Junior Staff Accountant

Four Seasons

Westlake Village, California

Date Posted August 04, 2022
Industry Accounting
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified


Job Description

Desired skills:

  • Solid interpersonal and relationship-building skills to work with cross-functional teams
  • Working technical knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and all corporate policies and procedures
  • Strategic, analytical and have solid business acumen.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with a focus on Word and Excel
  • Strong interpersonal and team player skills
  • Highest level of integrity and work ethic
  • Strong problem solving and time management skills

Key functions:

  • Maintain harmonious and professional relationship with colleagues.
  • Comply with and enforce Four Seasons’ Category One and Category Two Work Rules and Standards of Conduct as set forth in EmPact.
  • Assist in other areas of the accounting office as needed.
  • Oversee the operation in the absence of the manager/assistant manager, ensuring all service activities are in place and under control
  • Ensure all local and corporate policies, rules, internal controls and procedures and safeguards are in place, as they relate to House Banks.
  • Retrieve deposit envelopes from the drop safe for processing, accompanied by a Security Officer or the Director of Finance's designate.
  • Audit cashiers’ daily deposits and prepare the daily hotel deposit.
  • Count, balance, organize and monitor own Bank and safe.
  • Process foreign currencies in accordance to local policy.
  • Prepare and distribute Cashiers’ due backs.
  • Prepare the Daily Cash Report.
  • Issue Cashier Banks and assign safety deposit boxes for safekeeping of the Banks.
  • Prepare and maintain a log on all issued House Banks.
  • Make petty cash disbursements according to established guidelines.
  • Maintain an accurate, orderly and up-to-date file for all outstanding Bank contracts.
  • File documents and reports.
  • Balancing and posting charges payments and credits
  • Forward all stop payment and void checks to the Staff Accountant / Assistant Director of Finance for journalizing. Reconcile vendor statements as they are received, with reconciling items, including any correspondence from the vendor clearly indicated and resolve all discrepancies directly with the vendor.
  • Run the required reports at month end to close the Accounts Payable cycle.
  • Ensure all goods received and services provided, but not yet invoiced, are properly accrued and expensed and that the outstanding liabilities for other accruals are accurate and agree to all supporting documentation.
  • Prepare journal entry for accrual of invoices received after closing and for goods and services received, but not yet invoiced.
  • Maintain a separate file for purchases of all operating equipment items (china, glass, silver and linen) and capital items under the direction of the Assistant Director of Finance.
  • Answer telephones and record messages accurately.
  • File documents and reports.
  • Perform any additional duties as assigned by the Director of Finance or Assistant Director of Finance

Four Seasons is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.