Chief Accountant Job at Kempinski Hotels - Career Opportunity in Ghana

Vacancy title:
Chief Accountant

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Logistics , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

Kempinski Hotels

Deadline of this Job:
10 June 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Ghana , Accra , West Africa

Date Posted: Monday, May 24, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

Company: Kempinski Hotels
Location: Ghana
State: Accra
Job type: Full-Time
Job category: Accounting Jobs in Ghana

Job Description
Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City – Accra is the only five-star luxury hotel offering state of the art meeting facilities and services in the city. Conveniently located in the downtown area and in close proximity to the State House, the Accra International Conference Centre and the National Theatre. The property has 269 luxury rooms (largest room size in Accra), 24 suites, a variety of F&B offerings as well as large conference facilities and the largest SPA in West Africa (opening soon), a perfect mix of categories to meet the needs of both corporate and conference visitors to the country
Chief Accountant
The overall scope of this role is to supervise the Accounting staff and to assist th Assistant Controller in all areas.

o Responsible for following and understanding all Kempinski Policies & Procedures.
o Responsible for behaving in a professional and harmonious manner and following the Kempinski code of conduct.
o Responsible for understanding and having a working knowledge of all areas in accounting and being able to assist or cover a position if needed.
o Responsible for assisting in maintaining the internal controls in all areas.
o Responsible for ensuring that the accounting staff understands all their duties as well as Policies & Procedures.
o Responsible for supervising and guiding the accounting staff. Distribute tasks as needed.
o Responsible for ensuring that daily accounting tasks are accurate and on time.
o Responsible in assisting during the month-end closing preparing journal entries and balance sheet reconciliations.
o Responsible for assisting other managers with arising queries as well as providing them with reports needed for the operation.
o Responsible for assisting with forecasting and budgeting.
o Responsible for hiring, motivating, counseling, coaching, evaluating, scheduling, etc, of the Accounting staff.
o Responsible for performing any additional duties assigned by the assistant controller and assisting in other areas of Finance as needed.
o Responsible for communicating with the assistant controller on any discrepancies or other potential problems.
o Additional responsibilities and tasks can be added at any time according to the needs of the business and of the hotel

Desired Skills And Qualifications
• Associates or bachelor’s degree preferred
• 5+ years in diverse hotel accounting role
• 2+ years in an accounting management position
• Ability to work and communicate in a multinational environment:
• English – excellent oral and written skills
• Additional language – beneficial
• Ability to handle high volume with attention to detail
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• An ability to establish and retain effective working relationships with hotel staff and clients/vendors
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Applies a professional, confidential and ethical approach at all times
• Works in a safe, prudent and organized manner
• Computer literacy adapted to the field of training:
• Ability to operate computer and office equipment
• Proficiency in Excel and Word
• Experience in respective accounting software is a plus
• Knowledge of the generally accepted accounting principles and PCI DSS
• To fill this position the candidate must identify with the Kempinski core values, in addition they should be especially:
• People Oriented
• Passionate for European luxury
• Entrepreneurial
• Straightforward
• Analytical thinker
• Business acumen
• Flexible and reliable
• Tolerant and open minded
• Works well under pressure

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 60

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree


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Closing Date : 10 June. 2021

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Ghana
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 10 June 2021
Duty Station: Accra
Posted: 24-05-2021
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 24-05-2021
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 24-05-2065
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