Accounting/HR Assistant - Embassy Suites Cleveland Rockside

ONE Lodging - Cleveland, OH (30+ days ago)1.8


Are YOU ready to propel your career and experience higher levels of professional engagement? Are you interested in learning valuable new skills while leveraging the skills you've already acquired? Do you thrive in an optimistic, collaborative and entrepreneurial work environment? Would you relish the chance to contribute in a significant way to a young, dynamic and fast growing company? Do you dream about being part of an organization that holds its culture, its belief in people and its support of high performing teams at the very heart of its existence?

Imagine an exciting and rewarding career with a leading Canada-based hotel management company with expanding operations in the United States. Having tripled in scale since 2014, ONE Lodging now operates 119 hotels in 33 states.... and our forward momentum is expected to continue!

At ONE we manage many brands but we adhere to one promise: To make our guests feel welcome, to provide the highest quality experience, and to respond to our guests' every need in a professional and authentic manner.

We are ONE Lodging, and we offer the rare opportunity to take part in directly shaping an innovative and positive corporate culture. At ONE, our mantra is 'Good things happen when you show up,' and we specifically seek candidates who have the talent, potential and desire to grow their careers with us.

To learn more about us, please visit www.onelodging.com.

BIG PICTURE:
The Accounting Assistant reports to the Property Accountant and will be responsible for performing a range of technical and clerical accounting tasks, to include reconciliations and verifying cash on hand, tax information and documenting company accounts receivable and accounts payable transactions. This position will also support Human Resources.

CORE ACCOUNTABILITIES:
Models ONE's Vision, Mission, Values and Support Culture.
Ensures compliance with internal policies as well as state and federal laws, as applicable to finance and accounting practices.
Performs administrative duties by responding to requests and correspondence, scheduling meetings and appointments, processing incoming/outgoing mail; assists in the overall organization of accounting office operations.
Maintains accurate accounts receivables and accounts payables by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions.
Performs duties related to the accounts receivable collection process.
Supports the People Support Manager in the timesheet record keeping process by reviewing, tracking and verifying staff hours to ensure hours are posted correctly.
Performs credit card and bank statement reconciliation and analysis.
Processes invoices from various hotel vendors.
Performs banking reconciliations and makes cash deposits.
Supports the Property Accountant in conducting period closes and preparation of financial reports.
Assists in financial analysis, which includes collecting, reviewing, collating, and summarizing data and various account information.
Assists in the preparation of financial statements, cash flow reports, forecasts and projections related to business activity, and billing summaries.
Assists with tax documentation, calculations and remittances.
Posts general ledger entries as needed.
Performs ad hoc and special projects as needed.
Offers up suggestions, make recommendations and implement necessary changes to meet and exceed departmental objectives and to enhance service and efficiency.
Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED ATTRIBUTES:
Bachelors' degree or appropriate combination of education and work experience to support on-the-job effectiveness.
A minimum of 1 years' previous accounting experience.
Previous hospitality industry experience strongly preferred.
Experience in working with Great Plains accounting system is desired.
High proficiency in Excel and all Microsoft Office programs.
Strong track record for management of confidential information with significant degree of discretion and independent judgment.
Capability for effective communication with all levels of staff and management, both verbally and in written formats.
Exceptional service orientation, with keen ability to focus and deliver on client needs. * Reliable and responsible character, with exceptional follow up and attention to detail.
Proactive approach, with exceptional initiative and problem solving abilities to ensure the highest levels of productivity and guest satisfaction.
Ability to multi-task and effectively manage numerous priorities within a fast-paced environment.
Schedule flexibility and ability to work extended and/or irregular hours to include nights and occasional weekends and holidays.
Must be able to occasionally move, lift, carry, push, pull, and place objects weighing less than or equal to 20 pounds without assistance.
Must be able to reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping.
Must be able to stand, sit, and/or walk for extended periods of time.
Must be able to move about premises frequently to perform required tasks and collaborate with fellow team members.
Must be able to periodically climb multiple flights of stairs.
Must be able to perform fast pace or varied pace administrative multi-tasking, requiring sustained and focused mental concentration.