Sales Ledger Accountant – Surya Hotels – Colchester Based

Company Overview:                  

We are the UK’s most progressive Hotel Group with a mission to make each visit relaxing and memorable.

All eleven properties within the portfolio have been specifically selected for their unique appeal in locations rich in heritage.
Our quest is to build a consortium of hotels of character, each with their own charm and quality. Combined with the ambience, we offer superior service standards, locally sourced food and accommodation that is of the highest levels.
Whether it be a visit for business or pleasure, a genuine warm welcome awaits you at Surya Hotels. At prices you will be pleasantly surprised with and service without compromise, we know you will want to return.
 Key Requirements for the Role:

  • He/she must have good attention to detail.
  • Will be a team player, with good interpersonal skills.
  • Will be motivated, with an investigative/pro-active nature.
  • Will have a good standard of oral and written communication.
  • Will conduct themselves in a professional manner and in accordance with company health and safety regulations.
  • Will have competency in using MS excel.
  • Will have a positive attitude to training and development.
Main Duties of the Role:
  • Open new Customer Accounts.
  • Check and deal with internal and external e-mails.
  • Prepare Bank download spread sheets and send to Hotels.
  • Check Bank Account for customer payments.
  • Post cash to accounts and where possible allocate to correct invoices.
  • Deal with Hotel Queries.
  • Chase Debt – Maintain Excel Tracking spreadsheet.
  • Customer account reconciliations.
  • Assist with nominal reconciliations.
  • Reviewing and posting the weekly Income Journals.
  • Process mapping and procedure production where necessary.
  • To assist with sales related project work.
  • Weekly reporting into the financial controller of group aged debt.
  • To carry out all administrative tasks as requested by the Financial Controller. 
  • To fully comply with the set internal controls of the Financial Department.
  • Adhoc tasks as requested by management.
Our People:
  • Be a positive Ambassador for Surya Hotels whilst attending functions outside of the business.
  • Support hotels in implementing Finance processes.
  • Maintain good working relationships with all admin staff.
  • Ensure sales ledger transparency & accuracy.
  • Maintain positive relationships with stakeholders/clients.
  • Support head office to achieve targets.
  • To act as a positive Ambassador for Surya Hotels.
  • Support Financial Controller to ensure team is compliant.
  • Work towards finance strategy and budget.
  • Use initiative to identify best process for the team/project.  
The nature of the Sales Ledger Accountant position with the outlined description of responsibilities cannot be exclusive or restricted. The demands of the business will shift and duties outside of those mentioned will need to be addressed and met.


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