure that adequate accounting
internal controls exist to safeguard assets and promote efficiency of
operations. To ensure that the General
Ledger is properly maintained with bona fide and supported transactions. To
manage, direct and oversee all aspects of Accounting department including
Payroll, account receivable, accounts payable, cost controller, purchasing
and general cashier in accordance with Hotel standards to achieve optimum net
operating profits all times The Principal duties and responsibilities may
include, but not limited to the following, which indicates the general nature
of work expected.
Key Activities
Direct all accounting personnel on the accounting principles and
policies to be followed.
Monitor credit granting procedures and effectiveness of collections
Prepare bank reconciliations against cash, cheques, POS transactions.
Responsible for maintaining fixed asset register and submitting
original documents of purchases to corporate office.
Conduct routine meeting with accounting personnel to ensure intra-departmental
communication with a copy of minutes sent to the Controller.
Post all required periodic journal entries, including sales and
accounts receivable.
Assists and provides financial guidance in the formulation and
implementation of the strategic plan and budget.
Maximizes cash flow performance
of the Hotel through controls on inventory, credit and collection,
disbursements, deposits and remittances.
Enforces documents and
establishes adequate controls for all revenues and expenses and protection of
assets and ensures controls will satisfy or improve the level of customer
Maintains accurate and timely financial and operating information and
provides analysis interpretations and projections to management as required.
Provides administrative support to management with reference to policy
enforcement, business advice and operational assistance.
Trains and develops all employees in accounting sections to the
desired level of skills and knowledge & competency required to the
standard lay down by the management.
Ensures that all induction and training programs are kept fully
updated at all times.
Provides safekeeping, including proper storage and access for all
contracts, leases and other financial records.
Follows up on all capital expenditures to ensure compliance with
original jurisdiction and approval.
Supports and initiates programs for the improvement in procedures
& reduction of costs.
Conducts monthly inspections and tests to ensure all departments are
complying with required procedures.
Gives work directions, resolves problems prepares schedules and sets
Establishes and uses techniques to monitor and supervise the work of
subordinates. Monitors the results of
delegated assignments.
Establishes courses of action to accomplish specific work schedules.
Uses time efficiently. Personally well
Assists in the controlling of all operating expenses within the budget
Participates in inventory taking of the Hotel departments.
Handles all purchase requisition with adequate lead time and to
ensure goods received are correct and logged.
Interacts, cooperates with Hotel outside contractors as directed by
the Hotel management.
Interacts with other departments when necessary to provide additional
or specialized services for functions, promotions and festivities
To be aware of any risk or opportunity in relation to the pre set
performance figures and communicates this to Hotel management.
Maintains attendance record on daily basis.
Keeps daily log book on all activities
Fully conversant with health and safety legislation.
Assists customer request in a prompt manner.
Carries out employee evaluations in conjunction with the prescribed
timetable where appropriate.
Plays an active part in the management team of the Hotel, through
operational management, contribution at key meetings and training and
Assigns and delegate responsibilities and authority for the operation
of the sub departments under his supervision.
Be informed of any relevant changes & events within the Hotel and
local area, maintain a high level of communication within the department and
other departments of the Hotel and keep the employee informed about relevant
events within the Hotel and the local area.
In emergency situations, takes necessary action in protecting and
conserving life, limb, health and property.
Undertakes any other reasonable task/request by Management.
Ensures company, hotel and statutory rules, regulations and policies
are adhered to at all times.
Attends meetings and training sessions/courses that may be beneficial
to you and your department.
Bachelor Degree in Finance or
8 10 years experience in Audit and Costing is an Advantage.
Technical Expertise/Knowledge Required
Ideally experience in Audit and
Costing is an Advantage.
Excellent in Strategic Planning and
Able to interact with all levels
Good MS Office Skills particularly
strong capabilities in MS Excel
Working experience in OPERA and SUN is
Highly Regarded

Hotels / Hospitality

Accounts / Taxation / Audit / Company Secretary


Chief Accountant (Makkah)


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