Accountant (Saudi National)


Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Ref: RP714-11499

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time


The Accountant is in charge of the day to day activities in regards to Accounting and related. The job incumbent insures accurate and timely submission of information to the Financial Controller, controls and banks all hotel money, ensures proper controls for cash handling, and brings any discrepancies to the attention of the Financial Controller.
All job is carried out in accordance with hotel accounting and financial controls under the supervision and functional guidance of the Financial Controller, within the policies and procedures as outlined in ECOMAN, in line with hotel and corporate policies and guidelines, and the hotel's business plan.



- Files all General Ledger Reports
- Empties public telephones of coins; deposits and records all money
- Issues and receives all house floats in order to safeguard and control funds distributed to employees for hotel use
- Ensures all house banks are counted on a monthly basis and counts submitted to the Financial Controller to action all discrepancies accordingly
- Performs surprise float counts for Front Office on a regular basis
- Ensures all money and checks are deposited intact with the bank by a nominated security company
- Ensures the accuracy of the content of deposit envelopes
- Maintains own float at the statutory amount
- Updates foreign currency exchange rates used in the hotel
- Checks and processes the monthly authorized payroll
- Checks and processes the monthly rank and file pay-roll, ensuring that employees are authorized in compliance with the hotel's policies
- Prepares and calculates final pay
- Analyzes pay-roll reports, to report discrepancies and take action accordingly in cooperation with the Human Resources Manager
- Prepares and submits all required pay-roll journals for month end
- Reconciles and prepares the pension fund administration
- Ensures that correct deductions are made through pay-roll for advances, season ticket loans etc.
- Prepares pay slip
- Maintains accurate and up to date employee payroll files
- Maintains accurate vacation records
- Maintains accurate sickness records
- Supports Front Office in their preparations of manual invoicing following check-outs
- Verifies menu price versus banquet price lists and special menus
- Checks extensions, footings and pricing of all items noted on the banquet invoice and beverage acceptability and compares to the event order.
- Notes discrepancies on the banquet discrepancy reports and forwards information to the Sales Manager Conference & Banqueting for follow-up and approval
- Verifies that banquet room hire charges are correctly allocated for VAT purposes
- Completes the general cashier summary and post cash journal
- Verifies bank deposit slips against total deposits
- Checks foreign currency receipts against deposits
- Verifies foreign exchange gain/loss
- Reports over and short deposits and investigates discrepancies, completing cashier over and short book to balance cash over and short with the General Ledger
- Reconciles tips paid and payable with the General Cashier's Summary
- Reconciles and controls the operation of the hotel's bank accounts
- All bank accounts must be reconciled by an employee independent of cash receipt and disbursement function. Therefore, the Accountant will only be allowed to use his or her signatory right in emergencies
- Complies fully with the set financial reporting deadlines as outlined and by the Financial Controller


- Follows all applicable laws relating to general accounting practices and tax regulations
- Follows all guidelines and dead lines as outlined.


- Ensures that all cash is secure at all times
- Ensures that guest details and accounting information are not disclose inappropriately
- Maintains high confidentiality in regards to guest privacy and employee confidentiality
- Reports any suspicious behaviour of employees to the Financial Controller and Security
- Ensures that all potential and real hazards are reported appropriately immediately
- Fully understands the hotel's fire, emergency, and bomb procedures
- Follows emergency procedures to provide for the security and safety of guests and employees
- Supports a safe hotel by applying hotel regulations, and adhering to existing laws and regulations
- Maintains the highest standards of personal hygiene, dress, uniform, appearance, body language and conduct



- Works closely and proactively with all Departments
- Trains and supports employees with the end of shift reports
- Ensures familiarity with in-house facilities to assist guests and promote sales
- Informs and updates the Financial Controller on problems and unusual matters
- Attends meetings and training required by the Financial Controller
- Assists colleagues when needed
- Ensures guest satisfaction by performing duties such as attending to their requests and inquiries courteously and promptly
- Accepts flexible working schedule when necessary for the hotel's uninterrupted service
- To always be updated on:
- Hotel facilities and special promotions
- Marketing promotions
- Laws relating to own field of responsibility
- Union agreements
- Stays abreast of current and new industry technology relating to function
- Performs required duties and responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner to achieve the overall objective of the position
- Maintains a favorable working relationship with employees and colleagues to promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate
- Projects a favorable image of Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts to the public

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Accountant salaries in Jeddah

Average monthly compensation
SAR 6,000

Breakdown available for industries and years of experience