sbe Corporate

SLS Hotel South Beach / General Accountant

US-FL-Miami Beach
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Job Requirements



Under the general guidance of the Director of Finance, assist during the month-end process by reviewing and analyzing the Financial Statement. Supervise the Accounts Payable of the hotel and Accounting Staff.


    • Perform balance sheet reconciliations and resolve reconciling items on a timely manner (Day 20 of each month).
    • Assist in month-end closings by preparing journal entries and schedules monthly.
    • Distribute monthly GL’s to the departments including P&L’s to the executive committee.
    • Review P&L discrepancies and correcting them before closing the month.
    • Assist in taking physical inventories.
    • Assist monitoring bank accounts/credit cards daily.
    • Perform ad-hoc reporting as requested by Assistant Director of Finance and Director of Finance.
    • Assist in overseeing the orderly storage and filing of hotel records.
    • Notify Assistant Controller and Controller of any discrepancies or problems with staff accounting work.
    • Ability to supervise and manage staff specifically Income Audit, Night Audit, General Cashier and Accounts Payable.
    • Daily uploads of revenues by the income audit (F&B, Hotel, Banquets) and daily cash reports.
    • Reconcile and submit for payment Monthly and Quarterly Taxes.
    • Initiate wires for T/A commissions, Corporate Billbacks, Management Fee, Excess Cash and any other miscellaneous items.
    • Must have active participation in daily lineup and as needed in Regional Accounting Meetings.
    • All other duties as required by the Assistant Director of Finance and Director of Finance.


  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Must be able to read and write to facilitate the communication process.  
  • Requires good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must possess basic computational ability.  
  • Thorough knowledge of computer processing system and ability to manually perform these operations if necessary.
  • Ability to prepare and analyze data figures and transcriptions prepared on and generated by computer.
  • Knowledge of computer accounting programs, math skills as well as budgetary analysis capabilities required.
  • Most work tasks are performed indoors.  Temperature is moderate and controlled by hotel environmental systems.
  • Must be able to sit at a desk for up to 8 hours per day. Walking and standing are occasionally required.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to reach other departments of the hotel on a timely basis.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 lbs. occasionally.
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
  • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and subordinates.
  • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.
  • Ability to work primarily with fingers to pick, pinch, type and carry out substantial movements (motions) of the wrists and hands as well.
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
  • Must have finger dexterity to be able to operate office equipment such as computers, printers, 10-key adding machine, electric typewriter, multi-line touch tone phone, filing cabinets, FAX machines, photocopiers, dolly and other office equipment as needed.
  • Education                
  • High school or equivalent education required.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Opera and Micros knowledge a plus.
  • At least two years Accounting experience.



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