May 2016 Apata & Ascott Limited Latest Job an Accounting Officer

Job Vacancy: Accounting Officer At Apata & Ascott Limited

Apata & Ascott Limited is currently seeking to employ suitably qualified candidates to fill the position of

Job Title: Accounting Officer

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct thorough review of financial data, compare finances and identify anomalies, wastage, cost reduction opportunities and overall business improvement opportunities.
  • Review financial documents, purchase orders, vouchers and invoices.
  • Producing an accurate set of month-end accounts, with comparisons to forecasts and previous periods.
  • Develop and supervise implementation of audit strategies/ programmes for preventing and detecting fraud/ wastages. This will include but not limited to: pre- and post- payment audit, material procurement, facilities management expenditures, project/ construction expenditures, etc; and revenue assurance.
  • Preparing profit and loss accounts and the balance sheet for senior management.
  • Assisting in preparing budgets and business planning, including projected room revenue.
  • Reconciling bank statements.
  • Ensuring legislation is followed regarding VAT and PAYE.
  • Ensure monthly management of account and financial report.
  • Maintain overview of bank account level.
  • Input of sales and purchases invoices, cross checking on billing.
  • Prepare report for the monthly expenses, payment amount for reimbursements.
  • Monthly reconciliation to ensure accuracy in payment.
  • Assist in championing the hotel’s aggressive cost reduction drive.
  • Lead all efforts on safeguarding the hotel’s revenue: i.e. preventing/ avoiding revenue thefts and inadvertent revenue losses.
  • Controlling payroll.
  • Chasing late payments and reporting bad debt and keeping a careful eye on the cash flow.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy or equivalent from a reputable institution.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in same field in hospitality sector.
  • Accountancy skills, ideally honed in a hospitality environment
  • IT knowledge, including computerized systems and electronic cash tills
  • Data processing skills, including spreadsheet packages
  • Analytical and communication skills
  • Unmatched attention to detail for preparing detailed financial information for senior management
  • Excellent communication and customer friendly skills.
  • Self-motivated and well organized.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidate should forward their up to date CV’s & application letter  to:[email protected]