Chief Accountant

Job Purpose

  • Setting and monitoring of revenue budgets, monitoring of expenditure
  • F & B budgets, pricing, revenue forecast, setting up and monitoring of F&B budgets, monitoring of expenditure
  • Determining pricing/revenue forecast, discounting, office contracts, advertising and marketing budgets, monitoring of expenditure
  • Payroll accounting and other monetary aspects of staff
  • Housekeeping budgets, approval of indent
  • Engineering budgets for repairs and maintenance approval of quotations and indents
  • Setting up of revenue budgets and monitoring of budgets and expenditure

Key Responsibilities

  • Coordinating the organization, staffing, and operational activities for the Accounting Division including financial record keeping and reporting, payroll, business licensing, revenue auditing.

  • Identifying opportunities for improving and updating service delivery methods and procedures; review with appropriate management staff; implement improvements.

  • Participating the development and implementation of goals, objectives, policies, and priorities for the Accounting Division; identify resource needs; recommend and implement policies and procedures.

  • Assigning work activities and projects and setting guidelines and deadlines for the staff’s monthly work for timely financial reporting ; monitor work flow; review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures.

  • Submitting of all statutory compliances, returns and reports as per schedule.

  • Ensuring of all payments/disbursements that are legitimately incurred/reimbursed with the appropriate authorization

  • Providing relevant and timely response to Corporate accounting queries and requirements

  • Communicating of all information regarding policy, budgets and system changes.

  • Assisting in preparation of specific statistical reports which may be required by local Management or Area Office

  • Guiding staff members of all departments on policies, systems and procedures.

  •  Attending and participating in professional group meetings; stay abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of hospitality accounting.

  • Selecting, supervising, training and evaluating staff in order to meet the needs of the hotel.

  • Handling all problems with respect to the accounting office except those which have to be referred to the Financial Controller.


Entry Requirements


  • Equivalent to a Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in accounting, finance or a related field.

  • Five years of increasingly responsible experience in finance and accounting, preferably in the hospitality industry, including two years of administrative and supervisory responsibility


How to apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume with an ID photo to careers@elgouna.com