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General Cashier/Paymaster

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts


Ref: RP719-158

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The General Cashier is to define the scope, duties and responsible to prepare the hotel’s daily bank deposits, control all house funds, and to issue, audit and maintain all hotel banks according to the Company’s policies and procedures.

Hotel Overview:
Located on the east coast of the United Arab Emirates with sweeping views of the Gulf known for its natural beauty set against the backdrop of the historic Hajar Mountains. The hotel consists of 180 rooms and residences, along with a marina and beach club

Summary of Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Accountant, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:
• Reconciling daily cash submissions from the various departments in the hotel and for consolidating the bank deposits daily.
• Ensuring that all cash-handling employees have adequate monetary change throughout their work shifts.
• Performing house bank audits as required by the Company’s policies and procedures to ensure the safeguarding of all hotel cash.
• Conduct self in a professional manner at all times to reflect the high standards of the Company.
• Must be willing to work a flexible schedule in order to accomplish all major responsibilities and tasks.
• Must have excellent cash handling skills evidenced by no overages and shortages.
• Must have a commitment to follow all local and corporate policies and procedures as they relate to this position.
• Must work in a safe, prudent, and organized manner.
• Count and verify daily cash receipts that are submitted from individual cashiers.
• Document the reconciliation of all cash receipts to the PMS system and complete or assist in the completion of the daily cash over and short report.
• Consolidate and prepare the daily bank deposits in a timely manner.
• Provide monetary change to personnel with hotel floats. Issue due-backs to hotel cashiers as required.
• Perform daily count of the main house bank and document all of these results. Send a copy to the appropriate accounting manager. The total must include banks issued and must tie to the general ledger house bank account.
• Prepare and maintain Over/Short Report by cashier on a daily basis and forward to Chief Accountant at month-end.
• Maintain a daily cash over/short log.
• Prepare and maintain Over/Short Report by cashier on a daily basis and forward to Chief Accountant at month-end.
• Count and document all hotel floats quarterly, on a surprise basis, in the presence of the float holder as required by the Company’s policies and procedures.
• Prepare a quarterly summary of float counts.
• Maintain current house bank agreements. Issue cashier safety deposit boxes for bank safekeeping, as required.
• Control and maintain gift certificates and travel voucher inventories.
• Report all cash discrepancies to the Chief Accountant immediately.
• Prepare and maintain a log on all issued house banks.
• Conduct house bank audits on a regular basis according to established guidelines.
• Make petty cash disbursements according to established guidelines.
• Resolve any deposit discrepancies directly with the bank while keeping the Chief Accountant aware of the status of said discrepancies.
• Count the General Cashier’s bank as per policy and report all counts / discrepancies to the Chief Accountant.
• Assist in cashier training and be available as needed to support cashiers in resolving problems in cash handling procedures.
• Strictly adhere to the hotels procedures for cash handling, cheque cashing and petty cash disbursements.
• Ensure that current exchange rates are posted and all foreign currencies and cheques proceeds are deposited on a timely basis.
• Conduct self in a professional manner at all times to reflect the high standards of the Company.
• Perform any additional duties as assigned by department Manager.


• Previous experience is an asset
• Insert all requirements
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
• Computer Literacy: Word, Excel, and E-mail
• Education: Minimum High School Diploma. University / College Degree is an asset
• Must have the ability to handle cash effectively and accurately

Visa Requirements: Please note that you must be eligible to live and work in the United Arab Emirates. We will assist successful applicants with the visa process and provide flights and accommodation

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About Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
At Fairmont Hotels & Resort we offer our guests the finest hospitality experience in each of our destinations. And we know that, to offer our guests the best, we first need to offer our employees the best. That's why you'll find exceptional work opportunities - throughout North America and the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia Pacific - as well as industry - leading training, career development, recognition and rewards. Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is a celebrated collection of hotels that includes landmark locations like London's The Savoy, New York's The Plaza, and Shanghai's Fairmont Peace Hotel. Our teams are guided by values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork and Empowerment; we employ the highest ethical and quality standards, treating all colleagues with fairness and dignity. A community and environmental leader, Fairmont is also regarded for its responsible tourism practices and award - winning Green Partnership program. An exciting future awaits!

About the Company

We are thrilled to embark on an exciting new chapter as Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, and our unrivaled collection of iconic hotels including Fairmont San Francisco, Fairmont The Norfolk, Nairobi, Fairmont Banff Springs, London's The Savoy and the Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai, join AccorHotels Group, one of the world's largest global hotel companies. Together, as a global community of hospitality leaders, we remain committed to cultivating a culture in which our colleagues are encouraged to realize their full potential through rewarding experiences and development opportunities. This exciting growth translates into opportunities, not just to better meet the needs of our guests, but opportunities for you to grow your career within our incredible brands around the world!

With our distinctive hotels around the world - and more in development - our global hospitality brand is renowned for its warm, engaging service and unique, culturally rich experiences. Located in some of the world's most unforgettable destinations, Fairmont's unrivalled collection reflects a sense of heritage, sophistication, and social importance. We are also committed to responsible tourism and are an industry leader in sustainable hotel management with our award-winning Green Partnership Program.

We have a 100 year tradition of delivering excellent service in some of the most iconic properties in the world. Our focus on service begins with selecting talented individuals who embody our Brand Promise: Turning moments into memories for our guests

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Cashier salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 3,000

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