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Hotel Accountant

Surfers Paradise, Australia
Finance and Accounting


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Posting Date Feb 17, 2019
Job Number 19000H1Q
Job Category Finance and Accounting
Location Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa, Surfers Paradise, Queensland VIEW ON MAP
Brand Sheraton Hotels & Resorts
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? No
Position Type Non-Management/Hourly

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At Sheraton, we go above and beyond in everything we do. We are inspired by our guests and one another – and are driven to make things better. We love what we do, and we give it all we’ve got – on property and off. When guests stay with us, it’s not just a room with a bed that they’re buying. It’s an experience. We’re looking for someone who is ready to go beyond in everything they do. If you are someone with a genuine drive to improve your life and the lives of those around you, we encourage you to explore careers with Sheraton.


Become an integral part of the Finance team for Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort Gold Coast. Sheraton Grand Mirage Resort, Gold Coast is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and sparkling blue lagoons, comprises of approximately 300 guest rooms, four award winning restaurants and bars, and a luxurious spa retreat, all in an absolute beachfront environment.


Our Finance Department is a fast-paced environment that thrives on reaching targets and exceeding expectations. Working to strict timelines, the Finance team are responsible for the hotel’s day to day accounting function including accounts payable, accounts receivable, income audit, payroll and end of month reporting.  The Finance team also ensure full compliance with accounting standards and Marriott International Standard Operating Procedures. 

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced Hotel Accountant to join our dynamic Finance Team. This is an opportunity for an individual who has the drive and ambition to pursue a career developed in all areas of a Hotel Finance Team with opportunity to reach their potential.  Main responsibilities and tasks for the role include:

  • Income audit – review and reconcile revenue and costs on daily basis to ensure audit compliance.

  • Payroll management – preparation of daily / weekly and monthly payroll productivity reports including management of the weekly labour management & forecast meeting.

  • Work closely with Assistant Director of Finance to manage the hotel’s day-to-day accounting function.

  • Assist the Assistant Director of Finance with the month end process.

  • Assist with the preparation of various balance sheet reconciliations at month end with detailed analysis and supporting documents.  

  • Work with other department managers to ensure accuracy in reporting and financial application.

  • Any other task as requested by the Assistant Director of Finance or Cluster Director of Finance.



The ideal candidate would be energetic, friendly, organized and enjoy working in a team environment. You must possess the drive to continuously improve process and continuously seek personal development and embrace the opportunity to learn.

Ideally you will have:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance and Accounting or related major.

  • CPA (or currently studying towards) will be an advantage.

  • Previous work experience in a similar hotel accounting role highly regarded.

  • Knowledge of Opera PMS, Micros POS and accounting system experience, Peoplesoft will be an advantage.

  • Ability to multi-task and excellent attention to detail.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

  • Commitment to be a great team player who contributes to the success of Finance department


Applicants must have full Australian working eligibility. Enjoy the benefits of unlimited career opportunities, discretionary dry cleaning benefit, discounted employee meals, exceptionally generous accommodation and F&B discounts at other Marriott International hotels and resorts, world class training and strategic career development opportunities and a sense of pride in knowing that you are part of a high performing Finance team.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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