Accounts Officer (AR & Revenue)

Job Description

Accounts Officer (AR & Revenue)

  • The AR & Revenue Officer reports to the Financial Controller on matters of Accounts Receivable,
    Cashiering and Revenue Audit. They are accountable for the efficient running of these areas within the
    Finance structure of the business.
  • Create and sustain a work environment that embraces the company vision, mission and values and
    ensures fair, equitable treatment of all staff
  • Focus on the brand essence – “A good night’s A sleep means a good day’s work” in a Zero Harm
    environment through the (as yet to be defined) guest centric touch points
  • Knowledgeable in the provisions and obligations of the Campus Operations Contract, related EDF
    guidelines, all sub-contract agreements and ensures compliance on all contractual matters
  • Ensures that all team members (as appropriate) are full conversant with the provisions and financial
    obligations of the various agreements that define the management function of the Campus
  • Ensures that all accounting entries are in accordance with the Uniform System of Accounts
  • Seeks out opportunities with revenue and profit potential commensurate with overall business direction
  • Practiced in customer and employee relations, contributing to the successful running of the Campus,
    and the satisfaction of those who work in it, consistent with that success
  • Working with colleagues at all levels to deliver a consistent level of quality service

Qualifications for the job

  • Previous experience in the similar role or Front Office role
  • Expertise in running a similar function
  • Desirably be a graduate or active student of a Finance or Accounting course or its equivalent
  • Must be an inspiring leader
  • Must be strategic in his/her over-all approach
  • Must be an intuitive communicator
  • Organised and able to prioritise
  • Excellent communication skills

Your entitlements

Competitive Salary and Benefits
You will belong to Job Level – Grade 2
Your compensation and benefits are embodied in your employment contract

Position summary

The AR & Revenue Officer shares full responsibility with the Financial Controller for efficiency and accuracy
in the areas designated to ensure the maximisation of long- term operating performance of HOST campus.
Directly supports the Financial Controller in the implementation of the business objectives.

Duties & Responsibilities

Upon your appointment, your immediate responsibility will be to ensure a smooth transition from the pre-
opening phase to the scheduled day of opening.

  • Assist the Financial Controller with the following:
    • Develop new accountancy systems to ensure the highest productivity of resources
    • Develop clear understanding of all Cashiering Policies and Procedures
    • Develop clear understanding of all aspects of Revenue Audit Procedures and implications for
      the business
    • Understand fully the Chart of Accounts and it’s application to Revenue and Stats
    • Assist in the planning and implementation of all the pre-opening requirements for the Finance
      Department
  • Accountable for implementing and adhering to all procedures related to Cashiering and Revenue
    Audit.
  • Accountable for ensuring all Revenues and Receipts are registered correctly and completely in line with
    original specifications using all systems available
  • Accountable for analysing all Revenues and Statistics for rationality and investigating any anomalies
  • Accountable for accurate and timely registration of Statistics in the accounting system
  • Accountable for ensuring all amounts Cashiering differences are investigated and reported on
    thoroughly and in a timely manner
  • Ensure banking are completed regularly for later collection by security on a daily basis
  • Accountable for ensuring all amounts Credit Card differences are investigated and reported on
    thoroughly and in a timely manner
  • Accountable for the correct and timely issue of all invoices transferred to the Sales Ledger with the
    relevant documentation to ensure a rapid collection
  • Accountable for maintaining all debts within the designated limits, chasing of all outstanding amounts
    and reporting of all incidents to the Financial Controller
  • Contribute accounting information and recommendations to strategic plans and reviews
  • Assist in the preparation of the budget, financial forecasts, report variances and all the monthly,
    quarterly and yearly financial statements
  • Protect the organization’s value by keeping information confidential
  • Assist in the preparation of regulatory reporting
  • Research technical accounting issues for compliance
  • Support month-end and year-end close processes
  • Assist in the management and compliance with government (HMRC) and regulatory reporting
    requirements and tax filings
  • Assist in the successful performance of the HOST campus by increasing profitability and contributing to
    the return on investment goals for the shareholders
  • Recommend cost saving improvements and capital programs for expense reduction
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of HOSTs market positioning using competitive resources, adjusting
    strategy accordingly
  • Act as a mentor and Supervisor to the Junior Finance Team Members and Stores Team
  • Perform any other administrative task as required by the Campus Operations Director / Financial
    Controller

Key Result Areas and Common Standards of Performance for all managers in the following areas:

  • Financial
  • Asset Control
  • Legal Compliance
  • Sub-Contractors
  • Staff Records Development & Training
  • Team Briefing
  • Innovation & Creativity
  • Health & Safety
  • Quality Control
  • Environment
  • Care of the Property
  • Management Team Contributions/meetings
  • Record keeping
  • Walk the Job
  • Assigned Projects
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