Accounts Officer (Accounts Payable / Income Audit)

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JOB DESCRIPTION An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Hilton NZ Accounting team based in Auckland. This is a fixed term, parental leave cover contract for a year, but has the potential to extend to permanent based on business demands. The role will be primarily Accounts Payable and Income Audit, but has the potential for cross training and development in to other areas of the transactional Finance team. Descriptions for both roles are below: Accounts Payable As an Accounts Payable Clerk, you will fully support the Accounts Payable function within the Finance department by following procedures, understanding the purchasing system completely, and training others to use the system and follow procedures. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards: Use the company purchasing system, Birchstreet, to match all invoices and purchases orders Manage the payment processing system Meet all payment deadlines Monitor and control the Accounts Payable process Train Team Members who use the Birchstreet system Maintain good communication and working relationships with all hotel areas Attend finance meetings, as required Act in accordance with fire, health and safety regulations and follow the correct procedures when required Income Audit An Income Auditor reviews, analyzes, and recommends improvements to the daily financial reports and process to improve accuracy and efficiency. As Income Auditor, you will monitor all transactions as they contribute to or detract hotel revenue. Specifically, you will be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards: Carry out daily checks of revenue via an Operations Audit as per hotel standards Reconcile and monitor commissions, housekeeper and rate discrepancies, and Conference and Banqueting Revenue against daily function sheets Check non-arrivals, late departures, no sales/voids, management bills, bill sequence and pay-outs Check bills signed to Room Account and record all covers Spot-check Function Diary and the settlement of function bills Reconcile revenues, corrections and allowance Ensure Advanced Deposits are current Recommend improvements to processes as required Execute on tasks/requests as instructed by the Finance Manager and/or General ManagerWhat are we looking for? An Accounts Officer serving Hilton brands is always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow: Previous experience in a high volume Accounts function, ideally in Hotels Computer literate, with good MS Excel skills Good time management and organisation skills Passion for providing superior customer service MUST be eligible to work in New Zealand It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions: Previous knowledge of the Birchstreet purchasing system and/or Navision accounting Relevant degree, in Accounting or related business discipline, from an academic institution What will it be like to work for Hilton? Hilton is the leading global hospitality company, spanning the lodging sector from luxurious full-service hotels and resorts to extended-stay suites and mid-priced hotels. For nearly a century, Hilton has offered business and leisure travelers the finest in accommodations, service, amenities and value. Hilton is dedicated to continuing its tradition of providing exceptional guest experiences across its . Our vision “to fill the earth with the light and warmth of hospitality” unites us as a team to create remarkable hospitality experiences around the world every day. And, our amazing Team Members are at the heart of it all!