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RAM Hotels

RAM Hotels

Accounting & Finance
Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Financial Accountant

JOB DUTIES, MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (MONTH/YEARS EXPERIENCE, SKILLS, SPECIAL LICENCSE, ETC): The position requires a thorough knowledge of the hospitality and lodging industry and working knowledge of general ledger, accounts payable and accounts receivables. This position is responsible for the preparation and compiling of the financial information for several hotels in our growing portfolio, working directly with property level management to ensure accuracy and analyze information to provide operations management with sound financial and statistical information.


  • Bachelor degree in accounting required.
  • Knowledge in the Uniform System of Accounts for Hospitality.

Professional Experience

  • 3-5 years of experience in accounting preferably with Hospitality, real estate, public accounting.
  • State & Local Lodging, Sales & Consumer tax preparation and filing.

Computer Skills

Proficiency in:

  • M3 Acknowledge accounting system is preferred.
  • PMS, POS & Accounting Software
  • Microsoft Office, Data entry & Database management systems.

Duties and Functions

  • Manage Daily Income Journal Posting between PMS and Accounting Software.
  • Manger and update Daily Detail Report (Income related GL) and its GL Mapping
  • Manage Automated GL Mapping between POS, PMS & Accounting Software
  • Assist hotel GM with PMS Guest Ledger, City Ledger, and Advance Purchase Ledger.
  • Manage and update night audit process as needed.
  • Manage and record all payroll related GL entries
  • Manage and record all prepaid, accrued and similar non-cash expense on monthly bases.
  • Supervise and assist with Bank Reconciliation, Cash Management Entries and other treasury related items.
  • Perform Revenue, Sales & Lodging Tax posting related audits at hotel.
  • Ensure Tax Exempt compliance with local and state law at property level.
  • Prepare, reconcile and submit trail balance in format acceptable to CPA/ Tax Preparer to file returns.
  • Post adjustment to accounting software based on CPA filing each tax year

Emotional Intelligence

  • Emotionally competent; able to effectively manage disruptive emotions and impulses; able to stay composed, positive, and unflappable even in trying moments while thinking clearly and remaining focused under pressure
  • Engage with team members and guest in conversation and recognition
  • Resolve any financial issue immediately
  • Promote the company and its hotels by demonstrating high level of positive attitude and energy to serve its team members and guests
  • Ability to anticipate needs of other team members limited to finance
  • Embraces and respects diversity and multicultural environment

Skills & Physical Requirements

  • Aptitude for performing numerical analysis of data and formulating conclusions and/or solutions.
  • Ability to use logic to define a problem, collect information, establish facts, interpret information and deal with theoretical variables for unique or unfamiliar situations.
  • Excellent communication; orally and written.
  • Requires finger dexterity, grasping, writing, standing for long periods, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, hearing, visual acuity, and may on occasion have to lift and carry up to 40 pounds.
  • Able to stand, sit, and walk, for more than 4 hours in one session. Long hours required sometime.
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time.
  • Willingness to work some weekends and holidays.


  • Efficient, Organized, and adaptive
  • Neck for perfection

The statements in this job description are intended to describe the essential nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be ALL responsibilities or qualifications of the job.