Hotel Bookkeeper

Area Bookkeeper

We are actively seeking Bookkeepers to come work in our superb beach resorts in prime Mediterranean ski resorts.

Reporting into the Hotel and/or Bar Managers and Senior Bookkeeper, you will be responsible for running the day-to-day finances whilst providing financial guidance to the Site Manager and their Heads of Department. You will oversee the accounting and control systems within the resort and the production of accurate weekly accounts whilst working closely with our central office in France and the Finance Manager in Head Office.

Main Responsibilities

  • Develop and support a good relationship with the Manager/Senior Bookkeeper
  • Ensure timely and accurate production of the weekly resort accounts
  • Reconcile and control the sites petty cash transactions and transfer relevant details on to Senior Bookkeeper/ Manager
  • Prepare staff weekly wages summaries. Send wage summaries to Head Office
  • Ensure completion payment, holiday pay and commission forms are completed and signed off in a timely and correct manner upon staff leaving employment
  • Reconcile and process daily credit card income
  • Provide ancillary reconciliations to third parties as required and investigate any discrepancies or queries raised
  • Responsible for daily and weekly cash-ups and till reconciliations for all locations
  • Working with the Senior Bookkeeper/ Manager to maintain good cash management
  • Maintain stock via Stocklink, conduct weekly stock takes with relevant Heads of Department
  • Weekly reconciliation of guest room bills with reception
  • Monthly reconciliation of key balance sheet accounts
  • Ad-hoc accounting projects
  • Provide financial support to all departments including preparation of bar revenue difference reports and ancillary reconciliations
  • Provide support and guidance to the Manager to assist in the profitable running of each site
  • Provide French Accountant, Head office with monthly wage sheet for local staff
  • Provide Head Office with reconciliations of all cash banked
  • Provide ad-hoc administrative and/or operational support as required

Abilities and Skills

  • Present a ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to work individually or as part of a team
  • Confident and professional
  • Organised, self-starter
  • Flexible and proactive
  • Attention to detail
  • Excel competent

Essential Requirements

  • Degree in Maths and/or Finance or at least 2 years’ experience in accounting
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of basic bookkeeping and double entry methods
  • Good eye for detail

Package and Benefits

  • Return travel to/from UK
  • Medical insurance
  • Comfortable accommodation
  • All meals
  • Discounted drinks and beauty treatments (dependent on resort)
  • Lift pass, ski equipment hire and discounted lessons for beginners
  • Smart uniform
  • Holiday concessions for friends and family
  • A competitive salary
  • Comprehensive training
  • Opportunity to work year-round
  • Management development

Does this role interest you?


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