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Staff Accountant

Company: Eaton Hotel
Location: Washington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:

Who we're looking for:

The mission of Eaton Workshop is to subvert a hospitality platform to create radical social change. Our community gathers to collaborate, inspire, share, and support each other in their shared mission to create a more just world. Our properties champion our brand pillars: Impact (social justice and environmental sustainability), Culture (the arts, literature, theater, music), Media (radio, film), Wellness (holistic mind-body-spirit healing), and House (purpose-driven collaborative workspace), as well as beautifully designed, ethical hotel and Food and Beverage. We encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply to work with us at Eaton Workshop - people of color, women, LGBTQ, international citizens, indigenous, artists, activists, and more. We welcome professionals who strongly believe in our mission and can demonstrate parallel or applicable experience and skills to help us achieve it. We are looking for people who embody integrity, compassion, humility, a radical approach to social change, and a collaborative spirit. We are not looking for people who pursue ego, who put profit above all else, and who don't truly support our mission. Ultimately, we are looking for people who have an adaptive mindset and see the value in going beyond the status quo.


Under the general guidance of the Assistant Director of Finance, the Staff Accountant is responsible for ensuring the financial controls, financial systems, records and reporting are accurate and in compliance. Primary duties will include General Cashiering for property, balance sheet reconciliation and assisting with month end procedures.


-Assist in the preparation and review of the monthly financial results.
-Prepares balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis and all variances cleared on a monthly basis.
-Reconcile bank account on a daily basis and produce month reconciliation with supporting documentation for all reconciling items.
-Assist with the month-end closing process by preparing and posting journal entries.
-Maintain House bank Log and ensure that banks are turned in for vacations and terminations. Make sure a current bank receipt is on file. Count all issued employee banks, monthly.
-Process bank and check deposits daily, including counting cash, checks and credit card data; verify them to the cashier's PMS remittance report.
-Prepare daily bank deposits of all checks and cash by compiling all cash drops by different cashiers; ensure all cash collections are deposited intact.
-Verify the Armored Car Service Collector's ID daily.
-Prepare General Cashiers Daily Receipts Sheet by entering the days detailed cash collections and all other terms of payments received for review by finance leader.
-Prepare and order all change orders.
-Provide Front Office and Food & Beverage cashiers with required change and anticipate and plan for exchange for long weekends or holidays.
-Count and balance safe daily, ensure safe contents are orderly.
-Regularly review the check register log held.
-Maintain a daily log of all cashier banking errors.
-Generate and follow up on list of all overages and shortages daily and distribute it to the appropriate Department Manager and Staff Accountant.
-Researches guest questions; follows through within 24 hours.
-Handle change orders for employees, due backs, and petty cash.
-Monitor and follow up on Cashiers Over and Short. Coordinate with Front Desk and Restaurants/Bars regarding Cashiers' over and short, change orders and due backs.
-Perform other duties and responsibilities asked by controller and Assistant Controller based upon department needs.
-Make sure all records and files are complete and filed properly.
-Make sure adequate change for entire operation.
-Communicate with the controller on any discrepancies or other potential problems.
-Utilize and maintain time and attendance systems to process daily, weekly, bi-weekly, semi-monthly and monthly payroll and related information to include, but not limited to, input/export payroll hours; modify payroll information (rates, address, status, taxation, etc.); record miscellaneous earnings/deductions, etc.
-Review and ensure accuracy and appropriateness of all payroll input and output.
-Monitor, prepare and communicate financial reports meeting various due dates (daily labor reports, tips, month-end, overtime reports, etc.)
-Reconcile Quarterly and Annual Wage and Tax reports. Balance to CheckView Totals. Prepare for Regional Payroll Manager for sign off on Quarterly and Annual Tax Verification Letter.
-Quarterly Masterfile Analysis to catch and correct errors.
-Monitor and prepare deduction schedules and payments as necessary (credit union, garnishments, health & welfare, etc.
-Ensure proper paycheck distribution for each department periodically.
-Maintain a working knowledge of current payroll related laws and regulations. As well as Agreements covering Collectively Bargained Employees.
-Prepare and input all required payroll journal entries.
-Keep supervisor informed of any unusual events and/or deviations of policies or procedures.

Keywords: Eaton Hotel, Washington DC , Staff Accountant, Accounting, Auditing , Washington, DC

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