Operations Accounting Analyst

Property Westin Portland Harborview
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/9/2022 11:07 AM)
ID
2022-130560
Location
US-ME-Portland
Category
Accounting & Finance
Type
Regular
Status
Full-Time

Job Summary

The Operations Accounting Analyst will work in partnership with Revenue Management, Front Desk and other operational departments with a focus on managing the hotel’s room inventory to maximize both revenue and quality service levels for guests. In addition, the Operations Accounting Analyst will be responsible for administering Accounts Receivable.

Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Typically requires a high school diploma and 2 to 4 years of experience.
  • Performs work under general supervision.
  • Handles moderately complex issues and problems and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.
  • Possesses solid working knowledge of subject matter.
  • May provide leadership coaching and/or mentoring to a subordinate group.
  • Possesses previous hotel front desk experience.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure the hotel is set up for success by appropriately blocking guestrooms and balancing room types to enhance revenue opportunities and deliver GPS.
  • Block VIPs and identified members into upgraded room types while allocating the proper number of rooms to be reserved for upgrades performed by the front desk that generate revenue.
  • Manage Out of Order and Out of Service room’s inventory following up with departments such as Housekeeping Engineering and Front Desk and updating Revenue Management team.
  • Actively participate in Group Strategy meetings to ensure group inventory is managed accordingly down to the room type level.
  • Ensure inventory across Property Management System (Galaxy) Revenue Management System (ROS) and Central Reservations System (Valhalla) are in balance and take corrective action in the event of variances.
  • Ensure hotel billing is processed and mailed in a timely fashion.
  • Make phone calls to all new billings and outstanding accounts to keep Accounts Receivable Aging in line with Accounting S.O.P.’s and corporate standards.
  • Maintain a filing system for direct billing.
  • Conduct daily income audit, and daily reconciliation of posting accounts.
  • Reconcile posting accounts on a daily basis and prepare daily income journal
  • Assist with other accounting duties as directed by the Director of Finance.
  • Any task as assigned by the Director of Finance or General Manager.

Property Details

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The Westin Portland Harborview provides travelers a perfect vantage point to explore Maine's largest city. Originally opened in 1927 as the Eastland Park Hotel, this historic hotel has been immaculately restored. Visitors can take a short walk to discover the Old Port and some of the best restaurants, retail shops, museums and artistic venues in Maine. Guests will leave feeling better than when they arrived when they stay over in our plush rooms and suites. Each of the guest rooms feature a stunning view of downtown, the harbor or Casco Bay. Guests can enjoy a thoroughly satisfying night's sleep in a Westin Heavenly® Bed. They can re-energize in our state-of-the-art Westin WORKOUT® Fitness Studio or relax with a massage, manicure and more at Artné Spa. We offer on-site dining, including the timelessly chic Top of the East rooftop restaurant with panoramic views. Weddings and meetings thrive here with nearly 15,000 square feet of event space and a spectacular grand ballroom.

 

Company Overview

As the global leader in third-party hotel management, our growing portfolio represents over 1,550 hotels in 49 states and 22 countries, from top international lodging brands to luxury hotels, destination resorts and lifestyle hotels. Our associates around the globe are passionate about serving our guests and driving exceptional results, and thrive in a culture where everyone is inspired to be the best. Join a world of possibility with Aimbridge Hospitality.

Benefits

After an initial waiting period, those hired into full time positions are eligible for a competitive benefits package that includes the following:

  • Now offering Daily Pay! Ask your Recruiter for more details
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Income
  • Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k Retirement Plan

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