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Staff Accountant

Colwen Management, Inc. Portsmouth, NH Full-Time
$43,599.00 (Careerbuilder est.) What is the Careerbuilder Estimated Salary? Only about 20% of the jobs in our search results contain salary information. When a job posting doesn’t include a salary, we estimate it by looking at similar jobs in the same industry in that location. It is not necessarily endorsed by the employer and actual compensation may vary based on your experience.
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We are in search of an engergetic, detail oriented Staff Accountant to join our growing accounting team.  In this role you would be responsible for daily accounting tasks, including preparing tax documents, updating expense files,  performing financial transactions and posting to general ledger, for multiple entities.  In addition, you will also carry out relevant administrative duties such as responding to clients and property level questions and handling invoices. Ultimately, you will ensure the organization's finances run smoothly.   To be successful in this role, you should have a minimum of 2 years in a related accounting role, hotel accounting would be a plus, work well with multiple priorities, have the abiltiy to work under pressure and be genuine and hospitable.  If this sounds like you, this may be just the position you have been looking for. 

General Responsibilities:

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Prepare journal entries, sales and use tax returns, and weekly cash analysis
  • Audit and process credit card bills
  • Partner with internal and external resources to ensure property tax payments for all states are made timely.
  • Assist with audit fieldwork for operational and financial audits
  • Reconcile and balance general ledger accounts and bank accounts
  • Identify, research and correct account discrepancies
  • A friendly and open demeanor to assist internal personnel in other departments and locations as well as with hotel personnel to research and resolve issues
  • Maintain balance sheet accounts to record company accrued and prepaid property taxes and other prepaid expenses for specific locations.
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and generally accepted accounting practices
  • Prepare, maintain, audit, and distribute statistical, financial, accounting, auditing, or payroll reports and tables.
  • Complete period-end closing procedures and reports as specified.
  • Upload payroll, accrual and re-class entries.
  • Respond to and/or resolve questions, issues, or disputes in an accommodating manor
  • Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information; protect company assets; protect the privacy and security of guests, coworkers and owners
  • Be a strategic business partners to help drive the accurate and timely reporting of key fields that drive spend accruals
  • Coordination of accounting matters with other departments
  • Preparation of schedules for annual and quarterly reviews as required for our external auditors
  • Participating in various special projects involving our enterprise accounting and reporting system
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations when limited procedures exist; assist with documentation/formalization of procedures

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree, Accounting preferred
  • 2+ years of accounting experience, public accounting experience
  • Previous hotel accounting experience a plus
  • Experience with multi entity accounting
  • Proficient working knowledge of MS Office programs
  • Experience with M3 accounting software a plus
  • Team player with great interpersonal skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to communicate at different levels within the organization
  • Strong multi-tasking abilities, handle multiple priorities and work under pressure
  • Possess the higest level of integrity and confidentiality
  • Highly organized, efficient and detail oriented 

Additional information

Colwen Hotels offers a comprehensive rewards and compensation package for eligible associates that includes:

  • Opportunities for advancement and career growth 
  • Warm and supportive work environment 
  • Competitive Wages 
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance 
  • Company-funded Health Reimbursement Account 
  • Flex Spending Account 
  • Voluntary Life Insurance 
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) retirement plan with Employer Match after one year of employment 
  • Paid Time off Programs 
  • Holiday Pay 
  • Jury Duty Leave and Bereavement Leave
  • Hotel Discounts

Colwen Hotels is an equal opportunity employer. EEO M/F/D/V
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