I am an energetic individual with several years of experience in the accounting/hospitality industry. My principle strengths include self-starting, managing, problem solving and the ability to manage multiple tasks. I hold exceptional organization, communication and implementation skills. My responsibilities have included being a generalist for the accounting office, supervision of employees and preparation of financial reporting and analysis. I have the ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a fast paced environment with competing priorities.
Investigated and resolved discrepancies in monthly bank accounts while under tight deadlines. Post Journal Entries Reconcile Balance Sheet Accounts. Review AR and AP Aging Report. Prepare Sales/Occupancy Tax. Cash Flow Management. Be responsible for the Daily/Monthly Accounting functions of AR, AP, Cashier, and Audit.Post Inventories from all the Food/Beverage Outlets. Review all accruals. Review Labor Reports with all departments in a weekly Labor Meeting.
Prepare Financial Statements making sure they are aligned with the regulations of USALI. Responsible for the maintenance and monthly close. Ensure compliance with established policies and procedures Develop and incorporate local policies to ensure standardized procedures. Review Payroll. Supervise and coach team to maximize efficiency and team morale. Assist Controller on a consistent basis with ad-hoc reports and various projects.
Approve or deny Direct Bill Privileges for Events/Groups .Responsible for Guest Ledger Maintenance. Responsible for the day to day operation of the Accounts Receivables functions.
Responsible for the maintenance and proper record keeping with regards to the monthly aging. Ensure that the billing is accurate and sent out within the established standards. Responsible for the collections of all A/R accounts and communicate with the Financial controller of any potential bad debts. Assure collection of cash/deposit prior to events is established.Application of payments to outstanding balances from the daily check deposit.Responsible for the investigation for all chargebacks Process write-off /adjustments .Ensure other departments are adhering to the Credit/AR Policy and Procedures.Ensure front desk staff is trained during their orientation/credit meetings.
Make collections calls .Prepare write-offs to submit to Credit Manager at month-end. Provide Credit references.Respond to guest disputes. Resolve all guest phone inquiries . Handle credit cards inquiries and charge-backs
Report directly and assist Controller. Responsible for balancing and transmitting credit card settlements to bank through "$onthenet". Monitor accounts on aging report that pertain to credit card settlements. Respond to credit card inquiries and charge-backs. Reconcile all wholesaler accounts. Process adjustments to credit cards. Post journal entries. Maintain and update spreadsheets on credit card settlements Resolve any un-paid balance due to guest walk-outs and declined credit cards.
Business Administration with Emphasis in Finance
10-key, Manage Accounts Receivable, Review Accruals, Balance Sheet Reconciliations, Billing, Cash Flow Management. Proficient in Microsoft Office, Micros, ADP, Time Saver, People soft, Sun/Focus Accounting System, Prepare Taxes
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