Accounting Job at OOPL Ventures
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OOPL Ventures - An emerging and leading hospitality, tourism and service organization in Abeokuta Ogun State, Nigeria, made up of a 153 room guest-house facility, 2 museums, a mini wild life park, a youth centre, a family amusement and entertainment centre and an events centre.
Job Title: Senior Accountant
Finance, Accounting, Audit
Accountant is responsible for the resorts’ accounting and financial management requirements by managing the accounting department, procurement function and store.
Apply principles of accounting to analyze financial information & prepare financial reports
To maintain proper and complete accounting records of the resort.
To ensure that the accounts, records and transactions of the resort
are accurate and correct at all times.
To implement all necessary controls to safeguard the assets of the resort.
To prepare and interpret the financial statements and reports of the resort.
To provide financial information to management as tools for maximizing profits and planning for the future.
To compile, together with the other executives, budgets and forecasts covering all activities of the resort.
To compile treasury/cash flow forecasts for the business.
To ensure that the established controls and procedures in respect of the accountant’s areas of responsibility are being complied with at all times.
To ensure that there are, at all times, proper procedures and controls for the guest cashiers and other cashiers in the resort, notwithstanding the fact that these areas are not under the direct supervision of the Accounts department
To ensure proper controls for F&B cashiers.
To ensure that there are, at all times, proper procedures and controls for purchasing, receiving, stores and requisitioning.
To ensure that physical inventories of all supplies are being taken on a monthly basis and of all operating equipment on a quarterly basis.
To ensure that the resort complies with the established credit and collection procedures, with particular attention to front office, group and meetings/banqueting processes
Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts
To provide the General Manager and unit management team with meaningful and timely information on the status of the resorts performance.
Analyze financial information detailing assets, liabilities, and capital, and prepares balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position
Establish, modify, document, and coordinate implementation of accounting and accounting control procedures
Direct and coordinate activities of other accountants and clerical workers performing accounting and bookkeeping tasks
Conduct performance appraisal/review for all members of the department
Direct and oversee all the financial activities of the resort including preparation of current financial reports as well as summaries and forecasts for future business growth and general economic outlook
Direct the preparation of all financial reports, including income statements, balance sheets, reports to shareholders, tax returns, and reports for government regulatory agencies
Oversee accounting departments, budget preparation and management, and audit functions
Meet regularly with department heads to keep informed and to offer direction
Review reports to analyze projections of sales and profit against actual figures, budgeted expenses against final totals, and suggests methods of improving the planning process as appropriate
Confer with the General Manager and Department Heads to coordinate and prioritize planning
Assist with analyzing the Resort’s operations to pinpoint opportunities and areas that need to be reorganized, downsized, or eliminated
Ensure the timely and accurate preparation of statutory and monthly accounts and management information returns
Coordinate the submission of periodic returns and accounts from the different units
Provide bookkeeping and accounting support and advice unit accounts as required
Ensure the timely collection of debts and settlement of liabilities and the day to day supervision of the organizations account function
To assist proactively with cost containment, revenue enhancement, profit improvement opportunities and safeguarding of the company’s assets.
Provide full operational support to all aspects of the accounting function
Desired Skills and Experience
Accountancy skills, ideally honed in a hospitality environment.
IT knowledge, as transactions are usually done through computerized systems, electronic cash tills and so on.
Data processing skills including spreadsheet packages.
Analytical and communication skills.
Unmatched attention to detail.
Good report writing and presentation skill.
A Minimum of BSc/HND in Accounting, Finance or other related Disciplines.
Accounting professional qualification such as ICAN etc.
Significant Hospitality and Accounting experience 5 years minimum.
At least 3 years previous experience as a Hotel Accountant.