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Hotel Staff Accountant-1

at Sonesta International Hotels Corporation

Posted: 10/22/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R-0011842

Job Description

Job Description Summary

The Hotel Accountant is responsible for the monthly close for a portfolio of hotels. The candidate will assist the Accounting Manager and the hotel General Managers in all aspects of day-to-day accounting. This position requires excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills. A working knowledge of office processes and related computer software and electronic communications tools is essential.

Job Description

  • Accounting/Functional:

  • Must be familiar with GAAP Accounting and have a strong understanding of the general ledger process.
  • Handle the month-end close for a portfolio of hotels, including publishing financial reports and completing balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Prepare and maintain monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Review and research account discrepancies.
  • Prepare monthly tax schedules for the state, county and local authorities.
  • Review and approve hotel invoices.
  • Assist in the hotel budgeting process.
  • Assist with the internal and external audits.
  • Perform special projects as needed and provide support to the accounting team.
  • Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned.

Additional Job Description

A candidate for this position must possess the following applicable knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to demonstrate and provide applicable examples to support his/her competency.

  • Must be familiar with GAAP Accounting and have a strong understanding of the general ledger process.
  • Minimum of 1 to 3 years of hotel accounting experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree or work equivalent and a strong record of success in academic and work environment.
  • Must be PC proficient and able to thrive in a fast-pace setting.
  • Ability to proactively communicate and work effectively with hotel staff, corporate management, and internal customers.
  • Ability to think outside the box and challenge the status quo.
  • Attention to detail, problem solving and trouble shooting skills are essential.
  • Excellent oral and written communication.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet deadlines required.
  • Must thrive in a teamwork setting and have excellent organizational skills.
  • Passionate and enthusiastic.


Sonesta recognizes that benefits play a vital role in helping ensure the health and financial security of employees and their families. We offer a variety of benefits to our employees including:

  • Health Benefits (Health & Dental Insurance)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Vacation
  • Sonesta Hotels & Other Outlets Discounts
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Days
  • Educational Assistance
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Newborn & Adopted Child Leave
  • Spousal & Domestic Partner Leave
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long term Disability
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Credit Union
  • Direct Deposit
  • Employee Activities & Events

Upon submitting your application, please ensure you complete a full application in addition to attaching a resume. Incomplete applications received will not be considered. 

At Sonesta, we value our team members as individuals who enhance our guests’ experiences with their unique skills and contributions.  We actively support professional growth and personal happiness in each of our employees at each of our hotels, resorts, suites and cruise ships.  We seek out people who will eagerly partner with us to improve the overall Sonesta experience for our guests, and the overall Sonesta experience for their fellow colleagues.  If you are interested in a career in some of the most impressive and beautiful surroundings in the world with generous benefits and perks, we hope you’ll get in touch with us.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

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