Accounting Clerk

Accounting Clerk

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Posted October 12, 2021

“This is a great opportunity to work for a growing hotel company. We provide an excellent benefits package. The Postcard Inn on the Beach is a Drug Free Workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disabled.”
POSITION SUMMARY The Company operates 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, so operational demands require variations in shift days, starting and ending times, and hours worked in a week. 

The accounting clerk receives, verifies and accurately records payments in accordance with accounting policies and procedures.  Promptly reports emergencies, accidents, injuries, missing articles, damage, engineering items and safety hazards to management.  Reports any deviations from policies, procedures, brand standards and regulations to management. 

Complies with all guest service basics such as uniforms, name tags and proper guest greeting.  Knowledgeable on hotel facilities and services to assist guests as appropriate.  Ensures all communication containing Company, hotel, brand and guest information is consistent with privacy policies, practices and regulations.  Impresses guests with quality and timely service in a pleasant and friendly manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Verify accuracy of Night Audit work i.e. reconciliation of banquet check extensions, coding of banquets at cost, review and route sales and promotion checks with back-up. 
  • Post ledger payments, reconcile and bill accounts.  Perform follow-up billing, collection documentation and inform management of potential uncollectible accounts. 
  • Reconcile credit card back up and inform management of any discrepancies.  Bill out credit cards (AMEX, MC, VISA etc.).
  • Process and follow-up on all returned checks accepted as cash payment.  Record General Ledger and City Ledger reconciliation. 
  • Set up new accounts in accordance with policies and procedures. 
  • On time and at work when scheduled.
  • Attend department meetings as scheduled.
  • Consistent professional and positive attitude and actions when communicating with guests, vendors and associates.
  • Comply with policies and procedures.  Practice safe work habits and comply with sanitary, safety, security and emergency procedures.  Write shift reports including reports on any incidents of theft, accidents or injuries when assigned.   Check with manager / supervisor before leaving work area for any reason.
  • Perform special projects and other responsibilities as assigned.  Participate in task forces and committees as requested.
  • Any other duties / tasks as requested by management.

QUALIFICATIONS The Company may consider equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience providing the knowledge, skills and abilities cited below.

Education and Experience: 
High school education or equivalent experience.  Accounting background and familiarity with hospitality industry practices preferred.
Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to process timely billing/invoices in compliance with Company policies and procedures.  Ability to timely compile facts/figures, identify and investigate issues and resolve basic matters.  Ability to follow an appropriate course of action based on policies and procedures.  Ability to operate a computer, calculator, phone and other office equipment.  Attention to details with good organizational and efficient time management skills.  Microsoft Office fluency – Word, Excel, Power Point, and the ability to create excel formulas.
  • Consistent professional attitude and behavior with effective listening and communication skills.  Ability to work in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible and efficient.  Ability to satisfy the legal requirements for employment within the jurisdiction.

Benefits:

  • Paid vacation
  • Personal/Sick Days
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Free Parking
  • Matching 401-K
  • Room Discounts
  • THIS POSITION IS ELIGIBLE FOR A $200 DOLLAR SIGN ON BONUS AFTER 90 DAYS OF SUCCESSFUL EMPLOYMENT.  PLEASE ASK THE HIRING MANAGER FOR MORE DETAILS

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Postcard Inn St. Pete Beach

196 Room Hotel

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Our Hotel

Catering to guests who are happiest in bathing suits and bare feet, Postcard Inn On The Beach recalls the bygone days when road trips ruled and surfers were the undisputed stars. “Hip, affordable and resolutely casual” says Travel + Leisure of our sun-kissed St. Pete Beach Gulf Front resort, where guests kick back in surfer chic guest rooms, savor fresh Floribbean cuisine and sip cool tropical cocktails and local brews at the oldest bar on the beach.

Whoever said all hotel rooms should be the same had no idea what they were missing! We invite our guests to feast their eyes on our 196 uniquely designed rooms created to make every beach getaway even more epic by adding the perfect backdrop to any vacation.