Hotel Accounting Clerk

Job Description

The Hotel at the University of Maryland will open in August. The position's start date will be August.

Why choose Southern Management?

At Southern we provide the second most essential thing that every person needs whether it's to create a family, achieve professional success or simply enjoy life -- a roof over their head. We are a 50+ years old privately-owned company that invests in, develops, renovates, and manages residential, commercial and hospitality real estate in the Mid-Atlantic. Our portfolio includes more than 74 apartment communities, 6 office buildings and 3 hotels across Maryland and Northern Virginia. "At Southern - people come first!" and we stand by it with our three biggest priorities: Team Member Empowerment, Above & Beyond Customer Service, and Giving Back in ways that matter.

What you will be doing:

  • Verifying the accuracy of invoices and other accounting documents or records
  • Updating and maintaining accounting journals, ledgers and other records
  • Resolving discrepancies and investigating questionable data
  • Entering data into computer system using defined computer programs
  • Preparing daily bank deposits
  • Reconciling processed work by verifying entries and comparing system reports to balances
  • Charging expenses to accounts and cost centers by analyzing invoice/expense reports; recording inquiries
  • Maintaining up to date billing system
  • Carrying out billing, collection and reporting activities according to specific deadlines

What you will bring to the table:

  • 2 years demonstrated accounting experience, preferably in a hospitality or food and beverage environment
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Associates degree in relevant field preferred
  • Availability during peak operating times, ie: Weekends, Holidays and Special Events
  • Knowledge of hotel and food and beverage operations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work effectively in stressful, high-pressure situations while maintaining composure and guest satisfaction
  • Technical knowledgeable and competency in necessary systems and software: [Outlook, Word, Excel, accounting software, Roommaster, Seriousware, Visual One, Delphi,

Meeting Matrix, etc]

The Benefit of Benefits:

Hourly rate is only part of the employment equation. Benefits add significant dollars to your total compensation package and greatly improve your quality of life. Southern offers one of the best benefits packages in the industry.

Southern provides:

  • Health and Dental Insurance for you, your spouse and/or immediate family at a remarkably low cost
  • Dollars back on eye exams, lenses and frames
  • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurances
  • A Pension Retirement Plan
  • Leave: paid holidays, paid time off, pay for bereavement/funereal leave and jury duty
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Continuing Education
  • Rental Discounts at our apartment-home communities
  • Uniforms and weekly cleaning services for service team members

At reduced rate additional cost, you can customize your package to include: Long Term Care, AFLAC, MET Life Home/Auto, Section 125, 401K Plan, 401K Roth

Benefit eligibility is dependent on Team Member Status and benefits differ depending on whether your status is full-time (40 hrs/week), modified full-time (30-39 hrs/week), or part-time (1-29 hrs/week). All benefits are subject to cancellation and/or change at any time.


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